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Sofa Iraq

Odierno Dismisses Reese Memo Calling For Early Iraq Withdrawal

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAMP RAMADI, Iraq — The top U.S. commander in Iraq said Tuesday an American role over the next 2 1/2 years is crucial to ensuring legitimate nat...

Maliki SOFA Switch: US Troops Might Stay Beyond 2011

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Iraqi prime minister has admitted US troops could stay in the country beyond 2011....

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.

Suicide Blasts Kill 17 In Iraq, Same Day U.S. Troop Pact Approved

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A security pact with a timetable for pulling U.S. forces from Iraq won final government approval Thursday, even as suicide bombers kil...