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  • Leaders defend call for new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 46 minutes ago
    Leaders of a bipartisan panel on Iraq defended their call for a new war strategy Sunday, saying it embraces President Bush's goal of an Iraq government that can defend and sustain itself.
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  • Rumsfeld returns to Washington after surprise Iraq trip Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 38 minutes ago
    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld returned to Washington Sunday after his surprise trip to Iraq. Rumsfeld's press secretary, Eric Ruff, said the defense secretary did not meet with any Iraqi government officials as has been his usual practice before leaving the country around noon Sunday.
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  • Iraq president lashes out at study group Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    The Iraqi president on Sunday sharply criticized the bipartisan U.S. report calling for a new approach to the war, saying it contained dangerous recommendations that would undermine his country's sovereignty and were "an insult to the people of Iraq."
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  • Sunni and Shiite Insurgents Remain Mystery to U.S., Iraq Report Charges Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    The U.S. still does not understand the enemy that American troops are fighting, according to the Iraq Study Group?s report.
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  • Iraq by the Book Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 3 minutes ago
    The "Iraq Study Group Report" paperback could have been wrapped in a brown paper bag, its title scrawled in Magic Marker. It would still sell.
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  • Rumsfeld home after surprise Iraq trip Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 5:37 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld returned to Washington Sunday after his surprise trip to Iraq.
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  • How to Avoid Iraq Syndrome Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Dec 10 3:03 PM
    Viewpoint: Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, warns against letting the failure in Iraq cause America to lose sight of its global role
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  • Talks under way to replace Iraq PM Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 3:29 PM
    Major partners in Iraq's governing coalition are in behind-the-scenes talks to oust Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki amid discontent over his failure to quell raging violence, according to lawmakers involved.
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  • US must try to engage Iraq, Syria: Baker report authors Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 2:53 PM
    The lead authors of a sweeping review of US Iraq policy stressed that Washington must engage Iran and Syria to help achieve peace and security in Iraq and the wider Middle East.
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  • Schofield Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 3:38 PM
    The Department of Defense has officially identified a group of Schofield soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq this week.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,931 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 3:47 PM
    As of Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at least 2,931 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 2,356 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Total success in Iraq 'not possible': former US secretary of state Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 2:10 PM
    Total success for the US-led coalition in Iraq is not possible, former US secretary of state Lawrence Eagleburger told Britain's Sky News television.
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  • Rumsfeld takes goodbye tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 1:49 PM
    Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, with only days left in office, paid a surprise farewell visit to U.S. troops in Iraq this weekend, telling them the consequences of the war's failure would be "unacceptable."
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  • Baker and Hamilton Defend Report on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 10 12:03 PM
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 The lead authors of the report from the bipartisan Iraq Study Group defended their approach today to the United States? war policy as ?a responsible way forward,? amid rising criticism from conservatives and the Iraqi president, Jalal Talabani, who said the report contained ?some very dangerous articles.?.
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  • Iraq Study Group chairs defend report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 11:47 AM
    The chairmen of the Iraq Study Group on Sunday defended their report as a "responsible way" out of the war, while President George W. Bush prepares to unveil his new strategy later this month.
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  • Rumsfeld bids farewell to GIs in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 11:20 AM
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld paid a surprise visit to Iraq over the weekend and said American forces should not quit the war until the enemy is defeated.
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  • GCC calls for disbanding Iraq militias, to seek peaceful nuclear technology Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 12:09 PM
    Gulf leaders called for the disbandment of militias in Iraq, urged dialogue among Lebanon's feuding factions and announced plans to pursue nuclear technology for peaceful ends.
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  • Iran plays down calls for US talks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 12:14 PM
    Iran played down calls for talks with the United States to stabilise the situation in Iraq, saying Washington did not need to negotiate with the Islamic republic to withdraw its troops.
