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Gates says US isn't winning war in Iraq

Defense nominee vows to give candid advice on approach to conflict

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / December 6, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Poised to become the secretary of defense, Robert M. Gates told a Senate committee yesterday that he doesn't believe the United States is winning the war in Iraq and said his "highest priority" will be to give President Bush candid advice on how to salvage a conflict that has outlasted America's involvement in World War II. (Full article: 1029 words)

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