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U.S. Troop Strength in Iraq

The United States currently has about 155,000 troops in Iraq, and they are being reduced by about 5,000 a month. Military commanders want to halt that reduction this summer to assess whether they can control the situation with fewer troops.

U.S. Troop Strength in Iraq

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U.S. Commanders in Iraq Favor Pause in Troop Cuts
Article | BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 -- Senior U.S. military commanders here say they want to freeze troop reductions starting this summer for at least a month, making it more likely that the next administration will inherit as many troops in Iraq as there were before President Bush announced a "surge" of forces a y...

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