Wednesday, January 10, 2007

President Bush's Speech Tonight

Don't forget to watch President Bush's speech tonight when he will announce a revised strategy for the war in Iraq, The plan includes sending 21,500 more troops to Iraq. A breakdown of the addition troops includes:

* Committing 17,500 U.S. combat troops to Baghdad. The first of five brigades will arrive by next Monday. The next is to arrive by Feb. 15 and the reminder will go in 30-day increments.

* The president is committing 4,000 more Marines to Anbar Province, a base of the Sunni insurgency and foreign al-Qaida fighters.

*The Iraqis are committing three brigades for Baghdad, the first to be delivered on Feb. 1. Two more will arrive on Feb. 15th.

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