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MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY ON IRAQ

Report 15 July 2008
Iraq remains a strategic failure. Progressives must continue to highlight a number of core differences between them and conservatives as the debate enters a new phase.
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Iraq SOFA Negotiations Loom Large

News Stars And Stripes 22 June 2008
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It’s Not in America's Interest to Rush an Agreement that Will Determine Its Long-Term Relationship with Iraq

Report 19 June 2008
The Bush Administration is currently negotiating two agreements with the Iraqi government that could shape the U.S. presence in Iraq for years to come. These negotiations are too important to be taking place in haste, with little transparency and no input from the U.S. Congress or the Iraqi Parliament.
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Iraqi Politicians Push for Withdrawal

News The Washington Independent 6 June 2008
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Multilateral Like Bush

News The New Republic 7 May 2008
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The Progressive Approach: Iraq

Report 6 May 2008
The Bush Administration’s Iraq strategy has been a failure from day one. American troops have done everything asked of them, but military and civilian leaders agree that the solution to what has become a civil war lies in Iraqi politics. The reckless strategy has taken our eye off Al Qaeda, weakened our military and squandered our leverage around the globe. It’s time to end the war, begin removing our forces from Iraq, ask the Iraqi Government to stand on its own and focus on our real security priorities around the world.
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Five Years Since Mission Accomplished

Report 30 April 2008
It has been five years since the President declared victory in the battle for Iraq. Since that day, more than 3,900 American troops have been killed – bringing the total to more than 4,000.
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NSN REPORT: FIVE YEARS AFTER "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED," McCAIN REPRESENTS MORE OF THE SAME

Press Release Washington, DC 30 April 2008
With tomorrow marking the 5-year anniversary of President Bush declaring "mission accomplished" in Iraq, the National Security Network released the following report examining how Sen. John McCain's positions on Iraq represent a continuation of President Bush's failed policies:
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