US and Iraq Agree to Goals for Troop Cuts

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/19/world/middleeast/19iraq.html?ref=world

     
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    But, but...isn't that a signal for the terrorists to bide their time?
     
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    Can't you just be happy that troops will finally start coming home? It's better than nothing these days.
     
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    Quit being so damn sensitive about your hero, Duhbya.
     
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    I do find it pretty funny, Bush saying a General Time Horizon is not the same thing as a time frame.

    I call BS lol
     
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    LOL come on Rav, when have I ever given the impression that I like Bush, let alone that he's my "hero"?

    I personally think he's one of the worst presidents we've had. I didn't vote for him either time.

    Although, in 2000 I was 20 years old and politics was the last thing I was interested in. But I'd say that if I knew in 2000 what I know now, I would have potentially voted for Bush, being how his platform then was about the same as Ron Paul's is.
     
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    I applaud president bush for coming up with a 3 syllable word...

    hor-i-zon

    Oh sorry! I-di-ot is a 3 syllable word, isn't it?
     
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    Not when Bush says it.

    :)
     
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    Sounds promising.

    Headlines often do.

    What's are the details of this "agreement"?

    You folks ever hear the expression "He's all hat and no cattle."?

    That appears to me to be what this "agreement" amounts to.
     
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    I just hope Iraq is really acting on its own in seeking to speed troop withdrawal and not being urged by Iran. I don't know what the different factions will do when we stop paying them not to fight.

    Oh wait, I guess we tax payers can pay them not to kill each other for a couple more years, right? NOT!
     

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