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LordJFT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-12-07 06:02 PM
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7. House oks plan to withdraw US troops
Edited on Thu Jul-12-07 05:55 PM by LordJFT
Source: associate press

WASHINGTON - Iraq has achieved only spotty military and political progress toward a democratic society, the Bush administration conceded Thursday in an unenthusiastic assessment that war critics quickly seized on as the House voted to withdraw U.S. troops by spring.
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The measure passed 223-201 in the Democratic-controlled House despite a veto threat from President Bush, who has ruled out any change in war policy before September.

"The security situation in Iraq remains complex and extremely challenging," the administration report concluded. The economic picture is uneven, it added, and the government has not yet enacted vital political reconciliation legislation.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070712/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_i... ;_ylt=AvbyEJwcP.wblxDbAHBQ.oiyFz4D



edit: missed the other thread and im not sure how to delete
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