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General David Petraeus warns of long struggle ahead for US in Iraq

11 September 2008
 
Always important to listen to General Petraeus: He tells the good, bad and the ugly:

The US still faces a long struggle in Iraq and recent security gains are not irreversible, the outgoing commander of the country's troops in Iraq warned today.

General David Petraeus delivered his sombre assessment in an interview with the BBC as he prepared to hand over his command to General Ray Odierno, his former number two in Iraq.

Click here to read the entire article by Mark Tran in the Guardian.

 

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# HLH 2008-09-15 01:44
I just came across this posting, it's dated today , September 14th.
http://www.kansascity.com/449/story/796511.html

I don't know if you even have time to read comments posted here on your site Michael, but I thought I'd share this anyway... see if you had any other info about it.

Keep Safe and let the soldiers you are with know that they are truly appreciated!
HLH
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