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General: Iraqi Troops Hesitant to Fight Insurgents inside Borders

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General: Iraqi Troops Hesitant to Fight Insurgents inside Borders

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General: Iraqi Troops Hesitant to Fight Insurgents inside Borders

General: Iraqi Troops Hesitant to Fight Insurgents inside Borders

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Major Gen. Paul Eaton, the American commander in charge of training Iraq's new army from June 2003 to June of 2004, discusses the difficulties of convincing Iraqi trainees to fight the insurgency.

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