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  • Bush: Iraq 'straining psyche' of America Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 26 minutes ago
    President Bush said Monday the Iraq war is "straining the psyche of our country" but leaving now would be a disaster.

  • Bush: Iraq straining US psyche, issue in election Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush said on Monday the Iraq war was "straining the psyche" of Americans and conceded it would be a major issue in November elections, when control of the U.S. Congress is up for grabs.

  • A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    As of Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at least 2,610 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 2,072 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Bush Warns It Would Be 'Disaster' to Leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 21 4:26 PM
    President Bush laid down an impassioned defense of his Iraq policy yesterday, saying the United States must stay in the fight despite an escalating death toll, increasing calls for the withdrawal of U.S. troops and growing public sentiment against the war.

  • Bush Warns It Would Be 'Disaster' to Leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 21 1:41 PM
    President Bush said Monday the United States would lose "our soul as a nation" if it gave up on the Iraq war now, warning it would be a "disaster" if U.S. troops left before the new Iraqi government can control the country.

  • Bush voices concern over talk of an Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 12:17 PM
    President George W. Bush voiced concern on Monday over talk in the United States of a civil war in Iraq, prompting speculation he may be coming around to the idea and considering a future exit strategy.

  • Poll: Opposition to Iraq war at all-time high Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 21 1:22 PM
    Opposition among Americans to the war in Iraq has reached a new high, with only about a third of respondents saying they favor it, according to a poll released Monday.

  • Bush: Democrats wrong on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 21 10:52 AM
    The attitude of many Democrats on Iraq -- a quick pullout of U.S. troops -- shows a lack of understanding of world politics and increases the threat of attacks in the United States, President Bush said Monday.

  • Outlook: Civil War in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 21 9:22 AM
    Daniel L. Byman , director of Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies, will be online Monday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. ET to discuss the Sunday Outlook article he wrote with Kenneth M. Pollack of The Brookings Institution about Iraq. The authors say the country is in a state of civil war, tempered only by the presence of 135,000 U.S. troops, and that an all-out civil war would

  • Quitting Iraq now would be a 'disaster': Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 9:15 AM
    US President George W. Bush has said he was worried that Iraq might slip into civil war but forcefully rejected calls for an immediate US withdrawal, saying that would be a "disaster."

  • Four US troops killed in Iraq, Bush concerned by civil war threat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 8:38 AM
    Iraqi insurgents have killed four US soldiers, the US military has said, as President George W. Bush said he was worried that Iraq might be sliding into civil war.

  • Four US servicemen killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 9:04 AM
    The U.S. military said on Monday four U.S. servicemen had been killed in action in Iraq in the past 24 hours.

  • Bush Defends Iraq Strategy, Resists Call to Leave Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 21 5:28 PM
    President Bush defends the U.S. mission in Iraq, saying that calls for American troops to leave the country are premature. The president warned that the situation would only worsen without U.S. troops -- and that "chaos in Iraq would be very unsettling in the region."

  • Relative Calm In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 21 5:21 PM
    There were relatively few incidents of violence across Iraq as residents made special efforts to watch opening day television coverage of Saddam Hussein's trial for genocide.

  • Quitting Iraq now would be 'huge mistake': Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 7:29 AM
    US President George W. Bush forcefully ruled out an immediate US withdrawal from Iraq, saying it would be a "huge mistake" to bring the troops home now.

  • Attacks kill at least 10 across Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 21 6:51 AM
    Attacks in Baghdad and the Baquba area killed at least 10 people in Iraq on Monday, following a bloody Sunday that saw gunmen attack huge crowds of Shiite pilgrims, killing at least 20 of them.

  • Bush: Leaving Iraq Now Would Be Disaster Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 21 5:13 PM
    Bush Says Iraq War Is "Straining the Psyche" of America

  • Three US troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 7:03 AM
    Three members of a U.S. Marine unit were killed in action in western Iraq on Sunday, the U.S. military said in a statement.

  • Bush rejects withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 21 1:41 PM
    The US president says withdrawing troops from Iraq would be a "huge mistake".

  • Premature Iraq Pullout Would Be A Huge Mistake Warns Bush Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    by Gerry J. Gilmore for American Forces News Service Washington DC (AFNS) Aug 21, 2006 Amid national debate about whether or not to stay the course in Iraq, President Bush today firmly placed himself in the "stay" category.

