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Bush and Democrats play the blame game on Iraq

The debate over Iraq is finally coming to a head on Capitol Hill. President George W Bush and his Democratic opponents jousted furiously over proposals concerning funding for US troops last week, and a resolution is nowhere in sight.

31st March, 2007

The debate over Iraq is finally coming to a head on Capitol Hill. President George W Bush and his Democratic opponents jousted furiously over proposals concerning funding for US troops last week, and a resolution is nowhere in sight.

The crux of the argument is the desirability or otherwise of setting a deadline for the withdrawal of most US forces from Iraq.

Asked to approve additional defence spending, the Democratic-controlled Congress has passed bills that...

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