Tuesday, February 28, 2006
U.S. Troops Want to Pull Out of Iraq in One Year or Less
An overwhelming majority of 72% of American troops serving in Iraq think the U.S. should exit the country within the next year, and nearly one in four say the troops should leave immediately, a new Le Moyne College/Zogby International survey shows.
Different branches had quite different sentiments on the question, the poll shows. While 89% of reserves and 82% of those in the National Guard said the U.S. should leave Iraq within a year, 58% of Marines think so. Seven in ten of those in the regular Army thought the U.S. should leave Iraq in the next year. Moreover, about three-quarters of those in National Guard and Reserve units favor withdrawal within six months, just 15% of Marines felt that way. About half of those in the regular Army favored withdrawal from Iraq in the next six months.
GOI: Our troops should be the ones that we listen too on whether we stay in Iraq or not rather then these chicken hawk politicians willing to send others to die for their mistakes. These numbers show how much our military is stretched, broken and exhausted. This flies right in the face of the Neo-con jobbers propaganda that the military is fully behind this failed mission. The average soldier obviously can not get the ear of their generals who seem to be willing to shoot their men and women in the foot rather then stand up to this President.
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