2010
08.21

The last U.S. combat troops have finally left Iraq, and Andy McNab agrees with those of us who think the timing was just right. Commenting in The Sun, McNab made it clear that, though the withdrawal is a positive, Iraq’s troubles are far from over:

DON’T be fooled by the US soldiers whooping and hollering, claiming it’s all over – it’s far from over in Iraq.

But it IS time for the combat troops to leave…

Of course the Iraqi government want troops to stay, it brings them free manpower. They will be the first to claim it’s too early.

But they’ve still got vast amounts of manpower at their disposal supplied by the US, who really ought to be thinking about the problems in Afghanistan.
The time has come for Iraq to start standing on its own two feet.

Read the full article at thesun.co.uk