Iraqi Preparedness And U.S. Troop Withdraw

As the June 30 deadline for U.S. troop withdraw from Iraqi cities approaches, New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland shares his perspective on how prepared the Iraqi government and security forces are to take over.

Norland, the Times' Baghdad correspondent, recently returned from the Iraq. Previously, he was chief foreign correspondent for Newsweek magazine. While at the Philadelphia Inquirer, he shared a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Three Mile Island crisis.



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