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ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

Last week's question:

Should the United States set a timeline for the withdrawal of its troops from Iraq?

c Yes, immediatly

c Yes, on a definite schedule, such as a year from now

c No, we must wait until Iraqi forces are ready to take over

c No, we should remain to protect U.S. interests in the region

Last week's results:

31 people voted

58.06% said Yes, immediatly

19.35% said Yes, on a definite schedule, such as a year from now

19.35% said No, we must wait until Iraqi forces are ready to take over

3.23% said No, we should remain to protect U.S. interests in the region

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