Sunday, November 16, 2008

Breaking News: Iraqi Cabinet endorses US SOFA

According to the BBC, the Iraqi Cabinet has endorsed the US SOFA which includes the following elements:
  1. placing US forces in Iraq under the authority of the Iraqi government
  2. US forces to leave the streets of Iraq's towns and villages by the middle of 2009
  3. US forces to hand over their bases to Iraq during the course of 2009
  4. US forces to lose the authority to raid Iraqi homes without an order from an Iraqi judge and permission of the government.
We will see if these reports are true fairly soon.

I will comment on this as soon as the hard facts come out.