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  • Bush's New Iraq Argument: It Could Be Worse Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 43 minutes ago
    Of all the words that President Bush used at his news conference this week to defend his policies in Iraq, the one that did not pass his lips was "progress."

  • Lieberman Turns Defense of Iraq War Into an Offense Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 29 minutes ago
    As Senator Joseph I. Lieberman builds his campaign as an independent candidate, he is speaking more forcefully about why he believes the United States must remain militarily engaged in Iraq.

  • Bush Shows Pessimism on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    President's rhetoric reflects sense that Iraq venture has taken a dark turn and won't soon be resolved.

  • Iraq official escapes roadside bomb Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:15 PM
    Iraq's interior minister narrowly escaped a roadside bomb blast Wednesday in a mainly Sunni part of the capital that U.S. officials had said had been virtually cleared of death squad cells.

  • Local Iraq Vet Says He Has 'New' Agent Orange Open this result in new window
    WESH via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:35 PM
    Chuck Hubert of Ocala fought in Iraq, and he said he believes he is suffering from the "new" Agent Orange.

  • Most in U.S. see no tie between Iraq, terror war: poll Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 1:58 PM
    A majority of Americans no longer see a link between the war in Iraq and Washington's broader anti-terrorism efforts despite President George W. Bush's insistence the two are intertwined, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll released on Tuesday.

  • Khalilzad: Baghdad key to Iraq's future Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 23 12:21 PM
    The U.S. ambassador to Iraq warned Wednesday that "Iraq faces an urgent crisis in securing its capital."

  • Number of U.S. troops in Iraq climbs Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 9:59 AM
    The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has climbed back to 138,000, driven up in part by the need to control the escalating violence in Baghdad and the decision to delay the departure of an Alaska-based Army brigade.

  • McCain: Bush Misled Country On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    Republican Sen. John McCain, a potential 2008 presidential candidate, said the Bush administration misled Americans into believing the war in Iraq would be "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Local Guardsmen Deploying To Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGTV TheSanDiegoChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 9:09 AM
    Nearly 200 California National Guardsmen are scheduled to deploy to Iraq Thursday from the armory in Kearny Mesa, it was reported Wednesday.

  • Iraq Official Escapes Roadside Bomb Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 23 4:33 PM
    Iraq's Interior Minister Narrowly Escapes Roadside Bomb in Mostly Sunni Area of Baghdad

  • Americans separate Iraq from war on terrorism: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 5:39 AM
    For the first time since it began, a majority of Americans believe the Iraq war is not part of the war on terrorism, as US President George W. Bush keeps insisting it is, according to a poll just published.

  • Biden says Bush's Iraq policy out of step Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 5:00 AM
    President Bush has staked out a hardline position on Iraq that is out of step with even his top military advisers and leaves the United States few options, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden said in Iowa Tuesday.

  • Suicide bomber attacks police HQ in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 5:00 AM
    A suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday outside a police headquarters in northern Iraq, killing at least one person, while British officials said a barrage of mortars hit one of their bases in the south.

  • Iraq war has helped me reconcile Vietnam questions Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:11 AM
    I'm grateful for the war in Iraq. Not for the violence. I'm grateful because it resolves a question that has haunted me since childhood: Why did America fight the Vietnam War? For nearly 40 years, I have struggled to understand a conflict that had a profound influence on the world in which I grew up. But it took a second war, in another land and in another century, to help me comprehend it.

  • Iraq and war on terror separate, Americans say Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 23 7:58 AM
    Nearly half of Americans believe that Bush has focused too much on Iraq to the exclusion of other threats, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News Poll.

  • On Iraq, US public trusts neither party Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 1:00 AM
    Pessimistic about prospects for peace, yet wary about walking away from a war that has already cost many lives, the US public seems conflicted and worried about the future of American involvement in Iraq.

