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  • Hadley: Bush knows changes needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 28 minutes ago
    White House national security adviser Stephen Hadley said Sunday that President Bush realizes "we need to make some changes" in Iraq policy.
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  • Rumsfeld memo admits Iraq strategy failing Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld told President Bush before he resigned that the administration's strategy in Iraq was not working and he proposed changes, including possible troop reductions, The New York Times reported Saturday.
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  • Separating Hyperbole From Horror in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    A disputed article about Sunni worshippers being burned alive in Iraq has ignited the blogosphere and caused the Iraqi government to threaten journalists with ?legal action.?
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  • Leaked Rumsfeld memo signals Iraq war is waning Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 03 6:29 PM
    Departing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has long personified the administration's misguided approach to Iraq. He insisted on trying to occupy the country with too few forces. He called the growing insurgency a few "dead enders." Despite failure after failure, he has relentlessly stuck to "stay the course" bromides.
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  • Nine U.S. troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 03 6:00 PM
    Nine U.S. troops died in Iraq during the weekend, including five killed by roadside bombs, the U.S. military reported Sunday.
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  • Annan Adds His Voice to a Growing Chorus That Is Calling the Situation in Iraq a ?Civil War? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Kofi Annan described the conflict in Iraq as deadlier and more anarchic than the 15-year sectarian bloodshed that tore apart Lebanon.
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  • Adviser Says Bush Plans to Review Panel?s Report and Make ?Significant Changes? on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Stephen J. Hadley, the national security adviser, said the president would announce ?a new way forward? in Iraq in the coming weeks.
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  • U.N. leader laments violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 4:30 PM
    The level of violence in Iraq is "much worse" than recent civil wars, outgoing U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in an interview to be aired Monday.
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  • Iraq report is moment of truth on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 2:24 PM
    After months of suspense, the top-level commission probing US strategic options in Iraq this week unveils a report seen as the last, best chance for President George W. Bush to change course.
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  • Annan says Iraq in grip of civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 2:44 PM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Iraq was in the grip of civil war as U.S. and Iraqi forces attacked insurgent bases in a bid to shore up the authority of a government itself riven by factional rivalries.
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  • White House on defensive over Iraq memos Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 5:23 PM
    While President Bush acknowledges the need for major changes in Iraq, he will not use this week's Iraq Study Group report as political cover for bringing troops home, his national security adviser said Sunday.
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  • Rumsfeld's likely successor faces questions on Iraq's future Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 2:41 PM
    Robert Gates, the designated successor to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, faces the task at his confirmation hearing Tuesday of persuading US senators that he can help end the worsening war in Iraq where others before him have failed.
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  • Bush seeks to weather Iraq report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 2:27 PM
    US President George W. Bush, under pressure to withdraw US forces from Iraq, faces a difficult balancing act next week when a top-level panel weighs in with proposed changes in strategy, experts say.
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  • Baathists demand U.S. exit from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 1:35 PM
    A man claiming to be the top spokesman for Iraq's former ruling party said the group will not stop aiding the insurgency or engage in national reconciliation efforts unless the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad accepts conditions that would lead to its end.
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  • Iraqi president rejects suggestions for international conference on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 03 4:49 PM
    Iraq's president rejected suggestions that an international conference be held to address the violence wracking his country, echoing sentiments expressed by other leading politicians in the wartorn country.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 5:25 PM
    As of Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at least 2,897 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 2,316 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Dozens killed, 50 bodies found in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 3:20 PM
    At least 30 Iraqis were killed and 50 bodies were found in Baghdad as UN chief Kofi Annan described the situation in Iraq as far worse than what was considered a civil war in Lebanon.
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  • Bush considering Rumsfeld options on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 11:34 AM
    President George W. Bush is considering a "laundry list" of options for Iraq that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested before resigning and agrees progress has been too slow, a senior White House official said on Sunday.
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  • Timing Set for Release of Iraq Panel?s Report Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 03 12:03 PM
    The Iraq Study Group will present its report to President Bush and Congress, as well as to the public, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday.
