A U.S soldier watches on TV a news image of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama, in Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008. Many in Iraq said Wednesday they don't expect an immediate shift in U.S. policy toward their country when Barack Obama takes over as the new U.S. president, despite his calls for a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops within 16 months.

Photo by: KARIM KADIM

A U.S soldier watches on TV a news image of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama, in Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008. Many in Iraq said Wednesday they don't expect an immediate shift in U.S. policy toward their country when Barack Obama takes over as the new U.S. president, despite his calls for a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops within 16 months.