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U.S. Changes Tack on Iraq Military Training

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U.S. Changes Tack on Iraq Military Training

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U.S. Changes Tack on Iraq Military Training

U.S. Changes Tack on Iraq Military Training

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After this weekend's elections in Iraq, the U.S. plans to revise its strategy on training Iraq's fledgling security forces, based on lessons learned in Afghanistan. American advisers "embed" with units for up to two years, creating closer partnerships with the forces being trained.