Military and Political Impact of the US Troop Withdrawal from Iraq



All remaining troops in Iraq will pull out by the end of 2011. After a decade of occupying the country, what are the ramifications of an all-troop withdrawal? This hour we’ll hear from NPR’s Pentagon reporter and also a retired army colonel who served with General Petraeus.


  • Tom Bowman (Pentagon Correspondent, National Public Radio)
  • Peter Mansoor (Retired Army Colonel/ OSU Military History Professor)

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