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President Bush's Statement on Iraq Strategy

Published January 10, 2007

President Bush's updated strategy for Iraq called for deployment of an extra 21,500 troops, centered mostly in Baghdad. Troops were granted a "green light" to enter neighborhoods of sectarian fighters.

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