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  • Iraq panel will be only 'one input' in Bush policy, aide says Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 03 3:42 PM
    Bush's national security adviser tried to cool expectations of a quick pullout from Iraq.
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  • UN chief tells of Iraq war sorrow Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    The killing in Iraq is now worse than a civil war, outgoing UN Secretary General Kofi Annan says in a BBC interview.
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  • Seven More GIs Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 6 minutes ago
    As the U.S. death toll in Iraq rose yet again, President Bush prepared for a White House meeting Monday with Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim, one of Iraq's top Shiite politicians, to discuss ways to end the sectarian violence and its still spiraling casualties.
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  • Erdogan talks with Iran on Iraq, trade Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 11:24 AM
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks in Tehran with Iranian leaders on bolstering bilateral relations and stabilising the situation their violence-ridden neighbour Iraq.
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  • Iraq war has cost US 350 billion dollars Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 2:34 PM
    The war in Iraq has cost the United States more than 350 billion dollars since the March 2003 invasion, according to an AFP review of Congress figures.
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  • Bush broker Baker sizes up Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 2:33 PM
    Shrewd political fixer, Washington insider and Bush family loyalist, James Baker is days away from revealing the result of his toughest mission yet: finding a way out of the morass in Iraq.
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  • Bush to consider Rumsfeld options on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 9:09 AM
    President George W. Bush is considering a "laundry list" of options for Iraq policy changes suggested by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld before resigning last month, a senior White House official said on Sunday.
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  • Bush open to Iraq changes, Hadley says Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 10:00 AM
    President Bush is open to some of the major changes in Iraq policy that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld suggested in a classified memo days before he resigned, the White House's national security adviser said Sunday.
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  • Rumsfeld backed pullback in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 10:06 AM
    U.S. forces attacked insurgent bases in Iraq on Sunday as a leaked memo from the man who sent them there revealed that Donald Rumsfeld believes their strategy is not working and it may be better to reduce troop numbers.
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  • Rumsfeld sought changes in Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 5:51 AM
    President Bush said Saturday he wants to hear all advice before making decisions about changes in Iraq strategy, even as it was disclosed that Donald H. Rumsfeld called for major changes in tactics two days before he resigned as defense secretary.
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  • Analysts See Few Good Military Options for Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 03 5:45 PM
    Iraq Study Group Recommendations Could Bring Troop Reduction -- and Maybe a 'Bloodbath'
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  • Bush Is Weighing Options for New Strategy in Iraq, Aide Says Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 03 9:24 AM
    Nearly four years after invading Iraq, President Bush is sorting through an array of options -- none of them easy -- for a way out, including a partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from violence-plagued cities and a redeployment near Iraq's borders with Iran and Syria, his top security aide said...
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  • F-16 pilot downed in Iraq listed as KIA Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 03 9:51 AM
    An American pilot was officially listed as killed in action after his F-16 crashed in Iraq last week, the U.S. Air Force announced on Sunday. Maj. Troy L. Gilbert's fighter jet crashed on Monday north of Baghdad.
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  • More Troops In Iraq Will Make Little Difference by William S. Lind UPI Commentator Washington (UPI) Nov 30, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    The latest serpent at which a drowning Washington Establishment is grasping is the idea of sending more American troops to Iraq. Would more troops turn the war there in America's favor? No.
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  • Iraq mourns 60 bomb victims as US reviews tactics Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 6:59 AM
    Shell-shocked Baghdadis have cleared the bloody wreckage from the latest deadly bomb attack on their city, as the United States sought a new strategy to pull Iraq back from the abyss.
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  • Rumsfeld called for major tactical changes in Iraq shortly before resigning as defense chief Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 03 7:18 AM
    President Bush is open to some of the major change in Iraq policy that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested in a classified memo days before he resigned, the White House's national security adviser said Sunday.
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  • Envoy: Rumsfeld memo part of Iraq review Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 6:17 AM
    The U.S. ambassador to Iraq said Sunday a classified memo that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld sent to the White House shortly before he resigned was part of the administration's broad effort to assess progress in Iraq.
