Today, some new language from Sen. John McCain on the length of the United States's military commitment to Iraq.

Listen to it, here.

The Iraq War, Mr. McCain said, will be over "soon."

He continued: "...the war for all intents and purposes, although the insurgency will go on for years and years and years, but it will be handled by the Iraqis, not by us, and then we decide what kind of security arrangement we want to have with the Iraqis. ... "

The full context:

“And by the way, that reminds me of this hundred year thing. I was
asked in a town hall meeting back in Florida, how long would we have a
presence in Iraq? My friends, the war will be over soon, the war for
all intents and purposes although the insurgency will go on for years
and years and years, but it will be handled by the Iraqis, not by us,
and then we decide what kind of security arrangement we want to have
with the Iraqis. ... "



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