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Largest troop presence yet in Iraq this week.

By Matt Corley

"Largest troop presence yet in Iraq this week."

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“As units that are rotating in and out overlap briefly” this week in Iraq, “the U.S. troop number will hit 175,000 — the largest presence so far in the 4 1/2 -year war.” Those numbers will come down, however, in the next “several months.”

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