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  • Bush broadens diplomatic efforts on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 14 minutes ago
    President Bush intensified diplomatic efforts on Monday to quell rising violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, turning to allies as his national security adviser said the conflict in Iraq had entered "a new phase" requiring changes.
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  • A New House Democrat With an Insiders? View of Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    The sudden rise of Chris Carney, a pre-Iraq war Pentagon intelligence analyst turned newly elected Democratic congressman, has a remarkable quality about it.
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  • Iran Promises to Help Iraq in Ending Violence There Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Iran?s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pledged to do all it could to stop the growing violence in Iraq.
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  • Civil War in Iraq Is Imminent, Annan Says Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Study group begins two days of deliberations, as White House concedes that Iraq is in a dangerous new phase of warfare requiring different strategy.
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  • Annan: Iraq close to civil war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 27 6:30 PM
    U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said Monday that Iraq is close to civil war, as the Bush administration stepped up diplomatic efforts to stabilize the wartorn country.
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  • Britain to cut thousands of troops in Iraq next year Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Britain said it expected to withdraw thousands of its 7,100 troops from Iraq by the end of 2007, in the clearest pledge yet of a pullout from a country gripped by growing sectarian violence.
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  • Iraq wants U.N. Security Council mandate Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:55 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has asked the U.N. Security Council to extend the mandate of the 160,000-strong multinational force in Iraq, according to a letter circulated Monday.
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  • NBC: Iraq in 'civil war' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 27 6:30 PM
    The politically charged use of the term "civil war" to describe the violence in Iraq came to a head Monday when NBC News said that the conflict fit its description of a civil war and that NBC would call it that.
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  • NBC calls Iraq conflict 'civil war' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 6:00 PM
    NBC News on Monday began referring to the Iraq conflict as a civil war, adopting a phrase that President Bush and many other news organizations have avoided.
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  • Biden sets benchmarks for Iraq study group Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:10 PM
    Democratic Sen. Joseph Biden, who will be the next chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, set down benchmarks on Monday that he said should be addressed by an influential panel considering the United States' alternatives in Iraq.
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  • Allies not waiting for new strategy to announce Iraq withdrawals Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 4:58 PM
    A debate over whether to set a timetable for a phased withdrawal of US forces from Iraq is being preempted by key US allies who have announced plans to scale back their own forces over the next year, analysts say.
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  • Iraq diplomacy heats up with meetings Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 3:21 PM
    Iraq's president turned to Iran on Monday for help to stem the bloodshed, and Iraqi officials said talks this week between President Bush and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will focus on giving Iraqis more control so U.S. forces can withdraw.
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  • Mortar rounds lead to Iraq facility fire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 4:27 PM
    Mortar rounds crashed into an oil processing facility near the northern city of Kirkuk on Monday, igniting a huge blaze, and a U.S. Air Force jet with one pilot crashed while supporting American soldiers fighting in Anbar province, a hotbed of Iraq's Sunni Arab insurgency.
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  • Dozens killed in Iraq as president seeks help from Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 3:03 PM
    A fresh outbreak of violence left dozens dead across Iraq as President Jalal Talabani finally reached Tehran and sought help to curb the bloodshed in his war-ravaged country.
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  • Danville Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRTV TheIndyChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 4:14 PM
    A U.S. Marine from central Indiana died last week during combat operations in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Monday.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,880 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 4:40 PM
    As of Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at least 2,880 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 2,308 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • U.S. says Iraq in "new phase" but denies civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 3:20 PM
    The White House acknowledged on Monday that sectarian violence in Iraq had entered "a new phase" but denied it amounted to civil war.
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  • Iran says will do all it can to help Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 2:37 PM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday Iran would do whatever it could to help provide security to Iraq amid warnings the country was on the brink of civil war.
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  • Hadley: Bush, al-Maliki to discuss 'new phase' for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 27 2:35 PM
    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- Facing rising violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, President Bush opened a high-stakes diplomatic mission Monday seeking more help from allies amid growing impatience at home with the war.
