Transatlantic Commentary in US Media on UK Troop Reductions


On 21 February 2007 Prime Minister Tony Blair announced that a drawdown of UK troops stationed in Southern Iraq would begin. He framed the mission as a success and said it was time for Iraqis to write the next chapter. Below you can find analysis from the US media on the situation which includes commentary by the Head of the Transatlantic Programme at RUSI.

Why The British are Scaling Back in Iraq
Los Angeles Times

Blair Plans to Withdraw 1600 Troops from Iraq
The Washington Post

Blair Sets Timetable for Iraq Withdrawal
National Public Radio




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