Although one wonders why we need 50,000 troops to stay behind now that it’s over.

Heard on the radio this morning that the month of July was the bloodiest month in over two years in terms of Iraqi deaths in excess of 500.  The US military is disputing the numbers, but I”m not sure what the motive would be for the Iraqi government to inflate them.

Obama says that 90 thousand troops are being “brought home,” which is good news; but are they coming home or being redeployed to Afghanistan?

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