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Iraq PM wants troops out 'as soon as possible'

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posted on Jul, 19 2008 @ 08:59 PM
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Iraq PM wants troops out \


www.msnbc.msn.com

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says U.S. troops should leave Iraq "as soon as possible," according to a magazine report in which he also called presidential candidate Barack Obama's suggestion of 16 months "the right timeframe for a withdrawal."

In an interview with Germany's Der Spiegel magazine released Saturday, al-Maliki said he was not seeking to endorse Obama. The Illinois senator and likely Democratic nominee has pledged to withdraw combat troops from Iraq within 16 m
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[edit on 19-7-2008 by LostNemesis]




posted on Jul, 19 2008 @ 08:59 PM
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Wow, is this all propaganda? Sorry if already been posted...

I don't see it on the first page of Breaking News, aside from the Iraq PM Backing Obama one.

Lame. When will it all end? This HAS to be propaganda somehow.

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posted on Jul, 19 2008 @ 09:46 PM
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Originally posted by LostNemesis


Wow, is this all propaganda? Sorry if already been posted...

I don't see it on the first page of Breaking News, aside from the Iraq PM Backing Obama one.

Lame. When will it all end? This HAS to be propaganda somehow.

www.msnbc.msn.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



Your instinctive reaction to this piece is admirably correct. It IS propaganda at several levels. Ultimately, it is expected that we should disregard the legal arrangements and commitments already existing between the Iraqi 'government' and the Bush administration (and friends). What you are hearing from the PM is exactly what the folks in Iraq want to hear (including the GI's). Never mind that BO has already redefined his position on 'rapid withdrawal'.



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