Bush implementing secret second “surge” in Iraq

The actual surge could be 46,000 combat troops, rather than the 21,000 that Bush claimed to Congress and to the nation. This would bring us up to 200,000 troops in Iraq. He’s asking for another $100 million from Congress this week after he lied, again.


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