Independent 2008 Presidential Candidate Announces Iraq Exit Strategy

In a press release issued earlier today, Independent presidential candidate Webster Brooks has provided a summary of his 11 Point Iraq Peace Plan. Brooks has also called for a total withdrawal from Iraq no later than December 2008. His plan may be viewed on his campaign website.
The 11 key points of the exit strategy are:

    1. The New Iraq: A Functional Confederation of Three Autonomous Regions
    2. Accepting Iraq as a “Theo-democratic” Islamic Republic
    3. The Iran Factor – A Marriage of Convenience and Necessity
    4. Preserving the Militias Will Enhance Iraq’s Security
    5. Securing Kurdistan’s Autonomy by Taking a Hard Line With Turkey
    6. Bring the Arab League Into Iraq to Facilitate Sunni Reconciliation Talks
    7. Diminishing the Insurgency by Sealing the Syrian Border
    8. Closing the Back Door To al Queda; Securing the Saudi and Jordanian Borders
    9. Influencing an Equitable Oil Revenue Sharing Formula
    10. Establishing a Timetable to Train 300,000 Iraqi Troops
    11. Shift the Focus of the U.S. Military to Establishing “Green Zones”

Webster Brooks is an former DC mayoral candidate currently residing in Hartford, CT. He has managed both Republican and Democratic campaigns and is the founder of New England Republicans of Color and the Low Country and Chesapeake Society (an independent black think tank). Brooks left the GOP in 2003, and has been studying independent movements and third parties since then. He is currently running for president as an independent on a platform he describes as centrist, and his campaign is employing a unique electoral vote strategy.