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Bush acknowledges war's strain on US

Vows troops won't withdraw from Iraq during his term

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / August 22, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush, acknowledging that the war in Iraq is ``straining" the national psyche, nonetheless vowed that US forces would remain there ``so long as I am president" and warned that pulling out early would have disastrous consequences for other critical US foreign policy goals. (Full article: 815 words)

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