Thursday, February 25, 2010

Combat troops in Iraq past the August deadline? Maybe.

Gen. Raymond Odierno, a top Commander in Iraq, has requested to keep a combat brigade in Kirkuk. If Obama agrees to this, he would be breaking his vow to remove all combat troops by this summer. Odierno argues the brigade would be there to “keep the peace” in the turbulent city. Does Operation New Dawn need a combat brigade?

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