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  • Letter criticized al-Qaida head in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 59 minutes ago
    A top al-Qaida official warned Abu Musab al-Zarqawi six months before he was killed by a U.S. airstrike that he would be removed as the terror group's head in Iraq if he did not consult with the group's leadership on major issues.

  • Iraq PM announces plan to unite parties Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 6:19 PM
    Iraq's prime minister announced a new plan Monday aimed at ending the deepening crisis between Shiite and Sunni parties in his government and uniting them behind the drive to stop sectarian killings that have bloodied the country for months.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,719 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 5:38 PM
    As of Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at least 2,719 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,164 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • U.S. eyes Latin America's help in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 4:02 PM
    The United States is pressing some Latin American countries to send troops to Afghanistan and Iraq for non-combat missions as the Pentagon struggles to transition those operations from war to reconstruction.

  • Iraq PM unveils "peace committee" against violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 2:25 PM
    Iraq's prime minister announced a broad plan to halt militia killings on Monday, as mass kidnaps by men in uniform and dozens of tortured bodies found in Baghdad fueled fears of all-out sectarian civil war.

  • Latest developments in Iraq on October 2 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 2:07 PM
    Developments in Iraq on Monday:

  • The CQPolitics Forum: Has the Public Made Up Its Mind on Iraq? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 02 11:15 AM
    Given the high level of voter awareness about the war in Iraq, can either party with just more than five weeks to go before the Nov. 7 elections substantially move public opinion to its side on the war issue?

  • Letter Criticized al-Qaida Head in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 40 minutes ago
    al-Qaida Official Warned Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi He'd Be Removed As Terror Group's Leader in Iraq

  • Iraq lawmakers extend state of emergency Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 8:24 AM
    Parliament extended Iraq's state of emergency Monday as gunmen seized 14 employees from computer stores in downtown Baghdad in the second mass kidnapping in as many days.

  • Iraq PM Announces Plan to Unite Parties Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Iraq Prime Minister Announces New Plan Aimed at Ending Crisis Between Shiite, Sunni Parties

  • Iraq lawmakers renew state of emergency Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 5:24 AM
    Parliament extended Iraq's state of emergency Monday as gunmen snatched 14 employees from shops in downtown Baghdad in the second mass kidnapping in as many days. Dozens of bodies were found in and around Baghdad, apparently the latest victims of Shiite-Sunni killings.

  • Iraq Casualties On The Rise by Martin Sieff UPI Senior News Analyst Washington (UPI) Oct 01, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The past two weeks have seen a sharp rise in the rates at which U.S. soldiers are being killed and wounded in Iraq. The total number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq through Sept. 27 since the start of operations to topple Saddam Hussein on March 19, 2003, was 2,706, according to official figures issued by the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • Iraq war draws foreign jihadists, but not in droves Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Oct 02 2:26 PM
    To bin Laden, Iraq may be more important as a symbol than as a physical battlefield or training ground.

  • Three Myths About Iraq by William C. Danvers UPI Outside View Commentator Washington (UPI) Oct 02, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The Bush administration's fall offensive to boost public support for Iraq is underway. Unfortunately, there is a reality gap between the administration's Iraq policy and actual events on the ground.

  • Marshall Thompson: What I Learned in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 02 3:23 PM
    I'm nervous today. This morning I started my 500-mile peace walk across Utah, the reddest state in the nation. I hope my legs hold up. I hope I don't sprain an ankle or injure a knee. But most of all, I hope I don't lose my temper. About three months ago, I was in Iraq preparing to return home after a one-year tour as a military journalist. A wizened medical corps colonel interviewed me in a

  • Norman Solomon: Iraq Is Not a Quagmire Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 02 2:23 PM
    The uproar over Bob Woodward's new book has intensified the media focus on a basic controversy that's summed up this way: Is Iraq a quagmire? Like many other debates that flourish in American mass media, the standard answers on both sides are wrong -- because the question bypasses human realities. Most obviously, Iraq is not a swamp; it's a place where real people live and die. They are

  • Australians don't think Iraq war has reduced terror threat: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 1:42 AM
    The vast majority of Australians do not believe the war in Iraq has reduced the threat of terrorism, a survey from a foreign policy think tank has shown.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,718 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 02 2:34 PM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,718 Monday, According to Count by the Associated Press

  • Rice seeks Saudi help to stabilize Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 2:27 AM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday she plans to ask Saudi Arabia to do more to help stabilize Iraq, encouraging it to influence Iraqi Sunnis to become more involved in the political process.

