Putting More Boots on the Ground

After almost four years of fighting and more than 3,000 Americans killed in Iraq, President George W. Bush proposed an increase in troop strength to bolster the declining campaign. Readers debated the principle of persevering toward some kind of victory and whether more soldiers can make that happen

time asked, "Does sending more soldiers to Iraq make any sense?" [Jan 15]. First, President George W. Bush's opponents claim we don't have enough troops to do the job. Then, when indications are that more will be sent, the same folks claim that won't work either. There's...

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