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  • Community remembers woman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    When Andrea Parhamovich was a high school freshman, she made it clear she wanted to change the world. Years later, she left to do just that, taking a job with an organization that promotes democracy in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Signals Changes in Protocols With Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Iraq is carrying out an extensive review of its diplomatic protocols with Iran and may place new restrictions on them.
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  • Democrats to support Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged the support of House Democrats on Thursday for legislation declaring that President Bush's decision to send additional troops to Iraq is "not in the national interest of the United States."
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  • Troops In Iraq Will Receive Special Gift From York County Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    For the second year in a row soldiers serving in Iraq will receive special Valentines Day gifts from Pennsylvania.
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  • Surveys Show Continuing Decline in Support for Bush, Iraq Operations Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 18 6:21 PM
    When President Bush delivers his State of the Union speech Tuesday, he will be speaking for the first time to a Congress wholly controlled by Democrats and to an American public that threw the Republican Party out of congressional power last November in large part because of dissatisfaction with his handling of the Iraq war.
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  • Bush on Iraq plan: "I believe it will work" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 5:36 PM
    President Bush insisted on Thursday his reworked Iraq strategy could succeed as he worked on a State of the Union speech expected to include a new defense of his much-criticized policy.
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  • GI to plead guilty in Iraq rape-murder Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 6:34 PM
    The second of five 101st Airborne Division soldiers accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl along with executing three of her family members last year in Iraq has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, his attorney said Thursday.
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  • Latinos know up close the cost of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 18 5:53 PM
    Latinos know up close the cost of Iraq war
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  • Bush grapples with allies' rebellion on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 4:27 PM
    Days before his annual State of the Union address, US President George W. Bush faced sharp criticism of his new Iraq strategy from increasingly vocal Republican allies-turned-critics in the US Congress.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,029 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 4:21 PM
    As of Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at least 3,029 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 2,434 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • The Iraq Veterans Memorial Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 2:30 PM
    The Nation -- Americans voted their disapproval of the President's Iraq strategy in November, yet as we approach the fourth anniversary of Bush's invasion, he has chosen to escalate the conflict by recklessly using more American lives to try to salvage a delusional national policy.
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  • Iraq's unspent billions snarl rebuilding: US watchdog Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 1:17 PM
    Botched budgeting left more than six billion dollars piled up in Iraq which should have been spent on rebuilding crippled infrastructure, a US government auditor said.
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  • 2nd soldier to plead guilty in Iraq rape Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 2:41 PM
    The second of five 101st Airborne Division soldiers accused of raping a 14-year-old girl and killing her and her family last year in Iraq has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, his attorney said Thursday.
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  • Iraq tells Iran, US to take their fight elsewhere Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 1:08 PM
    Iraq told the United States and Iran to settle their scores elsewhere, while the US military confirmed it had searched Sudan's embassy in Baghdad as part of an anti-insurgent operation.
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  • Obama introduces bill to cap number of US troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 1:58 PM
    Democratic Senator Barack Obama, a likely presidential contender, introduced legislation that would cap the number of US troops in Iraq, joining a roiling debate over President George W. Bush's new war strategy.
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  • Obama Proposes to Cap, Redeploy U.S. Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 1:48 PM
    Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, a potential 2008 presidential candidate, said he is proposing legislation to cap the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and require a phased redeployment.
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  • Pelosi vows to support Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 1:49 PM
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged the support of House Democrats Thursday for a resolution declaring that President Bush's decision to send additional troops to Iraq is "not in the national interest of the United States."
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  • Bush Faces Deepening Opposition to Iraq War Policy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 9:50 AM
    Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush failed to rally public support with his nationally televised speech announcing plans to send more soldiers to Iraq, as most Americans say they want Congress to find a way to stop the troop increase.
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  • US seeks to soothe Turkish anger over rebel haven in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 10:48 AM
    A senior US official promised "serious efforts" to curb Turkish Kurd rebels based in northern Iraq, an issue that has long poisoned US ties with Turkey.
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  • Retired Generals Criticize Bush?s Plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 18 10:09 AM
    A panel of retired generals told a Senate panel that sending 21,500 additional troops to Iraq will do little to solve the underlying political problems.
