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Iraq Timetable

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Announces Iraq Troops Will Be Withdrawn By End Of 2011 | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Fulfilling a long-held campaign promise, President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will pull all U.S. troops out of Iraq by the en...

Iraq Not Requesting American Troops Stay After This Year

Posted 06.22.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has not requested an extension of an end-2011 deadline for the United States to withdraw its troops, the top U.S. military of...

Pass the Employee Free Choice Act

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act is easy to justify on the basis of guaranteeing the basic human rights of working Americans.

Keeping Promises, Getting Out

Richard Klass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Klass

There is some unhappiness with President Obama's plan to end U.S. military involvement in Iraq. Those criticisms are not justified. Let's look at what candidate Obama promised and what he is doing.

Obama's Iraq Timetable May Need Adjustment

Time | Brian Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior U.S. military officials will likely advise Barack Obama to adjust his campaign pledge to withdraw all U.S. combat troops from Iraq by mid-2010....

Jason Linkins

Bush Uses Iraq-Based Troops As Domestic Political Pawns, And Almost Nobody Notices | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, ThinkProgress reported on an extraordinary revelation in the ongoing negotiations between the Bush White House and Nouri al-Maliki's Iraqi ...

The Cut-and-Runners Have Won, and They're Bush/Cheney

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Now that Condi has negotiated a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, all the Republican rhetorical crap of the post-Mission Accomplished era, which was masquerading as statesmanship, is now inoperative.

Iraqi Shi'ite Cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr To Disarm If U.S. Withdraws On Timetable

Reuters | Wisam Mohammed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Influential Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr would dissolve his Mehdi Army militia if the United States starts withdrawing troops according to a s...

Security Agreement WIth Iraq Said To Be Near

New York Times | ALISSA J. RUBIN and STEVEN LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraq and the United States are close to a deal on a sensitive security agreement that Iraqi officials said on Wednesday satisfies the nation's desire ...

Sunday Watch: In Which McCain Is Not Greeted as a Liberator

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

It was a delight to see Stephanopoulos nudge McCain to Iraq, getting at what is the most fundamental difference between the two candidates -- the grown-up test of independence from the Bush worldview.

McCain On Obama's Iraq Plan: "I Think It's A Pretty Good Timetable" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with CNN Friday, John McCain said that he thinks Obama's 16-month timetable for withdrawing troops from Iraq is "a "pretty good timeta...

A Surreal Moment in Iraq

Ilan Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ilan Goldenberg

For years, the administration's policy has been, "when they stand up, we'll stand down." Well the Iraqis are standing up, and so far at least Bush and McCain's response seems to be: "you're not ready yet."

WATCH: How McCain Can Hit Back On Maliki

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

It's easy, really!...

Jason Linkins

Iraqis Continue To Insist On Timetable For Withdrawal | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this week, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki stated that forthcoming agreements with the United States would include a timetable for the wi...

Jason Linkins

Is McCain Poised To 'Refine His Position' On Iraq? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATED, below.] Don't look now, national political media, but it looks like Senator John McCain is about to flip-flop "refine his position" on Iraq...

Hey Bush and McCain: Is al-Maliki a Defeato-Shiite?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If nothing else, al-Maliki's remarks should serve as a wake-up call to Americans, especially during a presidential election year.

In Break With Bush, Iraq PM Demands US Withdrawal Timetable

Times Of London | James Hilder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraq said for the first time yesterday that it wanted to set a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops from its territory. President Bush has long ...