George W. Bush to announce troop cuts in Iraq


White House officials previewed an address President Bush will give later this week by saying the president plans to announce the reduction of U.S. forces in Iraq by about thirty-thousand troops by next summer.

A Washington Post news analysis says Bush drew fire for his plan, which comes on the heels of testimony by Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Baghdad Ryan C. Crocker.

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