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February 25, 2005

Coalition Forces Re-Think Iraq Exit

Chiefly due to increased optimism about the elections some said would never be held, and would never work:

Australia said it would dispatch 450 new troops to Iraq -- more than double the number of its forces now deployed in the country....

Portugal could send back almost as many troops as it had earlier deployed in Iraq....

Poland, which withdrew 700 of its 2,400 troops this month and said it would withdraw the rest this year, is now sending a general to Washington to discuss how to restructure the Polish mission to contribute to training.

The Ukraine, Macedonia, and the Netherlands are also considering taking a greater role in training Iraqi forces and police.

Strategery Fever-- Catch It!


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