  • Iraq PM Announces Plan to Unite Parties Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 02 4:03 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq October 2, 2006, 6:46 p.m. ET Iraq's prime minister announced a new plan Monday aimed at ending the deepening crisis between Shiite and Sunni parties in his government and uniting them behind the drive to stop sectarian killings that have bloodied the country for months.

  • Iraq war hasn't helped terror fight: Australia poll Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 02 12:03 AM
    Australia will not alter its commitment to Iraq, the conservative government said on Monday, despite a poll showing an overwhelming majority of Australians believe the war has not reduced the threat of terrorism.

  • The war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    The war in Iraq has not gone according to the plans or expectations of the Bush administration. No weapons of mass destruction. No collaboration between Saddam Hussein and Al-Qaida. It wasn't supposed to take this long, be this difficult or cost this much. The administration has pointed to success -- toppling Saddam and fostering elections -- acknowledging problems, but calling Iraq the "central

  • Iraq PM Announces Plan To Unite Parties Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Oct 02 6:42 PM
    Iraq's prime minister announced a new plan Monday aimed at ending the deepening crisis between Shiite and Sunni parties in his government and uniting them behind the drive to stop sectarian killings that have bloodied the country for months. CBS News: Facts About Iraq

  • Latest developments in Iraq on October 2 Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 02 3:05 PM
    Developments in Iraq on Monday: -- Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced a new plan aimed at uniting Sunni and Shiite parties behind the drive to stop sectarian killings. Local commissions in each district of Baghdad -- made up of representatives of every party, religious and tribal leaders, and security officials -- will consult on security efforts. A central committee will ...

  • Iraq and Afghanistan: two fronts in the same war Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 26 minutes ago
    TO CRITICS of the Bush administration, the war in Afghanistan is the "good" counterinsurgency. Their calls for troop reductions or a timetable to end the "bad war" in Iraq are matched by demands for more resources and perseverance in Afghanistan. However, this preference is senseless, driven either by sentimentality or partisanship. There is no sound strategic reason to favor the Afghan

  • Iraq renews state of emergency Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Oct 02 7:13 AM
    Parliament extended Iraqs state of emergency Monday as gunmen snatched 14 employees from computer stores in downtown Baghdad in the second mass kidnapping in as many days.

  • Fort Carson Brigade begins Iraq deployment Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Oct 02 12:18 PM
    More than 1,500 soldiers, family members and friends watched today as Fort Carson's 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, held a departure ceremony for its deployment to Iraq this month.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,719 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 02 5:38 PM
    As of Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at least 2,719 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Two More Iowa Soldiers Die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - 35 minutes ago
    Iowa has lost 41 soldiers in the War on Terror and the War in Iraq. Today, we know two other Iowa families are coping with the loss of a loved one.

  • Letter Shows Al Qaeda Leaders Were Not Happy With Their Man in Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX6 WBRC-TV Birmingham - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Six months before the head of Al Qaeda in Iraq was killed by a U.S. airstrike, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi received a letter said to be sent by a top Al Qaeda official who said he was not happy with him and warned that he would be removed if he did not consult with the terror group's leadership on major issues.

  • Iraq's leader unveils plan to unify sects and stop bloodshed Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's prime minister says he has a new plan to "end sectarian hatred once and for all" and "stop the bloodshed."

  • Pryor: Iraq improving, but troubles remain Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    UNDATED U.S. Senator Mark Pryor says security in postwar Iraq continues to improve, but he acknowledged the country remains (quote) "one car bomb away from a terrible day."

  • 'Denial' details an administration adrift in Iraq Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Oct 02 4:45 PM
    Call "State of Denial" Bob Woodward's October Surprise. The surprise isn't in the book's conclusion -- that Iraq is a mess -- but in its tone. In two earlier books on President George W. Bush ("Plan of Attack" and "Bush at War"), Woodward all but saluted the commander in chief.

  • Kissinger's Bad Advice on Iraq Open this result in new window
    consortiumnews.com - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    As the situation in Iraq steadily worsens, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has emerged as a White House adviser, urging George W. Bush to resist calls for withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq. The question now is whether Kissinger is charting the same disastrous course for a prolonged war as he did in Vietnam.

