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  • Most Mideast Leaders Are Angry About U.S. in Iraq, Annan Says Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 15 minutes ago
    The U.N. secretary general said most of the officials he met believed the invasion and its consequences have been catastrophic but were of two minds whether the Americans should leave Iraq.

  • Lamont: U.S. weaker because of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Democrat Ned Lamont said Wednesday the U.S. is weaker because of the war in Iraq backed by rival Sen. Joe Lieberman, and he called for shifting forces to Afghanistan and elsewhere.

  • Lamont says Iraq war 'dangerously wrong' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 6:10 PM
    Democrat Ned Lamont said Wednesday the U.S. is weaker because of an unnecessary war in Iraq backed by rival Sen. Joe Lieberman and called for shifting forces to combatting terrorism in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

  • 300 Kaneohe Marines Leave For Iraq Open this result in new window
    KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 5:56 PM
    Three hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe left for Iraq on Wednesday.

  • Annan Finds Leaders Split on Whether U.S. Should Leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 13 3:31 PM
    The U.N. secretary general said that most Middle East leaders believe the invasion of Iraq and its consequences have been catastrophic for the region.

  • U.S. says cannot "subdue every bad guy" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 3:00 PM
    Amid unrelenting violence in Iraq, President George W. Bush's spokesman said on Wednesday the top goal of U.S. troops is to train Iraqi forces, and not trying to "subdue every bad guy in the country."

  • Iran says U.S. departure would calm Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 1:19 PM
    Supreme Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the visiting Iraqi prime minister Wednesday that the way to end instability in Iraq is for U.S. forces to withdraw.

  • Iraq war "a disaster," Mideast leaders tell Annan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 1:54 PM
    Most Middle East leaders believe the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was a disaster for the region, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Wednesday.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,671 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 2:49 PM
    As of Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at least 2,671 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 2,124 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • US denied causing 'disaster' by invading Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 12:41 PM
    The White House begged to differ after UN chief Kofi Annan said Middle Eastern leaders had called the invasion of Iraq "a disaster" for the region.

  • Mideast sees Iraq 'disaster,' Annan says Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 11:12 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Wednesday that most leaders in the Middle East believe the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath "a real disaster" for the region.

  • Official: Time Running Out In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 11 minutes ago
    As violence explodes in Iraq, a U.S. official warns that time is running out. The bodies of 65 torture victims were found, accompanied by a spate of car bombings and mortar fire that killed at least 39 people.

  • Iraq war 'disaster for Mid-East' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 13 6:28 PM
    UN chief Kofi Annan says most Mid-East leaders regard the US invasion of Iraq as a disaster for the region.

  • Annan: Mideast leaders consider U.S.-led invasion of Iraq 'a real disaster' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 13 8:30 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Wednesday that most leaders in the Middle East believe the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath "a real disaster."

  • 65 bodies found in latest Iraq bloodshed Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 8:37 AM
    Police found the bodies of 65 men who had been tortured, shot and dumped, most around Baghdad, while car bombs, mortar attacks and shootings killed at least 30 people around Iraq and injured dozens more.

  • Annan: Iraq 'disaster' in Mideast view Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 8:30 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Wednesday that most leaders in the Middle East believe the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath to be "a real disaster." Annan said the United States was now in the difficult position where "it cannot stay and it cannot leave."

  • Iran: 'Occupying forces' must leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 13 7:55 AM
    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has praised the new Iraqi government and said Iran looks forward to the day when U.S. troops leave Iraq, according to an Iranian media report.

  • Iraq asks Iran for help on militants Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 6:18 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki made his first official visit to Iran, a close ally, asking the Islamic regime on Tuesday to crack down on al-Qaida militants infiltrating his country and seeking new deals to help Iraq's troubled oil industry.

  • Dobbs: Patience favors the enemy in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 13 6:54 AM
    While American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are fighting some of the most intense battles of the war against radical Islamic terrorists, our national debate on the future of the conflict has descended to platitudes of campaign rhetoric and a pathological, partisan refusal on both sides of that debate to acknowledge the harsh realities and difficult choices that confront us.

