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  • Bush takes blame in Iraq, adds troops Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 16 minutes ago
    President Bush acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that he erred by not ordering a military buildup in Iraq last year and said he was increasing U.S. troops by 21,500 to quell the country's near-anarchy. "Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me," Bush said.
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  • Iraq PM cracks down in Shiite militiamen Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 15 minutes ago
    Iraq's prime minister has told Shiite militiamen to surrender their weapons or face an all-out assault, part of a commitment President Bush outlined on Wednesday to bring violence under control with a more aggressive Iraqi Army and 21,500 additional American troops.
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  • New plan for Iraq: Your e-mails Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 56 minutes ago
    President Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq Wednesday night that calls for increasing the number of U.S. troops in Baghdad -- and other areas -- by more than 20,000. The plan also calls for the Iraqi government to take responsibility for security in all of Iraq's provinces by November.
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  • Bush will add more than 20,000 troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 25 minutes ago
    Linking the fight in Iraq with the greater war on terror, President Bush told the nation there is "no magic formula for success in Iraq" but that failure there "would be a disaster for the United States."
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  • 'We need to change our strategy in Iraq' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    Below is the text of President Bush's speech to the nation outlining his new strategy in Iraq.
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  • Asian allies back Bush plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 25 minutes ago
    TOKYO, Japan (AP) -- U.S. President George W. Bush's announcement of a boost in American troops in Iraq won quick support Thursday from U.S. allies as a crucial step toward stabilizing the country and battling terrorism.
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  • Analysis: A 'make-it-or-break-it moment' on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    President Bush's announcement that he is sending more troops to Iraq sets up the first major test of wills between his Republican administration and the new Democratic-controlled Congress. Both sides are digging in.
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  • Bush Adds Troops in Bid to Secure Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    President Bush announced tonight that he is sending more than 21,000 troops to Iraq, while conceding that he provided neither enough troops nor enough resources to control the chaos last year.
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  • To Counter Iran?s Role in Iraq, Bush Moves Beyond Diplomacy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 57 minutes ago
    In promising to stop Iran from meddling in Iraq, President Bush returned to a strategy of confrontation in dealing with Tehran.
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  • Australia backs Bush plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 41 minutes ago
    SYDNEY, Australia (Reuters) -- Australia, one of Washington's staunchest allies in the Iraq war, backed President George W. Bush's plan to send more troops but would contribute no more forces of its own, Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday.
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  • Durbin: 'Time for President Bush to face the reality of Iraq' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    Below is the text of Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin's speech on Wednesday, the Democratic response to President Bush's address to the nation on a revised strategy in the Iraq war:
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  • Bush's Iraq strategy shift offers last, but slender, hope Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    Bush's Iraq strategy shift offers last, but slender, hope
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  • Bush defies public opinion, Democrats on Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush bucked public opinion and the new Democratic Congress with a high-stakes gamble on more U.S. troops in Iraq, setting up a bruising political fight that could sink his fellow Republicans.
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  • Successive US plans fail to quell Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    President George W. Bush has presided over repeated plans and troop surges in Iraq, which pre-dated Wednesday's prime time rollout of a new strategy sending thousands more soldiers into battle.
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  • Bush?s New Strategy for Iraq Risks Confrontations on Many Fronts Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    President Bush is taking a calculated gamble that the American people will give him more time to turn around the war in Iraq.
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  • Democrats reject Bush escalation in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    US Democrats rejected President George W. Bush's plan to boost American forces in Iraq, calling it a danger to national security and urging a drawdown of troops in four to six months.
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  • Bush admits errors on Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    U.S. President George W. Bush announced that he is sending more than 20,000 American troops to Iraq to quell the sectarian violence there.
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  • Main points of the new US plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush laid out the details of a new US plan for Iraq in a major televised address.
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  • Bush to send more troops to Iraq, admits mistakes Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush told skeptical Americans on Wednesday he was sending about 21,500 extra U.S. troops to Iraq, and in a rare admission, said he made a mistake by not deploying more forces sooner.