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  • Talabani blasts 'insulting' US report on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 11:19 AM
    President Jalal Talabani, a long-time US ally, made a stinging attack on the controversial Iraq Study Group report, calling it "dangerous" and insulting to Iraqi sovereignty.
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  • Iraq falls way behind in spending Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 10 2:48 PM
    Iraq is failing to spend billions of dollars of its own oil revenues that have been set aside to rebuild its damaged and looted infrastructure, even as American financial support dwindles and it prepares to ask the international community to help pay for a sweeping new phase of reconstruction.
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  • Talabani Says Iraq Report 'Very Dangerous' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on Sunday harshly criticized the bipartisan Iraq Study Group's report recommending changes to U.S. war policies, saying it contained some "very dangerous" recommendations that would undermine the sovereignty of Iraq.
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  • Rumsfeld, in Iraq, Bids Farewell to U.S. Troops Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 10 9:18 AM
    The outgoing secretary of defense, Donald H. Rumsfeld, paid a surprise visit to Iraq this weekend and said American troops should stay in the country until the insurgents were defeated.
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  • Suzanne Nossel: Iraq: Damage Control Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    After five days of ruminations and commentary, the prevailing feeling on the Iraq Study Group seems to be one of disappointment and a renewed sense of despair that the hoped-for silver bullet bipartisan solution failed to materialize. The dashed expectations are twofold: 1) first off, as I lay out here and many others have also written, some of the report's most important recommendations seem
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  • Rumsfeld Surprises The Troops In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is on a secret visit to Iraq, CBS News has learned. With only 9 days left in his tenure at the Pentagon, a spokesman said he is using the trip to say farewell to the troops serving overseas.
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  • Arianna Huffington: A Known-Known: Donald Rumsfeld's Farewell Ego-Trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    One thing you can say about Donald Rumsfeld, he's consistent. Contemptuous and arrogant right up until the very end of his disastrous tenure. Or, to put it in Rumsfeldese: Am I Don Rumsfeld? Sure. Am I going to continue to put the needs of my own preening ego above the interests of the United States? You bet! I'm talking about Rumsfeld's "surprise" farewell visit to the troops in Iraq this
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  • Iraq president rejects Baker-Hamilton report Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 10 7:31 AM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani rejected the Iraq Study Group's report Sunday, calling it "very dangerous" to Iraq's sovereignty and constitution.
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  • Weddings Take Place Amid Iraq Bloodshed Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Walking Down the Aisle: Iraq Weddings Still Take Place Despite Upheaval
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  • Talabani rejects 'dangerous' US report on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 6:11 AM
    Iraq's President Jalal Talabani has angrily rejected the "dangerous" recommendations of a high-level US report that pushed for a change of American strategy in the war-torn country.
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  • Rumsfeld on farewell visit in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 7:24 AM
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld paid a surprise farewell visit to American troops in Iraq and told them U.S. forces must stay until the enemy is defeated.
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  • Talabani calls Iraq report 'dangerous' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 5:51 AM
    The Iraqi president said Sunday the bipartisan U.S. report calling for a new approach to the war offered dangerous recommendations that would undermine his country's sovereignty and were "an insult to the people of Iraq."
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  • Rumsfeld makes surprise visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 10 6:46 AM
    With only nine days left on his job, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld made an unannounced appearance in Iraq on Saturday to say farewell to U.S. troops, a Defense Department spokesman said.
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  • Iraq President Lashes Out at Study Group Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 10 4:15 PM
    Iraqi President Calls U.S. Study Group Report Dangerous and 'An Insult to the People of Iraq'
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  • Baker And Hamilton Defend Iraq Report Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 10 4:07 PM
    On Face The Nation the leaders of the Iraq Study Group defended their call for a new war strategy. James Baker and Lee Hamilton said their recommendations are the best way to promote peace and stability in the region.
