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Timetable? Who said anything about a timetable?

As Creature notes over at The Reaction, it would seem that Al-Maliki omitted the timetable for US troop withdrawals provision from his reconciliation plan. I wonder if he got a call from Dubya?

Update: Paul Reynolds of The BBC called out this plan for what it is: an election year stunt.
The "reconciliation" plan announced on Sunday by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki is part of a grand strategy by the Bush administration to stabilise Iraq - or to stabilise the perception of Iraq - in advance of the mid-term elections for Congress in November...

...The plan could not offer a timetable or deadline for withdrawal because the avoidance of such a deadline has become absolutely central to the selling of the Iraq strategy by the Bush administration in the gathering mid-term election campaign...

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