Petraeus: Increased U.S. Troops Yielding Results Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, says the "surge" in U.S. troops has achieved success, particularly against Al-Qaida-in-Iraq insurgents. Petraeus says the military's biggest challenge is sectarian conflicts in Baghdad.
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Petraeus: Increased U.S. Troops Yielding Results

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Petraeus: Increased U.S. Troops Yielding Results

Petraeus: Increased U.S. Troops Yielding Results

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Gen. David Petraeus, shown here in Ramadi, Iraq, earlier this month, says the "surge" in U.S. troops in Iraq is proving effective, particularly against Al-Qaida-in-Iraq and Shiite militias. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Gen. David Petraeus, shown here in Ramadi, Iraq, earlier this month, says the "surge" in U.S. troops in Iraq is proving effective, particularly against Al-Qaida-in-Iraq and Shiite militias.

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