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  • Iraq almost in a state of civil war: Annan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 1:10 PM
    UN chief Kofi Annan said that Iraq was already "almost" in a state of civil war or would soon be if drastic steps are not taken to halt the spiral of deadly sectarian violence there.
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  • NBC: Iraq in civil war; White House disagrees Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 1:44 PM
    NBC News on Monday branded the Iraq conflict a civil war -- a decision that put it at odds with the White House and that analysts said would increase public disillusionment with the U.S. troop presence there.
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  • Top Rice adviser on Iraq, Middle East steps down Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 2:53 PM
    One of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's closest advisers on the Middle East and Iraq, Philip Zelikow, is stepping down next month to return to teaching, a senior US official said.
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  • For U.S. and Iraq, it's 'decision time' Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 27 1:45 PM
    On the eve of a crucial meeting in Jordan, both U.S. and Iraqi officials agree that amid worsening violence, the fate of Iraq now depends on its political leaders.
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  • Deadly incidents in Iraq on November 27 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 1:58 PM
    Some of the deadly events in Iraq on Monday, according to police.
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  • Pentagon Review Seeks Iraq Options Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 27 10:45 AM
    Nora Bensahel, senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, was online Monday, Nov. 27, at noon ET to answer questions about the ongoing violence in Iraq, the Pentagon's review of possible options and the country's political climate.
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  • Iraq intrigue tracks Bush to Europe, Mideast Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 10:00 AM
    President George W. Bush headed for Europe and the Middle East, pursued by reports a high-level commission on Iraq may urge a climbdown on his refusal to open talks with Syria and Iran.
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  • Britain will withdraw thousands of troops from Iraq by 2008 Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 27 10:42 AM
    Thousands of British soldiers will leave Iraq over the next year, significantly downgrading the country's commitment in the region, the defense secretary said Monday. Poland and Italy also announced the impending withdrawal of their remaining troops.
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  • 3 U.S. Allies Move to Cut Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 27 11:08 AM
    As the United States considers its critical next steps in Iraq, three key allies in the American-led war moved closer today to winding down or ending their involvement there.
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  • Iran offers Iraq all possible help with security Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 10:03 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said his country would do whatever it could to help improve security in Iraq, where tensions are running high after the worst bombing since the 2003 U.S. invasion.
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  • Ahmadinejad Says Iran Will Help Iraq Boost Security (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Iran will stand by its neighbor Iraq to help the country boost security and achieve peace, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during a visit to Tehran by his Iraqi counterpart Jalal Talabani.
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  • U.S. jet crashes in Iraq; Mortar attack ignites fire at oil facility in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 27 10:06 AM
    A mortar attack ignited a huge fire Monday night at an oil facility in northern Iraq, shutting the flow of crude oil to a major refinery, and a U.S. Air Force jet with one pilot aboard crashed in Anbar province, a hotbed of the Sunni-Arab insurgency, officials said. Al-Jazeera reported that the pilot was killed.
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  • WP: Civil war in Iraq near, Annan says Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    In a sign of the growing global concern about Iraq's fate, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan appealed for immediate steps to prevent the country from crumbling into all-out civil war.
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  • Oil prices up after Iraq oil attack Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 9:52 AM
    Oil prices rose Monday after an attack on an oil facility in Iraq and after Saudi Arabia's oil minister said OPEC might decide to cut output again when it meets next month.
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  • Iraq president arrives in Tehran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 8:40 AM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani arrived in Tehran on Monday amid increasing calls for Washington to enlist Iran's help in calming the escalating violence in neighboring Iraq.
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  • Iraq's dark cloud hangs over Bush at NATO summit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 8:26 AM
    US President George W. Bush left for an international tour hoping to shore up support for the war in Afghanistan and find an end to spiraling violence in Iraq after one of the country's deadliest weeks.
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  • Iraq bribes probe clears Australia, condemns executives Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 9:07 AM
    An official inquiry into the corruption that riddled the UN oil-for-food program in Iraq has cleared the Australian government but cited 12 top executives for bribing Saddam Hussein's regime.
