I would say that it’s time. Didn’t we say we were sticking around long enough to let the Iraqi government step up to the plate? They’re at the plate and ready to swing the bat.
Is anyone surprised at this, or the fact that it is being virtually ignored by the American media today? “A majority of the Iraqi parliament has written to Congress rejecting a long-term security deal with Washington if it is not linked to a requirement that […]
I wonder if the Iraqi Parliament has heard about this? I doubt they’ll be very happy!
Today, the UK Independent has a troubling report on a “secret plan” for U.S. occupation in Iraq allegedly being pushed by the Bush administration: A secret deal being negotiated in Baghdad would perpetuate the American military occupation of Iraq indefinitely, regardless of the outcome of the US presidential election in November. The terms of the impending […]
Of course, we deny it:
Amb. Ryan Crocker, the U.S. envoy to Iraq, denied a report in the Independent, a British newspaper, that the U.S. was conducting secret negotiations with Iraq for permanent American military bases in Iraq. Crocker is state side this week to hold meetings with […]