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  • INSTANT VIEW: Reactions to Bush Iraq speech Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 6:44 PM
    President Bush said Wednesday that he was sending about 21,500 extra troops to Iraq, and said he would also put more pressure on Iraqis to restore order. Following are some reactions to his new plan for Iraq:
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,017 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    As of Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at least 3,017 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 2,423 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq policy splits presidential hopefuls Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:16 PM
    The growing field of Democratic presidential candidates is almost uniformly in favor of the reverse of President Bush's plan reducing U.S. troop presence in Iraq. Most Republicans stood behind Bush.
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  • Bush admits mistakes, sends 20,000 more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 6:44 PM
    US President George W. Bush ordered more than 20,000 more troops into Iraq, as he admitted to mistakes there and warned Iraqi leaders they would lose US support if they failed to quell the violence.
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  • Iraq PM tells Shiite militias to give up Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:49 PM
    Iraq's prime minister has told Shiite militiamen to surrender their arms or face an all-out assault by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces, senior Iraqi officials said Wednesday, as President Bush said he will commit an additional 21,500 American combat troops to the war.
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  • Bush warns Iraq, pins hopes on escalation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:54 PM
    US President George W. Bush pinned fading hopes for Iraq on escalating US troop levels, but warned leaders in Baghdad of ebbing US patience with the failure to quell sectarian violence.
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  • Soldier to plead guilty to Iraq murders Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    A soldier in the 101st Airborne Division will plead guilty to murdering three detainees in Iraq as part of a deal with prosecutors, his attorney said Wednesday.
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  • Bush to send more troops to Iraq, admits mistake Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:51 PM
    President George W. Bush told skeptical Americans on Wednesday he was dispatching about 21,500 extra U.S. troops to Iraq, and in a rare admission of a mistake, said he erred by not deploying more forces sooner.
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  • Bush takes blame for mistakes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:44 PM
    President Bush said Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to quell its near-anarchy and for the first time acknowledged he had erred by failing to order a military buildup last year. "Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me," Bush said.
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  • Bush adding 21,500 troops to Iraq force Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:44 PM
    President Bush was to say Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to quell its near-anarchy and for the first time he was to acknowledge he had erred by failing to order a military buildup last year. "Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me," Bush planned to say.
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  • Bush tries to rally Americans on Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 10 3:42 PM
    President George W. Bush was to announce Wednesday that he would send more than 21,000 American troops to Iraq.
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  • Bush says he alone to blame for mistakes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:43 PM
    President George W. Bush told Americans on Wednesday "where mistakes have been made in Iraq, the responsibility rests with me," as he unveiled a new war plan that includes an infusion of more than 20,000 extra U.S. troops.
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  • Bush warns Iraq, as new US troops ordered in Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 2:58 PM
    US President George W. Bush, set to order 21,500 more US troops into Iraq, warned the Baghdad government it would lose American support if it failed to heed calls to end the violence.
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  • Democrats ready frontal assault on Bush Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 1:33 PM
    Democrats in Congress planned a direct challenge to President George W. Bush's latest strategy for Iraq with symbolic votes that could shape the political landscape for years.
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  • 2 U.S. Soldiers Sustain Fatal Wounds in Iraq Battle Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 10 2:13 PM
    Two American soldiers died yesterday from wounds sustained while fighting in Anbar province in western Iraq, the U.S. military said today.
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  • Bush to add 21,500 troops to Iraq force Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 2:38 PM
    Unswayed by anti-war passions, President Bush to say Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. forces to Iraq to break the cycle of violence and "hasten the day our troops begin coming home." He acknowledged making mistakes in earlier security efforts in Baghdad.
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  • Bush to acknowledge mistakes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 1:05 PM
    President Bush will tell a nation weary of war Wednesday night that he is sending 21,500 more Americans to Iraq, arguing it has been a mistake not to commit larger numbers of U.S and Iraqi troops to stabilize the increasingly violent, shattered country. Democrats pledged to confront Bush over the troop escalation set to begin next week.
