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  • Bush Says Iraq Goal the Same Even as Tactics Change Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - 25 minutes ago
    Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush acknowledged public anxiety about the war in Iraq and sought to balance an open-ended commitment of American forces there with a promise to change course as the situation warrants.

  • Iraq war weighs heavily on elections Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    "If there was good news from President Bush's news conference Wednesday, it's that the president is not adopting a bunker mentality and is addressing the deteriorating conditions in Iraq," one editorial reads.

  • U.S. death toll in Iraq worst in a year Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    The number of American troops killed in Iraq in October reached the highest monthly total in a year Thursday after four Marines and a sailor died of wounds suffered while fighting in the same Sunni insurgent stronghold.

  • Australia must keep troops in Iraq to protect US ties: PM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Australia should keep its troops in Iraq in order to protect the country's ties with superpower ally the United States, Prime Minister John Howard said.

  • On Iraq, the alternatives are murky Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 26 4:49 PM
    Throughout this election season, voters have consistently identified the war in Iraq as the most serious problem facing the nation. But what are the politicians offering as a solution?

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,809 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 6:14 PM
    As of Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at least 2,809 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 2,254 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Confession that formed base of Iraq war was acquired under torture: journalist Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 5:37 PM
    An Al-Qaeda terror suspect captured by the United States, who gave evidence of links between Iraq and the terror network, confessed after being tortured, a journalist told the BBC.

  • Iraq Briefing Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 26 1:14 PM
    Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. ambassador to Iraq and Gen. George Caesy, U.S. commander of the multinational force, hold a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Five U.S. troops killed in Iraq as Bush under fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 1:57 PM
    Five U.S. troops were killed in Iraq, the military said on Thursday, edging their death toll for October close to 100 as President George W. Bush faces pressure over the war 10 days before tight congressional elections.

  • Laura Bush: My husband never misled about Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 26 2:46 PM
    In her first public comments about Bob Woodward's explosive book "State of Denial," first lady Laura Bush sharply denied claims in the book that her husband has misled the public about the level of violence in Iraq.

  • U.S. Casualties In Iraq Hit One-Year High Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 9 minutes ago
    Four U.S. Marines and one Navy sailor were killed in fighting in Iraq's volatile Anbar province in the deadliest month for U.S. troops in a year, the military said. Meanwhile clashes between Iraqi police and militiamen in Baqouba killed 30.

  • Wasting money in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 26 9:48 AM
    As Americans look for explanations of how things went so horribly wrong in Iraq, they should not overlook the shameful breakdowns in reconstruction contracting.

  • Marines Return From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCVB TheBostonChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 9:54 AM
    It was an emotional homecoming for hundreds of local Marines Thursday who just returned from Iraq.

  • Japan Seeks Oil Security in Iraq, Indonesia After Iran Setback Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
    Oct. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Japan, dependent on imports for 99 percent of its oil and gas, may turn to Iraq and Indonesia after it lost control of Iran's biggest untapped field.

  • Bob Geiger: Kennedy, Leahy Blast Bush's Iraq Wake-Up Call Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    In the wake of a press conference today that had George W. Bush babbling such inanities as "my view is the only way we lose in Iraq is if we leave before the job is done" and asserting that "Al Qaeda is on the run" despite the unknown whereabouts of the guy who attacked us on September 11 -- you know, that dude named bin Laden? -- Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) was quick to call Bush on his

  • Iraq trumps traditional issues for older U.S. voters Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 7:02 AM
    America's elderly enjoy outsized influence in elections because they vote in greater numbers, but this year they've focused their clout on the Iraq war more than traditional concerns such as health and retirement benefits.

  • Michelle Pilecki: An Unsung Casualty of the Iraq War: The World's Cultural Heritage Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Of the world's major English-language news outlets, only The Times of London has taken note of a letter from 14 of the world's leading archaeologists to the Iraqi government pleading to protect important sites from looters. As individuals who have done research for years in Iraq, who have taught its great history and culture, and who have made great efforts to call attention to the

  • Local Marines Back From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 7:17 AM
    Some Susquehanna Valley marines have returned from Iraq.