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  • Iraq's Talabani Calls Report Dangerous, Insulting Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 10 4:19 PM
    The Iraqi president said Sunday that recommendations from the bipartisan Iraq Study Report were dangerous, would undermine Iraq's sovereignty and were "an insult to the people of Iraq." Other Iraqi leaders are equally troubled by the report.
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  • Talks Under Way to Replace Iraq PM Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 10 3:45 PM
    Partners in Iraq's Governing Coalition Are in Talks to Oust Prime Minister, Lawmakers Say
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  • Rumsfeld says farewell to troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 3:49 AM
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld paid a surprise visit to Iraq on Sunday and said U.S. forces should not quit the war until the enemy is defeated.
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  • Finding Peace With Honor In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 10 2:37 PM
    The war in Iraq is getting less and less popular and almost everyone agrees that a change needs to be made. The problem is that history shows that getting out of wars is rarely easy.
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  • Baker, Hamilton Warn of Iraq Violence Engulfing Middle East Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 10 1:53 PM
    Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Former Secretary of State James Baker and former Representative Lee Hamilton, co-chairmen of the Iraq Study Group, warned that an escalation of sectarian strife in Iraq may trigger broader conflict in the Middle East.
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  • At least 26 killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 4:54 AM
    At least 26 people have been killed in Iraq, including nine Shiites in sectarian attacks on two Baghdad families, a security official said.
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  • Iraqi president rejects Iraq Study Group report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 3:09 AM
    Iraq's president said on Sunday he rejected a long-anticipated list of recommendations by the bipartisan Iraq Study Group to change U.S. policy in the region.
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  • At least 17 killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 4:10 AM
    At least 17 people have been killed in Iraq, including nine Shiites in a sectarian attack on two Baghdad families, a security official said.
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  • Rumsfeld Takes Goodbye Tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 10 2:15 PM
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Visits U.S. Troops in Iraq; 83 Killed Throughout Country
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  • Rumsfeld makes surprise farewell visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 1:13 AM
    Outgoing US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has made a surprise farewell visit to Iraq, urging American troops to stay the course in the face of a critical US report about the conduct of the war.
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  • Rumsfeld Bids Farewell to Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 10 12:46 PM
    In Surprise Visit, Donald Rumsfeld Bids Farewell to U.S. GIs in Iraq, Urging Them to Fight On
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  • Bush faces week on Iraq hot seat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 10 1:20 AM
    President George W. Bush embarks on a soul-searching quest for a new Iraq policy this week, after the shock-therapy indictment of his conduct of the war by an independent policy commission.
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  • Iraq's Talabani Calls Report Dangerous, Insulting Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 10 4:05 PM
    All Things Considered , December 10, 2006 Iraq's President Jalal Talabani blasted the report of the Iraq Study Group on Sunday, calling it unjust and dangerous to the sovereignty of his country.
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  • Iraq panel defends group's proposals Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - 32 minutes ago
    War must be won politically, Baker says; al-Maliki in jeopardy? WASHINGTON - Leaders of a bipartisan panel on Iraq sought yesterday to deflect criticism that their new war strategy endorses defeat. They said the Bush administration must push Mideast diplomacy or face "major-league problems."
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  • Rumsfeld, in Visit to Iraq, Tells Troops Not to Give Up Mission Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 10 11:38 AM
    Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, who leaves office next week, flew to Iraq where he told troops that the U.S. can't afford to give up its mission in Iraq and that they shouldn't interpret the political debate over the war as a lack of support.
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  • Eye on Iraq: Jim Baker had the last laugh Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Washington (UPI) Dec 8 - The recommendations of the Iraq Study Group were neither limited, timid and disappointing, as its American critics to the left have claimed, nor were they defeatist or contemptible, as Bush administration loyalists and neo conservative true believers have angrily argued.
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  • Weddings Take Place Amid Iraq Bloodshed Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 10 11:37 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- There were no musicians, food was sparse and guests were frisked at the door. But when the 21-year-old bride appeared in her white, full-length dress with her groom by her side, everyone beamed.
