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Iraqi leaders divided over new war plan

Iraqi leaders are no less divided than America’s when it comes to the way forward in Iraq, with sharp disagreements emerging on key issues — especially the idea of “surging” or increasing U.S. troops in Baghdad in the short term. The discord is likely to complicate U.S. efforts to develop a new approach to an increasingly unpopular war. President Bush has promised to announce his plans next month after the bipartisan Iraq Study Group recommended changes to reverse the “slide toward chaos,” and after Bush also got separate recommendations from military officials and other advisers. Full Story

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