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Iraq

Bush to Cut Army Tours to 12 Months

News The Washington Post 10 April 2008
Military

Reducing Deployments Will Not Increase Troop Readiness, Repair Strained Military

Report 9 April 2008
Current and former military officers are deeply concerned about U.S. military readiness.
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Iraq

Testimonty of Rand Beers: Iraq and the Costs to America's Security

Report 28 February 2008
The cost of the war in Iraq in terms of lives and treasure has been tremendous.
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Afghanistan

Fact Check: Bush Plain Wrong on Afghanistan

Press Release Washington, DC 24 February 2008
Iraq

U.S.: Bush's Successor May Inhereit Quagmire In Iraq

News Inter Press Service 13 September 2007
Iraq

New Video: National Security Experts on Petraeus and the Aftermath

Press Release Washington, DC 10 September 2007
Today the National Security Network released a new video Crisis in Confidence: The Politics and Policy of the Petraeus Report in which frank assessments of the Bush Administration's flawed Iraq strategy are offered by leading experts such as Richard Clarke, Jon Alterman, and Mara Rudman.
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Military

Letter to Congress Demanding a Sound Counting of Iraqi Civilian Casualties

Press Release Washington DC 30 August 2007
Despite recent press reports that the GAO will soon report that “while the Baghdad security plan was intended to reduce sectarian violence, U.S. agencies differ on whether such violence has been reduced," and the Associated Press indicates that, “sectarian violence has actually doubled in 2007,” US officials have recently claimed that violence is down and specifically civilian deaths in Iraq have decreased. No evidence has been provided to the public that supports this claim. This assertion follows a bloody month for civilians in Iraq including a bombing that killed more than 400 people and is the deadliest attack of the war.
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Iraq

Bush's Wrong Lessons From a War He Avoided Fighting

Press Release Washington, DC 22 August 2007
Today, experts from the National Security Network weighed in on the President’s misrepresentation of the historical lessons of Vietnam.
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Iraq

Four Years since "Bring'em On"

Report 2 July 2007
It has been four years since the President declared “bring’em on” in response to the budding insurgency in Iraq.
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