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  • Iraq readies law aimed to draw investors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 8:06 AM
    Iraq's long-awaited hydrocarbons law, which could attract huge investments from foreign oil companies, has been drafted and will be submitted to the Cabinet for endorsement next week, the Oil Ministry said Thursday. Once the draft law is endorsed by the Cabinet, it will go to the parliament for final approval, said ministry spokesman Assem Jihad.
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  • Regional press fears for Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 18 5:07 PM
    While regional papers voice concern over violence in Iraq, Turkey's press worries about the situation across the north border of the country.
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  • Iraq slams U.N. report on casualties Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 8:17 AM
    Iraq's government on Thursday strongly criticized a U.N. report on human rights that put its civilian death toll in 2006 at 34,452, saying it is "superficial" and discussed subjects that are taboo in Iraqi society such as homosexuality.
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  • Another senior US official on mission to sell Bush Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 8:46 AM
    Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns began a tour of Turkey and the Middle East, the latest in a string of top-level US officials sent to sell President George W. Bush's new Iraq plan to anxious allies.
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  • Bomb killed Iraq security worker Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 18 5:32 PM
    A security worker in a three- vehicle convoy in Iraq was killed by a road-side bomb, an inquest hears.
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  • Iraq resolution exposes GOP divisions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 4:52 AM
    A Democratic resolution on Iraq has attracted the support of at least two Republicans and is exposing fissures within the GOP over the unpopular war.
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  • Iraq says UN death tally unrealistic Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 5:15 AM
    Iraq has dismissed a UN report that said more than 34,400 people had been killed across the country last year, saying it did not correspond with reality.
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  • Car bombs rock Iraq, killing at least 19 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 5:33 AM
    Car bombs have rocked Baghdad and the northern city of Mosul, killing at least 19 people, as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki pressed Washington to better equip his army so that foreign troops can withdraw from Iraq.
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  • Iran envoy: Iraq to free captured Iranians Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 4:08 AM
    Iran's ambassador said Thursday that Iraq's foreign minister promised him that Iranians captured by U.S. troops in north of the country last week will be freed "within days," adding that their detention was an insult to the Iraqi government and people.
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  • U.S. Launches Armed Force to Block Iranian Influence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Jan 18 3:12 PM
    The U.S. military has launched a special operations task force to break up Iranian influence in Iraq, according to U.S. News sources. The special operations mission, known as Task Force 16, was created late last year to target Iranians trafficking arms and training Shiite militia forces. The operation is modeled on Task Force 15, a clandestine cadre of Navy SEALs, Army Delta Force soldiers, and ...
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  • Iraq 'optimistic' on release of Iran detainees: Tehran envoy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 3:55 AM
    Iraq has assured Tehran that five Iranians arrested by US troops on suspicion of aiding insurgents will be released soon, Iran's envoy to Baghdad has said.
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  • Sierra Vista man dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - 40 minutes ago
    A soldier from this southern Arizona town died in Iraq Monday when a rocket propelled grenade hit his patrol, his family said.
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  • Iraq resolution may expose GOP divide Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 3:02 AM
    A Democrat-driven resolution on Iraq that has attracted the support of at least two Republicans threatens to expose fissures within the GOP over the unpopular war.
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  • Criticism of Bush's Iraq policy mounts in US Congress Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 3:00 AM
    The opposition-controlled US Congress is to hear from retired generals on military options in Iraq, as sentiment against the war mounts following President George W. Bush's announcement that more troops are going to the region.
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  • Retired Army Generals Criticize Bush's Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 18 3:07 PM
    All Things Considered , January 18, 2007 As the political rhetoric on Capitol Hill grows louder over President Bush's plan for a troop buildup in Iraq, a panel of four seasoned retired generals give their assessments of the president's proposal.
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  • Retired Army Generals Criticize Bush's Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 18 2:58 PM
    As political rhetoric on Capitol Hill grows louder about plans for a troop buildup in Iraq, four seasoned retired generals give their assessments to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Their opinions range from tentative support for the president's plan to calling it a fool's errand.
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  • War resolution could expose GOP divide on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 18 2:55 AM
    A Democratic resolution on Iraq that has attracted the support of at least two Republicans threatens to expose fissures within the GOP over the unpopular war.
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  • Arab Nations Gave The US Carte Blanche In Iraq by Marianna Belenkaya RIA Novosti political commentator Moscow (RIA ... Open this result in new window
    Space War - Jan 18 5:29 PM
    While the American elite is discussing in Washington whether to support or not President Bush's strategy in Iraq, the Arab leaders have already accepted it.
