Boy, They Can't Keep Maliki In Line For Shit

As you might recall, Condi told everyone that she and Maliki agreed upon a troop withdrawal time table that was more "aspirational" in nature.

Well, according to Maliki, that aspirational date is fixed at December 31, 2011:
"There is an agreement actually reached, reached between the two parties on a fixed date which is the end of 2011 to end any foreign presence on Iraqi soil," Maliki said in a speech to tribal leaders in the Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone.

[H/T to ThinkProgress]

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