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    I'm not suggesting that the surge in Anbar contributed to the increase in stability there, but that was one of the areas where the troop increase took place.  Baghdad is the other and, as we have seen there, the surge had no affect other than putting more American soldiers in harm's way.

    "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent." -- Thomas Jefferson [-4.25, -5.33]

    by GTPinNJ on Fri Sep 07, 2007 at 08:35:38 AM PDT

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