  • Letter shows al-Qaida leaders were not happy with their man in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 54 minutes ago
    A top al-Qaida official warned the group's leader in Iraq that he would be replaced if he didn't consult more on major issues.

  • Iraq: The bogus recruitment tool Open this result in new window
    WorldNetDaily - Oct 02 5:58 PM
    The November elections are fast approaching, and we still don't have the faintest idea what the Democrats would do in Iraq. That's because they have no earthly idea and certainly no consensus.

  • Iraq PM unveils "peace committee" against violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News - Oct 02 2:26 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's prime minister announced a broad plan to halt militia killings on Monday, as mass kidnaps by men in uniform and dozens of tortured bodies found in Baghdad fuelled fears of all-out sectarian civil war.

  • Letter shows al-Qaida leaders were not happy with their man in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 02 3:52 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - A top al-Qaida official warned Abu Musab al-Zarqawi six months before he was killed by a U.S. air strike that he would be removed as the terror group's head in Iraq if he did not consult with the group's leadership on major issues.

  • Letter shows al-Qaida leaders were not happy with their man in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A top al-Qaida official warned the group's leader in Iraq that he would be replaced if he didn't consult more on major issues.

  • Kurdish Ties Strengthen Across Iraq-Turkey Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 02 7:05 AM
    The Kurds of northern Iraq say they will no longer fly the Iraqi flag, prompting criticism from neighboring Turkey. The Turkish government has previously threatened to go to war to stop Iraqi Kurds from creating an independent state. The rhetoric has done little, however, to stop growing economic and cultural ties between ordinary Kurds on both sides of the border. Ivan Watson reports.

  • Aussies say Iraq war didn't lessen terror Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A new poll shows 80 percent of Australian voters say the Iraq war has failed to reduce the threat of terrorism. The survey by the Lowy Institute found that 66 percent do not believe the war is helping to spread democracy in the region, The Australian reported.

  • Pryor: Iraq improving, but troubles remain Open this result in new window
    al.com - Oct 02 6:22 PM
    LITTLE ROCK (AP) Security in postwar Iraq continues to improve, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Monday, but he acknowledged the country remains "one car bomb away from a terrible day."

  • Letter shows al-Qaida leaders were not happy with their man in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A top al-Qaida official warned the group's leader in Iraq that he would be replaced if he didn't consult more on major issues. The warning came in an eleven-page...

  • Peace Remains Elusive in Anbar, Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 02 4:13 PM
    Anbar Province, northwest of Baghdad, remains the most dangerous area in Iraq. American Marines are trying to bring order, but without much help from the Iraqi police battalions, whose numbers are dwindling.

  • Indiana Marine Killed By Snipers In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WISH-TV Indianapolis - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    Snipers in Iraq killed an Elkhart Marine Reservist Sunday. 23-year-old Corporal Aaron Seal was serving with a South Bend based engineer company in Baghdad. Seal, a 2001 graduate from Elkhart Memorial,

  • Iraq's Leader Unveils Plan To Unify Sects And Stop Bloodshed Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Iraq's prime minister says he has a new plan to "end sectarian hatred once and for all" and "stop the bloodshed."

  • Rice seeks Saudi help to stabilise Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    shannon, Ireland US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday she plans to ask Saudi Arabia to do more to help stabilise Iraq, encouraging it to influence Iraqi Sunnis to become more involved in the political process.

  • Govt stands firm on Iraq, despite Australian public Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - Oct 02 3:00 PM
    The Federal Government says it will continue to support the war in Iraq despite revelations that most people are against the conflict.

  • Hearing scheduled for N.Y. soldier in Iraq "fragging" Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Oct 02 6:38 PM
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. An arraignment is scheduled next month in the capital case of a New York National Guard sergeant accused of killing two officers in Iraq.

  • Three soldiers from Fergus Falls Guard unit injured in Iraq... Open this result in new window
    KXMB CBS12 Bismarck - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    Three soldiers from a Fergus Falls, Minnesota National Guard unit were injured recently in Iraq. The soldiers were in a Bradley fighting vehicle that was hit by an improvised explosive device near Fallujah (fuh-LOO'-juh) last week. Sharon

  • Two Iowa soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Des Moines Register - Oct 02 1:59 PM
    Staff Sgt. Scott E. Nisely, 48, of Marshalltown and Spec. Kampha B. Sourivong, 20 of Iowa City both died Saturday during combat near Al Asad, Iraq.

