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Q: Some members of the [Iraqi] government have made it clear in the last month or two that they might want to withdraw before complete stability, before totally secure borders, before some of the completeness of victory as you described. Is there any change, do you think there is some wiggle room there because what you described with Petraeus was an end point that was rather complete — a peaceful, stable country.
MCCAIN: Its a peaceful and stable country now.
Originally posted by Karlhungis
reply to post by Swatman
At 51 seconds in, he says "it's a peaceful and stable country now".
I wish I lived in John McCain's world. Iraq is peaceful and stable, the economy is sound... good times. Unfortunately, the world I live in doesn't seem to match up with that.
Originally posted by Swatman
i wouldnt be surprised if iraq is peaceful. hell you need a bullet proof vehicle just to go down south central LA
Originally posted by lee anoma
He should have tea with John Lear.
They can discuss the wonders of the democratic utopia that is Iraq while debating which planet has the best oceanfront property, Saturn or Mars.
Meanwhile in this dimension:
Bombs near Shiite mosques in Baghdad kill 24 - Associated Press
Originally posted by C.C.Benjamin
come on conspiracy nutters, let's hear how I'm wrong!
McCain: Iraq Is 'A Peaceful And Stable Country Now'
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), in its report Contractors' Support of U.S. Operations in Iraq, compared the costs of maintaining a Blackwater professional armed guard versus the U.S. military providing such services itself. Both came in at about $500,000 per person per year.