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  • Can Iraq Be Successfully Torn Apart by Laura Heaton UPI Correspondent Washington (UPI) Dec 01, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    Washington is abuzz with theories offering a potential way out of Iraq, one risk expert poses a new option: split Iraq in two. "We need radical thinking.
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  • F-16 pilot downed in Iraq listed as KIA Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 7:23 AM
    An American pilot whose F-16 fighter jet went down in Iraq was listed as killed in action following DNA analysis of remains recovered at the crash site, the U.S. Air Force said Sunday.
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  • De Facto Partition Takes Hold in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 03 1:07 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- For months, the Waheed brothers steadfastly endured the killings raging around them in their mainly Sunni district, staying put as fellow Shiites packed up and left.
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  • CONFLICT IN IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - 1 minute ago
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. John W. Warner said yesterday that he regretted some remarks by President Bush on Iraq before the elections, but Warner nonetheless judged Bush open to a change in course.
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  • Can Syria And Iran Help The US And UK Leave Iraq by Mark N. Katz UPI Correspondent Washington (UPI) Dec 01, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    One idea being floated for resolving the conflict in Iraq is for the United States to get help in doing this from Iran and Syria -- two governments that Washington has long had hostile relations with. It is highly doubtful this will work.
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  • Situation in Iraq Dominates the Week Ahead Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 03 4:07 PM
    This coming week, the Bush administration and Congress will be focusing on Iraq and the changing policy of the United States: President Bush will meet with a prominent Shiite politician on Monday; Robert Gates faces confirmation hearings as Secretary of Defense; and the Iraq Study Group will make its report to Capitol Hill.
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  • Baathists Demand U.S. Exit From Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 03 1:37 PM
    DAMASCUS, Syria -- A top spokesman for Iraq's former ruling party said the group will not stop aiding the insurgency or engage in national reconciliation efforts unless the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad accepts conditions that would lead to its end.
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  • Rumsfeld's Iraq Memo Part of Administration Review, Hadley Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 03 9:43 AM
    Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- A classified memo Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld sent the White House two days before he announced his resignation was part of an internal review aimed at charting ``a new way forward'' for the U.S. in Iraq, National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley said.
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  • Rumsfeld urged Iraq plan shift Open this result in new window
    BBC via Yahoo! News - Dec 03 4:04 AM
    Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld proposed major changes to the strategy in Iraq before he resigned.
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  • Rumsfeld urges scale-back of combat operations in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 02 11:18 PM
    Two days before resigning, US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld recommended a significant scale-back of US combat operations in Iraq, arguing the US strategy in the violence-torn country needed "a major adjustment."
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  • Iraq Politicians Split Over Annan Call For International Conference Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 03 5:22 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP)--Iraqi politicians appeared divided Sunday over a suggestion for an international conference on Iraq, with the president joining a powerful Shiite politician in rejecting it and a former prime minister welcoming it.
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  • De Facto Partition Takes Hold in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 03 1:00 PM
    As Officials Debate and Sunni-Shiite Violence Rages, De Facto Partition Takes Hold in Iraq
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  • Rumsfeld called for Iraq shift Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 03 5:46 AM
    In the memo, sent two days before he resigned, Rumsfeld acknowledged that U.S. strategy in Iraq was not working.
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  • Bush Open to Iraq Changes, Hadley Says Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 03 11:31 AM
    Bush Open to Some Iraq Policy Changes Suggested by Donald Rumsfeld, White House Adviser Says
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  • Middle East Considers Impact of U.S. Leaving Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 03 9:04 AM
    The long-awaited Baker-Hamilton report is expected to be released Wednesday, and Americans aren't the only ones anticipating the recommendations; Iraq's neighbors are also waiting to see what the panel will say. Middle Eastern journalists describe the area's expectations about the pending Iraq report. They include Ibrahim Hamidi, Damascus Bureau chief for Al Hayat; Nabil al-Sharif, Editor in
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  • Bush Turns to Diplomacy to Bring Security to Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 03 9:04 AM
    Hoping to stabilize the security situation in Iraq, President Bush is turning to diplomacy. Last week, he met with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan, and the White House has confirmed that Mr. Bush will meet this week with Iraq's most influential Shiite leader, Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim.
