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  Clark outlines his strategy for winning the war, exiting Iraq
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Last EditedDFWDem  Nov 06, 2003 08:46am
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MediaNewspaper - USA Today
News DateThursday, November 6, 2003 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionWASHINGTON (AP) Former general turned presidential candidate Wesley Clark says he has a four-prong strategy to win the war in Iraq and bring home the troops including turning over leadership of the reconstruction to a civilian from outside the United States.

In a speech prepared for delivery Thursday at South Carolina State University, Clark says the United States should bring in more foreign help, reconfigure the military forces serving in Iraq, give Iraqis a stake in the country's success and rebuild partnerships with European allies.

Clark said even though he opposed sending troops to Iraq, they must stay to finish the job. "Early exit means retreat or defeat. There can be neither," he said.

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