Think Progress: " This morning, the Washington Post reported on severe problems within the Iraqi security forces. On ABC’s This Week, George St
August 20, 2005

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Think Progress: " This morning, the Washington Post reported on severe problems within the Iraqi security forces. On ABC’s This Week, George Stephanopoulos asked Sen. George Allen (R-VA) about the article. Allen said we have the same problems in the United States...

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STEPHANOPOULOS: We read on the front page of the Washington Post this morning that these elements of the Iraqi military, the army and security forces we’re training up, are actually, many of them, still loyal to their parties, still loyal to their militias and it’s not a national army.

ALLEN: Well, that’s true. And you have that even in our United States. We have local police; we have state police, and you have the FBI…

It seems Allen is willing to saying anything to avoid admitting there are problems in Iraq."

I agree with Judd. Sen. Allen would not have spun it back to our early beginnings as we formed our nation unless George didn't call him on it. I know a few certain 24/7's who would have not even caught this.

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