Air force study contradicts Bush rhetoric.

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“A US withdrawal from Iraq may be ‘impossible to resist‘ unless violence against civilians falls substantially,” a new study funded by the Air Force warns. “The US commitment to Iraq should not be open ended. … If US forces cannot reduce the violence in Iraq, their continued presence and the further expenditure of US treasure and lives will prove unsustainable, even if their presence is achieving other objectives,” the study said.

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