U.S. should take advantage of improved security in Iraq to withdraw

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Author(s) David Gompert
Source San Francisco Chronicle
Date December 2, 2007
URL http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/02/INQJTLEU4.DTL
Quotes-start.png "In determining the need for U.S. forces, the key question is not whether they can bring peace to Iraq - they cannot - but rather when can Iraqi forces contain insecurity more or less as effectively as U.S. forces can? Provided the U.S. and Iraqi governments place their highest priority on improving the Iraqi army, its brigades should be able to replace ours without making things worse - at this point, a diminished but realistic definition of success." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Coalition troops should pull out on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.