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Pace: Bigger U.S. force may stabilize Iraq

Iraq could be stabilized faster if the United States increased the size of its force, but the costs would outweigh the benefits, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday. Gen. Peter Pace said in an interview at the conclusion of a two-day visit — his first since surging sectarian violence triggered talk of all-out civil war — that his meetings with U.S. commanders and their troops left him convinced that the Pentagon is correct to focus its effort mainly on training Iraqi security forces. Full Story

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