Tuesday, August 31, 2010

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Gates Comments On Iraq Drawdown

Gates: All Is Not Well As Combat Role Ends -- Washington Post

MILWAUKEE -- All is not well in Iraq as the United States formally closes down its combat mission there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday, warning that political paralysis and continued sectarian violence cloud that country's future.

Gates said conditions in Iraq are much better, however, as the United States shifts to an advisory role seven years after the U.S.-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein.

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More News On Secretary Of Defense Gates Remarks On Iraq

Text of Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' speech on August 31, 2010 -- Stars And Stripes

Gates: No Victory Celebration for Iraq as Mission Changes -- Voice of America
Gates Speaks Cautiously on Iraq -- Wall Street Journal
Gates: Iraq better, not perfect as US role changes -- AP
Not yet time for victory parades in Iraq: Gates -- AFP
Marking Iraq Milestone, Gates Strikes Cautious Note -- New York Times
Gates warns Iraq commitment isn't over -- McClatchy News
Gates Gets Emotional Speaking of Fallen in Iraq -- ABC News

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