By the end of August, the United States plans to fully complete the execution of combat missions in Iraq. In this country until the end of next year will remain the same all around 50 thousand American fighter.
According to the U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley, a South American presence in Iraq far from over, but now it will be mainly not military, a civilian nature, Radio Liberty.
In Israel, note the similarity withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and parts of the IDF from southern Lebanon, conducted by Ehud Barak in 2000 and triggered a sense of victory at the "Hezbollah" and its allies. At the moment, "Al-Qaeda" and Shiite insurgents in Iraq will be able to consider themselves the favorites.
In the near future the official Israeli representatives mentioned again in their own speeches "eastern front. "Israel has always feared that in case of a new military conflict will be opened"eastern front". Military coalition in which Iraqi forces will play a central role, uses a long border with Jordan — from Aqaba to Tzemach — for a large-scale attack on Israel.
This fear is not unfounded, against withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, the growth in this country of Iranian influence and political crisis, making the problematic building sustainable democratic regime.