I know its pre sea game day but I thought this was pretty interesting if true. Troops out of Iraqie cities within a year. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080807/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_us_bases BAGHDAD - Iraq and the U.S. are near an agreement on all American combat troops leaving Iraq by October 2010, with the last soldiers out three years after that, two Iraqi officials told The Associated Press on Thursday. U.S. officials, however, insisted no dates had been agreed. ADVERTISEMENT The proposed agreement calls for Americans to hand over parts of Baghdad's Green Zone â€” where the U.S. Embassy is located â€” to the Iraqis by the end of 2008. It would also remove U.S. forces from Iraqi cities by June 30, 2009, according to the two senior officials, both close to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and familiar with the negotiations. The officials, who spoke separately on condition of anonymity because the talks are ongoing, said all U.S. combat troops would leave Iraq by October 2010, with the remaining support personnel gone "around 2013." The schedule could be amended if both sides agree â€” a face-saving escape clause that would extend the presence of U.S. forces if security conditions warrant it......con.