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November 28, 2007

The Deciders: White House Press Corps Questions If There Is "Any Precedent In History" To Tentative Security Agreement Between Iraq and US

So smart. So informed. So... media.

About the "Declaration of Principles" agreed to, without the force of formal law (yet) between Iraq and the US, one of the People's Tribunes in the White House Press Corps asked...

Q “Is there any precedent for this in history? I mean, there wasn’t anything like this after Korea or Vietnam or any other kind of American engagement.

[Digest of General Lute's answer:] The US has been a party to a long-term agreement with Korea since the end of the Korean War and is a party to bilateral agreements with 100 other nations.

Nothing like this. Eveh. We have no bilateral treaties or executive level security agreements or negotiated basing rights with any other countries, including Korea. Or the Philippines. Or Germany. Or England. Or... Cuba, for that fucking matter. (2000 gold coins per year for Guantanamo... for as long as we like.)

DRJ at Patterico also notes Nancy Pelosi's Stepford Quisling greeting of this good news.


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