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December 19, 2006 3:00 AM

More U.S. troops won't quell violence in Iraq, congressman warns

Sending 30,000 or more additional American troops to Iraq probably wouldnt stop the worsening violence, Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo., the incoming chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said Tuesday. I dont think it will change a thing, Skelton said. It could actually exacerbate the situation even further.

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