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Iraqi forces clash, Bush talks of changing tactics

Shi’ite militias fought gun battles with Iraqi police for a second day running on Saturday and U.S. President George W. Bush talked of changing tactics in an effort to quell spiralling turmoil. “Our goal in Iraq is clear and unchanging: Our goal is victory. What is changing are the tactics we use to achieve that goal,” Bush said in his weekly radio address. Worsening violence in the Shi’ite heartland is testing the Shi’ite-led government’s ability to rein in militias and exposing a power struggle in the ruling Shi’ite coalition that threatens to further complicate the U.S. task in Iraq. Full Story

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