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Iraq War / US Troops #890192

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Announcement by President Bush of a suspension of troop withdrawals from Iraq though tours of duty will be reduced to 12 months reported; statistics cited.

(Crawford, Texas: Martha Raddatz) The troop level situation in Iraq examined. [BUSH - says multinational forces-Iraq commander Gen. David Petraeus needs time to consolidate his forces.] [Senators Harry REID, Hillary CLINTON, Barack OBAMA - criticize the administration.] [Joint Chief of Staff chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN†- says we can only do what we can in Afghanistan.] Statement from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates about a possible troop reduction this fall quoted.

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha

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