  • Ed Hamilton: An Overview of the Iraq War and the Larger War Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 21 1:17 PM
    Well, let's see, where are we? First there was 9-11; hard to deny that that was the beginning. This outrage seemed to call for some kind of a response, so we invaded Afghanistan, and put our former buddies the Taliban--who we supported in their war against the Soviet Union--out of business. (A lot of people who oppose the Iraq War say the Afghanistan War was justified, but I'm not so sure: it

  • Bush Says Iraq Straining Nation's Psyche Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 21 1:28 PM
    President Bush Says the Iraq War Is 'Straining the Psyche' of the Nation but Won't Change Course

  • Politicians face tricky task over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 12:51 AM
    Voters are clearly unhappy with the war in Iraq and increasingly pessimistic about its prospects, polls indicate. And they're uneasy about abandoning that country to terrorists and chaos.

  • Bush: Leaving Iraq Now Would Be Disaster Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 21 5:16 PM
    President Bush said Monday the Iraq war is "straining the psyche of our country" but leaving now would be a disaster. Bush served notice at a news conference that he would not change course or flinch from debate about the unpopular war as he campaigns...

  • Theft of prized car riles recently returned Iraq veteran Open this result in new window
    The Providence Journal - 20 minutes ago
    CRANSTON -- Patrolling Iraq's perilous Al Anbar Province with the Army's 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Specialist Timothy R. Corey moved in convoys that turned heads, riding Bradley fighting vehicles, armored Humvees and Abrams tanks.

  • Salazar: Iraq mission not complete Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Aug 21 4:15 PM
    Returning from a visit to Iraq, Rep. John Salazar today reiterated his belief that U.S. troop withdrawals should be based on conditions there and not on the calendar. "Our troops are very committed. They are very proud of what they are doing," said Salazar, D-Manassa.

  • Bush: Iraq Withdrawal Would Send Wrong Message Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 21 11:52 AM
    In a news conference on Monday, President Bush reiterated his vow to support the fledgling Iraqi democracy and said withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq prematurely would send a message of defeat to other Mideast nations.

  • Views of Iraq from Indiana Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 21 3:56 PM
    All Things Considered , August 21, 2006 What do voters deep in the heartland of the United States think of the war in Iraq? Many U.S. military recruits come from rural areas -- but is popular sentiment behind the conflict they're signing up to fight in? NPR's Linda Wertheimer reports from Indiana.

  • Verdict Against Iraq Contractor Overturned Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 21 3:55 AM
    A federal judge threw out a $10 million jury verdict against an American company accused of overcharging on an Iraq reconstruction contract after concluding that the now-defunct Coalition Provisional Authority was not a U.S. government entity.

  • Arianna Huffington: From the Dept. of Perspective (Iraq Bloodshed Division) Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 21 10:47 AM
    It says all you need to know about the horrific state of affairs in Iraq that 22 people dead and over 300 wounded during an attack on Shiite worshipers is considered "an extraordinary success." But that's what it's come to. After gunmen perched on rooftops, hidden in buildings, and standing in the streets of Baghdad opened fire on religious pilgrims walking through Baghdad on their way to a

  • Bush concerned about Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 21 5:16 PM
    WASHINGTON: President George W Bush voiced concern over talk in the United States of a civil war in Iraq, prompting speculation he may be coming around to the idea and considering a future exit strategy.

  • Bush: Iraq Straining Nation's Psyche Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Aug 21 4:02 PM
    President Bush said Monday the Iraq war is "straining the psyche of our country" but leaving now would be a disaster. CBS News: Postwar Iraq

  • Iraq straining US psyche, to be election issue - Bush Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 18 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON: President George W Bush said the Iraq war was "straining the psyche" of Americans and conceded it would be a major issue in November elections, when control of the US Congress is up for grabs.

  • About 150 soldiers from Ark. National Guard to go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - 45 minutes ago
    LITTLE ROCK Soldiers with the Arkansas Army National Guard that had been in Fort Hood, Texas, since this spring have moved on to Iraq.

  • Iraq plans more refineries Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    Iraq outlined plans to build several new oil refineries and upgrade existing ones to start exporting petrol and other byproducts by 2010, AFP reported.