  • Bush Is Reassuring on Iraq But Says He's 'Not Satisfied' Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 26 4:57 AM
    President Bush declared yesterday that the United States is winning the war in Iraq despite the deadliest month for U.S. troops in a year, but he added that he is not satisfied with the situation and vowed to press Iraqi leaders to do more to stabilize their country on their own.

  • U.S. General: Violence dips in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 26 4:51 AM
    There has been a dip in violence across Iraq's war-torn capital in recent days, a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday.

  • Analysis: Bad Reviews for Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 26 4:07 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- 'Stay the course' is gone. In its place: 'constant readjustment' of tactics, a timeline to crush Shiite death squads and inducements like unconditional amnesty for Sunni insurgents.

  • Iraq's fate quells calls for Syrian democracy Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Horror at the bloodshed accompanying the U.S. effort to bring democracy to Iraq has accomplished what human-rights activists, analysts and others say Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had been unable to do by himself: silence public demands for democratic reforms here.

  • Five US troops killed in Iraq as Bush under fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 4:15 AM
    The military said on Thursday five more American troops were killed in Iraq, bringing the U.S. death toll for October to 96, as President George W. Bush sought to deflect mounting election-year pressure over the war.

  • Arab press gloomy over US Iraq plans Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 26 12:24 PM
    Newspapers in the Arab world doubt any good can come from any possible rethink of US policy in Iraq

  • News Analysis: Bush's gamble: Turning a spotlight on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 26 7:49 AM
    With a shift in tone and the suggestion of flexibility on tactics in Iraq, President George W. Bush has gambled that he can rescue Republican candidates who are having a hard time defending the war.

  • Bush's conviction on Iraq exceeds his plan's credibility Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 3:53 AM
    There is little doubting the sincerity of President Bush's commitment to the mission in Iraq. On Wednesday, amid sinking public approval less than two weeks before congressional elections, Bush set out yet another course for a victory he optimistically predicted was achievable.

  • 4 U.S. Marines, 1 sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 3:21 AM
    The U.S. military on Thursday announced the deaths of five U.S. troops in fighting in Iraq, raising to 96 the number of American forces killed this month.

  • Is Victory in Iraq Still Possible? Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 26 6:29 PM
    Talk of the Nation , October 26, 2006 In what's become the deadliest month this year for U.S. troops in Iraq, many Americans wonder if victory is still possible in Iraq. Retired Gen. John Keane, former Army vice chief of staff, and Larry Diamond, former senior adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, talk about the future of Iraq.

  • U.S. deaths in Iraq hit 96 for October Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 19 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- American troop deaths in Iraq hit their highest monthly total in a year yesterday, but as U.S. forces clamped down on the capital, militants struck in a city to the north, where 30 police and gunmen were killed in a series of shootouts.

  • Bush Drops `Stay the Course' for Flexibility on Iraq (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 1:16 AM
    Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The Bush administration has dropped the phrase ``stay the course'' from discussions about Iraq as a recent surge in violence has forced a change in tactics on the ground and renewed calls in the U.S. for a different approach to the conflict.

  • Local Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Oct 26 2:21 PM
    A Marine from Downers Grove was killed in Iraq Wednesday, his family said today.

  • The Dream Palace of the Empire: Is Iraq a "Noble Failure"? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 26 1:39 AM
    Summary: The Foreigner's Gift is vintage Fouad Ajami: bold, crisp, wide-ranging, and discursive, it will surely both inform and provoke. But can the U.S. invasion of Iraq really be defended as a noble mission regardless of its cause -- or its outcome? .

  • Somber Bush leaves gaps in Iraq approach Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 1:49 AM
    US President George W. Bush gave a somber, even grim, assessment of Iraq but left gaps on how he would handle some of the most difficult issues -- including a possible civil war.

  • US leaders rethinking Iraq tactics Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 1:00 AM
    The Iraq war can still be won.

  • We're winning in Iraq, says defiant Bush, as US angers Iraq's Malaki Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 11:50 PM
    President George W. Bush insisted that the United States was "winning" in Iraq, as he defended his war strategy two weeks before elections that may see his Republican party lose control of both chambers of Congress.

  • British troops in Iraq to be halved if success continues Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 12:59 AM
    The number of British troops in Iraq may be halved early next year if apparent military successes in the country continue at their current rate, The Daily Telegraph reported.

