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Gauging the Strength of the Iraq Insurgency

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Gauging the Strength of the Iraq Insurgency

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Gauging the Strength of the Iraq Insurgency

Gauging the Strength of the Iraq Insurgency

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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld told Congress Thursday that setting a deadline for a withdrawal from Iraq would be a poor idea. Lawmakers vigorously questioned Rumsfeld and other military leaders about the insurgency in Iraq. Army Lt. Gen. John Vines and Jeffrey White, former chief of Middle East intelligence for the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency, discuss the state of the war.

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