“Iraqis Demand Timetable for Withdrawal” by Center for American Progress:
July 08, 2008, 1:00am

On Monday, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki raised the prospect of “setting a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops as part of negotiations over a new security agreement with Washington.” During an official visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates, Maliki told a gathering of Arab ambassadors, “Today, we are looking at the necessity of terminating the foreign presence on Iraqi lands and restoring full sovereignty.”

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