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Watch or Listen to President Bush’s Speech on Iraq

Live coverage begins at 0200 UTC (9:00 p.m. EST)

President Bush unveils his revised Iraq strategy in a televised speech to the American people on Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. EST (0200 UTC Thursday, 11 January 2007). The president is expected to announce the results of his two-month search for a new way forward in Iraq.

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