  • Sectarian violence flares in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Sep 13 5:23 PM
    Amid rising political tensions over a proposal to carve Iraq into separate federal regions, nearly 90 people were reported killed Thursday in an explosion of violence across Baghdad that cast doubt on U.S. claims that the city is on its way to being pacified.

  • What We Have Learned From Iraq Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 5:30 AM
    In Iraq, the prospect of toppling a dictatorial regime and replacing it with something better turned out to be a much larger and more complex task than in Afghanistan. This is an experiment from which we gained the most new information in the years following September 11.

  • Yuba City Soldier Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 6:59 AM
    A soldier from Yuba City died in the war in Iraq. Pfc. Harley Andrews, 22, was killed Sunday, friends of his family said. Andrews is survived by a wife and a young son.

  • Iraq War Rages Despite Decapitation Of Local al-Qaida Leadership Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    by Martin Sieff UPI Senior News Analyst Washington (UPI) Sep 13, 2006 Al-Qaida has been decapitated in Iraq, yet the war there is raging worse than ever.

  • Iran Says U.S. Departure Would Calm Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 2:04 PM
    Iran's Top Leader Says U.S. Withdrawal Is the Solution to End Instability in Iraq

  • Risk Intelligence and the Iraq War: Part II Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 49 minutes ago
    How to tell your adversary's experience is more relevant than yours: David Apgar further examines three major risk factors to the reconstruction and development of a post-war Iraq. The author considers models of reconciliation in Eastern Europe as well as the Middle East as prior experiences that failed to prognosticate hurdles facing the U.S.-led occupation.

  • Mideast Sees Iraq 'Disaster,' Annan Says Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 11:35 AM
    U.N. Secretary-General Annan Says Most Mideast Leaders Say Iraq Invasion Was 'A Real Disaster'

  • Bombings, Mortar Attacks Kill 39 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 11:49 AM
    Bombings, Mortar Attacks in Iraq Kill 39; 2 U.S. Soldiers Killed; 65 Men Found Slain, Dumped

  • South Fla. Newlywed Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - 16 minutes ago
    A South Florida soldier is killed while conducting a mounted patrol in Baghdad, Iraq, just months after he was married.

  • Senate Minority Leader Discusses Iraq, 9/11 and 2006 Races Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Sep 13 5:27 PM
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., discusses Republican accusations that Democrats are emboldening terrorists, the war in Iraq and what Tuesday's primary results suggest about his party's chances of taking back the House or Senate in November.

  • 24 Killed In Latest Iraq Attacks Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 13 8:48 AM
    Bombings, mortar attacks and shootings left at least 24 people dead and dozens wounded in continuing violence around Iraq. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki made his first official visit to Iran since taking office.

  • Official: Time Running Out In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Sep 13 5:27 PM
    As violence explodes in Iraq -- with 65 tortured bodies found today as well as a spate of car bombing and mortar fire that killed at least 39 people -- a U.S. official warns that time is running out. CBS News: Postwar Iraq

  • Annan: Iraq 'Disaster' in Mideast View Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 8:49 AM
    Kofi Annan Says Most Mideast Leaders He's Spoken to View Iraq Invasion As 'A Real Disaster'

  • BAE Profit Increases 28% on Bradley Vehicles for Iraq (Update6) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 13 9:59 AM
    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- BAE Systems Plc, Europe's biggest weapons maker, said first-half profit rose 28 percent on sales to the U.S. of Bradley fighting vehicles for troop transport in Iraq.

  • Tom D'Antoni: Job #1 Is NOT Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Sep 13 9:09 AM
    Not that the "Democratic Tsunami" (as front-runner Chris Matthews likes to say) is a sure thing...but should the public throw the evildoers out of Congress and out on the (K) street, Iraq, while important, is not the most important issue facing Americans. Yes, global warming and the dozens of other environmental issues must be addressed, and they will be once (or if) the oil companies are

  • 65 Bodies Found in Latest Iraq Bloodshed Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 8:50 AM
    Violence Rages Again in Iraq: 65 Men Found Tortured, Killed; Various Attacks Kill Another 30

  • Report: Iraqi PM Calls on Iran to Stop Interfering in Iraq's Affairs Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 13 5:35 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has reportedly called on Iran to stop interfering in Iraq's affairs, saying it is having a "negative" impact on his country.