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  • Bush tries to rally Americans on Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 10 12:52 PM
    President George W. Bush was to tell Americans and Iraqis that while he would send 22,000 more troops to secure Baghdad and plans another effort to create jobs and reconstruction projects in the country, the U.S. commitment to Iraq "is not open- ended."
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  • Bush to order 21,500 more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 1:20 PM
    President George W. Bush will tell skeptical Americans on Wednesday he will send about 21,500 extra U.S. troops to Iraq and admit it was a mistake not to have more forces fighting the unpopular war in the past.
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  • Full text: Bush address on Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Full text of US President Bush's speech outlining a new strategy for dealing with the conflict in Iraq.
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  • Democrats Skeptical About Bush?s New Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 10 12:40 PM
    Hours before President Bush?s speech on Iraq, Democrats carried out what amounted to a pre-emptive strike.
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  • Turkey names survivor in Iraq air crash Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 12:45 PM
    Turkish officials identified the sole survivor of a plane crash in Iraq as a 34-year-old Turk, sparking joy among his relatives, as the bodies of his 28 dead compatriots were flown back to Turkey.
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  • Republicans May Face Backlash Over Bush's Iraq Troop Buildup Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 minute ago
    Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- George W. Bush's decision to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq has members of his own party scared that the strategy could fail and cause voters to turn on Republicans in 2008 in a replay of the midterm elections.
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  • Full Transcript Of Bush's Iraq Speech Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 37 minutes ago
    Here is the text of President Bush's speech on Iraq.
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  • Bush, His Support Slipping, Commits More Troops to Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 16 minutes ago
    Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush, his congressional support slipping out from under him, set benchmarks for Iraq's government to meet or risk losing American backing and committed more U.S. troops to the troubled war.
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  • Details of Bush's new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 11:40 AM
    Details of President Bush's new strategy for Iraq, as outlined by White House officials on Wednesday:
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  • Democrats Denounce Bush's Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 37 minutes ago
    Democrats wasted little time ripping President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq. Leaders in the House and Senate are arranging votes urging the president not to send more troops.
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  • Turkey names survivor in Iraq air crash as families wait for bodies Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 11:04 AM
    Turkish officials identified the sole survivor of a plane crash in Iraq as a 34-year-old Turkish worker, sparking joy among his relatives and dashing the hopes of dozens of other families.
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  • Bush concedes mistakes, sends more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - 46 minutes ago
    Calling the situation in Iraq "unacceptable," President Bush told a war-weary American public Wednesday night that he is sending an additional 21,500 U.S. troops to Iraq with the hope that Iraqis will take control of their own strife-torn nation's security by November.
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  • Top US brass to reluctantly support Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 10:23 AM
    The US military Joint Chiefs of Staff will reluctantly support President George W. Bush's plan to send 20,000 more US troops to Iraq, it was reported, citing Pentagon insiders.
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  • Bush to order 21,500 more US troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 10:42 AM
    US President George W. Bush goes on television to try to sell his high-stakes gamble to send more troops to Iraq to try and stem the bloodletting there.
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  • Australian Government Backs U.S. Strategy in Iraq, Howard Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 33 minutes ago
    Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Prime Minister John Howard comments on the new U.S. military strategy in Iraq. U.S.
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  • Bush Orders U.S. Troop Buildup In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 7 minutes ago
    In a prime-time address to the nation, President Bush said he will send more than 20,000 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to quell sectarian fighting. For the first time, he acknowledged he had erred by failing to order a military buildup last year.
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  • Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 10 6:28 PM
    President Bush orders some 20,000 extra troops to Iraq, as part of a new strategy for tackling the conflict.
