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Obama Withdrawal Plan

Welcome Home, Troops!

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 02.17.2012 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Our troops are withdrawing during a time in which many in our nation feel broken and down trodden. Welcome home, Iraqi troops. We missed you and we love you.

Where is Mohammed al-Daini? [Updated]

Dal LaMagna | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dal LaMagna

The U.S. may be leaving Iraq, but we should not be abandoning the Iraqi people. Particularly those who have put their lives on the line to rebuild their country in peace.

What Obama's Iraq Speech Means for American Foreign Policy

Ilan Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilan Goldenberg

It's not all about Iraq. It is about America's interests around the globe and the costs and benefits of pursuing different strategies.

Obama Bringing Troops Home: Are We Ready to Welcome Them?

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Whether it is 16 months or 19 months or 23 months, whether the residual force is 10,000 or 50,000 troops, the president's new plan will create a surge of new veterans coming home in 2009 and 2010. We need to be ready.

On the Right Path, Finally, in Iraq

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jon Soltz

If President Obama does continue to draw down, we will be more secure, and our military will now have a chance to repair the damage done to it by the previous administration.

Democrats Should Support Obama's Troop Plan

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

If Iraq remains or becomes even more stable in 2010, then Obama will almost surely draw down troops even more quickly than he's currently announcing.

Iraq's Struggle for Civil Rights

Jeff Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Johnson

We cannot abandon Iraq's minority groups -- most importantly, the Kurds -- to the tender mercies of those who have systematically oppressed them in the past.

Obama's Edge Over McCain on Iraq

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

Senator Obama's plan to leave troop elements behind would have conditions: the Iraqis would have to politically reconcile and end sectarianism. McCain's is to continue on the current path.

Report: Bush Pushed Back Iraq Withdrawal To Help McCain

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last July, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said U.S. troops should be out of Iraq "as soon as possible" and endorsed Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) w...

White House Accidentally E-Mails Story On Iraqi PM Backing Obama Withdrawal Plan To Reporters

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Reuters reported earlier today, Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki has voiced his support for Obama's withdrawal plan. Needless to say, such support is...