NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2006
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(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) President Bush’s plans to expand the Army and Marines examined. [Voice of BUSH – says we do need to increase our troops.] [December 14, Army chief of staff Gen. Peter SCHOOMAKER- says the Army is incapable of generating and sustaining the required forces...] The dispute between the administration and military leaders over a strategy for the Iraq war noted. ][NBC News military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- opposes a troop surge.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW – denies there is a feud between the president and the joint chiefs.] [Senator Jack REED- says the public would be skeptical of an increase in troops.]
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