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  • What the Iraq Study Group said about America's 'other war' Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 18 12:18 PM
    Afghanistan deserves the attention of Bush and Congress just as much as Iraq.
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  • Poll: Most Think Troop Surge is Last Chance for Bush in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 18 12:50 PM
    Most Americans believe that President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq is his last chance for victory there, according to a new FOX News poll.
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  • Iraq Readies Law Aimed to Draw Investors Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 18 12:19 PM
    Iraq's Readies Controversial Hydrocarbons Law Aimed to Draw Investors, Increase Production
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  • Iraq Slams U.N. Report on Casualties Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 18 12:20 PM
    Iraq Criticizes U.N. Report on Casualties, Human Rights-And Broaching Topic of Homosexuality
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  • On Iraq, Ted Ks no false prophet Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 3 minutes ago
    That new bipartisan effort for a sense of the Senate resolution opposing the surge of 22,000 more U.S. troops into Iraq is strong on symbolism, another warning to President Bush that he is way off course.
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  • What the Iraq Study Group said about America's 'other war' Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 12:00 AM
    The report of the Iraq Study Group (ISG), co-chaired by former Secretary of State James Baker and former Democratic Congressman Lee Hamilton, got short shrift when President Bush announced his "New Way Forward" for Iraq.
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  • A Two-State Solution for Iraq? (Part II) Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 42 minutes ago
    While controversial, the ethnic partition of Iraq may be the most feasible method of stabilizing the region.
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  • US Congress turns up heat in battle with Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 18 12:19 AM
    Democrats are flexing their congressional muscle to try to thwart President George W. Bush's plan to temporarily boost troop levels in Iraq, which the White House insists will go ahead regardless.
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  • Air Force squadron returns to Iraq for fourth tour Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - 44 minutes ago
    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE -- The hugs and tearful goodbyes the 728th Air Control Squadron shared Wednesday are part of a routine they know all too well -- the 200-member Air Force unit has served in Iraq three times since 2003.
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  • A grim start for new year in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Jan 18 4:19 PM
    Tuesday was a terrible day in Iraq, even by the terrible standards of the situation gripping the country. Nearly 100 people, including four American soldiers, were killed in bombings and shootings, including 65 near a university where two minivans exploded.
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  • Bipartisan resolution opposes Bush plan on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 17 10:54 PM
    A bipartisan trio of senators on Wednesday unveiled a resolution opposing what Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton -- in proposing a separate bill -- called a "losing strategy" in Iraq.
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  • U.S. keeps wraps on new tech for Iraq Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD The U.S. military plans to introduce advanced technology in Iraq to battle improvised explosive devices and missiles. Iraqi officials said the U.S. military will deploy systems that would detect IEDs.
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  • Measure in U.S. Senate urges no troop rise in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 17 11:44 PM
    Three leading senators introduced a symbolic measure to declare that the administration's plan to send additional troops to Iraq runs counter to the national interest.
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  • Senator Clinton Calls for Cap on U.S. Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Jan 18 6:17 PM
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., has called for limiting the number of American troops in Iraq and tying funds for the country's security to the government's ability to quell violence. The senator discusses her views on the Iraq war.
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  • Bush on Iraq plan: "I believe it will work" Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 18 2:23 PM
    President George W. Bush insisted on Thursday his reworked Iraq strategy can succeed as he worked on a State of the Union speech expected to include a new defense of his much-criticized policy.
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  • Pentagon sees U.S. war cost in Iraq rising Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Jan 18 6:10 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The steadily rising Iraq war price tag will reach about $8.4 billion a month this year, Pentagon spokesmen said on Thursday, as heavy replacement costs for lost, destroyed and aging equipment mount.
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  • Robert L. Borosage: Who is Playing Politics on Iraq? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 18 10:10 AM
    Senator Hillary Clinton returned from Iraq clearly distressed at an Iraqi leadership unwilling or unable to take the steps needed to counter the growing civil war in that country. She announced she would oppose the president's effort to escalate the war, support a cap on US troops there, and slap the wrist of the Iraqi president by threatening to cut off funding for his personal security forces ...