  • 26 workers kidnapped as violence resumes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Oct 02 6:37 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq More violence has surfaced in the Iraqi capital, now that a curfew has been lifted.

  • Letter criticized al-Qaida head in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 02 5:59 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A top al-Qaida official warned Abu Musab al-Zarqawi six months before he was killed by a U.S. airstrike that he would be removed as the terror group's head in Iraq if he did not consult with the group's leadership on major issues.

  • Soldiers shot after ambush in Iraq killed unlawfully, coroner rules Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 02 4:14 PM
    A coroner investigating the killing of two British troops in Iraq said yesterday that the soldiers should never have been allowed to enter the town where they were ambushed.

  • UK soldier killed in south Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 02 3:09 AM
    A British soldier has been killed and another seriously injured in Basra, southern Iraq, the Ministry of Defence says.

  • Poor planning in Iraq to blame for soldiers' deaths, says coroner Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 02 4:13 PM
    A coroner has severely criticised British army officers, saying their failure to plan was partly to blame for the capture and execution of two of their men in the early days of the Iraq war.

  • Families of Iraq troops want Kean to quit Senate race Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 02 1:04 PM
    TRENTON, N.J. - A group of anti-war activists with relatives serving in Iraq called on Tom Kean Jr. to quit the U.S. Senate race Monday, saying the Republican lacks a strategy for withdrawing troops or ensuring soldiers get needed aid once they return.

  • White House on defensive over book's revelations on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 3:48 PM
    An explosive new book by star journalist Bob Woodward alleging President George W. Bush hid the truth of the deteriorating Iraq situation has rocked the White House just five weeks before key US congressional elections.

  • U.K. Soldier Killed, Another Wounded in Attack on Base in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 02 4:16 AM
    Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- A U.K. soldier was killed and another was hurt today in a mortar attack on a British Army base in Basra, southern Iraq.

  • AWOL Iraq War Veteran Says War's Immoral; He's Turning Himself In Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 19 minutes ago
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An AWOL Army medic who served a year in Iraq, then left his unit in Germany rather than be sent back, says war is immoral. But he's surrendering to face court-martial because "it's the right thing to do."

  • Tri-State Soldier Dies After Humvee Flips In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 4:27 PM
    Family members found out Saturday that a soldier from Western Hills was killed in Iraq.

  • White House backs Rumsfeld, denies charges on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 3:32 PM
    President Bush has confidence in Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, despite accusations that he botched the Iraq war and earlier efforts by top Bush aides to replace him, the White House said on Sunday.

  • Hearing scheduled for N.Y. soldier in Iraq "fragging" Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - Oct 02 3:40 PM
    An arraignment hearing is scheduled next month in the capital case of a New York National Guard sergeant accused of killing two officers in Iraq, the Army announced Monday.

  • Hearing scheduled for N.Y. soldier in Iraq "fragging" Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 02 3:44 PM
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) An arraignment is scheduled next month in the capital case of a New York National Guard sergeant accused of killing two officers in Iraq, the Army announced Monday.

  • State Of Emergency Kept in Iraq Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Oct 02 12:44 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Parliament extended Iraq's state of emergency Monday as gunmen snatched 14 employees from computer stores in downtown Baghdad in the second mass kidnapping in as many days.Seven cars pulled up to the shops in front of Baghdad's Technical University, and gunmen wearing military-style uniforms fanned out to surround the buildings, police Lieutenant Thair Mahmoud said.

  • Iraq war to help Democrats: poll Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Oct 2: An opinion poll released on Monday shows that the unpopularity of the Iraq war may help opposition Democrats take control of the US Senate in the mid-term elections scheduled for next month.

  • Kurdish Ties Strengthen Across Iraq-Turkey Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 02 7:03 AM
    Morning Edition , October 2, 2006 The Kurds of northern Iraq say they will no longer fly the Iraqi flag, prompting criticism from neighboring Turkey. The Turkish government has previously threatened to go to war to stop Iraqi Kurds from creating an independent state.

