If the Turks can do it why can’t we? Read the article at International Herald Tribune

The Turkish military announced it had withdrawn all of its troops from northern Iraq by Friday morning, bringing an eight-day ground offensive to an abrupt close, a day after the U.S. defense secretary, Robert Gates, had warned Turkey to pull out.

Reports varied as to the extent of the pullout, however, with a senior American military official in Iraq saying it had only begun and the Turks and an Iraqi official saying it was already complete.