Quitting Bush: GOP voices of dissent
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Richard Lugar, Indiana senator On June 25, Richard Lugar of Indiana, the ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged the president to change course in Iraq 'very soon'' to avoid further damage to America's military readiness and national security. 'Our course in Iraq has lost contact with our vital national security interests in the Middle East and beyond,'' Lugar told the Senate. He added that he saw 'no convincing evidence'' Iraqis will solidify their government and society.

Richard Lugar, Indiana senator

On June 25, Richard Lugar of Indiana, the ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged the president to change course in Iraq "very soon'' to avoid further damage to America's military readiness and national security. "Our course in Iraq has lost contact with our vital national security interests in the Middle East and beyond,'' Lugar told the Senate. He added that he saw "no convincing evidence'' Iraqis will solidify their government and society.
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