With a coalition victory in the war against Iraq all but secured, U.S. officials are already looking ahead to the rebuilding of Iraq. Senator Jim Talent says that task will likely fall to the coalition partners, with the United Nations playing a humanitarian role later on. Talent says the rebuilding of Iraq will require that decisions be made quickly, and the very nature of the United Nations bureaucracy prevents that body from acting quickly. Talent made the comments during a visit to the Missouri National Guard Training Site in Jefferson City.
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