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Britain to reduce Iraq presence to 2,500 troops.

Published October 8, 2007 4:43PM (EDT)

2,500: Number of British soldiers who will remain in Iraq after a drawdown scheduled to begin in the spring. There are currently about 165,000 U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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