Bush to cut 20,000 troops

No timeline for pulling rest of force from Iraq

'Some say the gains we are making in Iraq come to late...They are mistaken. It is never too late to deal a blow to Al Qaeda.' - PRESIDENT BUSH
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / September 14, 2007

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WASHINGTON - President Bush announced last night that the number of US combat troops in Iraq will be reduced by more than 20,000 starting this month, but gave no hint of when the remaining American occupation force -- which will still be larger than it was before the troop "surge" earlier this year -- might be withdrawn. (Full article: 1205 words)

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