As the Senate continues to debate military spending in Iraq, the NewsHour presents the second of three reports on how the Defense Department decides to equip U.S. troops, continuing with a look at M-16 rifles.
More than 14,000 National Guard troops will be redeployed to Iraq next year, shortening their off-duty time, as the Defense Department implements President Bush's troop increase. The New York Times reporter who broke the story explains the development.
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