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Pentagon sending weapons to Iraq – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Obama administration said Friday it is sending more weapons to Iraq to help Baghdad put down a resurgent al-Qaeda that is battling government troops in cities that U.S. troops helped liberate during the…

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McCain: Gates should have delayed book – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Obama — criticized in a new book by his former Defense Secretary Robert Gates — found an unusual source of sympathy on Sunday: John McCain. The Republican senator from Arizona, who lost the…

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What is Robert Gates really upset about? – BBC News

BBC NewsThe biggest revelation in former Defence Secretary Robert Gates’ memoirs is the former Pentagon chief, a man know for his calm and charm, seethed with an inner fury at the Washington game. His criticisms…


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