Thursday, September 27, 2007
Another Reason Why We Cannot Wait Until 2008
Despite being elected with a clear mandate to end the war, despite polls showing that an overwhelming majority of people want the troops home now, the leading Democratic Party candidates for President say that they won't even promise to have the troops home by 2013.

It becomes clearer every day that the only force that will stop this war is a tidal wave of protest and resistance.


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Troop withdrawal by 2013 not certain, top Democratic presidential candidates say

By BETH FOUHY
The Associated Press

HANOVER, N.H. | The leading Democratic presidential hopefuls conceded Wednesday that they cannot guarantee to withdraw all U.S. combat troops from Iraq by 2013, the end of the next president’s first term.

“I think it’s hard to project four years from now,” said Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois in the opening moments of a campaign debate in the nation’s first primary state.

“It is very difficult to know what we’re going to be inheriting,” said Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York.

“I cannot make that commitment,” said former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina. >>read full story

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