Thursday, August 21, 2008


Wow. I assumed there would be one, but that it would have some other name, like "glbropqxitan" or something.

"We have agreed that some goals, some aspirational timetables for how that might unfold, are well worth having in such an agreement," Rice told reporters after meeting with Iraqi officials, including Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The two sides had come together on a draft agreement earlier this week and Rice made an unannounced visit to Baghdad to press officials there to complete the accord.

I guess an "aspirational timetable" is somehow different than an actual one. Or something.