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US will probably begin drawdown of force in Iraq next year: general

The US military will probably begin withdrawing some forces from Iraq by March, a top US commander said, predicting the insurgency will dwindle rapidly if the country’s Sunnis, Shia and Kurds can agree on a constitution and elect a government that has broad support. Lieutenant General John Vines, the number two US commander in Iraq, said any drawdown would depend on conditions on the ground. But he said as many as four or five US brigades probably would come out in March. Full Story

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