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Krepinevich: U.S. Military May Remain in Iraq for Decades

Discussant: Andrew F. Krepinevich
Interviewer: Lionel Beehner
July 13, 2006

It was recently reported that U.S. military officials have privately drafted a plan to draw down American forces in Iraq by the end of next year. In this CFR.org podcast, Andrew Krepinevich, executive director of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses plans for a troop drawdown, securing an increasingly sectarian Baghdad, and the "oil spot" strategy he popularized last year in Foreign Affairs.


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