Ahead of Withdrawal Deadline, Cheney Says He Hopes U.S. Sacrifice Does Not Go to 'Waste'

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney tells The Washington Times' America's Morning News radio show that he supports Gen. Ray Odierno, top commander in Iraq, but that insurgents could be waiting in the wings to launch more attacks.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said he hopes the U.S. military's sacrifice in Iraq does not go to "waste" as a deadline to withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraqi cities looms.

About 130,000 U.S. troops still remain in Iraq, but Odierno said that the military has already fallen back to let the Iraqis take the lead in running security for their country.

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