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  • U.S. Air Force jet crashes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 8:05 AM
    A U.S. Air Force jet with one pilot on board crashed Monday in Anbar province, a hotbed of Iraq's Sunni-Arab insurgency, and a witness said other U.S. warplanes rushed to the crash site and circled above it.
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  • As of Today, Iraq War Is Longer than World War II Open this result in new window
    NPR - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Monday Nov. 27 marks the day when the Iraq war becomes longer than World War II. Retired Maj. Gen. Robert Scales says he is surprised that the U.S. military has held out this long, considering that it is an all-volunteer army. He credits the sergeants for holding things together.
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  • NBC Is Latest to Deem Iraq to Be in Civil War Open this result in new window
    NPR - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    This morning on NBC's The Today Show, Matt Lauer said his network would begin calling the situation in Iraq a civil war. NBC is joining The Los Angeles Times and the McClatchy papers in using the term. But the White House insists that the situation in Iraq still falls short of a civil war.
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  • Lawmakers' faith in Iraq's leaders wanes Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 6:24 AM
    The Bush administration is stepping up diplomatic efforts to stabilize Iraq, even as key congressional figures say their confidence in Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government is waning.
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  • Bush Pushes Diplomacy Amid Iraq Pressure Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 27 5:32 PM
    As pressure increases to change the course in Iraq, President Bush is stepping up his diplomatic efforts and is traveling overseas for talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan. First stop: Estonia.
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  • Iraq shadows Bush as he seeks help on Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:52 AM
    Escalating bloodshed and political tension in Iraq will shadow President Bush at a NATO summit this week where he hopes to persuade Europeans to do more to quell violence in Afghanistan.
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  • U.S. Air Force jet carrying 1 pilot crashes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 27 7:20 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Air Force jet carrying one pilot crashed in Iraq on Monday, the military said.
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  • Britain may start pulling out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:30 AM
    Britain said Monday it expects to withdraw thousands of its 7,000 military personnel from Iraq by the end of next year, while Poland and Italy announced the impending withdrawal of their remaining troops.
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  • UK to cut Iraq troops by "thousands" by end-2007 Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:50 AM
    Britain expects to be able to withdraw "thousands" of its troops from Iraq by the end of 2007, Britain's Defense Minister Des Browne said on Monday.
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  • Hagel: U.S. should pull out of 'mismanaged' Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 27 4:50 AM
    A leading Republican senator called Sunday for American troops to begin withdrawing from Iraq, declaring that a U.S. pullout is needed to head off "impending disaster" in the nearly 4-year-old war.
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  • How Iraq panel went from obscure to high profile Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 27 3:10 PM
    The Iraq Study Group's rise was aided by a rare loosening of official Washington's hold of the reins.
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  • Capital Sources: Biden on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Nov 27 4:42 PM
    The incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has his own answer to Baker-Hamilton on Iraq.
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  • Poland to leave Iraq by end of 2007 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:24 AM
    Poland's president said Monday that Warsaw will pull its remaining 900 soldiers out of Iraq by the end of 2007, but no specific date has been set.
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  • Iraq panel's real agenda: damage control Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 27 3:00 PM
    The Iraq Study Group's makeup gives away its true purpose.
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  • 'Neocons' abandon Iraq war at White House front door Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 3:54 AM
    President John F. Kennedy's famous remark that victory has a thousand fathers and that defeat is an orphan couldn't be more apt these days. The intellectual godfathers of the ruinous Iraq war - "neoconservatives" who insisted it would be a breeze to invade Iraq and transform it into a beacon of democracy in the Middle East - are jumping ship and pointing fingers.
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  • US panel on Iraq to urge aggressive regional diplomacy: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 5:27 AM
    A bipartisan panel studying US strategic options in Iraq is expected to urge an aggressive regional diplomatic initiative that includes direct talks with Iran and Syria but sets no timetable for a military withdrawal, The New York Times reported.
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  • U.S. Air Force Jet Crashes In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 27 2:47 PM
    A U.S. Air Force jet with one pilot has crashed in Iraq. There's no word yet on the fate of the pilot or the cause of the crash. Meanwhile, Saddam Hussein's genocide trial resumed and diplomatic efforts were heating up to try to bring peace to Iraq.
