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Bush Urges Nation to Be Patient on Iraq

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Bush Urges Nation to Be Patient on Iraq

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Bush Urges Nation to Be Patient on Iraq

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President Bush walks away from podium after Fort Bragg speech on Iraq.

The backdrop for President Bush's speech was Fort Bragg, with plenty of images of U.S. military might. Reuters hide caption

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In a bid to rally support for the Iraq war, President Bush addresses the nation during a visit to Fort Bragg, N.C. Speaking in a hall filled with soldiers, the president said he won't send more troops to Iraq, but he also declined to set a timetable for withdrawal.

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