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  • Rumsfeld says farewell to troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 11:24 PM
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld made a surprise trip to Iraq Saturday, just days after a bipartisan commission called the situation there "grave and deteriorating" and said the administration's policy wasn't working.
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  • Transcript: Iraq Study Group Leaders on 'FNS' Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Dec 10 9:41 AM
    Former Secretary of State James Baker and former Rep. Lee Hamilton talk with Chris Wallace about the findings of the Iraq Study Group.
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  • Injured Iraq Veteran Honored in El Dorado Hills Open this result in new window
    KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 10:59 PM
    A country music star joined the Sacramento community Saturday evening in honoring a local marine. Jeff Landay was badly injured in Iraq... even falling into a coma during his recovery. He re-gained enough strength to attend a very special concert. The concert raised money for 20-year-old Marine Cpl. Jeff Landay.
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  • Iraq police academy set to implode: Advisers: Crumbling campus symbolizes law-and-order woes Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 10 6:21 PM
    AU.S. project to turn the Baghdad Police College into the crown jewel of Middle Eastern law enforcement academies is such a shoddy mess that parts of it face demolition and the sprawling facility itself may be forced to shut down in two weeks, an American adviser in Iraq tells the Herald.
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  • WP: Military families divided on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 10 9:18 AM
    Amid the mounting death toll in Iraq, many military families are questioning the mission their loved ones believed in and died fighting for.
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  • Proud family unveil Iraq memorial Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 10 7:57 AM
    The husband of the first British servicewoman killed on duty in Iraq weeps as a memorial is unveiled.
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  • Iraq President Lashes Out at Study Group Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 29 minutes ago
    By KIM GAMEL BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Iraqi president on Sunday sharply criticized the bipartisan U.S.
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  • White House debating new Iraq strategies Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 09 8:32 PM
    In a rush to chart a new course for the Iraq war, President Bush's national security team is debating whether additional troops are needed to secure Baghdad.
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  • Rumsfeld makes surprise farewell trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 8:22 PM
    US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has made a surprise visit to Iraq to thank US troops for their service just days before he steps down from his post, a Defense Department spokesman has said.
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  • The Iraq report: Naive to the core Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 33 minutes ago
    Why, one wonders, was no career military officer made a member of the Iraq Study Group?
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  • Rumsfeld Makes Farewell Visit to Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 10 9:05 AM
    Outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld made an unexpected farewell visit to the troops in Iraq on Sunday. The Pentagon said Rumsfeld spoke to more than 1,000 soldiers and Marines at a base in Anbar province.
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  • st: Iraq Study Group or Saudi Protection League? Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    Iraq Study Group or Saudi Protection League? by Greg Palast They're kidding, right? James Baker III and the seven dwarfs of the "Iraq Study Group" have come up with some simply brilliant recommendations. Not.
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  • Local Marine Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVN Reno - 26 minutes ago
    First Lt. Nathan Krissoff was killed Friday in Iraqs al-Anbar province. Krissoff was part of the Marines 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion and was based out of Okinawa, Japan. He joined the Marine Crops in June 2004 and was the Battalions Counterintelligence Officer.
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  • Billions for Iraq repairs unspent Open this result in new window
    UPI - 37 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Officials in Iraq are reportedly failing to spend billions of dollars in oil money that is meant to repair schools, roads, refineries and pipelines.
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  • Like the Nation, Military Families Divided on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 09 8:20 PM
    Nancy Hecker hasn't read the Iraq Study Group's report. She doesn't need to. She knows her son, Army Maj. William F. Hecker III, died at 37 for a just cause, no matter what the antiwar crowd thinks.
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  • Iraq rejects suggestion of US troops leaving by early 2008 as 'an insult' Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Dec 10 4:54 PM
    Iraq yesterday rejected recommendations that America aim to pull its forces out of the country by early 2008, saying such a move would be an "insult" to the Iraqi people.