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  • Britain May Start Pulling Out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Britain said Monday it expects to withdraw thousands of its 7,000 military personnel from Iraq by the end of next year, while Poland and Italy announced the impending withdrawal of their remaining troops. Polish President Lech Kaczynski said his...
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  • An Iraq Exit Via Iran by Staff Writers UPI Correspondent Washington (UPI) Nov 27, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 27 6:03 PM
    The Iraq war, civil or not, is costing $226 million a day -- or $8 billion a month, $76 billion a year.
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  • Iraq president to fly to Iran Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Nov 27 2:26 AM
    Iraq's government on Monday reopened Baghdad International Airport and lifted a curfew imposed after a string of deadly attacks in the capital's Sadr City neighborhood last week.
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  • Atlanta soldier dies in Iraq blast Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Another soldier from Atlanta has died in Iraq. Command Sgt. Maj. Donovan E. Watts, 46, of Atlanta died Nov. 21 in Bayji, Iraq, of injuries after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Siniyah, Iraq. Watts was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Family
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  • NBC Calls Iraq Conflict 'Civil War' Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
    NBC News on Monday began referring to the Iraq conflict as a civil war, adopting a phrase that President Bush and many other news organizations have avoided. Matt Lauer said on the "Today" show that "after careful consideration, NBC News has decided...
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  • Marine from Austin killed during combat in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    A Marine from Texas has died in action in Iraq, the Defense Department announced today. Cpl. Michael C. Ledsome, 24, of Austin was killed Saturday during combat operations in Al Anbar province.
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  • A Melancholy Milestone in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 2:27 PM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , November 26, 2006 As of Sunday, the war in Iraq has lasted longer than America's engagement in World War II. Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr asks: Where do we go from here?
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  • Chris Durang: We Do Have Options for Iraq! Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 27 12:30 PM
    The Democrats who are finally saying there are NO good options in Iraq are correct. And we're all waiting to see if Jim Baker's Iraq Study Group will offer a viable change in course that the President can accept. But do we need to wait for the Baker report? We may need to act faster. How can we unentangle ourselves from Iraq? I see seven possible options. Plan 1. Withdraw the troops
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  • NBC Deems Iraq To Be In 'Civil War' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 27 12:21 PM
    After months of the media shying away from calling Iraq's escalating sectarian violence a "civil war," NBC News and MSNBC announced on air that they had decided to use the phrase, saying the fighting in Iraq fits its definition.
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  • US panel on Iraq to urge aggressive regional diplomacy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 2:51 AM
    A bipartisan panel studying US strategic options in Iraq is expected to urge an aggressive regional diplomatic initiative that includes direct talks with Iran and Syria but sets no timetable for a military withdrawal, a newspaper has reported.
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  • Iraq Recommendations: Diplomacy with Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 1:40 PM
    A draft of the report from the Iraq Study Group recommends direct diplomacy with Iran and Syria, according to officials who've seen the document. New York Times reporter David Sanger says the Bush administration will want to show Iran and Syria how their involvement will be in their best interest.
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  • Tory leader Cameron swaps CBI speech for Iraq visit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 2:46 AM
    David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party, has flown out to southern Iraq to visit troops, ditching a scheduled speech to business leaders in London.
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  • Iraq's dark cloud overshadows Bush at NATO summit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 27 12:13 AM
    US President George W. Bush heads Monday for the NATO summit in Riga hoping to press European allies for more support in Afghanistan but under growing global pressure to find a solution in Iraq after one of the country's deadliest weeks in the war there.
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  • Iraq: The Way Forward Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 3:34 PM
    Military experts, political scientists and other Iraq watchers talk to Melissa Block about possible next steps for U.S. strategy in Iraq. They discuss increasing troop levels, how long an exit from Iraq might take, and the possibility of partitioning the country.
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  • Exiting Iraq: A Discussion Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 3:34 PM
    In an ongoing Weekend Edition Saturday series, generals, diplomats, bureaucrats and political scientists offer their perspective on the war in Iraq... and speculate on the most reasonable strategy for a U.S. exit.
