Apart from the memory and respect due to those who will never come home, then I hope this withdrawal happens sooner than later.
I hope also that the opprobrium and disgust attaching to this infamous and illegal invasion of a Sovereign state is visited upon the perpetrator:
not so much a 'politician' as 'wannabee a pop-star'!
In addition I pray that the misguided oaf and maladjusted fool denying the vital resources to the Armed Forces throughout this entire and tragic misadventure - Brown. G - is suitably dealt with - in Court - in The Hague!
The Iraqi parliament wouldn't have done themselves and Iraq any favour had they insisted the British army should leave before January 1st. Did they really believe for 1 second they could deploy enough Iraqi security forces to the Basra province in less than 10 days?