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  • Bush May Tie Troop Levels to Iraq Government Efforts, Time Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 03 11:58 AM
    Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush may announce a new plan in coming weeks to link the level of American troops in Iraq with the performance of the Iraqi government in quelling violence, Time magazine reported, citing unidentified Bush aides.
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  • U.S. Forces in Iraq Kill 6 Militants Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 03 8:16 AM
    U.S. Forces Destroy 2 Buildings in Iraq's Anbar Province, Killing 6 Militants, 2 Women, Child
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  • Iraq Study Group report Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    An authorized edition of the "Iraq Study Group Report" will be published Wednesday by Random House Inc., the same day that President Bush and congressional leaders are to receive the bipartisan committee's recommendations. "We're thrilled to be publishing such a landmark report and will produce it with record speed to be sure it's available to readers on the day that it makes news," said Anne
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  • Rumsfeld memo on Iraq proposed 'major' change Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 02 11:46 PM
    Two days before he resigned as defense secretary, Donald H. Rumsfeld submitted a memo to the White House that acknowledged that the administration's strategy in Iraq was not working. Left, Rumsfeld arrived at the White House on Nov. 13 to meet with the Iraq Study Group and President Bush.
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  • Iraq soldiers go back to day jobs Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 03 8:44 AM
    More than 120 part-time soldiers from the North West return from six months serving in Iraq.
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  • Situation in Iraq Dominates the Week Ahead Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 03 3:34 PM
    All Things Considered , December 3, 2006 This coming week, the Bush administration and the U.S. Congress will be focusing on Iraq and the changing policy of the United States: President Bush will meet with a prominent Shiite politician on Monday; the Senate Armed Services committee will hold hearings on the confirmation of Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 03 5:25 PM
    As of Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at least 2,897 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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  • F-16 Pilot Downed in Iraq Listed As KIA Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 03 7:45 AM
    U.S. Air Force Lists Maj. Troy L. Gilbert, F-16 Pilot Downed in Iraq, As Killed in Action
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  • Maplewood Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - 30 minutes ago
    A soldier from Maplewood has been killed in Iraq, family members and news reports said Sunday night. Bryan McDonough, 22, was a specialist in the Minnesota National Guard. Slideshow: People With MN Ties Killed In Mideast More Minnesota News
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  • Iraqi president rejects suggestions for international conference on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 03 6:14 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's president on Sunday rejected suggestions that an international conference be held to address the violence wracking his country, echoing sentiments expressed by other leading politicians.
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  • Austin Marine Killed In Action In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
    A U.S. Marine from Austin was killed in Iraq on Saturday. He's being remembered as a hero by friends and family. Cpl. Michael Craig Ledsome was killed in combat in the Al-Anbar province.
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  • Even the Wise Men Can't Save Us in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 02 10:32 PM
    Washington is abuzz as reports about the findings of the Iraq Study Group grow from a trickle to a flow. Doves hope that the group's endorsement of troop withdrawals will be the first step in a speedy exit from Iraq. Hawks hope that the study group will leave enough wiggle room to support President Bush's commitment to remain in Iraq as long as necessary "to get the job done." All sides, in
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  • New path Bush pressed for Iraq change Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Dec 03 6:21 PM
    Republicans and Democrats piled further pressure on President George W. Bush yesterday ahead of what may prove a defining week in US Iraq policy.
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  • Rumsfeld mooted Iraq cuts Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Dec 03 3:07 PM
    BAGHDAD US forces attacked insurgent bases in Baquba, Iraq, killing three rebels and in Anbar province six insurgents and two women and a child were killed yesterday, the military said....
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  • Memo raises pressure on Bush to review Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush's isolation over Iraq deepened yesterday following the publication of the leaked memo from sacked defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld calling for a "major adjustment" in Iraq policy.
