White House

October 28, 2006

U.S. and Iraqi politicians craft language fit for negotiation

WASHINGTON - For the past week, debate over U.S. Iraq policy focused on whether the U.S. should set goals for the Iraqi government, such as disarming militias, and if they are not met, pull out. The discussion led to an acrimonious dispute between the U.S. ambassador to Iraq and that country's prime minister and has been the subject of several clarifications from U.S. officials, including President Bush.

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