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Top U.S. officer faults leaders on terrorism war stakes

The top U.S. military officer faulted U.S. political leaders on Friday for failing to get across what he portrayed as the huge stakes in Iraq and elsewhere in the U.S.-declared global war on terrorism. “The most important thing we have … right now in this kind of conflict is our will and our resolve,” Gen. Richard Myers, outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at the Pentagon, adding the U.S. public does not get the stakes. “I think it’s incumbent on the national leadership, writ large, to help communicate this to the American public,” said Myers, reporting on a 10-day, 18-base tour that included Iraq, Afghanistan and bases in Asia and Europe. Full Story

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