#1 Iraqi Officials Oppose US-Iraq Treaty06-09-2008, 03:49 PM
Iraqi Officials Oppose US-Iraq Treaty
Robert Dreyfuss Thu Jun 5, 4:38 PM ET
"Under the terms of the new treaty, the Americans would retain the long-term use of more than 50 bases in Iraq. American negotiators are also demanding immunity from Iraqi law for US troops and contractors, and a free hand to carry out arrests and conduct military activities in Iraq without consulting the Baghdad government."
http://news.yahoo.com/s/thenation/20...ion/1096327163At Coretta Scott King's funeral in early 2006, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, leaned over to him and whispered, "The torch is being passed to you." "A chill went up my spine," Obama told an aide. (Newsweek)
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