General Confusion and the Secretary of Defensivenessposted by The Vidiot @ 5:46 PM Permalink
U.S. commander predicts new reductions in troop levels in Iraq this year, but no firm timetable
"I'm confident that we'll be able to continue to take reductions over the course of this year," Army Gen. George Casey told a Pentagon news conference with Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld at his side.
Rumsfeld reiterates that U.S. plans no troop reductions in IraqYep, in the same news conference they promise to reduce the troop levels and to keep them the same.
After three days of congressional debate over possibly withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said Thursday that no reduction is planned and that the military force could even grow.
I can't be the only person to have noticed this!