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  • Rice, Straw Make Surprise Iraq Trip Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 27 12:30 PM
    The top U.S and British diplomats made a surprise trip to Iraq on Sunday to prod the country's struggling leaders to end nearly four months of wrangling and form a new government.
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  • Blair Defends Iraq Invasion Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 27 12:24 PM
    Tony Blair defended the Iraq invasion on Tuesday, calling the war on terror 'a clash about civilization'. He maintains that the 'ideas' at the core of needs to be the focus and that democratization is still the best weapon to root out terrorism.
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  • Rice's Senior Adviser on Iraq to Leave State Department Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 27 11:51 AM
    Philip D. Zelikow, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's most senior adviser on Iraq, to leave the State Department to return to teaching at the University of Virginia in January.
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  • Britain to Downgrade Commitment to Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 27 10:56 AM
    Britain to Downgrade Its Commitment to Iraq, Withdraw Thousands of Soldiers by End of 2007
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  • NBC brands Iraq conflict 'civil war' Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 27 11:06 AM
    NBC News Monday branded the Iraq conflict a civil war a decision that put it at odds with the White House and one that analysts said would increase public disillusionment with the U.S. troop presence there.
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  • As of Today, Iraq War Is Longer than World War II Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 4:20 PM
    All Things Considered , November 27, 2006 Monday, Nov. 27, marks the day when the Iraq war becomes longer than the U.S. involvement in World War II. Gen. Robert Scales notes that he is surprised that the U.S. military has held out this long, considering that it is an all-volunteer service.
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  • NBC Is Latest to Deem Iraq to Be in Civil War Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 4:20 PM
    All Things Considered , November 27, 2006 This morning on NBC's The Today Show , Matt Lauer said his network would begin calling the situation in Iraq a civil war.
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  • Expert: Cheney's Saudi Talks Centered on Iraq, Iran Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 4:20 PM
    All Things Considered , November 27, 2006 When Vice President Cheney met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Saturday, the pair likely discussed Iraq, Iran, Israel and terrorism, says Rachel Bronson, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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  • Kerr panel honors sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express News - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    Former Ingram resident Charles Komppa, who was killed last month in Iraq while serving with a Navy unit, was honored Monday with the passage of a resolution by Kerr County commissioners.
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  • A Republican Takes the Lead on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Nov 26 10:30 PM
    The Nation -- In radio and television interviews since the election, I have argued repeatedly that the November 7 vote did not just empower Democrats to do the right thing with regard to the Iraq debacle. It also freed up Republicans -- particularly Senate Republicans who have long been ill at ease with the neoconservative nonsense peddled by the Bush administration.
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  • Former state resident killed in service in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 27 3:55 PM
    A Connecticut native who was about to end his one-year tour of duty in Iraq was killed Sunday in Baghdad, his father said Monday.
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  • Turkish Opinion of U.S. War in Iraq Taints Relations Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Nov 27 5:54 PM
    Opinions in the United States' once-friendly ally Turkey have turned negative in the wake of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and continued violence that is threatening Turkey's border. NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Istanbul.
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  • Iran Pledges Security Assistance to Long Time Rival Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Nov 27 5:54 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pledged to provide Iraq with whatever security is necessary to prevent its struggling neighbor from descending into civil war. Ahmadinejad made the pledge during a visit Monday from Iraqi President Jalal Talabani.
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  • US jet crashes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 19 minutes ago
    Mortar rounds crashed into an oil processing facility near the northern city of Kirkuk, igniting a huge blaze, and a US Air Force jet with one pilot crashed while supporting American soldiers fighting in Anbar province, a hotbed of Iraq's Sunni Arab insurgency.
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  • Family prepares to bury son killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Indianapolis Star - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    The last thing Jimmy Davenport told his mother during a telephone call from Iraq about two weeks ago was "I love you.
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  • AWB Executives Should Be Charged After Report on Iraq (Update4) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 27 10:05 AM
    Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- AWB Ltd. executives paid kickbacks to win sales to Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq, a government inquiry found, recommending charges against 11 officials from Australia's monopoly wheat exporter.
