Top U.S. military officer recommends removing all troops from Baghdad
Sunday, October 29, 2006
Columnist Mark Shields has revealed that one of the "highest ranking men" in the military has recommended removing 'all' U.S. troops from Baghdad.
He explained that the unnamed officer wanted to withdraw from Baghdad itself, but secure the road to the airport and the oil fields, leaving policing Baghdad to the Iraqis.
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