  • Bush says Iraq war is 'straining the psyche' of the nation Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 21 2:26 PM
    WASHINGTON - President Bush said Monday the Iraq war is "straining the psyche of our country" but leaving now would be a disaster. Bush served notice at a news conference that he would not...

  • We're not leaving, so long as I'm the President: Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    TONY EASTLEY: After insisting for months that Iraq was not sliding into civil war, the US President has today begun voicing some doubts.

  • Bush defends Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Aug 21 12:16 PM
    Facing increasing campaign-season criticism for the war in Iraq, President Bush today unleashed an impassioned defense for the American mission there, warning that if the United States military leaves before Iraq is secure, "the terrorists will follow us here.''

  • Saddam Won't Enter Plea in Iraq Trial Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 21 4:33 AM
    Saddam Refuses to Enter Plea As 2nd Trial Begins in Iraq; Charged With Genocide, War Crimes

  • Rep. Salazar returns from second trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Aug 21 8:58 AM
    Rep. John Salazar found some signs of hope on his second visit to Iraq last week, but he said the overall security situation is more dangerous than it was 18 months ago and that he sees "the beginnings of a civil war."

  • Bush says wrong to withdraw from Iraq, concerned about civil war Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 21 5:56 PM
    President George W. Bush on Monday ruled out any quick withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and expressed concern about the possibility of a civil war in Iraq.

  • Bush Admits Iraq War Puts Strain on American People Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 21 9:11 AM
    Morning Edition , August 21, 2006 President Bush held a news conference Monday morning saying that failure in Iraq would make America less safe. He also urged the rapid deployment of United Nations peacekeepers to help maintain the cease-fire in Southern Lebanon.

  • 1st AD soldier dies from Iraq combat wounds Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 21 1:36 PM
    A soldier assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, based in Friedberg, Germany, died Saturday of wounds sustained in combat in Iraqs Anbar province, military officials reported Sunday.

  • Stockton Family Adjusts to Having Both Parents Serve in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 10 Sacramento - Aug 21 5:48 PM
    With both parents serving in the war in Iraq, a Stockton teenager has had to take on some adult responsibilities in caring for younger siblings.

  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 21 5:56 PM
    Three American soldiers, including two Marines and one sailor, died in Iraq's western province of Anbar on Sunday, the U.S. military said here Monday.

  • Despite Continuing Violence, Bush Stands Firm On Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Aug 21 5:02 PM
    President Bush is renewing his warnings of dire consequences if the current Iraqi government should fail. Bush told reporters Monday that Iraq would become a "safe haven for terrorists and extremists," and that it would give those groups revenues from oil sales.

  • Fort Hood soldier from Wyoming dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Aug 21 5:20 PM
    WASHINGTON A Fort Hood soldier from Wyoming has died in action in Iraq.

  • Saddam's Genocide Trial Begins in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 21 3:03 AM
    Saddam Hussein's 2nd Trial Over Charges of Genocide, War Crimes in Anfal Case Begins in Iraq

  • In Election Push, Bush Faults Talk of Iraq Pullout Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 42 minutes ago
    It was the most direct attack on Democrats that President Bush has made from a White House lectern this year.

  • A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 4:33 PM
    As of Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at least 2,606 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 2,069 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Former Pekin man killed by IED in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pekin Times - Aug 21 3:13 PM
    PEKIN - The family of a former Pekin man serving as a security contractor in Iraq mourn his death after he was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device in Iraq last week.

  • Bush: Leaving Iraq now would be disaster Open this result in new window
    Muzi - 30 minutes ago
    President Bush said Monday the Iraq war is "straining the psyche of our country" but leaving now would be a disaster. Muzi.com News 10018256-0 (muzi.com)

  • Politicians Face Tricky Task Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 21 1:13 AM
    Politicians Face Tricky Task of Navigating Minefield of Iraq Public Opinion

  • Fort Hood soldier from Wyoming dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Aug 21 4:08 PM
    WASHINGTON -- A Fort Hood soldier from Wyoming died in action in Iraq, the Defense Department said Monday. Pfc. James J. Arellano, 19, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died in Baghdad on...