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  • Funeral Services Set For Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KSLA-TV Shreveport - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    Funeral services for U.S. Army Pvt. Joshua Cain Burrows, a 20-year-old slain in Iraq, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Bossier City.
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  • White House: Iraq report won't be pullout cover Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 03 8:57 AM
    President Bush acknowledges need for change in Iraq, but won't use this week's Iraq Study Group report as cover for removing U.S. troops in Iraq.
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  • George F. Will: Iraq 'victory' rests on Iraq Study Group decision for more troops Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 33 minutes ago
    JAMES BAKER almost smiled. When the poker-faced co-chairman of the Iraq Study Group heard a commentator, who had been invited to advise the group, say that America's aim must be "victory," Baker's stony visage betrayed the bitter amusement that the word "victory" now occasions.
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  • Annan says violence in Iraq is 'much worse' than recent civil wars Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    LONDON U-N Secretary-General Kofi Annan (KOH'-fee AN'-nan) tells the B-B-C that the level of violence in Iraq is "much worse" than that in recent civil wars. He said in...
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  • Annan says violence in Iraq is 'much worse' than recent civil wars Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    LONDON U-N Secretary-General Kofi Annan (KOH'-fee AN'-nan) tells the B-B-C that the level of violence in Iraq is "much worse" than that in recent civil wars.
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  • Luke pilot killed in action in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Dec 03 11:05 AM
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Arizona pilot whose F-16 fighter jet went down in Iraq was listed as killed in action following DNA analysis of remains recovered at the crash site, the U.S. Air Force said Sunday.
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  • Annan says violence in Iraq is 'much worse' than recent civil wars Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan tells the BBC that the level of violence in Iraq is "much worse" than that in recent civil wars.
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  • Iraq's Asian Games soccer win greeted with volleys of celebratory gunfire Open this result in new window
    SportingNews.com - Dec 03 12:32 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq's 2-0 win over Oman in the Asian Games' soccer tournament in Qatar Sunday was ...
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  • Iraq report to fuel public debate in the US Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    As sectarian violence intensifies in Iraq, a much anticipated report will be released this week in the United States. The document is expected to influence American policy going forward.
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  • IRAQ IS BROKE -- MAYBE WE WILL BE, TOO Open this result in new window
    Richard Reeves via Yahoo! News - Dec 02 9:13 PM
    NEW YORK -- About 25 percent of the Americans who voted in last month's congressional elections believed Iraq was the most important issue of the day -- at least that is what polls told us. A few more than 10 percent of poll respondents cited the state of the economy as what was most important to them.
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  • Eye on Iraq Open this result in new window
    WNYC New York Public Radio - 31 minutes ago
    This is an important week for US policy on Iraq with the Iraq Study Group issuing its official report as well as Senate hearings for the new defense secretary. We talk about both in Monday Morning Politics. Plus: why the prison population is reaching an all-time high and a conversation with playwright Julia Cho about her new take on the family roadtrip, Durango .
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  • Rumsfeld 'considered Iraq withdrawal' Open this result in new window
    Independent - Dec 03 4:13 PM
    A leaked memo from the outgoing US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld indicated that the chief architect of the Iraq war was considering a "major adjustment" of strategy, including troop redeployments and withdrawals, just days before his resignation last month.
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  • BUSH IRAQ SHIFT Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - 16 minutes ago
    PRESIDENT Bush is looking at a change of US policy in Iraq, it was revealed yesterday. He is considering new moves outlined by former defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld before he resigned last month.
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  • Rumsfeld urged `major' Iraq shift Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Dec 03 3:46 AM
    Sent list of options before he resigned Two days before he resigned last month as defense secretary, Donald Rumsfeld submitted a classified memo to the White House that acknowledged that the Bush administration's strategy in Iraq was not working and called for a major course correction.
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  • Longview Reservist Recalled To Iraq Open this result in new window
    KLTV Texas - 39 minutes ago
    An East Texas man who's been recalled to active duty in the Navy, to be deployed to Iraq, gets a big surprise from his employer.
