Monday, June 16, 2008

Real News Video: US Iraq security pact - deal or no deal

Bush administration applies pressure to accept security pact, but Iraqis from all parties reluctant

"As the Bush administration applies pressure on Iraq to sign a "Status of Forces Agreement" long-term security pact, Iraqi lawmakers fear the deal will mean permanent US bases in their country. Though Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said publicly that he doesn't believe a deal is possible, the administration insists that the July 31 deadline will be met. The Real News Network Analyst Pepe Escobar comments."

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