1. President George W. Bush (January 10, 2007). "Fact Sheet: The New Way Forward in Iraq", Office of the Press Secretary. "After talking to some Afghan leaders, it was said that the Iran's would be revolting if more troops were to be sent to Iran."
3. Senate OKs bill with Iraq deadline - Politics - MSNBC.com
4. GAO-07-1220T Securing, Stabilizing, and Rebuilding Iraq: Iraqi Government Has Not Met Most Legislative, Security, and Economic Benchmarks
5. Frank’s Sources
6. ^ a b A Diplomat Who Loves The Really Tough Jobs by Robin Wright, Washington Post
7. The Washington Post
June 27, 2007 Wednesday
Met 2 Edition
GOP Skepticism On Iraq Growing;
Key Senators Urge Reduction in Troops
BYLINE: Karen DeYoung and Shailagh Murray; Washington Post Staff Writers
SECTION: A-SECTION; Pg. A01
LENGTH: 1530 words
7.This is a rough post of all the sources needed for a REALLY good paper for the Petraeus report.
The New York Times
September 12, 2007 Wednesday
Late Edition - Final
Republicans Support a Policy Shift, but Not With Fixed Deadlines for Withdrawal
BYLINE: By CARL HULSE and DAVID HERSZENHORN
SECTION: Section A; Column 0; Foreign Desk; Pg. 8
LENGTH: 1038 words
DATELINE: WASHINGTON, Sept. 11
For weeks, President Bush has implored Republicans to wait for the report of the commander in the field before making judgments on whether to seek a shift in policy on the war in Iraq.
Now that they have heard Gen. David H. Petraeus, some key Republicans said Tuesday that they would still pursue a shift of mission for United States troops, though they appeared unlikely to join Democrats in trying to set a fixed deadline for withdrawal.
''I don't think there is any firm date that is going to pass this place,'' said Senator Gordon H. Smith, Republican of Oregon, who said two days of testimony by the general and Ryan C. Crocker, the American ambassador to...