The Gamble

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'Worth the Risk'

A U.S. Army Capt. Samuel Cook recounts the risks involved in reconciling with the enemy.
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The Gamble

As the No. 2 commander in Iraq, Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno challenged the military establishment.
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Key Documents

Military records from on Iraq strategy, including a Pentagon study from 2006 concluding that "we are losing the war."

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