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  • David Kuo: Iraq - no happy endings now Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 49 minutes ago
    I tuned in a couple of minutes late to watch my president talk about Iraq. I saw him standing and wondered if I was watching an old news clip of an old speech. I wondered why he wasn't seated behind the great desk in the Oval Office? It was a bad sign - a sign that the communications people are thinking way too hard and exactly the same as they've always thought. I've been in the meetings. ...
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  • Jockeying For Position On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    President Bush's nationally televised speech focused on faraway Iraq, but the political implications of his troop buildup hit much closer to home. Steve Chaggaris analyzes the domestic politics that preceded the speech.
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  • Poll: Most Oppose Bush Plan for More Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Rasmussen Reports via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 9:20 AM
    As the President prepares to make his case for sending more U.S. troops to Iraq, just 31% of American voters support that strategy. A national telephone poll of 800 Likely Voters conducted by Rasmussen Reports found that 56% think that we should be reducing the number of troops in Iraq.
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  • Hawkish New Commander for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 8:40 AM
    The Nation -- Several people have been writing fairly glowing accounts of the "brainy" and essentially anti-inflammatory role the US military's new command team in Iraq, Gen.
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  • Japan Supports Bush's Plan for Iraq, Shiozaki Says (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- The Japanese government supports U.S. President George W. Bush's new plan to stabilize Iraq, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuhisa Shiozaki said.
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  • Bush to order about 20,000 more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 9:08 AM
    President George W. Bush will tell skeptical Americans on Wednesday he will send 21,500 more U.S. troops to Iraq as part of a long-delayed new plan for the unpopular war, setting up a confrontation with Democrats.
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  • Iraq violence rages ahead of Bush speech Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 7:57 AM
    Bombings, shootings, assassination attempts and dumped bodies ravaged Iraq as seven people died ahead of the unveiling of a strategy shift from US President George W. Bush.
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  • Bush calls for more troops, warns Iraq Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jan 10 6:30 PM
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Sending more troops to Iraq and stabilizing Baghdad is imperative to avoid "failure" and "disaster" for the United States, President Bush said Wednesday night as he used a prime-time television speech to recast his strategy in the increasingly unpopular war.
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  • Bush to seek $6.8 bln for new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 9:02 AM
    President George W. Bush's plan for Iraq includes a $6.8 billion budget request to pay for a 20,000 troop increase as well as jobs and reconstruction programs aimed at stabilizing the country, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
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  • Bush to order 20,000 more US troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 8:04 AM
    US President George W. Bush will say he is deploying 20,000 more US troops in Iraq after winning Iraqi promises to be more aggressive against sectarian militias, top aides said.
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  • Asia extremists cast eye to Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 10 6:34 AM
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Few Islamic extremists from Southeast Asia seem to be heading to the fight in Iraq, but video producer Muhammad Rahman says images that he has compiled from the war -- bloody bombings and sniper attacks on U.S. troops along dusty streets -- can help to radicalize Muslims faraway on this side of Asia.
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  • Bush To Pressure Iraq Government Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 10 6:07 PM
    As part of the new plan for Iraq that he will outline to the American people tonight, President Bush will make it clear to the Iraqi government that it must perform. Mr. Bush is calling for 21,500 additional troops and $1 billion in aid.
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  • Japan Supports Bush's Plan to Stabilize Iraq, Shiozaki Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- The Japanese government supports U.S. President George W. Bush's plan to stabilize Iraq, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuhisa Shiozaki said.
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  • Excerpts: Bush's Iraq address Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 10 3:48 PM
    Excerpts from US President George W Bush's upcoming address on the future in Iraq.
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  • Top US brass to reluctantly support Iraq troop surge: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 6:58 AM
    The US military Joint Chiefs of Staff will reluctantly support President George W. Bush's plan to send 20,000 more US troops to Iraq, the Washington Post reported, citing Pentagon insiders.
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  • Democrats plan symbolic vote on Bush's Iraq troop plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 7:18 AM
    Opposition Democrats who control the US Congress plan to hold a symbolic vote on President George W. Bush's plan to send more US troops to Iraq, the New York Times reported.
