Posts Tagged 'Pull Out'

Pull Out My @ss — US Occupation of Iraq Continues Unabated

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” –– George Orwell

…We have passed the June 30 deadline that, according to a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) signed between US Ambassador Ryan Crocker and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari on November 17, 2008, was the date all US forces were to have been withdrawn from all of Iraq’s cities. Today, however, there are at least 134,000 US soldiers in Iraq – a number barely lower than the number that were there in 2003. In addition,¬†US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates testified on June 9¬†that the United States would maintain an average of at least 100,000 troops in Iraq through fiscal year 2010….(link)