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Maj Gen Robert Scales Inspires Troops, Vets in Gettysburg Memorial Day Speech
GETTYSBURG, PA: A statue of Brigadier General Gouverneur K. Warren sits atop Little Round Top at the Gettysburg battle field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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GETTYSBURG, PA: A statue of Brigadier General Gouverneur K. Warren sits atop Little Round Top at the Gettysburg battle field in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Kuhn, friends of Gettysburg and most importantly fellow veterans. What a great thrill it is to return to Gettysburg. I’ve come to this place hundreds of times. I’ve...
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In Dem. Radio Address, Former US Ambassador Calls for Phased Iraq Withdrawal
Richard Holbrooke in Paris, October 2006
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Richard Holbrooke in Paris, October 2006
Hello, my name is Richard Holbrooke and I served as ambassador to the United Nations under President Clinton.

This week, one of our closest allies, Prime Minister Tony Blair, announced that Great Britain will remove some of their troops from Iraq. After five years of unwavering support for this mismanaged war, Blair's announcement is a clear sign that now even our closest ally has broken with President Bush over his plan to escalate the war.

As Americans, we should ask, "Why are thousands more of our troops being sent to Iraq just as British troops are planning to leave?"

Like our allies, the Bush White House needs to acknowledge some unavoidable, if unpleasant facts on the ground. Plain and simple, there are not and never have been enough troops in Iraq to...

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Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah Comments on American Iraq Policy
Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah
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Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah
The Lebanese Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Husain Fadlallah gave a sermon on Friday, the 26th of January that dealt in part with Iraq. Fadlallah is among the young generation of Shi`a Marja` (high clerics capable of practicing religious interpretation), that succeeded the generation of older clerics such as al-Khu’i, Tabtaba’i and Sistani. Fadlallah was close to the Iranian revolution in the early 1980s, and was the spiritual leader of Hizbullah in Lebanon. Which prompted –what...
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