  • Bush Says US "Winning The War" In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 51 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - US President George W Bush while expressing serious concern over the rising casualties among American troops, asserted that his country was "winning the war" in Iraq. Bush's remarks came on a day when four US Marines and one Navy sailor was killed taking the total US casualties to 96 in October, the highest monthly death toll for the US troops in Iraq in a year starting October 2005.

  • Bush unsatisfied with Iraq war progress Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 11:20 PM
    Acknowledging painful losses in Iraq, President Bush said Wednesday he is not satisfied with the progress of the long and unpopular war, but he still insisted the United States was winning and should not think about withdrawing.

  • U.S. sailor, 4 Marines killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 1:02 AM
    A U.S. sailor and four U.S. Marines were killed by enemy action in Iraq's western Anbar province on Wednesday, the U.S. military said on Thursday.

  • Hundreds of Bay State marines come home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 26 4:27 PM
    Hundreds of Marines from Massachusetts were welcomed home Thursday morning after several months in Iraq by thousands of happy, teary and relieved relatives.

  • General-turned-candidate: U.S. needs to leave Iraq soon Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 26 2:25 PM
    She's a former two-star general, now a Republican candidate for Congress. And Martha Rainville is calling for United States troops to pull out of Iraq "as soon as possible," using the word "debacle" when talking about the war in a radio debate this week.

  • Margaret Carlson: Bush Declares His Spin on Iraq Inoperative Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 26 10:48 AM
    When President George W. Bush wakes in the night, does he wonder how the family of 20-year-old Lance Corporal Clifford Collinsworth, who was killed this week in Iraq, copes with the loss? Does he think about whether the almost 3,000 other U.S. deaths there have been worth it? At Bush's press conference yesterday, as he twisted his mouth to speak out of one side of it, his very words seemed to

  • New First District TV ad brings Iraq vet into the fray Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    A grenade in the form of a new TV ad was rolled into the competitive First Congressional District race Thursday. The ad shows an Iraq war veteran speaking: "When I got home, I found out Republican Congressman Gil Gutknecht voted to increase his pay while voting to cut health care benefits for veterans like me. "That may make sense from where he sits in Congress, but not from where I'm sitting,"

  • Kennedy proposes debate with Klobuchar on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Oct 26 6:13 PM
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mark Kennedy on Thursday called for an hourlong debate with opponent Amy Klobuchar focusing entirely on the Iraq war. Klobuchar's campaign said the remaining scheduled debates should allow plenty of time to make positions on Iraq clear. Republican Kennedy's request to DFLer Klobuchar comes on the heels of national attention Kennedy received for a recent television

  • Democratic Senator Discusses Security in Iraq Amid Increasing Violence Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Oct 26 6:08 PM
    As the October death toll of U.S. troops in Iraq reached 96, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said more weaponry would be needed to handle the situation. Sen. Jack Reed, a Democrat on the Armed Services Committee who just returned from Iraq, discusses the situation.

  • Arianna Huffington: '06 Delusion Alert: Bush Continues to Insist "We're Winning" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    A new Iraq talking point emerged from the Bush administration this week: We're #1! Looking for a bright spot amidst all the gloomy assessments , the president, the vice president, and the top U.S. commander all seized on the military's perfect win-loss record in Iraq. "The men and women of the armed forces have never lost a battle in over three years in the war," said President Bush during

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,809 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 26 6:14 PM
    As of Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at least 2,809 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 Vanishing Embedded Reporter in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Journalism.org - Oct 26 5:16 PM
    Earlier this week, a controversy over some CNN reporting from Iraq focused attention on a once-common term that is rarely heard these days the embedded journalist.

  • 2 with Kentucky ties die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Louisville Courier-Journal - Oct 26 5:59 PM
    A Marine from Eastern Kentucky and a Missouri soldier based out of Fort Campbell, Ky., were among the casualties in Iraq announced by the Defense Department Thursday. Lance Cpl. Jonathan B. Thornsberry, 22, died in combat Wednesday in the volatile western Iraq province of Anbar a hotbed of the Sunni resistance to U.S. forces and their Iraqi government allies. Thornsberry lived in McDowell, Ky.,

  • Former Belgrade man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bozeman Daily Chronicle - 17 minutes ago
    A sailor formerly from Belgrade was killed during combat in Iraq on Wednesday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles V. Komppa, 35, of Absarokee, died during combat operations in the Anbar province of Iraq, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

  • City split on Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    The Daily News Transcript - 26 minutes ago
    WALTHAM -- Jim Mniece has made no secret of his opposition to the war in Iraq. Since 2003, when the war began, he has been participating in monthly nighttime vigils at the corner of Main and Moody streets.

