|The United States must not hesitate to hand over to the Iraqi military when it is ready and banish the appearance of occupation that may hinder political progress, a senior U.S. commander said on Wednesday. Major General Douglas Lute, head of operations for the U.S. military's Central Command, also said American planners were preparing for a 'long war' with Islamist militants who may move on from Iraq and Afghanistan if those countries stabilise. DOES BUSH NOW PLAN TO TAKE THE WAR ON THE ROAD IN THE MIDDLE EAST? SCREW THAT...
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