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New Iraq Plan Lands with a Thud in Washington

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New Iraq Plan Lands with a Thud in Washington

New Iraq Plan Lands with a Thud in Washington

New Iraq Plan Lands with a Thud in Washington

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President Bush's new war strategy in Iraq does not appear to be generating much support in Washington. The President conceded Wednesday night that not enough troops were sent to Iraq to stabilize the country. He proposed sending more than 20,000 extra troops to Iraq, a move that Democrats in Congress will try to block.

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