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08 December 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • US Commander Says 2008 Iraq Withdrawal Might Be Possible VOA 08 Dec 2006 -- The second ranking U.S. military commander in Iraq says it might be possible to implement the Iraq Study Group's call for the withdrawal of most U.S. combat forces from Iraq by early 2008
  • Iraq Could be 'Significant Power' if Iraqis Commit to Reconciliation AFPS 08 Dec 2006 -- Iraq could be "the most significant power in the region" if the coalition can help the Iraqi government to stabilize the country and improve its economy, the commander of maneuver forces in Iraq said today.
  • Transition Teams Essential to Success of Iraqi Forces AFPS 08 Dec 2006 -- U.S. military transition teams in Iraq and Afghanistan are making a big contribution as they not only advise and mentor local security forces, but also set an example of professionalism in daily operations, senior military officers told the House Armed Services Committee yesterday.
  • Rumsfeld Cautions Against Rapid Iraq Withdrawal VOA 08 Dec 2006 -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has cautioned against moving too fast to remove U.S. troops from Iraq, responding to the Iraq Study Group report this week that recommends removing most U.S. combat forces from the country by early 2008
  • Rumsfeld: Early Iraq, Afghan Pullouts Would Be 'Terrible' Mistake AFPS 08 Dec 2006 -- An early withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq or Afghanistan would aid terrorists and cause more instability in those countries, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld told military and civilian employees at the Pentagon today.
  • Bush to Meet Congressional Leaders Friday, Discuss Iraq VOA 08 Dec 2006 -- President Bush is meeting with Republican and Democratic leaders of Congress Friday, as he considers a new strategy for Iraq.

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