Powell: Thinning U.S. Resources Will Require Pullout Former Secretary of State Colin Powell does not support efforts to bring home U.S. troops now, but he believes they will have to start returning in 2008 because the military is stretched too thin. Powell also says the U.S. must find a way to talk to Hamas.
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Powell: Thinning U.S. Resources Will Require Pullout

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Powell: Thinning U.S. Resources Will Require Pullout

Powell: Thinning U.S. Resources Will Require Pullout

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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, shown here in December 2006, says Iraq is a "boiling pot of sectarian stew" and that it is not sustainable for U.S. troops to stay there unless there is improvement in the Iraqi political situation. Thos Robinson/Getty Images hide caption

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