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The “Withdrawal Treaty” Is Passed

Posted by Reidar Visser on Thursday, 27 November 2008 19:06

Today’s vote in the Iraqi parliament related to the bilateral relationship between the United States and Iraq is likely to be reported in the Western media as a case of “Shiites” giving certain concessions to “Sunnis” in exchange for their support for a deal on the withdrawal of US forces. That is not an accurate account of what has been going on in the Iraqi parliament over the past few days… Full story here.

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