  • Two Iowa National Guard soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Oct 02 3:17 PM
    JOHNSTON, Iowa A National Guard spokesman says two Iowa National Guard soldiers were killed over the weekend in Iraq. Staff Sergeant Scott Nisely, of Marshalltown, and...

  • Letter shows al-Qaida leaders were not happy with their man in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A top al-Qaida official warned the group's leader in Iraq that he would be replaced if he didn't consult more on major issues. The warning came in an eleven-page letter to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH'-boo MOO'-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW'-ee) six months before he was killed by a U-S airstrike.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,713 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 3:35 PM
    As of Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at least 2,713 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,158 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Two Iowa National Guard soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - Oct 02 3:15 PM
    JOHNSTON, Iowa A National Guard spokesman says two Iowa National Guard soldiers were killed over the weekend in Iraq.

  • Marshalltown, Iowa City Guard soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Globe Online - Oct 02 2:47 PM
    JOHNSTON Two Iowa Army National Guard soldiers died this weekend while providing security to a convoy in Iraq, military officials said today. Staff Sgt. Scott Nisely, 48, of Marshalltown and Spc. Kampha B. Sourivong, 20, of Iowa died at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Iraq time, west of Baghdad.

  • Former Iraq hostage Loney supports bail for accused Egyptian terrorist Jaballah Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 02 10:28 AM
    TORONTO (CP) - A Canadian peace activist once held hostage in Iraq is willing to stand surety for a suspected terrorist who wants to be released on bail.

  • Iraq Al-Qaeda chief's days are numbered: government Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 1:24 PM
    The capture of the new Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader is imminent, a government official said after showing the first video images of the wanted man as Baghdad buzzed over revelations of a plot against the heavily fortified Green Zone.

  • Two Iowa Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KWWL Iowa - Oct 02 3:04 PM
    Two Iowa soldiers have been killed in Iraq. 20 year old Specialist Kampha Sourivong of Iowa City and 48 year old Staff Sergeant Scott Nisely of marshalltown were killed during combat operations on September 30th.

  • Hamilton County School Supplies Arrive In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WDEF Chattanooga - Oct 02 3:03 PM
    Lieutenant Colonel Brett Hale of Chattanooga faces danger daily in Iraq, overseeing a team of soldiers working to defeat Improvised Explosive Device's, or IED's.

  • Colin Powell warned Bush of Iraq quagmire: book Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 1:37 PM
    Former US secretary of state Colin Powell warned President George W. Bush he was facing a difficult insurgency in Iraq in their final meeting in January 2005, a new biography of Powell claims.

  • Rifts emerge in Iraq govt after "bomb plot" foiled Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 1:18 PM
    Sunni and Shi'ite political leaders in Iraq clashed publicly on Sunday over U.S. allegations a bodyguard for a top Sunni politician may have plotted an al Qaeda suicide attack on the vast Green Zone government compound.

  • Iraq's leader unveils plan to unify sects and stop bloodshed Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Oct 02 1:23 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's prime minister says he has a new plan to "end sectarian hatred once and for all" and "stop the bloodshed." After a second mass kidnapping in Baghdad in...

  • Syracuse Alum Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KETV.com - Oct 02 1:46 PM
    Two Iowa National Guard soldiers are killed in Iraq while on security duty.

  • UPDATE: 2 Iowa soldiers die in Iraq; names released Open this result in new window
    Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier - Oct 02 1:46 PM
    DES MOINES --- The Iowa National Guard has announced the deaths of Staff Sgt. Scott E. Nisely 48, of Marshalltown, and Spc. Kampha B. Sourivong, 20, of Iowa City. Both soldiers were killed during combat operations near Al Asad, Iraq, on Saturday.

  • Bob Woodward: Bush Misleads On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 02 12:03 AM
    Bob Woodward tells Mike Wallace that the Bush administration has not been honest about the level of violence in Iraq. The veteran reporter also reveals to Wallace that Henry Kissinger advises the Bush White House on its Iraq policy.

  • Iraq sectarian violence more worrisome than insurgency: Khalilzad Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 12:47 PM
    Iraq's continuing insurgency, while still a major concern to US officials, has taken a back seat to sectarian violence, Washington's ambassador to Baghdad said.

  • Iowa City soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Iowa City Press-Citizen - Oct 02 1:34 PM
    The Iowa National Guard says that two Iowa soldiers were killed in combat in Iraq, one of whom was from Iowa City.