  • Blair: troops may quit Iraq in 10-16 months Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    Tony Blair yesterday shifted ground on the continuing presence of British troops in Iraq by saying it was government policy to leave the country within 10 to 16 months - so long as the security situation allowed.

  • Army colonel explains to students how to get out of the Iraq war, Middle East Open this result in new window
    Indiana Statesman - 45 minutes ago
    Approximately 2,803 U.S. service men and women have died since the war in Iraq started, said Col. Dan Smith, retired colonel in the U.S. Army. Thursday afternoon, approximately 25 people crowded into room 19 of Holmstedt Hall to listen to Smith speak about his political views on the Iraq war and what America can do to get out now.

  • No deadlines for Iraq: Rumsfeld Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    US Defence Secretary Donald H Rumsfeld has said critics should "just back off" on demands for deadlines in Iraq. He also said it is difficult to predict when Iraqis will resume control of their country.

  • Bush: We'll Shift Tactics in Iraq Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Oct 26 7:08 AM
    President Bush expressed a willingness to shift tactics in response to rising violence in Iraq but remained adamant that the goals of achieving security and democracy there remained possible during an hourlong speech and press conference today devoted almost exclusively to the war.

  • Bush Unsatisfied With Iraq War Progress Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 26 6:16 AM
    Bush Says He's Not Satisfied With Iraq War As Deaths Climb but That the U.S. Is Winning

  • Australia must keep troops in Iraq to protect US ties: PM Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    Relatives of an Iraqi policeman weep beside his body in Baquba, 60 kms north of the Baghdad. Australia should keep its troops in Iraq in order to protect the country's ties with superpower ally the United States, Prime Minister John Howard said

  • Six U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - 37 minutes ago
    The U.S. military in Iraq says five American troops have been killed in western Anbar province, while a Multinational Division Baghdad soldier died when a roadside bomb struck his vehicle in central Baghdad.

  • Deadly October continues in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    It's the deadliest month for US forces in Iraq in a year. The US command says four Marines and a sailor have died in fighting in Anbar province, bringing the October toll to 96.

  • Rumsfeld to Iraq war critics: 'just back off' Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 26 2:50 PM
    Critics of the Bush administration's handling of escalating violence in Iraq should "just back off" on demands for deadlines for Iraqi forces to take over security operations, U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Thursday.

  • Iowa Marine Pleads Guilty To Shipping Equipment Out Of Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCCI 8 Des Moines - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    An Iowa marine pleads guilty to charges of sending construction equipment from Iraq to a company in Illinois.

  • Frist to GOP Hopefuls: Don't Stress Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 26 6:32 AM
    Senate Majority Leader Frist Says Republican Candidates Should Turn Their Focus Away From Iraq

  • Labor would withdraw from Iraq, says Beazley Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 26 5:36 PM
    A NEWLY elected Labor government would immediately inform America of its intention to withdraw Australian troops from Iraq, Opposition Leader Kim Beazley said today.

  • U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Worst in a Year Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 26 5:42 AM
    96 U.S. Troops Killed in Iraq, Making October the Deadliest Month in a Year

  • We're winning in Iraq, says defiant Bush, as US angers Iraqi PM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 5:56 PM
    US President George W. Bush insisted "we're winning and we will win" in Iraq, as he defended his handling of the war two weeks before key mid-term elections in the United States.

  • IG faults high administrative costs on Iraq contracts Open this result in new window
    Federal Times - Oct 26 2:56 PM
    Poor planning led to high administrative costs on Iraqi reconstruction contracts, a report by the special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction found.

  • Two Germany-based soldiers killed in Iraq are identified Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Oct 26 3:34 PM
    The Department of Defense has released the names of two more Germany-based soldiers who were killed in Iraq this week. Sgt. Willsun M. Mock, 23, of Harper, Kan., died Sunday in Baghdad from injuries he received when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle.

