Army chief gives escalation ‘50/50 chance’ of success.

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"Army chief gives escalation ’50/50 chance’ of success."

“Army Chief of Staff General Pete Schoomaker has told a key House panel that the president’s new plan for Iraq stands a ’50/50 chance’ of success, per one Republican and one Democratic source. Schoomaker appeared at a closed-door meeting of the defense subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee to discuss military readiness.”

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