There Goes Another One

It’s bad enough that the British are setting a timetable for the withdrawl of their troops from Iraq…

Britain will withdraw around 1,600 troops from Iraq in the “coming months,” aiming to cut its force to below 5,000 by late summer if Iraqi forces can secure the southern part of the country, Prime Minister Tony Blair said Wednesday.

But I don’t know what we are going to do without the Lithuanians.

Lithuania is “seriously considering” withdrawing its 53 troops from Iraq, a government spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Defense Ministry spokeswoman Ruta Apeitkyte told The Associated Press that the Baltic country was considering not replacing the contingent when its mission ends in August.

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