Rami Khouri: Iraq Sliced and Diced 22 Oct 2008

Will Iraq finally end the colonial era?

One of the most fascinating developments in the Middle East these days is the attempt by the US and Iraqi governments to negotiate an agreement defining the status of American troops in Iraq, including a target date for all US troops to leave by 2011. A critical issue still being negotiated is the liability and legal jurisdiction for American troops that stay in the country.

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