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White House Report on U.S. Armed Forces

President Bush described the status of U.S. armed forces deployed in combat operations around the world in a brief report to Congress this month that was required by the War Powers Act.

“It is not possible to know at this time the precise scope or the duration of the deployment of U.S. Armed Forces necessary to counter the terrorist threat to the United States,” he wrote.

See “A Supplemental Consolidated Report Consistent with the War Powers Act,” June 17, 2008.

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