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Iraq War / US Troops in Postwar Iraq #729945

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The controversy over how many US troops would be needed to keep the peace in postwar Iraq examined. [February 25, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Eric SHINSEKI†- says several hundred thousand troops are required.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says several hundred thousand is not needed.] [Via telephone, voice of former Army Secretary Thomas WHITE†- says in retrospect Shinseki was right & we misestimated.] [On May 22, in response to question from Senator Paul Sarbanes, deputy defense secretary Paul WOLFOWITZ†- says Shinseki's estimate is high.]

Brown, Aaron;
McIntyre, Jamie

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