Report: Washington ''unhappy'' with some members of Iraq's governing council
The Bush administration is considering possible alternatives to Iraq's governing council to ensure Washington will be able to transfer power as troops are withdrawn, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
U.S. officials believe members of the U.S.-appointed body are too focused on their own interests and moving too slowly to draft a new constitution, The Post said in a report citing senior U.S. officials.
"We're unhappy with all of them. They're not acting as a legislative or governing body, and we need to get moving," a U.S. official quoted by the paper said.
The Post said Robert Blackwill, an official on the White House National Security Council overseeing Iraq's political transition, is embarking on an unannounced trip to Iraq this weekend to underscore U.S. concerns.
Blackwill will discuss possible alternatives with Paul Bremer, the U.S. administrator in Iraq. (Albawaba.com)
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