  • Iran vows to help establish security in Iraq, boost bilateral ties Open this result in new window
    Daily Bulletin - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    TEHRAN, Iran -- Iraq's prime minister made his first official visit to Iran on Tuesday, asking Tehran to prevent al-Qaida militants from slipping across the border to carry out attacks, an Iraqi official said. Iran's president promised to help Iraq establish security.

  • Iraq Timetable Bill Voted Down Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - 6 minutes ago
    The Senate yesterday voted down by 57 votes to 41 a Democratic amendment to the port security bill that would have placed a timetable on the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and insisted upon the full implementation of the recommendations of the 9/11 commission's recommendations. The Democratic campaign committee chairman, Senator Schumer, a Democrat of New York, agreed that the Democrats were

  • Republicans questioning Bush's policies on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stamford Advocate - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Any other time you'd expect Rep. Curt Weldon to be an unwavering supporter of President Bush's Iraq policy. After all, just this summer the Pennsylvania Republican was saying the jury remains out on whether Iraq still holds weapons of mass destruction.

  • 101st Airborne ends year-long tour in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Sep 13 4:21 PM
    After a year in which it nearly doubled the territory under its command, oversaw Iraqi elections and helped push Iraqi forces into the security lead, the U.S. Armys 101st Airborne Division on Wednesday handed over responsibility for northern Iraq to the Armys 25th Infantry Division, officials said.

  • Labour-Run Council Bans Iraq Protest Open this result in new window
    FOX6 WBRC-TV Birmingham - 30 minutes ago
    The families of servicemen killed in Iraq have been barred from staging an official protest outside Labour's annual conference. Labour-run Manchester Council have told the shocked group of relatives they cannot protest on "health and safety grounds".

  • Lt. Gov. Dubie, now colonel Dubie, in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 32 minutes ago
    MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie, a colonel in the Air Force reserves, was in Iraq Tuesday after being called to serve as part of a field assessment team.

  • 160 soldiers deploy to Iraq from El Paso Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    ( 11:19 a.m.) Soldiers with the 370th Transportation Company - including about 35 from the El Paso area - formed up at attention and then shed a few goodbye tears Wednesday in the early morning darkness at Fort Bliss before packing up and heading for Iraq.

  • Iraq invasion was a real disaster for the region, Mideast leaders tell Annan Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONSMost leaders in the Middle East told UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan during his recent trip to the region that the US-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath were a real disaster for the region, Annan said.

  • Iraq, Iran Agree on Need to Police Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 13 6:20 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki concludes a two-day visit to neighboring Iran. He returns home with a pledge from Iran's leaders to crack down on militants who've been crossing into Iraq from Iran. Relations between Iran and Iraq, who fought an eight-year war in the 1980s, have steadily improved since Saddam Hussein was driven from power. Steve Inskeep talks to Time magazine reporter Azadeh

  • Annan: Iraq war a disaster for region Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Sep 13 5:27 PM
    Most Middle East leaders view the US-led invasion of Iraq as a disaster for the region, the UN secretary-general has said.

  • Beckett attacks Iraq war debate Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 13 3:54 AM
    Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett criticises the state of debate over the Iraq war as she addresses the TUC.

  • U.N.: U.S. in conundrum over Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan addressed reporters on a host of topics, including Iraq and U.N. reform.

  • Annan says Iraq war seen as a disaster in the Middle East Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    TONY EASTLEY: The head of the United Nations says most leaders in the Middle East believe the US invasion of Iraq and its aftermath have been a disaster.

  • Local soldier returns home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KESQ - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    A local soldier is reunited with his family tonight after serving in Iraq. He's an Army reservist who also happens to be a Palm Springs police officer.

  • U.S. denies saying Iraq war causing "disaster" Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    The United States rejected on Wednesday the saying that the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq has caused "a disaster" for the Middle East region.