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  • Iraq Readies Law Aimed to Draw Investors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 18 8:06 AM
    Iraq's long-awaited hydrocarbons law, which could attract huge investments from foreign oil companies, has been drafted and will be submitted to the Cabinet for endorsement next week, the Oil Ministry said Thursday.
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  • White House tries to avoid Iraq showdown Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 17 9:19 PM
    A Senate resolution opposing President Bush's war plan on Iraq put the White House and Republican leaders on the defensive Wednesday as they scurried to prevent a trickle of GOP support for the measure from swelling into a deluge.
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  • Robert Novak: Iraq a political black hole for Republicans Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 32 minutes ago
    The sense of impending political doom that clutches Republican hearts, one week after President George W. Bush presented to the nation his new strategy on Iraq, is stoked by the alarming intelligence brought back from Baghdad by Republican Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota and passed around Capitol Hill.
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  • IRAN, IRAQ TO JOINTLY ESTABLISH SHIPPING COMPANY Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 Finance - Jan 18 6:27 PM
    Transport Managing Director of Val fajr shipping company Lotfollah Saeedi said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq signed a letter of understanding on establishing a joint shipping company.
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  • Iran, Iraq To Jointly Establish Shipping Company Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News - Jan 18 6:27 PM
    Managing Director of Val fajr shipping company Lotfollah Saeedi said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq signed a letter of understanding on establishing a joint shipping company.
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  • After Iraq Trip, Clinton Proposes War Limits Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 17 8:08 PM
    Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday called President Bush?s plan to send more troops to Iraq ?a losing strategy.?
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  • Iraq's Readies Hydrocarbons Law Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 18 7:41 AM
    Iraq's long-awaited hydrocarbons law, which could attract huge investments from foreign oil companies, has been drafted and will be submitted to the Iraqi cabinet for endorsement next week, the oil ministry said Thursday.
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  • David Sirota: On Iraq, Pretending the Past Doesn't Exist Doesn't Help...Or Make It Go Away Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 18 9:36 AM
    It's a damn good thing that Democrats are now trying to one up each other in opposing President Bush's plan to escalate the War in Iraq and bring this conflict to an end. This is the success of grassroots organizing and pressure, showing why those activities are so important and how they can really change the political debate. That said, the fact that some of the highest profile politicians ...
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  • Think We're Losing Iraq? Take a Look at the Dinar Open this result in new window
    The New York Sun - 4 minutes ago
    War rages in Iraq. America is preparing to launch an offensive in Baghdad, Iranians are infiltrating the country, and, according to the United Nations, civilians in Iraq are dying at a rate of 100 people a day. Yet the Iraqi currency is rising in value. Tuesday, the rate of exchange had reached 1,308 dinars to the American dollar up from 1,470 last November. Money changers in Baghdad say they ...
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  • The Iraq War Goes On Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 17 8:30 PM
    The war in Iraq goes on.
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  • Obama calls for troop cap in Iraq Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Jan 18 12:21 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barack Obama called today for a cap on the number of U.S. troops in Iraq, stepping up his opposition to the war as the jockeying among Democratic presidential hopefuls on that issue intensifies.
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  • Iraq in Fragments Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 27 minutes ago
    James Longley's attractively photographed three-segment "Iraq in Fragments" is anti-U.S. propaganda passed off as a documentary.
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  • Sen. John E. Sununu: Iraq must prove worthy of more U.S. troops very soon Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 32 minutes ago
    With last week's White House speech, President Bush has presented a new strategy for America's mission in Iraq. In the words of the Iraq Study Group, led by former Secretary of State James Baker and former Congressman Lee Hamilton, the President has called his plan "a new way forward."
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  • 'Move On' Takes Aim at McCain?s Iraq Stance Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 17 8:21 PM
    The political arm of the liberal organization Moveon.org launched television advertisements Wednesday that assail Arizona Sen. John McCain , a top-tier prospect for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, over his stance on the Iraq war.
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  • Tour of N.J. Guard troops in Iraq extended Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Jan 18 4:33 PM
    TRENTON - New Jersey Army National Guard troops currently stationed in Iraq will see their tours extended up to 125 days as a result of President Bush's policy to add to the war effort, officials said Thursday.
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  • Presidential aspirants assail plan for Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 17 7:39 PM
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday led a parade of potential 2008 presidential candidates including two Republicans in blasting President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in Iraq.
