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Friday, April 10, 2009


 

Be sure you're sitting down. And hold onto your hat.


The activities of al-Qaeda in two of Iraq’s most troubled cities could keep US combat troops engaged beyond the June 30 deadline for their withdrawal, the top US commander in the country has warned.

US troop numbers in Mosul and Baqubah, in the north of the country, could rise rather than fall over the next year if necessary, General Ray Odierno told The Times.
Shocked? Yeah, I knew you would be.


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