  • Eight months in Iraq 'life-altering' for Ironwood attorney Open this result in new window
    Ironwood Daily Globe - Aug 21 2:24 PM
    IRONWOOD -- Just before Mother's Day, Capt. Doug Moore came home from Iraq.

  • El Salvador Dispatches New Contingent to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Aug 21 2:20 PM
    Despite the recent deaths of two Salvadoran soldiers in Iraq and the prevailing anti-war sentiment felt throughout the nation, President Antonio Saca of El Salvador wasted no time in deploying another 380 troops to Baghdad.

  • Fort Hood soldier from Wyoming dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Aug 21 3:16 PM
    WASHINGTON A Fort Hood soldier from Wyoming has died in action in Iraq. The Defense Department today identified the soldier as 19-year-old Private First Class James J.

  • In Election Push, Bush Faults Talk of Iraq Pullout Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    It was the most direct attack President Bush has made yet against the Democrats from a White House lectern this election year.

  • Saddam won't enter plea in Iraq trial Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Aug 21 4:24 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Saddam Hussein opened his second trial with a show of defiance Monday, refusing to enter a plea on charges of genocide and war crimes connected to his scorched-earth offensive against Kurds nearly two decades ago.

  • McCain: Iraq War will influence US elections this fall Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Aug 21 5:13 PM
    WASHINGTON Senator John McCain says in some parts of the U-S, the fall elections may turn out to be a referendum on the war in Iraq.

  • Iraq plans to build more refineries Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 21 3:52 PM
    Baghdad: Iraq plans to build several new oil refineries and upgrade existing ones to start exporting gasoline and other byproducts by 2010, the oil minister said yesterday, but acknowledged that insurgent attacks on pipelines remain a serious problem.

  • Iraq and Afghanistan lure poor Latin Americans Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 21 7:31 AM
    LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Poor Latin American security guards are flocking to Iraq and Afghanistan to work for U.S. companies desperate for relatively cheap employees with the type of military know-how gleaned in a region once run by generals.

  • Bush Tells Press U.S. Won't Leave Iraq While He Is President -- And Says He Won't Campaign in Connecticut Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Aug 21 11:16 AM
    NEW YORK At a press conference this morning in Washington, D.C., President Bush declared, "Were not leaving [Iraq] so long as Im the president. That would be a huge mistake. Bush leaves office in January 2009.

  • Texting, ring tones all the rage in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 20 11:45 AM
    Beep, beep, beep. Then the text comes: "President Bush calls for a timetable for the withdrawal of the Iraqi people from Iraq."

  • Saddam's genocide trial begins in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Aug 21 2:54 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The second trial of Saddam Hussein began Monday, opening a new legal chapter for the ousted Iraqi leader, who this time around faces charges of genocide and war crimes from his scorched-earth offensive against Kurds nearly two decades ago.

  • No quick troop pullout from Iraq: Bush Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Aug 21 2:28 PM
    President George Bush has repeatedly declared there will be no quick US exit from Iraq while he remains in office, despite repeated concerns among leading analysts that the country is in a state of civil war.

  • 'Plan B' Scenarios in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Foreign Relations - Aug 21 9:46 AM
    With rising levels of sectarian bloodshed in Iraq, Democrats have intensified their criticism of the Bush administration's policy, saying it is impossible to stay the course indefinitely.

  • Bush: It Would Be Disaster To Leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - Aug 21 1:50 PM
    President Bush said Monday the United States would lose "our soul as a nation" if it gave up on the Iraq war now, warning it would be a "disaster" if U.S. troops left before the new Iraqi government can control the country. "We're not leaving so long as I'm president," an animated Bush said in a wide-ranging White House press conference. "That would be a huge mistake." He conceded, though, that

  • Tricky Minefield Of Iraq Public Opinion Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Aug 21 7:59 AM
    Voters are clearly unhappy with the war in Iraq and increasingly pessimistic about its prospects, polls indicate.

  • Ring tones in Iraq are No. 1 with a bullet Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Aug 21 4:29 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Beep, beep, beep. Then the text comes: "President Bush calls for a timetable for the withdrawal of the Iraqi people from Iraq." It's not a news update.

  • Bush expresses concerns over Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHOI - Aug 21 9:35 AM
    WHITE HOUSE (AP) -- President Bush is renewing his warnings of dire consequences if the current Iraqi government should fail. Bush told reporters today that Iraq would become a "safe haven for terrorists and extremists," and that it would give those groups revenues from oil sales.

