Two Numbers due reflection
July 30, 2006
132,000 & 52%
132,000 Number of U.S. troops in Iraq, up from 127,000 last week. The Financial Times reports, “The US administration has quietly reversed its goal from whittling down troop numbers in Iraq before the mid-term congressional elections in November.”
52% Percentage of Americans who want all U.S. troops withdrawn from Iraq within 12 months, according to a new Gallup Poll. In the summer of 1970, a Gallup Poll found 48% of Americans wanted all U.S. troops withdrawn from Vietnam within 12 months.