No exit from Iraq before Bush leaves

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by Jim Lobe

09/13/07

After two days of Congressional testimony by Washington’s top two officials in Iraq, prospects for a substantial withdrawal of US military forces there before the end of President George W. Bush’s tenure at the White House look as remote as ever. Bush himself is expected to take to the airwaves Thursday evening to endorse the recommendations made here this week by Gen. David Petraeus, Washington’s commander in Iraq, to reduce US troop levels by some 30,000 — or only about 20 percent — by August next year. That would leave at least 135,000 US soldiers and marines in place — roughly the same number of troops deployed to Iraq before Bush’s ’surge’ strategy was initiated last February — thus passing along to his successor, who will take office in January 2009, the problem of extricating the US from its bloodiest and most costly overseas adventure since the Vietnam War...

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