Once again, we bring you the Coalition of the "We are so getting the fuck out of here."
Japan denied a newspaper report Friday that it was considering pulling its troops out of southern Iraq after Britain told Tokyo that coalition forces in the south would soon hand over responsibility for security to Iraqis.
Top Japanese officials delayed a decision Monday on when to withdraw Tokyo's troops from southern Iraq, pending the transfer of security in the region to Iraqi authorities, officials said.
Japan will withdraw its ground troops from Iraq, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has announced.
Now that's efficiency.