The US is attempting to negotiate a withdrawal date with Iraq, that would provide legal immunity to US troops stationed there in the meantime. Despite the fact that the US has significantly weakened its requirements (agreeing to give Iraqis legal jurisdiction over US contractors, for example, and agreeing to a specific target date for the US withdrawal), the draft agreement is still facing stiff opposition within Iraq, even among political parties who are generally supportive of the Iraqi government.

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