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  • Rumsfeld had urged major changes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 02 3:43 PM
    President Bush said Saturday he understands that Americans are upset about continuing bloodshed in Iraq even as it was disclosed that Donald H. Rumsfeld called for major changes in tactics two days before he resigned as defense secretary.
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  • U.S. forces in Iraq kill militants, women, toddler Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Dec 03 8:10 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - American soldiers destroyed two buildings being used by insurgents in a town in Anbar province, killing six militants, two women and a toddler, the military said Sunday.
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  • Fort Hood Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    The Pentagon Friday identified a Panhandle Marine and a Fort Hood soldier as two members of the U.S. forces died in Iraq this week.
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  • McCain's risky Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 03 6:59 AM
    The senator is calling for more boots on the ground in Iraq. Is this any way to wage a presidential campaign?
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  • UN Annan: Iraq Situation `Much Worse' Than Civil War Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 03 3:37 PM
    LONDON (AP)--The current situation in Iraq is "much worse" than civil war, the outgoing United Nations secretary-general said in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corp. to be broadcast Monday.
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  • Bush considering Rumsfeld options on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 03 11:37 AM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is considering a "laundry list" of options for Iraq that U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested before resigning and agrees progress has been too slow, a senior White House official said on Sunday.
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  • Envoy: Rumsfeld Memo Part of Iraq Review Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 03 6:56 AM
    The U.S. ambassador to Iraq said Sunday a classified memo that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld sent to the White House shortly before he resigned was part of the administration's broad effort to assess progress in Iraq. The report and...
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  • Iraq in grip of civil war, Annan says Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Dec 03 1:31 PM
    United Nations (UN) secretary-general Kofi Annan says Iraq is in the grip of a civil war.
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  • Rumsfelds damning Iraq advice to Bush Open this result in new window
    Business Day - 13 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (pictured) told the White House before he resigned last month that the Bush administrations strategy in Iraq was not working and he proposed changes, including possible troop reductions.
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  • Muzzling Iraq watchdog is bad news for taxpayers Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 03 11:07 AM
    The occupation and reconstruction of Iraq has been beset by scandals - hundreds of millions of dollars wasted, misspent, stolen - and the fact that so many of them have come to light is due largely to Stuart Bowen, the special inspector general for the reconstruction and his team of 55 investigators on the ground in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Stalled by Political Tension, Sectarian Violence Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 03 10:19 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , December 3, 2006 Hoping to stabilize the security situation in Iraq, President Bush is turning to diplomacy.
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  • Rumsfeld wanted Iraq troops cut Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 40 minutes ago
    NEW YORK, Dec 3: A couple of days before he resigned, former US defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld called for a major shift in American policy in Iraq, saying that the present course was not working, according to a classified memo obtained by the New York Times.
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  • Rumsfeld called for changes in Iraq before resigning Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Dec 03 9:56 AM
    'In my view it is time for a major adjustment' President George W. Bush said he wants to hear all advice before making decisions about changes in Iraq strategy, even as it was disclosed that Donald H. Rumsfeld called for major changes in tactics two days before he resigned as defense secretary.
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  • Seven US troops die across Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Dec 03 2:13 PM
    SEVEN US troops have killed in Iraq in a series of incidents, the US military has said.
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  • Iraqi president rejects call for international peace conference on Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 03 4:39 PM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on Sunday rejected an offer submitted by the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to hold an international peace conference on Iraq.
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  • Bush Ponders Moves on Iraq, Prepares for Talks With Shi'ite Leader Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 03 1:01 PM
    White House officials say U.S. President Bush is open to considering all sorts of options in Iraq, including those put forward in a newly-disclosed memo from outgoing Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
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  • McCaskill considers Iraq votes Open this result in new window
    Jefferson City News Tribune - Dec 03 2:35 PM
    Senator-elect Claire McCaskill isn't sure how she would vote if faced with a bill requiring troops to be withdrawn from Iraq.
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  • U.S. raid in Iraq kills militants, but also women, child Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 03 9:12 AM
    U.S. forces in Iraq kill 6 militants, two women and a toddler and announce the death of Maj. Troy L. Gilbert, whose F-16 fighter crashed in Iraq.
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