  • Despite struggles in Iraq, Minnesota soldiers are making a positive impact Open this result in new window
    Crookston Daily Times - Aug 21 1:24 PM
    Despite the ongoing struggles in Iraq, the Minnesota National Guard soldiers are working hard to make it a better place. Major Jake Kulzer and his team have already set records for projects and funding with more larger plans on the way.

  • 2 Marines, 1 sailor killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    WTNH-TV New Haven - Aug 21 9:30 AM
    (Baghdad, Iraq-AP, Aug. 21, 2006 10:10 AM) _ Two U.S. Marines and a sailor were killed in combat in Anbar province, the stronghold of the Sunni Arab insurgency west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Monday.

  • Roadside bomb kills U.S. soldier in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 3:01 PM
    A roadside bomb killed a U.S. soldier north of Baghdad on Monday, and the American military announced the capture of two alleged death squad leaders as U.S. and Iraqi authorities step up efforts to stem rampant sectarian violence.

  • Despite continuing violence, Bush stands firm on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Aug 21 9:04 AM
    WHITE HOUSE President Bush is renewing his warnings of dire consequences if the current Iraqi government should fail. Bush told reporters today that Iraq would become a "safe...

  • Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 21 4:50 AM
    As of yesterday, at least 2,606 members of the U.S. military have died since the Iraq war began in March 2003.

  • Iran: Power Plants For Iraq Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 21 12:54 PM
    Iran will help Iran plan and build combined-cycle, gas and steam power plants, according to a memorandum of understanding signed by the countries'' energy ministers, the Iranian FARS news agency reported Aug. 21. The deal also extended the contract under which Iraq buys electricity from Iran.

  • U.S. deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 21 4:49 AM
    As of Sunday, at least 2,606 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 2,069 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Fort Sill GIs back from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Altus Times - Aug 21 1:15 PM
    FORT SILL (AP) - Cheers from flag-waving friends, relatives and fellow soldiers greeted about 130 members of a Fort Sill-based battery returning from Iraq.

  • Lieberman: Stand on Iraq distorted Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Aug 21 3:46 AM
    Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut said he lost his Democratic Party endorsement this month because his stance on the Iraq war was distorted to cast him as a cheerleader for Republican President George W. Bush.

  • Three years after attack, lack of UN presence in Iraq hurts reputation Open this result in new window
    Electronic Iraq - Aug 21 7:06 AM
    BAGHDAD - The bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad three years ago on 19 August and the UN's subsequent retreat from Iraq has hampered its ability to help the country, some Iraqis believe.

  • Texting, ring tones all the rage in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Aug 21 11:21 AM
    A gas station worker reads a text message on his mobile phone, as a colleague looks on, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006. Sending text messages and swapping or downloading ringtones have become the highlight of entertainment in Baghdad, without restaurants, cafes and cinemas that have closed due to the security situation.

  • Camp prepares soldiers for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Louisville Courier-Journal - Aug 21 2:48 AM
    Just weeks away from deployment overseas, Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Brown and his unit, a transportation company from the Michigan National Guard, try to imagine they're in Iraq. At Camp Atterbury, a military mobilization site about 30 miles south of Indianapolis, they almost can. Since the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Army officials have adopted a new philosophy on how best to prepare troops for combat.

  • Three US troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 21 8:44 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three members of a U.S. Marine unit were killed in action in western Iraq on Sunday, the U.S.

  • Sniper attacks kill 20 Shiites in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Aug 20 10:58 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Snipers lurking on buildings and in a cemetery sprayed bullets into Shiite Muslim religious processions in the capital Sunday, killing at least 20 people in another spasm of sectarian bloodletting that many Iraqis fear is pushing them toward civil war.

  • Saddam Won't Enter Plea in Iraq Trial Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 21 3:19 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Saddam Hussein opened his second trial with a show of defiance Monday, refusing to enter a plea on charges of genocide and war crimes connected to his scorched-earth offensive against Kurds nearly two decades ago.

  • Bush pledges to stay in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 21 7:38 AM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Monday pledged not to leave Iraq before the insurgents are defeated. "We're not leaving so long as I'm the president," Bush told a news conference in the temporary press area set up near the White House. "It would send a terribly bad signal.

