Thursday, March 18, 2004

Coalition of the Suddenly Not-So-Willing

Spain's Zapatero says their troops are coming out of Iraq. Now Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski says that he may withdraw Polish troops months sooner than originally planned. Why?

Poland (AP) Poland, which has about 2,400 troops in Iraq and was a strong supporter of the U.S.-led invasion, was ''misled'' about the threat from Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, its president said Thursday.


''But naturally I also feel uncomfortable due to the fact that we were misled with the information on weapons of mass destruction,'' he said, according to a transcript released by the presidential press office.

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