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Iraq Veterans Launch New Ad: We are Less Safe Because of Iraq

Press Release Washington DC 29 January 2007
“The world is more dangerous because of Iraq” according to a new ad from VoteVets Action Fund, an organization made up of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans.
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Bush Speech: New Rhetoric - Old Policy

Press Release Washington DC 29 January 2007
Rand Beers, President of the National Security Network, reacting to President Bush's press conference today said that, "All we heard today was some new rhetoric but unfortunately we are stuck with the same old, same old policy. While the President acknowledges the obvious need for flexible tactics, he refuses to see that the strategy is failing and needs to be changed."
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Forecasts from Casey and Khalilzad Unconvincing old News

Press Release Washington DC 29 January 2007
Rand Beers, President of the National Security Network, said today that the statements from General Casey and Ambassador Khalilzad are “nothing new” and “totally unconvincing.”
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Report: Iraq Worse than Civil War

Press Release Washington DC 29 January 2007
The Iraq conflict is “now worse than a civil war,” according to a new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP). The report says that Iraq is suffering “from at least four internal conflicts that risk spiraling further out of control.” The CAP report comes on a day when the Bush Administration is seeking to change the talking points it uses about Iraq rather than make an actual change in policy.
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Iraq

The Speech I Would Have Liked to Have Seen

Report 29 January 2007
Rand Beers offers an alternative approach to the President's escalation policy in Iraq.
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National Security Leaders Set New Direction

Press Release Washington, DC 25 September 2006
Today, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Representative Jane Harman joined Les Gelb, president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and Rand Beers, former special assistant to Presidents Clinton and Bush, to launch the National Security Network. Developed by national security experts representing numerous organizations, the National Security Network is setting forth a national security policy for a new era.
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Terrorism & National Security

Beers, Clarke: NIE shows Iraq made Terror Fight Worse

Press Release Washington, DC 25 September 2006
National Security Network president Rand Beers issued a statement today regarding the release of a National Intelligence Estimate showing that the American occupation in Iraq has spawned a new generation of Islamic radicalism.
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