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Britain Declares Victory

February 20, 2007

Big news regarding our friends (yes I do think of them that way) the Brits: Blair to announce Iraq withdrawal plan

Prime Minister Tony Blair will announce on Wednesday a new timetable for the withdrawal of British troops from Iraq, with 1,500 to return home in several weeks, the BBC reported.

Blair will also tell the House of Commons during his regular weekly appearance that a total of about 3,000 British soldiers will have left southern Iraq by the end of 2007, if the security there is sufficient, the British Broadcasting Corp. said, quoting government officials who weren’t further identified.

The announcement comes even as President Bush implements an increase of 21,000 more troops for Iraq.

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