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  •  Bush was talking Saddam back in 2001, too (none)
    pre-9/11 --...     Today, nearly one-third of our naval forces are forward-deployed overseas.  The USS Constellation carrier battle group and its 10,000 sailors are plying the waters of the Persian Gulf, enforcing the no-fly zone over southern Iraq.

         Another 3,800 sailors and Marines stand guard nearby with the Boxer amphibious ready group, deterring and mischief Saddam might contemplate.   ... (his speech to the graduates at U.S. Naval Academy, May 2001)

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