  • UN Chief: Iraq Perceived In Mideast As "Real Disaster" Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - Sep 13 6:37 PM
    The UN secretary general says most Mideast leaders think the U.S. involvement in Iraq has turned into "a real disaster" for them. And Kofi Annan says the U.S. now finds itself in a difficult position where "it cannot stay and it cannot leave."

  • US marines deny losing Iraq's biggest province Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 13 4:28 PM
    The most senior US marine commander in Iraq has been forced to downplay a secret intelligence report which asserted that the United States had "lost" Anbar province, the main heartland of Sunni resistance to the US occupation.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,671 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 13 2:49 PM
    As of Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at least 2,671 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Zilmer: U.S. 'stifling' Iraq insurgency Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 6:06 PM
    A senior American commander in Iraq said Tuesday that U.S.-led military operations are "stifling" the insurgency in western Anbar province but are not strong enough to defeat it.

  • War in Iraq a disaster for Middle East, UN chief told Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Sep 13 6:10 PM
    Most Middle East leaders told Kofi Annan that the US-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath were "a real disaster" for the region, the UN Secretary-General said yesterday.

  • Iraq plan to bolster security for northern oil fields Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Sep 13 12:59 PM
    LONDON Iraq plans to boost its military presence around oil fields in the north. Officials said the Iraq Army would increase deployment around the oil fields at Kirkuk. They said the Oil Ministry hopes the bolstered military presence would lead to a significant decline in insurgency strikes.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,670 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 5:28 PM
    As of Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at least 2,670 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 2,124 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Annan: Most Middle East Leaders See Iraq as 'Disaster' Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 13 12:50 PM
    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says most leaders he visited on his recent trip to the Middle East told him the U.S. campaign in Iraq has been a disaster for them. In a wide-ranging news conference, Mr. Annan also said he sees a slight shift in Iran's position on suspending uranium enrichment.

  • 300 Kaneohe Marines Leave For Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Hawaii Channel - Sep 13 6:06 PM
    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii -- Three hundred Marines from Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe left for Iraq on Wednesday. Hundreds of loved ones gathered at the base for one last hug and goodbye. The USO sent each Marine off with a care package.

  • Iran: U-S departure from Iraq will help end violence Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Sep 13 5:20 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's supreme leader reportedly says the way to stop the violence in Iraq is for U-S forces to pull out.

  • U-N chief: Iraq perceived in Mideast as 'real disaster' Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Sep 13 5:20 PM
    UNITED NATIONS The U-N secretary-general says most Mideast leaders think the U-S involvement in Iraq has turned into "a real disaster" for them.

  • Area National Guard troops return from Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Sacramento Bee - Sep 13 12:31 PM
    Twelve California National Guard troops returned from Iraq on Wednesday morning after spending the last year transporting supplies to other American troops and training Iraqi military units.

  • Lamont Argues U.S. Is Weaker Because Of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Sep 13 12:42 PM
    Democrat Ned Lamont said Wednesday the U.S. is weaker because of an unnecessary war in Iraq backed by rival Sen. Joe Lieberman and he called for shifting forces to combatting terrorism in Afghanistan. "Today America is weaker, not stronger," Lamont said. "We have sacrificed our daughters and sons and our treasure in a war we didn't have to fight. We have ignored the real threats and security

  • Iraq to take command of armed forces today Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Sep 13 12:07 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq will take control of its armed forces command today, a major step on its path toward independence and an essential move before international troops can withdraw.

  • In Prime-Time Address, Bush Says Safety of U.S. Hinges on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 12 4:01 PM
    President Bush sought to place the war in Iraq in the context of an epic battle between tyranny and freedom.

  • Iraq war a disaster, Annan told Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Sep 13 2:21 PM
    Most Middle East leaders believe the US-led invasion of Iraq was a disaster for the region, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Wednesday.

  • 65 bodies found blindfolded and bound in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Sep 13 6:18 PM
    Authorities found at least 65 bodies dumped throughout Baghdad on Wednesday, and at least 25 people died in other violence in a setback to the U.S. military's efforts to reduce sectarian violence in Iraq's capital city.

  • Central Coast Soldiers Return From Iraq Open this result in new window
    KSBY-TV - 34 minutes ago
    Eleven Central Coast soldiers return home after more than a year in Iraq. The arrival gate at the San Luis Obispo regional airport was filled with smiles and tears of joy Wednesday afternoon.

