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More Setbacks for Bush's Iraq Policy

November 12, 2008

The Iraqi government continues to demand more concessions from the Bush administration on a “status of forces agreement” that would limit the actions of U.S. troops in Iraq.

Though President George W. Bush earlier had hoped that the SOFA would give the U.S. military presence more permanence, that idea now appears to have backfired, with Iraqi politicians using the SOFA to require fixed dates for U.S. withdrawal.

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Investigative reporter Gareth Porter describes this latest debacle for Bush’s Iraq War policy. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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