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  • Iraq, Afghanistan veterans granted pensions Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 10 4:23 PM
    More than 230 Australians who have served with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in Iraq and Afghanistan have been granted disability pensions.
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  • Talabani Calls Iraq Report 'Dangerous' Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 10 6:15 AM
    Iraq President Jalal Talabani: Iraq Study Group Report Is 'Dangerous,' Undermines Sovereignty
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  • Ignoring the reality of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Whittier Daily news - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    THIS just in: Iraqi security forces to take over by June 2007. This just in: Osama found in Iraq running the civil war.
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  • St. Charles soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Jefferson City News Tribune - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) - A 32-year-old Missouri soldier died Wednesday in Iraq.
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  • Oregon senator calls Iraq strategy "path to defeat" Open this result in new window
    KATU Portland - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith, continuing his criticism of the Iraq war, said Sunday that U.S. troops in Iraq too often find themselves "being target practice in the middle of sectarian strife" that they neither created nor can stop.
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  • Iraq Study Group includes five each from Democrats and Republicans Open this result in new window
    The Lufkin Daily News - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    Q: Can you tell me who all made up the Iraq Study Group?
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  • Bank goes above and beyond to help employee serving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Jefferson City News Tribune - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) - Jacques Smith was out of the sight of his colleagues at M&I Bank during his National Guard stint in Iraq, but he was never far from their minds.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,931 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 10 3:47 PM
    As of Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at least 2,931 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • US must try to engage Iraq, Syria: report authors Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - The lead authors of a sweeping review of US Iraq policy stressed Sunday that Washington must engage Iran and Syria to help achieve peace and security in Iraq and the wider Middle East.
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  • Talks Under Way to Replace Iraq PM Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Dec 10 6:15 PM
    By HAMZA HENDAWI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA BAGHDAD, Iraq - Major partners in Iraq's governing coalition are in behind-the-scenes talks to oust Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki amid discontent over his failure to quell raging violence, according to lawmakers involved.
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  • Talabani lashes out at 'dangerous' Baker report on US role in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 10 4:17 PM
    Iraq's president Jalal Talabani, a key ally of the US, yesterday delivered a thunderous rejection of the bipartisan US Iraq Study Group, describing its findings as "dangerous" and saying that its recommendations were "dead in the water".
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  • Two more 1st AD soldiers killed in Iraq are identified Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Dec 10 3:19 PM
    Two more soldiers with the 1st Armored Division based in Giessen, Germany, were identified Saturday as having died Dec. 6 of injuries suffered during operations in Ramadi, Iraq.
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  • Former Deputy Defense Secretary Spoke In Atlanta About Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    ATLANTA(FOX5)--As President Bush considers changes in strategy in Iraq, one of the architects of the original U.S. invasion visited Atlanta... MCDONOUGH, GA(FOX5)--Henry County police are working to identify the woman found dead in McDonough Sunday morning. Her body wa...
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  • White House debating new Iraq strategies Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 4:31 PM
    In a rush to chart a new course for the Iraq war, President Bush's national security team is debating whether additional troops are needed to secure Baghdad a short-term force increase that could be made up of all Americans, a combination of U.S. and Iraqi forces, or all Iraqis, a senior administration official said Saturday.
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  • Pflugerville Soldier Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    A Pflugerville family is mourning the loss of their son, a soldier, killed this week in Iraq. Army Specialist Yari Mokri of Pflugerville died Wednesday. It happened while he was on patrol in Hawijah. A bomb went off near his vehicle, killing Mokri and four other soldiers.
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  • Iran Ties Role in Iraq Talks to U.S. Exit Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 09 4:48 PM
    Iran?s foreign minister said his country would enter discussions on stabilizing Iraq only if the U.S. commits to a troop withdrawal.
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  • Rumsfeld pays surprise farewell visit to U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 10 1:38 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld, with only days left in office, paid a surprise farewell visit to U.S. troops in Iraq this weekend, telling them the consequences of the war's failure would be "unacceptable."
