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U.S. ground troops mostly done in Iraq in '09

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posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 11:36 AM
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U.S. ground troops mostly done in Iraq in '09


www.newsdaily.com

U.S. ground troops in Iraq will be mostly finished with combat operations by the middle of 2009, the senior U.S. Army officer in charge of training Iraqi forces said on Wednesday.

"The ground forces will mostly be done by the middle of next year," Army Lt. Gen. James Dubik told the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.
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posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 11:36 AM
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Well, this is certainly good news. I'm not too keen on his statement of "Some form of partnership and assistance ... in my opinion is still necessary." as I figure at this point the time has come to cut the umbilical and let Baby Iraq live on it's own completely, but hell, at least it's some positive news from the region for a change.

www.newsdaily.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 12:19 PM
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erm , is this 2003 again?

edition.cnn.com...


ABOARD USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CNN) -- From the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln, President Bush announced in a nationally televised address that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended."



well there ya go
- see you in 20 years when iraq openly ifhgt the us to kick them out



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 12:22 PM
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If this is true why are we sending more people over there?

This is garbage, they are preparing for Iran.



posted on Jul, 9 2008 @ 01:22 PM
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Is this just a way of ending one military action in order to start another?

Bush Threatens World War Three Over Iran
Bush Plans On Attacking Iran Before Leaving Office!!! CNN Report!!!
Iran Presumed to be Assembling P2 Centrifuges
Keyword there, PRESUMED!
Iran Refuses to Change Nuclear Position!
Iran and US Stage War games Monday 07-JUL Hours Apart
Report: Iran Begins War Game With Warning to U.S., Israel
Iran Fires Artillery Shells into Northern Iraq

Bush maybe just stacking the deck in his favor in order to start the war he wants in Iran if it looks like his buddy McCain won't be president.

McCain Jokes About Bomb-Bomb-Bombing Iran, McCain joke: Kill Iranians with ciggies
Expect Bush to Attack Iran--To Help McCain
John McCain Warns of Iran 'Armageddon'

Of course, some people already were afraid he might be planning to attack Iran if it looks like Obama will win the election.

Bush Might Bomb Iran If He 'Thinks Senator Obama's Going To Win'



[edit on 7/9/2008 by Keyhole]



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