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09 June 2008

Australia Pulls Troops From Iraq ...

Still think there's such a thing as a Coalition of the Willing?

Ha! How hilarious.

Have you heard the latest regarding further troop withdrawals from Iraq?

Australia ends Iraq combat role

Australia, one of the first countries to commit troops to the war in Iraq five years ago, has ended its combat operations there.

Australian troops are due to begin returning home in a few days in line with a promise by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd who swept to power in November.

He said the previous government had abused intelligence information to justify joining the Iraq war.

In parliament on Monday, Mr Rudd said his predecessor, John Howard, had been wrong to join the war in Iraq.
Read the rest of this writing on the wall
war report.

We wonder what these two will think, eh?

(Cross posted at appletree)

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