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  • Iraq Study Group Report ignores real issues in war Open this result in new window
    BG News - 3 minutes ago
    What is a government to do when its foreign policy goes disastrously off course and its ship of state runs aground? Convene a bunch of old people who didn't screw things up so badly and ask them. That's just what the Bush administration has done, resulting in the new Iraq Study Group Report complete with holographic logo.
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  • Sending more troops to Iraq isn't the answer Open this result in new window
    Daily Aztec - 44 minutes ago
    Everyone has an opinion about the war in Iraq. Whether you're for or against the war on terror and the occupation of Iraq, you probably care about the welfare of our troops fighting there. You also probably want the troops to come home from Iraq as soon as possible.
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  • Rumsfeld returns to Washington after surprise trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Dec 10 6:20 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld returned to Washington Sunday after his surprise trip to Iraq. Rumsfeld's press secretary, Eric Ruff, said the defense secretary
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  • Soldier with links to Illinois killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Dec 10 5:52 PM
    ST. CHARLES, Mo. - A 32-year-old soldier with links to Illinois has died in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Saturday. Army Capt. Travis Patriquin, who the Pentagon lists as a Texas resident, served with the 1st Brigade, First Armored Division.
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  • Blair favours urgent action in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 58 minutes ago
    Washington, Dec 10: British Prime Minister Tony Blair today said the consequences of a strategic failure in Iraq were immense and that the situation was one of acting in urgency.
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  • Talabani Rejects Iraq Study Group Report Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 10 11:31 AM
    The leaders of the Iraq Study Group are defending their report, following new criticism from Baghdad. At the same time, the Bush administration is stepping up its own review of its Iraq strategy. VOA White House correspondent Paula Wolfson has details.
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  • Rumsfeld Makes Farewell Visit to Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 10 9:04 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , December 10, 2006 Outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld made an unexpected farewell visit to the troops in Iraq on Sunday. The Pentagon said Rumsfeld spoke to more than 1,000 soldiers and Marines at a base in Anbar province.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,930 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 5:28 PM
    As of Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at least 2,930 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 2,356 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • 79 Steps to Victory in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 09 5:18 PM
    There is no shortage of opinions on the Iraq Study Group report. Here are a dozen worth considering.
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  • Rumsfeld makes surprise farewell trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 3:43 PM
    US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has arrived in Iraq on a surprise trip to thank US troops for their service just days before he steps down from his post, a Defense Department spokesman said.
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  • Deadly time for Louisiana soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTBS Shreveport - Dec 10 4:31 PM
    Jerry Madden and his daughter-in-law Dani will keep the promise made to his son, her husband, Sergeant Josh Madden when he left for Iraq. Madden says their last promise was that they would be there to come back with him from Dallas on his final trip back from Iraq. He says they are still going to do that.
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  • Rumsfeld makes farewell trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 3:34 PM
    US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has flown to Iraq in a surprise trip to thank US troops for their service just days before he steps down from his post, a Defense Department spokesman said.
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    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 3:47 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Iraq, a Pentagon spokesman said Saturday.
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  • Bush aides call Iraq group's many proposals impractical Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 10 4:54 PM
    White House officials has said their preliminary review of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group's recommendations has concluded that many of its key proposals are impractical or unrealistic, a news report said Sunday.
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  • Baker ideas an insult to Iraq: Talabani Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 10 10:57 AM
    Iraq's president has rejected recommendations by the US bipartisan Iraq Study Group, calling them dangerous and an insult to Iraqis.
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  • Pension for Australians injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 10 12:03 PM
    More than 230 Australians who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan have been granted disability pensions for mental and physical injuries, documents reveal.
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  • Americans Support Plan to Leave Iraq by 2008 Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 4 minutes ago
    - Many adults in the United States agree with one of the key proposals made by the Iraq Study Group, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports.
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