Iraqi Political Deal Clears Way For U.S. Pullout

News & Features Corey Flintoff · ·
Gen. Ray Odierno, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq could begin 60 days after the country's national elections. Just before a midnight deadline Sunday, Iraq's parliament approved an election law that clears the way for elections early next year, probably in late February.