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  • Bush to send 20,000 more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:55 AM
    President Bush will tell the nation Wednesday night he will send more than 20,000 additional American forces to Iraq, acknowledging that it had been a mistake earlier not to have more American and Iraqi troops fighting the war, a senior administration official said.
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  • Bush to announce more US troops to Iraq in anticipated speech Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 5:32 AM
    President George W. Bush is to unveil late Wednesday plans for a US troop increase in Iraq, a move that opposition Democrats in Congress have vowed to confront and the top military brass appear to only reluctantly support.
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  • Questions fill the air as Bush speaks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 10 4:38 AM
    In a pivotal moment of his six years in the White House, President Bush goes before the nation tonight to announce a strategy to salvage the most controversial decision of his presidency: the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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  • Americans respond to Bush plan for additional Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 49 minutes ago
    Wearied by war, Americans paused Wednesday to listen to President Bush's plan to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq, responding with frustration, puzzlement and, in some cases, cautious hope.
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  • Iraq wants no part of more U.S. soldiers Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 10 9:42 AM
    As President George W. Bush challenges public opinion at home by committing more soldiers to Iraq, he is confronted by a paradox: The Iraqi government does not want them.
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  • Britain To Pull Thousands Of Troops Out Of Iraq By June Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    by Staff Writers London (AFP) Jan 11, 2007 Britain will pull out around 2,700 of its troops from southern Iraq by the end of May, The Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday.
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  • Bush Takes Blame in Iraq, Adds Troops Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    President Bush acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that he erred by not ordering a military buildup in Iraq last year and said he was increasing U.S. troops by 21,500 to quell the country's near-anarchy. "Where mistakes have been made, the...
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  • Entr'acte: An inquiry on Blair and the Iraq war, live on stage Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 10 9:38 AM
    The Tricycle Theater in London plans to use real experts and witnesses in 'Called to Account: The Indictment of Anthony Charles Lynton Blair for the Crime of Aggression Against Iraq A Hearing.'
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  • Bush's Case for Iraq: A Former Speechwriter's View Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 10 3:58 PM
    All Things Considered , January 10, 2007 With sinking approval ratings and an increasingly unpopular war in Iraq, President Bush faces a challenge in convincing the public that he has an improved plan for U.S. involvement in Iraq.
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  • Iraq strategy: Bush vs. Congress Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 10 2:55 PM
    President Bush's decision to send more troops to Iraq sets up the first major test of wills between his Republican administration and the new Democratic-controlled Congress. Both sides are digging in.
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  • Rep. Ellison wants forces out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 10 4:50 AM
    The first Muslim member of Congress says the solution to Iraq lies in an immediate withdrawal of military forces and focusing instead on political and diplomatic efforts.
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  • Bush sending 21,500 more troops to Iraq, setting up clash with Congress Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    President Bush on Wednesday acknowledged for the first time he erred by failing to order a military buildup in Iraq last year and said he was increasing...
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  • Prominent Iraq Vet Nabs Own Gate-Crashers Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 10 3:09 PM
    An Iraq war veteran who ran for Congress criticizing the president chased three men who had crashed into a fence outside his home, then guarded them with an assault rifle until police arrived, according to police reports.
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  • Lieberman applauds president's plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    Sen. Joe Lieberman, who was assailed for his pro-war views during his fall re-election race, praised President Bush's plan to increase the number of troops in Iraq and urged his colleagues in Congress to proceed with respectful debate.
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  • Bush to send 21,500 additional troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jan 10 3:15 PM
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Sending more troops to Iraq now will hasten the day when America's military can start coming home, President Bush will argue Wednesday night as he seeks to recast strategy in the increasingly unpopular conflict in a primetime address.
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  • Bush Set to Deliver Speech on New Strategy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 10 3:57 PM
    All Things Considered , January 10, 2007 President Bush is expected to speak for about 25 minutes from the Map Room in the White House on Wednesday night about his new strategy for Iraq. Robert Siegel talks with Don Gonyea, who has a preview of the president's speech.
