In the 30 years Rep. Ike Skelton has been in Congress, the U.S. has engaged in 12 military expeditions--from Grenada and Panama to Somalia and Afghanistan--but the Missouri Democrat says the war in Iraq has him worried about U.S. counterinsurgency capabilities. Counterinsurgency "over a period of years has become lost in the shuffle," the incoming chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says, adding that when Democrats assume control of Congress this month, they will take ...


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