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US Troop Withdrawal Iraq

Rick Perry Talks Gaffes, Cain On 'Tonight Show'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry offered excuses for his recent brain freezes, advice for Herman Cain and a screed against Social Security during an appearan...

Tom Ricks: Obama's War In Iraq May Last Longer Than Bush's

Foreign Policy | Tom Ricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

News flash for the president-elect: All our troops are combat troops. It isn't like some American soldiers stroll around Iraq unarmed. Nor do the insu...

Iraq: Is the SOFA viable?

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

The Status of Forces Agreement comes with outrageous stipulations that render our troops helpless, subject them to the Iraqi military tribunals, halt U.S. military operations, and turn vengeful detainees over to the Iraqis.

Top Shiite Cleric Expresses Concern Over US-Iraq Security Pact

Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Iraqi PM Maliki Now Supports US "Withdrawal Agreement", Source Says

McClatchy Washington Bureau | Leila Fadel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD -- Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki has informed Iraq's presidency council that he now supports a security agreement with the United States, a S...

Petraeus Recommends Delay In Troop Cuts, Signaling Doubts About Iraq Stability

LA Times | Julian E. Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Army Gen. David H. Petraeus has recommended that President Bush postpone sharp troop cuts in Iraq until next year, delaying a large-scal...

Iraqi Prime Minister Jeopardizes Withdrawal Agreement By Ousting Negotiators

LA Times | Ned Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the "make-or-break" stage of talks with the U.S. on the withdrawal of American troops in Iraq, Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has swept aside his nego...

The Real Cost Of Staying The Course

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

If Americans who support this war aren't willing to put their own bodies where their rhetoric is, there can be no sustainability.