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Senate Proceeding on Sep 16th, 2009 :: 8:42:15 to 8:43:44
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Jon Kyl

8:42:10 to 8:42:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: when we convinced them that we were going to stay protect them.

Joseph Lieberman

8:42:15 to 8:43:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

8:42:16 to 8:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: in fact, how did we convince them? by sending more troops. and it was after that, that the iraqi security forces grew in capability american casualties went down. and i would say to my friend, he's -- he's touched a very important point here, that the

Joseph Lieberman

8:42:37 to 8:42:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: only way we will reduce american casualties which are now going up and environment in which more afghans will join the war against the taliban and al qaeda is for us to give them the confidence we're not going to leave, and the b that a do that is by sending more troops.

Joseph Lieberman

8:42:58 to 8:43:18( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: and, incidentally,inal word -- and then i'll yie to my friend from south carolina -- there are those, including our dear friend and respected chairman of the armed servic senator levin, who is focused on sending more americans only for training purposes, not combat troops. but here's something else we

Joseph Lieberman

8:43:19 to 8:43:39( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: learned in iraq. the fact is that you than trainers to the indigenous forces. one of the great tactical general mccrystal wants to put into effect -- in fact, has begun to in afghanistan --

Joseph Lieberman

8:43:40 to 8:43:44( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: there's the afghan forces than to partner them with american and

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