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Defense Spending Chair Rep. Murtha On Iraq: "We Have To Get Out. I Don't Think We Can Sustain It"...

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:44 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:00 PM ET

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

A few days after President Bush announced his plans to send 21,500 extra troops to Iraq, U.S. Rep. John Murtha picked up a copy of Sun Tzu's "The Art of War." It was his third time reading the book, a required text in military academies.

"It says you don't go to war unless you're threatened, unless you think you can win, and you make sure you have your troops prepared when they go," Mr. Murtha, a Vietnam War veteran, said yesterday in a half-hour interview with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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