  • Bridge in rural Lena renamed in honor of soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gazette Extra Sports - Aug 21 8:33 AM
    LENA, Wis. - A bridge in eastern Wisconsin was renamed Sunday in honor of an Army reservist killed in Iraq in 2004. The bridge is now the Nichole Frye Memorial Bridge, named for the 19-year-old Lena woman who was part of Ashwaubenon's 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion.

  • 20 Shiite pilgrims shot to death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Aug 20 9:39 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Snipers lurking on buildings and in a cemetery sprayed bullets into Shiite Muslim religious processions in the capital Sunday, killing at least 20 people in another spasm of sectarian bloodletting that many Iraqis fear is pushing them toward civil war.

  • Bush 'concerned' by danger of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 21 7:32 AM
    WASHINGTON - US President George W. Bush said Monday he was "concerned" about the danger of civil war in Iraq. "I hear a lot of talk about civil war. I'm concerned about that, of course," Bush said when asked about the spiralling civilian death toll in Iraq.

  • Quitting Iraq now would be 'huge mistake': Bush Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 21 7:32 AM
    WASHINGTON - US President George W. Bush on Monday forcefully ruled out an immediate US withdrawal from Iraq, saying it would be a "huge mistake" to bring the troops home now.

  • JORDAN SENDS FIRST ARAB AMBASSADOR TO IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Aug 21 5:55 AM
    Ahmad al-Lawzi of Jordan presented his credentials to Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on August 17, AP reported, citing an August 18 Iraqi presidential statement. Al-Lawzi, the first Arab ambassador in Iraq, arrived in Baghdad together with a Jordanian delegation headed by Prime Minister Ma'ruf al-Bakhit on August 15 (see "RFE/RL Newsline," August 16, 2006).

  • Saddam's Genocide Trial Begins in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 21 1:34 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The second trial of Saddam Hussein began Monday, opening a new legal chapter for the ousted Iraqi leader, who this time around faces charges of genocide and war crimes from his scorched-earth offensive against Kurds nearly two decades ago.

  • Tom Hayden: How to End the War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 20 2:47 PM
    AN ACTIVIST GUIDE TO ENDING THE WAR IRAQ: THE PRESSURE OF PEOPLE POWER AGAINST THE PILLARS OF POLICY. This is a strategy for sustaining the anti-war movement through the ups and downs of the long war in Iraq. I do not believe the war can be ended just by a moral escalation of protest. Nor is resistance likely to "drive" the Bush Administration out of office. For those who want to end the Iraq

  • Bush says withdrawal from Iraq would be huge mistake Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 21 9:07 AM
    Withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq would be a terrible mistake, President Bush said Monday. "We''re not leaving so long as I''m the president. That would be a huge mistake," Bush said during an hour-long press conference. Bush rejected the argument that Iraq has now devolved into civil war.

  • Dean: Bush Still Has No Plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Aug 21 1:14 PM
    The Democratic National Committee today released the following document "Dean Says Bush Still Has No Plan for Iraq"

  • R.E. Graswich: Guardsman worries about troops in Iraq as he patrols at home now Open this result in new window
    The Sacramento Bee - Aug 21 1:15 AM
    Home sweet home: Deputy David Yenne is back on the job, driving a Yolo County sheriff's car along farm roads, telling transients they can't sleep under bridges, stopping speeders on the River Road, handling 911 calls. Two months ago, David was in Iraq, an Army National Guardsman, avoiding bullets and bombs. "It's good to be back," David said. "This agency is the right place for me. The sheriff

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Stuttgart Daily Leader - Aug 21 10:17 AM
    With everything that's been going on in our country, should we still be trying to save Iraq or should we be concentrating on saving our selves?

  • Marines awarded Silver Stars for actions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 20 8:54 PM
    A Marine killed last year in a gun battle in Iraq and another who was wounded in a roadside bombing that killed two of his comrades were awarded Silver Stars at a ceremony Sunday.

  • Bridge in rural Lena renamed in honor of soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - Aug 21 6:02 AM
    A bridge in eastern Wisconsin has been renamed in honor of an Army reservist killed in Iraq in 2004.