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Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill) delivers a speech on U.S. foreign policy reinforcing his plan to withdraw troops from Iraq in his first term as president and criticizes Sen. McCain (R-Ariz.) and President Bush for their Iraq policies.
President Barack Obama has announced his plan to withdraw most US troops from Iraq by August 2010. The move will reduce troop levels from the current 142,000 to some 35,000 to 50,000 by that time. During his campaign for the White House, then candidate Obama had said he would completely pull out troops within 16 months of taking the top job. Did the President break his election vow?
Has Barack Obama reneged on his promise to withdraw US troops from Iraq? Iraqis give their views.
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Jim Johnson resigns as Barack Obama’s vice presidential vetter, and John McCain's campaign pushes on his comment on an Iraq withdrawal.
Iraq’s Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, holds talks with British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, today; the visit- designed to encourage investment in Iraq- comes a matter of weeks ahead of the planned withdrawal of British troops from Iraq.
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