  • Bush takes the offensive on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Oct 26 12:56 PM
    Move could stiffen Republican support President Bush, tackling the top issue of the 2006 election, declared Wednesday that the United States is "absolutely" winning the war in Iraq but that "we lose" if he heeds Democrats' calls for troop withdrawals.

  • Ex Fed Chief Greenspan Speaks On Border, Iraq,Other Issues Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Oct 26 2:22 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP)--Freed from the burden of potentially moving financial markets worldwide with his every utterance, Alan Greenspan cut loose on the economy, the Iraq war, construction of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border and a host of other topics.

  • U.S. Death Toll in Iraq Worst in a Year Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 26 9:26 AM
    The number of American troops killed in Iraq in October reached the highest monthly total in a year Thursday after four Marines and a sailor died of wounds suffered while fighting in the same Sunni insurgent stronghold. The U.S. military said 96 U.S....

  • Some cities will vote on Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 6:02 PM
    For a week and a half, 81-year-old Hamer Lacey hauled his broken back and clipboard to a Gloucester grocery store parking lot, looking for signatures of residents who shared his fervent opposition to the war in Iraq.

  • Iowa Marine Admits Shipping Equipment from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    AP - An Iowa Marine pleads guilty to defrauding the federal government by shipping equipment from Iraq to western Illinois. Sgt. David Liske of Camanche was stationed at Camp Fallujah where he supervised a welding and metal shop.

  • Iowa Marine pleads guilty to shipping equipment out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    DAVENPORT, Iowa An Iowa Marine pleads guilty to defrauding the federal government by shipping equipment from Iraq to western Illinois.

  • President Acknowledges Dissatisfaction on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 25 4:45 PM
    President says he shares America's concerns about war, but expresses confidence in Iraq victory.

  • U.S. death toll in Iraq worst in a year Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 26 6:03 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The number of American troops killed in Iraq in October reached the highest monthly total in a year Thursday after four Marines and a sailor died of wounds suffered while fighting in the same Sunni insurgent stronghold.

  • Army major killed in Iraq to be buried in NC Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    The family of an Army major killed in Iraq says he'll be buried in Wake County when his body is returned to the United States. Major David G. Taylor Jr. died Sunday when a roadside bomb blew up near his Humvee and killed him instantly.

  • Rumsfeld says back off on setting deadlines for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Oct 26 1:50 PM
    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday that critics should just back off on demands for deadlines in Iraq and that it is difficult to predict when Iraqis will resume control of their country.

  • Frist to GOP hopefuls: Don't stress Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 6:01 PM
    Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist says if Republican candidates want to succeed on Election Day, they should turn their focus away from the Iraq war.

  • Downers Grove Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pantagraph - Oct 26 6:16 PM
    DOWNERS GROVE - A 24-year-old U.S. Marine from this suburban Chicago community has been killed while conducting combat operations in Iraq, the Pentagon said Thursday.

  • US Iraq casualties surge Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 26 3:19 PM
    THE number of US troops killed in Iraq has hit its highest monthly toll in a year, as the violence continues with gunmen killing 28 Iraqi policemen during an ambush.

  • 4 U.S. Marines, 1 Sailor Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 26 4:10 AM
    U.S. Military Reports Deaths of Four Marines, One Sailor in Iraq Fighting

  • Iraq Is Not Lost Open this result in new window
    Accuracy In Media - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    If you read the newspapers and news magazines or watch television news shows, you'll no doubt know that the struggle in Iraq is "lost." At least that's what the talking heads and their legions of guest commentators and "military experts" would have you believe.

  • Marine from N.J. killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Courier-Post - Oct 26 6:20 PM
    A Marine from New Jersey has died in combat in Iraq, the Defense Department said Thursday.

  • Iraqs Militia Groups Open this result in new window
    Foreign Relations - Oct 26 3:32 PM
    The presence of militias and death squads in Iraq threatens to drive a wedge between U.S. officials and the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. The U.S. military and Iraqs government blame militias for the recent bout of mass kidnappings and sectarian killings.

  • Brazile: Time to complete 'our mission' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 25 4:40 PM
    Donna Brazile says it is time for the Bush administration to work with Democrats and the Iraq Study Group so the United States can "complete our mission" and "begin a phased redeployment as soon as possible."

