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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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