The military options in Iraq

Firefight
Iraqi soldiers check motorists on a bridge blocked off by the army after a heavy firefight erupted between the army and Sunni insurgents in nearby Haifa street, in central Baghdad on Tuesday. Violence continued to rage across Iraq as security forces launched a crackdown on Sunni insurgents in the notorious Haifa Street, a day before President prepares to unveil his new strategy for Iraq.
ALI YUSSEF/AFP/Getty Images

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