TITLE

No Easy Exit

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly Jr., James F.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2008, Vol. 134 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views about the issues related to withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq. The author says that the troops have performed their primary mission brilliantly, defeating late dictator Saddam Hussein's forces and driving him from power. The author also says that an abrupt withdrawal would be seen as a U.S. defeat and will further destabilize an already volatile region.
ACCESSION #
31170057

 

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