  • US denies causing Iraq 'disaster' Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Sep 13 1:59 PM
    THE White House begged to differ overnight after UN chief Kofi Annan said Middle Eastern leaders had called the invasion of Iraq "a disaster" for the region.

  • BAE Profit Increases 28% on U.S. Orders for Iraq (Update4) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 13 3:30 AM
    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- BAE Systems Plc, Europe's biggest weapons maker, said first-half profit rose 28 percent, more than analysts estimated, on U.S. orders for Bradley fighting vehicles used in Iraq.

  • Iraq, Iran Agree on Need to Police Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 13 6:26 AM
    Morning Edition , September 13, 2006 Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki concludes a two-day visit to neighboring Iran. He returns home with a pledge from Iran's leaders to crack down on militants who've been crossing into Iraq from Iran. Relations between Iran and Iraq, who fought an eight-year war in the 1980s, have steadily improved since Saddam Hussein was driven from power.

  • The day so far: Wiretapping, Iraq, primaries Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 13 9:29 AM
    A quick look at the top news so far today: Wiretapping: Senate Republicans blocked Democratic attempts to rein in President Bush's domestic wiretapping program, endorsing a White House-supported bill that would give the controversial surveillance legal status Iraq:...

  • US says cannot 'subdue every bad guy' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Sep 13 3:57 PM
    WASHINGTON: Amid unrelenting violence in Iraq, President George W Bush's spokesman said today the top goal of US troops is to train Iraqi forces, and not trying to "subdue every bad guy in the country".

  • Bombings, Mortar Attacks Kill 39 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 13 10:19 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Police said Wednesday they found the bodies of 65 men who had been tortured, shot and dumped, most around Baghdad, while car bombs and mortar attacks killed at least 39 people and wounded dozens more.

  • Stryker killed in Iraq was newlywed Open this result in new window
    Anchorage Daily News - Sep 13 3:49 PM
    A newlywed soldier killed in Iraq was looking forward to returning to South Florida to raise a family, his mother said. Spc. Alexander Jordan, 31, died Sunday of injuries caused by enemy small-arms fire.

  • US marines deny losing Iraq's biggest province Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 13 10:15 AM
    World: Marine commander in Iraq forced to downplay intelligence report saying the US 'lost' Anbar province.

  • U.S. troop levels in Iraq reach 147,000 Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Sep 13 10:44 AM
    Troop levels in Iraq have topped 147,000, a big jump over the number of troops deployed there over the last several months, but Pentagon officials say its only a temporary spike as commands change over.

  • Cheney defends Iraq war, terror fight Open this result in new window
    The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Sep 13 1:36 PM
    WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday he was wrong to predict a quicker end to fighting in Iraq, but added that the Bush administration would invade again - even knowing that Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction, the administration's primary rationale for war.

  • Vets say Vietnam and Iraq wars similar Open this result in new window
    WHOI - Sep 13 2:50 PM
    Some have compared the war in Iraq to the war in Vietnam, so we caught up with a group of men who actually served in Vietnam to hear their thoughts on the issue.

  • Police Discover 65 Bodies Across Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 13 5:52 AM
    Police found the bodies of 65 men who had been tortured, shot and dumped, most around Baghdad, while car bombs, mortar attacks and shootings killed at least 30 people around Iraq and injured dozens more. Two U.S. soldiers were killed, one by an attack...

  • Stryker killed in Iraq was newlywed Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - Sep 13 3:28 PM
    There's more information Wednesday about the Alaska-based Stryker killed last weekend in Iraq. Specialist Alexander Jordan of Miami just got married last April. His mother, Candace, tells the South Florida Sun-Sentinel that he wanted to have a house full of kids.

  • US marines face 'challenge' in Iraq's Sunni bastion: general Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 1:39 PM
    Iraq's western province of Al-Anbar remains a stiff challenge to US marines, a top US commander said, but insisted that the Sunni bastion was not lost to violent insurgency led by Al-Qaeda.