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  • Bush takes blame in Iraq, adds troops Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Jan 10 6:05 PM
    President Bush said Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to quell its near-anarchy and for the first time acknowledged he had erred by failing to order a military buildup last year.
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  • With Iraq Speech, Bush to Pull Away From His Generals Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 10 1:25 AM
    When President Bush goes before the American people tonight to outline his new strategy for Iraq, he will be doing something he has avoided since the invasion of Iraq in March 2003: ordering his top military brass to take action they initially resisted and advised against.
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  • Bush arms for big Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Jan 10 6:29 PM
    WASHINGTON -- President George W. Bush called tonight for sending almost 22,000 more U.S. troops into Iraq, defying growing pessimism about the course of the war, but also insisting that Iraqis must take control of their own destiny.
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  • Official: Bush plans 20,000 more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 10 1:49 AM
    President Bush on Wednesday will announce a plan to send about 20,000 more troops to Iraq in an effort to pacify Baghdad, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
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  • The Oval: Bushs Real Plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 10 1:55 PM
    Dont believe all the hype. What Bush really hopes to accomplish in his Iraq speech.
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  • Bush acknowledges mistakes in Iraq, plans to send more troops Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 17 minutes ago
    A solemn President George W. Bush tried to convince a doubtful public Wednesday night that the only way out of Iraq was to get in deeper, dispatching 21,500 U.S. troops to Iraq's bloodiest precincts and casting his lot with Iraqi leaders who have thwarted him in the past.
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  • How will Bush sell his new Iraq plan to the public? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 10 12:47 PM
    The president's public address Wednesday will push a new war strategy that would increase US troop levels in Iraq.
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  • Chris Weigant: The Brilliant Democratic Pre-Emptive Strike On Bush's Iraq Speech Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 10 12:11 PM
    Much to everyone's surprise, congressional Democrats are actually stealing President Bush's thunder before he gives his speech tonight. In the last 48 hours or so, the Democrats (led by Senator Kennedy) have launched a brilliant pre-emptive strike on the news media in preparation for President Bush's speech tonight on Iraq. And it's working wonders. Although this Democratic activity is ...
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  • Bush dispatching 21,500 more U.S. troops to Iraq, setting up clash with Democratic Congress Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 10 4:45 PM
    Unswayed by anti-war passions, President Bush said Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. forces to Iraq to quell its near-anarchy and acknowledged for the first time he had erred by failing to order a troop buildup last year.
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  • Democrats Assail President's Iraq Plan, Republicans Supportive but Cautious Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - 37 minutes ago
    President Bush's plan to send more than 20,000 additional troops to Iraq in a temporary surge to help the Iraqi government fight insurgents has been met with sharp criticism from majority Democrats. VOA's Dan Robinson reports on the official Democratic response, as well as reaction from Republicans.
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  • Reed skeptical of Bush's new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 10 5:12 PM
    Sen. Jack Reed warned Wednesday that President Bush's plans to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq falls far short of what's needed to end the spiraling sectarian violence there.
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  • President Bush Orders 21,500 More Troops To Iraq; Democrats Blast Plan Open this result in new window
    MTV Music Television - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    In a sobering, businesslike 25-minute speech that aired during prime time Wednesday night, President Bush announced new plans for the war in Iraq.
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  • PM backs more muscle for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 52 minutes ago
    John Howard says President Bush sending an extra 21,500 US troops to Iraq is a sensible and realistic option.
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  • President Bush Outlines New Strategy for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    Asking Americans for their patience, sacrifice and resolve, President Bush laid out a new plan Wednesday night for U.S. military strategy in Iraq, including increasing troop levels by 20,000 to support Iraqi security operations.
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  • Bush Speech to Detail Retooled Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 10 12:52 PM
    In Speech, Bush to Detail Plan to Send 21,500 More Troops to Iraq; Dems Pledge a Confrontation
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