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In case you hadn't noticed, it's only the USA left in Iraq

The last few Romanian, Australian, and British troops are now gone from Iraq, so we have the only outside troops there now. Some British sailors are in Kuwait and could return, but for now they seem to be personae non gratae.

With these skills as a spinmeister, I’m guessing this Colonel is bucking to get a star in Obama’s Army.

“We haven’t lost our international partners. Rather, there are representatives from around the world here in various capacities such as NATO, military advisers, law enforcement and construction workers,” said Army Col. John R. Robinson, a military spokesman at the U.S. headquarters outside Baghdad.