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Joint Chiefs Expected to Ask for Troop Cut

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Joint Chiefs Expected to Ask for Troop Cut

Iraq

Joint Chiefs Expected to Ask for Troop Cut

Joint Chiefs Expected to Ask for Troop Cut

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According to The Los Angeles Times, the Joint Chiefs of Staff are expected to ask for a nearly 50 percent reduction of American troops in Iraq next year. The request would contradict the troop build-up called for by the U.S. commander in Iraq, Army Gen. David Petraeus. Los Angeles Times reporter Julian Barnes talks with Alex Chadwick.

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