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Japan and Iraq

In late April the Japanese Ambassador to Iraq visited with Dhi Qar provincial leaders to discuss ways of administering Japan’s $5 billion aide program within the province. Specifically discussed were potential oil field development and...

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Join the Taliban

The current prime minister of Iraq mentioned joining the Taliban. Our president is shocked by such a statement. Am I the only one who thinks that maybe the message is a request that we stay in Iraq for a lot longer with a large fighting force...

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Pull out early?

Just when you think that nothing can get any dumber–you’re proven wrong. Defense Secretary Gates suggested today that some of our forces that were a part of the surge into Afghanistan could leave the country before the President’s...

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Withdrawal from Iraq

We are speeding up our military withdrawal from Iraq with 4,000 more troops coming home next month. This reduction in US troops in Iraq from 124,000 to 120,000 by the end of October – marks the latest US step in winding down the six-year war...