  • Oval: Will Iraq Help Dems or GOP This Fall? Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Aug 23 12:44 PM
    The war in Iraq is shaping up to be the key issue for this fall's elections. Will that help Republicans or Democrats?

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 23 3:23 PM
    As of Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at least 2,612 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 2,076 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Top British commander calls Iraq "a civil war in miniature" Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 9:05 PM
    Britain's top commander in Iraq has joined a growing debate over whether Iraq has descended into civil war, insisting it was "at the very best, a civil war in miniature."

  • Lieberman Warns of Danger of the U.S. Pulling Out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 22 9:16 PM
    Senator Joseph I. Lieberman said that the United States would create a dangerous world if it left Iraq too soon.

  • U.S. Marines to Recall 1,200 Reservists to Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Aug 23 5:18 PM
    The Pentagon announced Tuesday that in the next few months some 1,200 Marine reservists, formerly active-duty service members, will be recalled for duty in the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Experts discuss the consequences of the decision.

  • Bush faces revolt on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 8:56 PM
    US President George W. Bush has defiantly reaffirmed his "stay-the-course" message on Iraq, even as some of the unpopular war's strongest defenders have turned critical ahead of key November elections.

  • Doctors journey from Iraq to new clinic near Cedar Park. Open this result in new window
    Austin American-Statesman - Aug 23 4:35 PM
    During the months Jason Stokes and Joseph Fischer spent as Army doctors with the 4th Infantry Division in Iraq, they looked forward to half-hour weekly phone calls home. "TGIF" had no meaning during their deployment, for soldiers at war require care seven days a week.

  • McCain faults administration on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 8:08 PM
    Republican Sen. John McCain, a staunch defender of the Iraq war, on Tuesday faulted the Bush administration for misleading Americans into believing the conflict would be "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Army IDs Huntsville Center contractors who died in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - 54 minutes ago
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Two contractors killed in Iraq while working with Huntsville's Army Engineering and Support Center have been identified.

  • US General Says Iranian Forces Do Training in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 23 2:50 PM
    A senior U.S. military spokesman says Iranian forces have infiltrated Iraq to provide training, money and equipment to Shi'ite extremists and fuel their insurgency. The officer went farther than others have in detailing Iran's alleged role in Iraq's violence.

  • Oldest of four soldier brothers killed by IED in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 23 3:36 PM
    The identity of a 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division soldier killed in Iraq on Aug. 16 was released by the Pentagon late Tuesday. Staff Sgt. Jeffrey S. Loa, 32, of Waianae, Hawaii, died of injuries suffered when a makeshift bomb detonated nearby while he was on foot patrol in Ramadi.

  • Marines to Call Reservists to Duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 23 6:23 AM
    President Bush gives the Marine Corps the authority to call thousands of inactive service members back to duty. The immediate need is for 1,200 reservists to serve in Iraq next spring. The military is strained by dual missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Soldier Fighting In Iraq Is Still Taking Care Of Veterans Here At Home Open this result in new window
    WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    A soldier fighting everyday in Iraq is still trying to take care of veterans here in eastern Kentucky. Tucker Howard remembers Magoffin County native Jeremy Holbrook as a likeable teen.

  • Marines issue involuntary call for up to 2,500 for Iraq or Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 6:29 PM
    The US Marine Corps said it has been authorized to involuntarily call up 2,500 members of its inactive reserves for duty in Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Report: Iran wields influence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 6:42 PM
    Iran wields more influence than the United States in Iraq and has established itself as America's chief rival in the Middle East, a British think tank said in a report released Wednesday.

  • U.S. Army Creating Jobs in Iraq's South Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 23 2:34 PM
    ABU TUBAR, Iraq - In a smoky room adorned with a few faded photos of religious leaders past, Maj. Jake Kulzer sits on a rug drinking Pepsi, a line of Iraqi men opposite him in dust-covered white robes, fingering prayer beads.

