Some 50,000 troops — not combat forces — will remain behind to help train Iraqi security forces
Earlier this week, Odierno said the timeline for combat withdrawal could change if he sees problems with the formation of a new Iraqi government following elections next month. A series of pre-election shooting and car bombing attacks swept the country today, killing 22 people in all.
One of the big problems Mr. Obama faces is what to call the combat unit that remains behind after Aug. 31, 2010, which is the date George W. Bush negotiated for 인천출장샵 combat troop withdrawal. Some 50,000 troops — not combat forces — will remain behind to help train Iraqi security forces.