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Petraeus sees 2008 troop cut but long road to Iraq stability

Surge is called effective, violence level still high

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / September 11, 2007

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WASHINGTON - President Bush's top Iraq war commander said yesterday that the surge of 30,000 troops has tamped down violence in the war-torn country enough that the extra forces could return home by next summer. (Full article: 1318 words)

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