  • Biden Faults Bush's Hardline Iraq View Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 23 5:28 AM
    Sen. Joe Biden Says Bush's Hardline Position on Iraq Leaves the U.S. Few Options

  • Suicide Bomber Attacks Police HQ in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 23 5:18 AM
    Suicide Bomber Attacks Police HQ in Northern Iraq; British Forces Report Mortar Attacks

  • Upstate GOP congressmen face fresh attacks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Aug 23 6:31 PM
    WASHINGTON Democrats increased their attacks on two upstate Republican representatives today for their support of the war in Iraq.

  • Americans increasingly see Iraq war unrelated to the war on terror Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 23 6:10 PM
    Americans increasingly see the war in Iraq as unrelated to the war on terror, and public sentiment about the war remains negative, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

  • US calls marines back to Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Age - Aug 23 12:24 PM
    THE Marine Corps plans to call thousands of marines back to active-duty service on an involuntary basis to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is the latest sign that American armed forces are under strain and an indication of the growing unpopularity of the Iraq war among young veterans.

  • Alaska-based airman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA - Aug 23 5:06 PM
    Defense officials say an Ohio airman based in Alaska was killed by a bomb that struck his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy in Iraq. Air Force Master Sergeant Brad A. Clemmons of Chillicothe, died Monday.

  • Anti-war group removes names of soldiers who died in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Kentucky Post - Aug 23 12:55 PM
    LOUISVILLE - An anti-war group has removed the names of soldiers who died in Iraq after the wife of one soldier protested about his inclusion in a display at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Report: Iran trumps United States in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 23 4:53 PM
    LONDON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Iran has replaced the United States as the most influential power in Iraq, a leading London-based international research organization says.

  • U.S. marines who thought Iraq duty done, face involuntary recall Open this result in new window
    CNews - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) - After spending six months in Iraq, U.S. marine reservist David Morgan figured he was finished patrolling the dangerous streets and could focus on building his biotech business.

  • N.C. man 1 of 2 contractors killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - Aug 23 4:55 PM
    A North Carolina man has been identified as one of two contractors killed in Iraq while working with Huntsville's Army Engineering and Support Center.

  • Poll: GOP better against terrorism, Dems better on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 22 2:06 PM
    Americans believe Democrats would do a better job of dealing with the situation in Iraq and handling the economy, but Republicans would do a better job against terrorism, according to a poll released Tuesday.

  • Marines to Call Reservists to Duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 23 6:56 AM
    Morning Edition , August 23, 2006 President Bush gives the Marine Corps the authority to call thousands of inactive service members back to duty. The immediate need is for 1,200 reservists to serve in Iraq next spring. The military is strained by dual missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Iraq looking into young girl's death Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 22 2:28 PM
    Iraq has launched its own probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl by American soldiers even though they face a possible U.S. court-martial in the case, an official said Tuesday.

  • Military Police At Ft. Bragg Deploy To Iraq Open this result in new window
    WXII-TV Winston-Salem - Aug 23 3:26 PM
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- About 100 members of an Army police brigade have left for a yearlong deployment in Iraq to help oversee detainee operations and supervise a task force of about six-thousand soldiers.

  • McCain faults administration on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 23 1:15 AM
    Republican Sen. John McCain, a staunch defender of the Iraq war, has faulted the Bush administration for misleading Americans into believing the conflict would be some kind of day at the beach.

  • Iraq's interior minister narrowly escapes roadside bomb explosion Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Aug 23 10:11 AM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's interior minister narrowly escaped a roadside bomb explosion Wednesday in a mainly Sunni part of the capital that U.S. officials said last week had been virtually cleared of death squad cells.

  • Voters get chance to speak on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Kane County Chronicle - Aug 23 3:13 PM
    GENEVA Kane County voters will get a chance to decide whether the U.S. should pull out of the Iraq war at least on paper. Members of the Elgin-based Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice filed a voter petition Monday to get the non-binding referendum question on the Nov. 7 ballot.

