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Bush envisions Korea-like long-term presence in Iraq.

By ThinkProgress on May 30, 2007 at 12:34 pm

"Bush envisions Korea-like long-term presence in Iraq."


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“President George W. Bush would like to see a lengthy U.S. troop presence in Iraq like the one in South Korea to provide stability but not in a frontline combat role, the White House said on Wednesday. The United States has had thousands of U.S. troops in South Korea to guard against a North Korean invasion for 50 years.” Josh Marshall picks apart the differences between South Korea and Iraq.

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