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In Iraq, U.S. troops aren't yet in the clear

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/02/2011

David Zucchino

Two weeks ago, Army Spc. David Hickman called from Baghdad, excited about coming home in time for Christmas. His mother recalled feeling a wave of relief just "hearing David's voice." The next day, Nov. 14, soldiers knocked at Veronica Hickman's door. Her son had been killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad that morning. In the twilight of a war that many Americans regard as over, with only a month before all the troops are to be gone, David Hickman may prove to be the last soldier to die in Iraq. That, at least, is the prayer of families of the remaining U.S. forces, who face an agonizing wait as the rapidly diminishing number of troops pack up and head home. Read on...
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"In Iraq, U.S. troops aren't yet in the clear", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2011. Consulté le 03/10/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/in-iraq-u-s-troops-aren-t-yet-in-the-clear