  • Ad Targets Bass For Iraq Spending Open this result in new window
    WMUR News 9 - Aug 23 2:42 PM
    A new television advertisement targets Rep. Charlie Bass, tying him to the cost of the war in Iraq.

  • Soldier from southwest Michigan killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Lansing State Journal - Aug 23 9:48 AM
    PAW PAW - A soldier from southwest Michigan was killed while supporting military operations in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense said.

  • Fort Sill GIs back from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Altus Times - Aug 23 6:15 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.

  • American Samoan Soldier With Hawaii Roots Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Hawaii Channel - Aug 23 1:41 PM
    An American Samoa soldier who once lived in Waianae died in combat last week in Iraq.

  • Some 100 Kane'ohe-based Marines leaving for Iraq today Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - Aug 23 1:27 PM
    Some 100 Marines with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment are scheduled to leave Hawai'i today for a seven-month deployment to Iraq's Al Anbar province.

  • Iraq interior minister escapes bomb blast Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD: Iraq's interior minister narrowly escaped a roadside bomb explosion yesterday in a mainly Sunni part of the capital that US officials said last week had been virtually cleared of death squad cells.

  • New Iraq violence leaves 17 dead Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 23 10:57 AM
    A new wave of violence has killed at least 17 people around Iraq, while the US army has pressed ahead with its plan to restore order to Baghdad.

  • Two killed in Iraq on military contract job Open this result in new window
    The News & Observer - Aug 23 8:32 AM
    The Army says two men working for an Alabama-based military operation - one from North Carolina - were killed in Iraq last Friday.

  • Sailor dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Aug 23 8:49 AM
    Hospitalman Chadwick Thomas Kenyon was killed Sunday in roadside bomb attack in Iraq, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Kenyon, 20, was fatally wounded when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle while conducting combat operations in the Anbar Province.

  • Iraq opens probe into rape-murder Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Aug 23 7:20 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq has launched its own probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl by U.S. soldiers even though they face a possible U.S. court-martial in the case, an official said Tuesday.

  • A call to support democracy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 23 2:39 PM
    As the debate on Iraq rages on, we hear more and more voices that call for throwing in the towel and leaving the mess to Iraqis to sort out.

  • Reflections on my time in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Ashland City Times - Aug 23 4:15 PM
    TALIFAR, Iraq Sandwiched between my teams mission slowdown and upcoming mandatory unit fun, I am stuck in northwestern Iraq waiting for a ride. While Ive been sitting here, Ive been reflecting on some of the things Ive learned since I arrived in Iraq last year.

  • Parents of son killed in Iraq remain strong supporters of war Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Aug 23 11:16 AM
    Many in her country had turned against the war. The mayor of her city was organizing a protest against the president. And the insurgents in Iraq, Amy Galvez feared, were growing bolder by the day.

  • Marines Announce Involuntary Recall For Iraq, Afghanistan Duty Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Aug 23 12:02 PM
    The Marines say not enough are volunteering. So thousands will be recalled involuntarily to active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Texting, ringtones start buzz in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Aug 23 11:09 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.

  • Marines from Camp Hansen to relieve comrades in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 23 7:22 AM
    CAMP HANSEN, Okinawa The more than 400 Marines deploying to Iraq this week are well-prepared for their mission, said military leaders Tuesday.

  • AWB bosses went to Downer while planning Iraq rort Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 23 7:00 AM
    SENIOR AWB executives lobbied the Foreign Affairs Minister, Alexander Downer, to protect the wheat trade shortly before the Iraq war, even as they secretly worked on a plan to siphon more than $US10 million from the UN's oil-for-food program in Iraq, documents released by the Cole inquiry revealed yesterday. -

  • Oil majors manoeuvre for prime position in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Aug 23 2:37 PM
    London: The world's top oil companies are manoeuvring intently to win a stake in their oilfield of choice when Iraq finally opens to multibillion dollar investment.

