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Bush’s Iraq options: Go big, go long, go home

DEBATE over US options in Iraq intensified today with the Pentagon reportedly inclined to temporarily increase US forces by up to 30,000 troops while expanding training and advisory work for Iraqi forces. US President George W. Bush said no decision had been made on the matter, but the Washington Post reported that three basic options have emerged in a strategy review in the Pentagon, with the one gaining favour a hybrid that would beef up US forces for a short period to tamp down sectarian violence. Full Story

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