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Top brass warns Iraq withdrawal may take 2 or 3 years

November 18, 2008

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WASHINGTON - President-elect Barack Obama's signature campaign promise to withdraw US combat troops from Iraq within 16 months of taking office appears to be on a collision course with the nation's military brass, if comments yesterday from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are any indication. (Full article: 701 words)

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