  • Fort Lewis Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Aug 23 10:55 AM
    A Stryker infantryman from Fort Lewis who was on his second tour in Iraq is shot to death by insurgents in Mosul.

  • Marines recall thousands of troops to Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Aug 23 11:09 AM
    Posted 2:56 p.m. WASHINGTON - The U.S. Marine Corps said today it has been authorized to recall thousands of Marines to active duty, primarily because of a shortage of volunteers for duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Tucson man, 20, is killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Aug 23 2:21 AM
    A Tucson man was killed when an improvised explosive device blew up the truck he rode in. Chadwick Kenyon was 20. He had been in Iraq since March.

  • Tucson sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVK Phoenix - Aug 23 11:06 AM
    An Arizona service member has been killed in Iraq. Chadwick Kenyon, 20, of Tucson was killed Sunday when the military truck he was driving was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq's Anbar province, just west of Baghdad.

  • Case holds firm to position on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Maui News - Aug 23 2:59 PM
    WAIKAPU With the Democratic primary contest for Senate heating up, U.S. Rep. Ed Case hopes the fiery topic of the Iraq war doesnt inflame the September primary election.

  • OHIO AIRMAN KILLED IN IRAQ Open this result in new window
    News Journal - Aug 23 11:22 AM
    CHILLICOTHE An Ohio airman was killed by an improvised explosive device that struck his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy in Iraq, the Defense Department said today.

  • Who is really fighting whom in battle-scarred Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ekklesia - Aug 23 5:15 PM
    Who is really fighting whom in battle-scarred Iraq? -24/08/06 I met a neighbour from Baghdad today. He is here in Sulaimaniya, Kurdistan for his work. I haven't seen him since April when I left Baghdad, and it was a wonderful surprise.

  • Iraq launches separate probe of rape-murder Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Aug 23 6:01 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq has launched a probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl by American soldiers even though the soldiers face a possible U.S. court-martial in the case, an official said Tuesday.

  • Eielson airman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Anchorage Daily News - Aug 23 11:29 AM
    An airman based at Eielsonn Air Force Base was killed by an improvised explosive device that struck his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy in Iraq, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

  • Most in U.S. doubt link of Iraq to terrorism fight Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 22 2:46 PM
    A majority of Americans now see the war in Iraq as distinct from the fight against terrorism.

  • Iraq's Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:00 PM
    Militia Threat: Can U.S. and Iraqi troops secure Baghdad without confronting Muqtada al-Sadr's rogue army? That may be the hope, but we wouldn't count on it.

  • Alaska-based airman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - Aug 23 10:35 AM
    Defense officials say an Ohio airman based in Alaska was killed by a bomb that struck his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy in Iraq.

  • Poll: Too much focus on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Aug 23 1:16 AM
    Americans increasingly see the war in Iraq as distinct from the fight against terrorism, and nearly half believe President Bush has focused too much on Iraq to the exclusion of other threats, according to the latest New York Times/ CBS News poll.

  • Michigan Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    ClickOnDetroit - Aug 23 9:44 AM
    A 25-year-old soldier from southwest Michigan was killed by gunfire while supporting military operations in Iraq, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • McCain Faults Administration on Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 22 8:28 PM
    Sen. McCain Faults Bush Administration for Not Better Managing Public's Expectations in Iraq

  • U of M colors flying in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Aug 23 10:05 AM
    Members of the 1/34 Brigade Combat Team from Minnesota are proudly flying their college school colors over their camp near Nassiriyah, Iraq.Mark Lappegaard

  • Iraq launches own probe in alleged rape-murder Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 23 1:12 AM
    BAGHDAD -- Iraq has launched its own probe into the alleged rape and killing of a 14-year-old girl by American soldiers even though they face a possible US court-martial in the case, an official said yesterday .

