Obama and Advisers Talk Iraq Drawdown

Hot off his historic inauguration, President Barack Obama quickly turned his focus to drawing down troops in Iraq. The president met with Wednesday afternoon with close advisers on his first day in office to consider complex questions surrounding the practical implications and accompanying challenges of withdrawing from Iraq. Obama aims for a phased withdrawal of U.S. troops in Iraq by the summer of 2010. Commander of Forces Gen. Ray Odierno joined the meeting via video conference. He talked...Full Story
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