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U.S.-Iraq relationship unclear

Laura Meckler reports for The Wall Street Journal:

President Barack Obama and Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki began the work of defining a postwar relationship, meeting here Monday and pledging to cooperate on a range of military and civilian initiatives.

But as the final U.S. troops prepare to exit Iraq after a nine-year conflict, the full contours of the new U.S.-Iraq partnership aren't yet clear, either in the extent of future military cooperation or on other foreign policy questions in the region.

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