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UK to pull Iraq troops

UK to pull Iraq troops

The Independent
June 16, 2008

Gordon Brown is ready to override the misgivings of George Bush by going ahead with a major announcement on British troop withdrawals from Iraq. The US President will sit down to talks with Mr Brown today after their dinner at Downing Street last night sparked anti-Bush protests in Parliament Square.

Before he arrived at No 10, Mr Bush issued a veiled warning to Mr Brown that now was not the right time to be withdrawing forces from Iraq, saying such a decision depended on success of the allied mission. “I am confident that he, like me, will listen to our commanders to make sure that the sacrifices that have gone forward won’t be unravelled by drawdowns that may not be warranted at this point in time,” Mr Bush added.

But David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, signalled that Mr Brown would go ahead with plans to pull out British forces when the training of Iraqi forces was completed. Brushing aside tensions with the President, Mr Brown plans to make the announcement on the remaining 4,100 troops in Basra before the end of next month, when MPs begin their summer recess.

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Canadian troops sickened by Afghan soldiers raping Afghan boys

UPI
June 16, 2008

A growing number of Canadian soldiers are suffering after witnessing Afghan boys being raped by Afghan soldiers, the Toronto Star reported Monday.

Several military chaplains told the newspaper they had counseled veterans returning from combat in Afghanistan for severe post traumatic stress disorder and their reports weren’t being dealt with by the Canadian military.

On Saturday, the Star reported a Canadian corporal gave closed-door parliamentary testimony about a boy’s rape he witnessed in 2006 and the visible signs of rape trauma.

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Story Of 1st Sgt Killing Himself In Iraq
http://www.armytimes.com/news/2008/06/military_suicide_060808w/

Bush urges Brown not to set Iraq pullout timetable
http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSL1345429520080615

VA Using Vets As Guinea Pigs
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/20..drugs-on-war-veterans/

U.S. Soldier Refuses Iraq Deployment
http://www.breitbart.com/article.p..214802.2e0eis17&show_article=1

Outgoing US Commander Cites 50% Spike in Afghan Attacks
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp..R2008061401639.html

Iraqi Troops Mass for Assault in South
http://www.uruknet.de/?p=m44865&hd=&size=1&l=e

Richard Clarke on Bush: “We Should Not Let Them Back into Polite Society”
http://www.chron.com/comm..A67c5da8c-9fc8-4399-b1c9-c479257a3731

Iran’s Supreme Leader: U.S. Military Presence is Iraq’s Main Problem
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,364441,00.html

 


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