  • Gunter optimistic about situation in Iraq despite media coverage Open this result in new window
    Brown and White - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    The situation in Iraq is optimistic, said Lehigh associate professor Frank R. Gunter, at his Iraq: Oil, Corruption, and Democracy lecture Tuesday afternoon.

  • Service members Web site says get out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Oct 26 12:33 PM
    A group of active-duty military members are taking their legal lives into their own hands as they openly question the war in Iraq.

  • Halliburton unit hit for Iraq costs Open this result in new window
    CNN Money - Oct 25 4:25 PM
    Five companies, including a subsidiary of military contract giant Halliburton, billed the U.S. government a total of $62.1 million for administrative operations, which is more than twice the amount those companies spent directly on the projects in Iraq that they had been contracted for, according to a report released Monday by the Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

  • U.S. evangelical support for Iraq war slipping Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Oct 26 3:18 PM
    Source: Reuters By Ed Stoddard DALLAS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A new poll shows support for the war in Iraq is slipping among white evangelical Protestants, previously a key pillar of support for President George W. ...

  • Confession that formed base of Iraq war was acquired under torture: journalist Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Oct 26 5:59 PM
    Smoke billows from an explosion in Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's presidential palace in Baghdad during a coalition air raid in April 2003. An Al-Qaeda terror suspect captured by the United States, who gave evidence of links between Iraq and the terror network, confessed after being tortured, a journalist told the BBC.

  • A somber Bush rejects timeline for Iraq pullout / He admits many Americans dissatisfied with course of war Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 26 6:45 AM
    President Bush admitted Wednesday that neither he nor the American people are satisfied with the course of the war in Iraq, but he again rejected calls to set a withdrawal timetable, calling it a sure route to defeat. Speaking in the White House East...

  • Kennedy challenges Klobuchar on Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Oct 26 4:06 PM
    Mark Kennedy continued Thursday to run toward the one topic most Republican candidates have been moving away from: Iraq.His push to make Iraq

  • Iowa Marine pleads guilty to shipping equipment out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Oct 26 5:42 PM
    DAVENPORT, Iowa An Iowa Marine pleads guilty to defrauding the federal government by shipping equipment from Iraq to western Illinois. Sergeant David Liske...

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,804 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 4:23 PM
    As of Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at least 2,804 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 2,248 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Rival militias threaten Iraq's south Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 25 2:30 PM
    The intensifying battle between Iraq's strongest Shiite militias the Mahdi Army and Badr Brigades threatens to destabilize Iraq's oil-rich south and compound chaos in the capital. The outcome also could decide whether Iraq stays whole or breaks up.

  • Proposed 'federation' for Iraq risks creation of warring statelets Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Oct 26 3:59 PM
    With the US mission to pacify Iraq struggling against a mounting tide of sectarian violence, it has become fashionable to predict the break-up of the country into "statelets." Some of Iraq's bitterly divided factions - while insisting that they do not want to partition Iraq - are pushing to form large autonomous regions on ethnic.

  • Local Marine injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Frederick News-Post - Oct 26 4:32 PM
    By Alison Walker News-Post Staff A Marine in a Frederick-based unit that deployed to Iraq on Oct. 11 has been injured, officials said Thursday night. Details on the Marine's name, condition and injury will be released Friday, unit spokesman Capt. Christian Devine said.

  • Hemet sailor killed in Iraq was off-road enthusiast Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Oct 26 4:02 PM
    A Navy medic killed in Iraq is being remembered for his humor and love for off-roading. Corpsman Charles Otto Sare, 23, who arrived in Iraq last month, was killed Monday in the Anbar province when an improvised explosive device blew up the vehicle he was riding in.

  • Army major killed in Iraq to be buried beside grandfather in N.C. Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - Oct 26 4:49 PM
    An Army major who died in Iraq will be buried beside his grandfather in Wake County when his body is returned to the United States, his family said. Maj. David G. Taylor Jr., 37, was killed Sunday when a roadside bomb blew up near his Humvee.

  • Rumsfeld says 'back off' on setting deadlines for Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - Oct 26 4:04 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday that anyone demanding deadlines for progress in Iraq should "just back off," because it is too difficult to predict when Iraqis will resume control of their country.