Comments:Obama sets deadline to withdraw troops from Iraq
This page is for commentary on the news. If you wish to point out a problem in the article (e.g. factual error, etc), please use its regular collaboration page instead. Comments on this page do not need to adhere to the Neutral Point of View policy. You should sign your comments by adding ~~~~ to the end of your message. Please remain on topic. Though there are very few rules governing what can be said here, civil discussion and polite sparring make our comments pages a fun and friendly place. Please think of this when posting.
Quick hints for new commentators:
- Use colons to indent a response to someone else's remarks
- Always sign your comments by putting --~~~~ at the end
- You can edit a section by using the edit link to the right of the section heading
Good For Current Events For Children. 
I think this is a good article for kids to do for current events in school. It is telling about what our new african american President Barack Obama is doing to settle this war between the Iraqi's and the U.S. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 184.108.40.206 (talk • contribs)
Waiting to see what happens 
Well, so far so good. I'm tempted to celebrate, but I think I'll save that until after the troops are out of there.
220.127.116.11 00:36, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
Read between the lines.... 
Obama said he'll pull out all combat troops. Then what will be implemeted is "trainers".... same thing with a different name.
In Viet Nam, the first "advisor" was killed in 1959. Advisor was another name for "troop". We didn't stop "official" military actions Viet nam until 1973.
Another thing to consider is if we are in the process of implementing a troop removal in Iran, why are we adding tens of thousands of troops into Afghanistan this very minute?
Don't be fooled by the smoke and mirrors of the "troop pullout". The combat in the Middle East will not be without U.S. troops any time soon.
- Congrats you are one of few people to see the "Messiah" of the Liberals is a lying PoC like every other politician.--18.104.22.168 13:24, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
- obama is not speaking of pulling troops out of afghanistan, but rather iraq. he is quoted in this news piece as saying that the iraq withdrawal will allow for more attention to afghanistan, so i don't konw what you complaint is. and to 22.214.171.124, please, if you want to have a discussion, leave out the snide remarks of "liberal messiah" and such. lets have an intelligent conversation, not an ad hom fest. cheers. - Imind (talk) 02:59, 4 March 2009 (UTC)
- Yeah, what a surprise. Fephisto (talk) 10:45, 7 March 2009 (UTC)
Comments from feedback form - "This was very helpful" 
Iraqi deaths are not unknown 
It is incorrect to say that the Iraq deaths are unknown. Instead it would be better to state their reportage is highly politicised. In this vain I find it disheartening to see that although the link to the Wikipedia page on Iraqi Deaths is included it is prefaced by reference to tens of thousands although only one of the quoted six surveys range below 100,000. So if the desire is to quote the lowest aggregated range of the surveys then more correctly it should be referenced as in excess of (at least) 100,000 (98,170 being the only quoted figure technically in the tens of thousands).