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Military, Political Leaders Spar over Troop Levels in Iraq

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Military, Political Leaders Spar over Troop Levels in Iraq

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Military, Political Leaders Spar over Troop Levels in Iraq

Military, Political Leaders Spar over Troop Levels in Iraq

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U.S. troops from around Iraq redeploy to focus on the critical fight to control Baghdad, while a military analysis says U.S. Marines can't control western Iraq without reinforcements.

Guests:

John Yoo, professor of law, University of California at Berkeley; visiting scholar, the American Enterprise Institute; former deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice

Gen. Joseph Hoar, former commander in chief of United States Central Command

Rich Lowry, editor, National Review