Democrats Say Leaving Iraq May Take Years By Jeff Zeleny and Marc Santora + New Strategy for Iraq: Bring Back the Draft! (short video)

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By Jeff Zeleny and Marc Santora
Published: August 12, 2007

DES MOINES, Aug. 11 — Even as they call for an end to the war and pledge to bring the troops home, the Democratic presidential candidates are setting out positions that could leave the United States engaged in Iraq for years.

John Edwards, the former North Carolina senator, would keep troops in the region to intervene in an Iraqi genocide and be prepared for military action if violence spills into other countries. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York would leave residual forces to fight terrorism and to stabilize the Kurdish region in the north. And Senator Barack Obama of Illinois would leave a military presence of as-yet unspecified size in Iraq to provide security for American personnel, fight terrorism and train Iraqis.

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New Strategy for Iraq: Bring Back the Draft!

August 10, 2007
From: IraqSummer Gen. Lt. Lute calls a draft — someth…

Gen. Lt. Lute calls a draft — something “that’s always been on the table.”


h/t: Jake ♥s Sibel Edmonds