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  • Attack Sparks Fire at Iraq Oil Facility Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 27 9:16 AM
    A mortar attack ignited a huge fire Monday night at an oil facility in northern Iraq, shutting the flow of crude oil to a major refinery, and a U.S. Air Force jet with one pilot aboard crashed in Anbar province, a hotbed of the Sunni-Arab insurgency, officials said.
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  • Bob Geiger: Iraq War Now Longer for America Than WW II - And Continuing to Get Worse Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 27 8:30 AM
    While Americans enjoyed family, friends, football and turkey over the long weekend, a regrettable milestone was hit: As of yesterday, the Iraq war, which has gone on for a bit over three years and eight months, has now lasted longer than the U.S. involvement in World War II. Senator John Warner (R-VA) made that observation in a November 15 meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which
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  • Attack Sparks Fire at Iraq Oil Facility Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 27 9:41 AM
    Mortar Attack Sparks Fire at Iraq Oil Facility; U.S. Air Force Jet Crashes in Province
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  • Some US media decide to call Iraq strife a 'civil war' Open this result in new window
    The Nation - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    New York - Some leading US media have decided to call the violence raging in Iraq a "civil war," despite White House insistence that the strife has not reached that stage.
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  • Browne predicts cut in Iraq troop numbers Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Thousands of British troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of next year, the defence secretary, Des Browne, predicted today.
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  • Michigan National Guardsman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Nov 27 1:55 PM
    IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. -- A National Guard soldier from the Upper Peninsula was killed while on duty in Iraq on Thanksgiving Day, military authorities said.
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  • Deadly incidents in Iraq on November 27 Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 27 2:11 PM
    Some of the deadly events in Iraq on Monday, according to police. -- 11:30 a.m.: Gunmen fired on a crowded central Baghdad street, killing six Iraqis.
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  • U.S. Air Force Jet Crashes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 27 8:41 AM
    U.S. Air Force Jet Crashes in Iraq; Jalal Talabani Arrives in Iran for Official Visit
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  • Iraq Recommendations: Diplomacy with Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 1:19 PM
    Day to Day , November 27, 2006 A draft of the report from the Iraq Study Group recommends direct diplomacy with Iran and Syria, according to officials who've seen the document.
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  • British troops may stay in Iraq until 2016 Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Nov 27 4:16 PM
    Thousands of British troops could remain in Iraq for another decade, Des Browne, the Defence Secretary, said yesterday....
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  • Study Group Weighs Options for Stabilizing Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 27 11:19 AM
    NPR.org , November 14, 2006 A bipartisan group is holding several high-level meetings this week with top policy makers in the U.S. and abroad, as it prepares to finalize its much-anticipated report recommending fresh approaches to the situation in Iraq.
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  • Lawmakers' Faith in Iraq's Leaders Wanes Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 27 7:47 AM
    Congressional Leaders Losing Confidence in Iraq Government As Bush Heads to Middle East
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  • Steve Young: This Just In: Matt Lauer Says Iraq in Midst of Civil War Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 27 8:01 AM
    This morning on the Today Show, Matt Lauer announced that NBC has decided that the Iraq is actually, "in the midst of a Civil War," backed up by former General Barry McCaffrey, who it seems NBC ignored for the past 18 months. Wow, the show that gets its biggest rating when they hold a free wedding in between offering ideas for new recipes of the season, has decided the thing we've known for
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  • Australia's only Iraq war casualty shot himself by accident: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 26 8:46 PM
    The only Australian soldier to be killed in the Iraq war shot himself by mistake while joking around with friends, a military inquiry has concluded, according to media reports.
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  • Australia inquiry says AWB misled UN over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 26 9:08 PM
    Australia's monopoly wheat exporter AWB Ltd may have breached Australia's Crimes Act over the payment of kickbacks to Saddam Hussein's Iraq, a judicial inquiry found on Monday.
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  • Annan Says Iraq on Brink of Civil War Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 27 3:37 PM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says Iraq is on the verge of civil war, and could go over the edge unless urgent action is taken. VOA's Peter Heinlein at our U.N. office reports on a flurry of diplomatic activity amid deteriorating Iraqi security conditions.
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