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Bush appeals for support for troop withdrawal plan from Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 U.S. President George W. Bush appealed for support for his step-by-step troop withdrawal plan from Iraq when he met with Iraq war veterans aPresident Bush, along with his wife Laura Bush and several senior military officials, held a morning reception for about 850 members of military support organizations at the South Lawn.nd their families on Tuesday "We recognize that if we were to retreat from the Middle East, the enemy would not be content to remain where they are, but they would follow us here," he said in a speech. "And we recognize that the best way to protect our homeland is to defeat an enemy overseas so we do not have to face them here on the streets of America."

Outlined in his speech addressed to the nation last week, Bush plans to retreat about 57,000 troops from Iraq by Christmas and further withdraw about 21,500 by next July, but leaving at l


Added: Sep-19-2007 
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