  • Group led by Iraq war veteran will air ad attacking Allen Open this result in new window
    The Virginian-Pilot - Sep 13 10:02 AM
    RICHMOND - An obscure new political group headed by an Iraq War veteran will begin airing television ads today that accuse Republican Sen. George Allen of voting to withhold lifesaving body armor for . . .

  • Stryker killed in Iraq was newlywed Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - Sep 13 3:03 PM
    There's more information Wednesday about the Alaska-based Stryker killed last weekend in Iraq.

  • 25th ID replaces 101st in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Sep 13 9:58 AM
    TIKRIT, Iraq The 101st Airborne Division on Wednesday handed over responsibility for much of northern Iraq to the 25th Infantry Division.

  • US wary of Iran offer to help in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 1:30 PM
    The United States reacted warily to Iran's pledge of unequivocal support in restoring security to Iraq, accusing Tehran of being "part of the problem" in the war-wracked country.

  • At least 24 people killed across Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 1:30 PM
    Violence killed at least two dozen people across Iraq on Tuesday, including six who died when a car bomb blew up in western Baghdad.

  • ONGC-Videsh to resume work in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Sep 13 3:07 PM
    New Delhi, Sept. 13 : Petroleum minister Murli Deora has assured Iraqi oil minister Hussain Al-Shahristani that ONGC-Videsh (OVL) was ready to resume exploration work, which was suspended because of the war, in block 8 in Iraq.

  • America needs a ''good''victory to get out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Sep 13 6:07 PM
    America needs a ''good''victory to get out of Iraq.Lou Dobbs of CNN says to US Generals - Deliver the best of you - a solid victory that America caqn be proud of.

  • Iran: U-S departure from Iraq will help end violence Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Sep 13 1:49 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's supreme leader reportedly says the way to stop the violence in Iraq is for U-S forces to pull out. In remarks reported by Iran's state-run T-V,...

  • Iran says U.S. departure would calm Iraq Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Sep 13 1:14 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Supreme Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the visiting Iraqi prime minister Wednesday that the way to end instability in Iraq is for U.S. forces to withdraw.

  • Turkish Hostage Threatened in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 13 9:34 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - An Iraqi militant group threatened in an Internet posting Wednesday to kill a Turkish hostage if his government did not close down the company that employs him.

  • U-N chief: Iraq perceived in Mideast as 'real disaster' Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Sep 13 1:49 PM
    UNITED NATIONS The U-N secretary-general says most Mideast leaders think the U-S involvement in Iraq has turned into "a real disaster" for them. And Kofi Annan says...

  • Top Marine in Iraq says his mission is not to defeat insurgency Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 12 1:22 PM
    A senior American commander in Iraq said Tuesday that U.S.-led military operations are "stifling" the insurgency in western Anbar province but are not strong enough to defeat it. What is needed, he said, is progress on the economic and political fronts that will undercut support for the insurgency.

  • Gulf leaders unhappy with results of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Sep 13 5:02 PM
    Most Middle East leaders believe the United States-led invasion of Iraq was a disaster for the region, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has said after a two-week tour of the Gulf.

  • Iraq asks Iran's help to end its violence Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 13 3:38 AM
    In his first state visit to Iran, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki discussed the security situation in Iraq with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and asked for his support in quelling the violence that threatens to fracture Iraq. "We had a...

  • Al-Qaeda influences insurgency in Iraq's Sunni bastion: General Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 12:27 PM
    Al-Qaeda is effectively influencing the insurgency in Iraq's Sunni bastion of Al-Anbar, a top US commander said, but stressed that his troop levels were adequate to fight the rebels.

  • Iran, Iraq ink three agreements Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:40 PM
    Iran - Iraq - MoUs At the end of official visit of Iraqi prime minister and accompanying delegation, three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed here on Wednesday evening.

  • Witnesses confront Hussein / Testimony rankles Iraq's former leader at genocide trial Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 13 3:38 AM
    A Kurdish villager mocked Saddam Hussein in court Tuesday as the man recalled the disappearance of his relatives during his former government's 1980s military campaign in northern Iraq. "Congratulations! You are in a cage," said the witness, Ghafour...