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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Moving toward troop reductions in Iraq...

Sens. McCain, Lieberman and Graham deserve substantial historical recognition for holding the line here.

We're reaching toward stability and an Iraqi nation that can defend itself and control nearly all of its territory (Mosul is the only remaining area where the government has not yet completely asserted its mandate). The front lines are now substantially manned by Iraqi soldiers, with American and British forces providing air cover and support.

As Sen. Mccain said yesterday about Sen. Obama, Sen. Reid and Speaker Pelosi's "retreat and defeat" approach: "They were wrong"...

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