President Bush after his speech to the nation on Thursday night on the military and political situation in Iraq. The President indicated that the surge campaign has been largely successful in reducing sectarian killings. As a consequence, President Bush proposed a gradual troop reductions and pledged to bring home 5,700 soldiers from Iraq by Christmas. The President recognized that the Iraqi government "has not met its own legislative benchmarks" but stressed that U.S. must not abandon Iraq while it is "fighting for its survival." The President's address occurred a few hours after the killing of Sheik Abu Risha, a key Sunni ally of the US forces in Anbar province of western Iraq. A CNN poll released just before the address showed an approval rating of 36 percent for The President..
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President Bush after his speech to the nation on Thursday night on the military and political situation in Iraq. The President indicated that the surge campaign has been largely successful in reducing sectarian killings. As a consequence, President Bush proposed a gradual troop reductions and pledged to bring home 5,700 soldiers from Iraq by Christmas. The President recognized that the Iraqi government "has not met its own legislative benchmarks" but stressed that U.S. must not abandon Iraq while it is "fighting for its survival." The President's address occurred a few hours after the killing of Sheik Abu Risha, a key Sunni ally of the US forces in Anbar province of western Iraq. A CNN poll released just before the address showed an approval rating of 36 percent for The President..

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Source: Aude Guerrucci
Date: 13 Sep 2007
Location: Washington DC USA
Credit: Polaris
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