Politics & Government

February 8, 2008

McCain expresses faith in U.S. military might

Less than a year ago, Bush administration plans to increase troops in Iraq had so few supporters that they could be counted on one hand, according to Fred Kagan, co-author of a policy paper that evolved into the strategy. They were, he said, himself, his wife, Gen. David Petraeus, the top military commander in Iraq, President Bush and Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain.

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