“A senior Iraqi official on Thursday explicitly backed U.S. President-elect Barack Obama’s plans to withdraw combat troops from the country by mid-2010, Baghdad’s clearest endorsement yet of Obama’s exit strategy.”
(Via Yahoo! News.)
This was obvious to me. It seemed like Bush-McCain-Leiberman types all wanted to stay until “victory” could be declared. Whatever that meant. It seems to me that if you are fighting for democracy, you leave because the people say so.