The Non-Combat Life for American Troops in Iraq

Friday, November 19, 2010

Nearly three months after the official end of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 50,000 troops remain in the country. The schedule for withdrawal has the troops leaving in 2011, but Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently said that American forces might stay longer, if Iraq's government requested an extension. 

Brigadier General Jeffrey Buchanan talks to us about life for the soldiers now, and what it might mean if Baghdad asks U.S. forces to stay.

 

Guests:

Major General Jeffrey Buchanan

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