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President Bush is calling on the Pentagon to step up plans for getting Iraqi security forces out on the streets and on the front lines. Others believe the U.S. needs to increase its counterintelligence efforts. Military and strategic experts join Diane to talk about the next steps for the U.S. in Iraq.
- Michele Flournoy Formerly a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, she is now president and co-founder of the Center for a New American Security.
- Ambassador George Ward director of training at the U.S. Institute of Peace
- Retired Army Maj. Gen. Bill Nash senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
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