Friday, November 30, 2007

Happy Christmas George

Prime Minister-elect Kevin Rudd has announced that Australian combat troops in Iraq should be withdrawn by about the middle of next year.

Combat troops to come home from Iraq The Age, Australia
Iraq pledge by Australia PM-elect BBC News

Australian troops to leave Iraq by mid-2008: Rudd AFP

Australia wants Iraq toops home by mid 2008 Reuters et al…

What more can I hay?


Anonymous said...

Good news for Jake and the other young Australians like him. Imagine that - a government that listens to its citizens.

- abi (Blogger's not being very polite to non-members)

Cartledge said...

abi, Labor wanted this win so badly they are tuning right in. I'm hoping we get the package, right through to serious fiscal restraint. The people actually want a broken promise on tax cuts.