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Military Expansion / Bush Plans / Iraq War #853249

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(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.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim
Duration:
00:02:20

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