  • Fort Bragg troops deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 14 Carolina - Aug 23 9:51 AM
    FORT BRAGG -- Another round of Fort Bragg troops have deployed to fight in the war in Iraq. The 100 men and women of the 16th Military Police Brigade will serve for a year providing security for other soldiers and conducting detainee operations.

  • Americans separate Iraq from war on terrorism: Poll Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Aug 23 3:30 PM
    WASHINGTON. For the first time since it began, a majority of Americans believe the Iraq war is not part of the war on terrorism, as US President George W. Bush keeps insisting it is, according to a poll published yesterday.

  • Poll Shows a Shift in Opinion on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Common Dreams News Center - Aug 23 8:08 AM
    Poll Shows a Shift in Opinion on Iraq War

  • Iran now the key power in Iraq, says UK think-tank Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 23 5:06 AM
    A series of strategic errors by the Bush Administration in its War on Terror has left Iraq holding virtually all the cards in the power play of the Middle East, according to a report by Britain's most influential think-tank published today.

  • Observations about Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Age Examiner - Aug 23 12:46 PM
    TUNKHANNOCK - U.S. Rep. Don Sherwood, R-Tunkhannock, who returned this week from a six-day trip through Israel and Iraq, blamed Iran for inciting the sectarian violence that has ravaged Iraq.

  • Paw Paw native dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 23 9:30 AM
    A Paw Paw family is mourning the death of their 25-year-old son, Army Sgt. Gabriel G. De Roo, who died in Iraq Sunday. De Roo, who lived out of state, was in Paw Paw in April sharing old times with his parents and sisters.

  • Local Guardsmen Deploying To Iraq Open this result in new window
    10 News San Diego - Aug 23 9:14 AM
    Nearly 200 California National Guardsmen are scheduled to deploy to Iraq Thursday from the armory in Kearny Mesa.

  • Tucson sailor killed by roadside bomb in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KVOA Tucson - Aug 23 9:37 AM
    A sailor from Tucson was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq on Sunday. Chadwick T. Kenyon, 20, was driving in a military vehicle during combat operations in Al Anbar province, authorities said.

  • Iraq starts own probe into report of rape, murders Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Aug 23 3:39 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq has launched its own investigation into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl by American soldiers even though they face a possible U.S. courtmartial in the case, an official said yesterday.

  • McCain: Administration misled U.S. on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 23 4:47 AM
    Columbus- Republican Sen. John McCain, a staunch defender of the Iraq war, on Tuesday faulted the Bush administration for misleading Americans into believing the conflict would be "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Iraq violence rages on but US coalition optimistic Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 23 4:03 AM
    Iraq has been hit by more bomb attacks and murders as commanders from the US-led coalition in the country expressed cautious optimism that a plan to restore peace to Baghdad was working.

  • Urgent need to show basic improvements in Iraq: new UK envoy Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 23 6:34 AM
    Iraq - New UK Envoy Britain's new Ambassador in Baghdad Dominic Asquith said Wednesday there was a "pressing need for short-term achievements showing visible improvements in basic services and the effective use of Iraqi resources and wealth.

  • Marines will recall to active dutyup to 2,500 for Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 23 4:46 AM
    Washington -- The Marine Corps said Tuesday it has been authorized to recall thousands of Marines to active duty, primarily because of a shortage of volunteers for duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Two killed in Iraq on military contract job Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - Aug 23 8:55 AM
    The Army says two men working for an Alabama-based military operation -- one from North Carolina -- were killed in Iraq last Friday. A press release says Brenton Thomas Gray of Southern Pines and Edmund Bruwer of South Africa died when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb.

  • Nephew racks up bill while uncle serves in Iraq, cops say Open this result in new window
    Patriot Ledger - Aug 23 9:12 AM
    BRAINTREE - A Malden man is being accused of fraudulently racking up hundreds of dollars worth of charges on a credit card belonging to an uncle currently serving in Iraq.