Us Iraq Agreement

withdrew from Iraq in accordance with the terms of the agreement. In the meantime, U.S. troops will remain under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Uniform Code of Military Justice. Michael E. O`Hanlon, of the Brookings Institution`s research group, said there were “those areas that are not as clear as Iraqis would like to think.” [15] On November 16, 2008, the Iraqi Cabinet approved the agreements; on 27 November, the Iraqi parliament ratified it; On December 4, the Iraqi Presidential Council approved the security pacts. [24] Some members of Congress say the Bush administration must send the Iraqi SOFA to Congress for ratification, a position championed by President-elect Obama during his presidential campaign. Meanwhile, White House agents resisted. Michael J.

Matheson, a law professor at George Washington University, told lawmakers in February 2008 that if a SOFA “is limited to the American.