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|Bush, accepting the recommendation of Gen. Petraeus to halt the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq in July, said he would give the war commander "all the time he needs" to decide on future troop cuts. But in a surprising show of public concern about an open-ended commitment, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told a Senate hearing he hoped to resume troop reductions soon after a "brief" 45-day pause this summer.|
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