  • Sectarian death squads continue bloodshed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Oct 02 8:26 AM
    Violence claims at least 18; 7 bodies found beheaded At least 18 people were killed today in attacks in Iraq, while authorities found more mutilated bodies in and around Baghdad -- likely victims of the sectarian death squads -- and 14 people were kidnapped in the capital.

  • Iowa National Guard Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KETV.com - Oct 02 1:32 PM
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Some Iowa soldiers have died in Iraq. The Iowa National Guard said Staff Sgt. Scott Nisely, 48, of Marshalltown, and Spc. Kampha Sourvong, 20, of Iowa City with the Iowa National Guard's 1st Battalion 133rd infantry were in the Al Anbar province when they were killed on Sept. 30.

  • Bush defends Rumsfeld on Iraq Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 02 10:39 AM
    GEORGE W. Bush has reiterated his support for US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld amid renewed calls for him to resign over his handling of the Iraq war.

  • Two Fort Hood Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Oct 02 12:56 PM
    Fort Hood -- The Defense Department says two soldiers from Fort Hood died after their military vehicle rolled over in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Edward C. Reynolds, Junior, of Groves, Texas and Pvc. Henry Paul, of Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, died Tuesday.

  • 20 die in new Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Oct 02 6:15 PM
    BAGHDAD: At least 20 people were killed yesterday in attacks in Iraq, while authorities found more mutilated bodies in and around Baghdad and 14 people were kidnapped in the capital.

  • Morris Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - Oct 02 12:09 PM
    HANOVER TWP. -- A U.S. Marine from Morris County was killed Sunday in Iraq, several sources have confirmed. Lance Cpl. Christopher Cosgrove, 23, of Cedar Knolls, died while on assignment with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, sources said.

  • Gulf Air halting flights over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Oct 02 6:13 PM
    MANAMA: Gulf Air has halted flights over Iraq, following a near-miss with a military aircraft which forced the pilot of a London-bound flight to take emergency evasive action.

  • Iraq tour extended for combat brigade Open this result in new window
    UPI - Oct 02 10:39 AM
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense, seeking to keep up troop levels, plans to extend the tour of duty of soldiers who have one of the toughest missions in Iraq.

  • Violence Kills 15 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Oct 02 6:50 AM
    Shootings and bombings in Iraq have killed at least 15 people, including three Iraqi soldiers in Kut, and a British soldier in Basra. Around Baghdad, police reported finding at least 50 mutilated bodies showing signs of torture.

  • Congressional candidate Roth to address America's future in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Desert Sun - Oct 02 4:06 PM
    La Quinta Democrat David Roth, a candidate for the 45th Congressional District, will speak at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Coachella on Friday on "the Bush administration's failure in Iraq that has cost the county thousands of lives and the residents of the 45th district billions of dollars," a campaign spokesman said.

  • Memorial service planned for Wilton native, Fort Carson, CO soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTNH-TV New Haven - Oct 02 11:50 AM
    (Fort Carson, Colo.-AP, Oct. 2, 2006 2:41 PM) _ Fellow soldiers, friends and family members will pay tribute Wednesday to a Fort Carson-based soldier killed in Iraq.

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Oct 02 1:12 PM
    With everything that's been going on in our country, should we still be trying to save Iraq or should we be concentrating on saving our selves?

  • Why is 'Buddy Jesus' in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Oct 02 2:29 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraqi troops backed by American military advisers arrested a suspected Shiite militiaman Saturday, but a gunbattle at his house left a woman and a girl dead, Iraqi police said.

  • Iraq says it's closing in on terror head Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 01 9:44 AM
    Security forces are closing in on the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, a senior Iraqi official said Sunday, showing a captured video of the terror chief teaching followers how to build a car bomb.

  • Sectarian feud threatens Iraq coalition Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 02 1:43 AM
    BAGHDAD -- Shi'ite politicians demanded changes in Iraq's government yesterday, accusing a Sunni Arab party in the coalition of ties to terrorism after a bodyguard for its leader was arrested on suspicion of planning bomb attacks.

  • British Soldiers 'Murdered' In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 02 6:35 AM
    Two British soldiers who were ambushed in southern Iraq were murdered at an Iraqi military intelligence compound, a coroner has ruled. More follows ...