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Murtha: Iraq Is Now A "Civil War"...

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U.S. troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year due to political pressure in a Congressional election year, Rep. John Murtha (news, bio, voting record) predicted.

Murtha, a decorated Vietnam veteran from Johnstown, created a firestorm in November when he called for troops to be pulled out of Iraq. On Thursday, he told editors and reporters from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that the war in Iraq is a civil war and the U.S. should disengage.

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