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  • U.S. toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 18 12:49 PM
    As of Wednesday, at least 3,028 members of the U.S. military had died in Iraq since the war began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The latest identifications reported by the military: - Army 2nd Lt. Mark J. Daily, 23, Irvine (...
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  • Rice's Iraq Briefing Tour Moves to Europe Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 18 6:22 AM
    Morning Edition , January 18, 2007 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in Berlin as efforts continue to sell allies on President Bush's new Iraq strategy, and to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Her trip to the Middle East appears to have yielded mixed results.
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  • Bipartisan Senate Measure Confronts Bush Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 17 8:47 PM
    A bipartisan group of senators announced a formal resolution of opposition yesterday to President Bush's buildup of troops in Iraq, calling for more diplomacy, international cooperation and an "appropriately expedited" transfer of military responsibilities to Iraqi security forces.
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  • Senate Battle Over Iraq Heats Up Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 18 6:00 AM
    Two Senate Republicans so far have signed onto a Democratic resolution opposing President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq. The non-binding measure says escalating the U.S. military presence in Iraq "is not in the national interest."
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,029 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 18 4:21 PM
    As of Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at least 3,029 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • Iraq says more than 400 Mahdi Army members have been arrested Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Jan 18 4:23 PM
    In a response to widespread criticism and President Bushs new Baghdad security plan, the Iraqi government has arrested more than 400 members including several dozen senior leaders of Iraqs most powerful Shiite militia, officials said Thursday.
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  • Biden:Sen Panel To Debate Anti-Iraq Buildup Resolution Wed Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 18 3:55 PM
    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will debate next week a resolution against President George W. Bush's plan to add 21,500 troops to the U.S. presence in Iraq, the committee's chairman, Joseph Biden, said in a televised interview Thursday.
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  • Clinton Steps Up Criticism of War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 17 6:50 PM
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) offered her harshest assessment to date of President Bush's Iraq war strategy yesterday, continuing her steady evolution from one of the war's staunchest supporters to one of the administration's most prominent critics.
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  • Bush blasts opponents of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express News - Jan 18 3:45 PM
    President Bush lashed out at congressional opponents of handling of the Iraq War during an exclusive one-on-one interview.
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  • Bush Rebuts Iraq PM's Claims That US Failed To Do Enough Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 18 3:40 PM
    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- U.S. President George W. Bush said Thursday that the U.S. was providing what Iraq's prime minister asked for, rebutting the Iraqi official's statements that Bush had failed to do enough, quickly enough, to stabilize the war-torn country.
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  • Officials ID four Bliss soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    The Defense Department on Wednesday identified four Fort Bliss soldiers who were killed Monday when a roadside bomb exploded near their Humvee during combat operations in Mosul, Iraq.
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  • Ceremony remembers sergeant killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    The crack of rifles echoed off Fort Bliss' empty parade fields Wednesday during a 21-gun salute signaling the end of a private memorial ceremony for Sgt. Brent William Dunkleberger, who died last month in Iraq when his Humvee was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.
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  • Former Massachusetts woman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPRI 12 Providence - 54 minutes ago
    BOSTON The violence in Iraq claims the life of a woman who once worked in Massachusetts state government Governor Jane Swift.
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  • Sen. Clinton calls for troop cap in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 17 7:08 PM
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, a potential presidential candidate, on Wednesday called for capping the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and linking funds for Iraqi security forces to the government's control of the violence-plagued nation.
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  • 4-1 Cavalry unit works to stabilize Iraq Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    Iraqi security forces are the ones knocking on doors and asking questions in northern Iraq's Nineveh Province, said the commander of a Fort Bliss cavalry unit stationed in Mosul, and he hopes his brigade will be the last U.S. unit needed there.
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  • Rice's Iraq Briefing Tour Moves to Europe Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 18 5:27 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in Berlin as efforts continue to sell allies on President Bush's new Iraq strategy, and to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Her trip to the Middle East appears to have yielded mixed results.
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  • Kuwait, Oman call for end to Iraq bloodbath Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    MUSCAT Key Kuwaiti and Omani officials have reiterated a call to end the bloodshed in Iraq and pledged that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will make all efforts to save that country from being a battlefield of sectarian violence.
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  • Lieberman: No Need For Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    Hartford Courant - Jan 18 2:30 PM
    Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman said today he saw no need for a new congressional resolution supporting President Bush's planned Iraq troop surge, a step some Republicans are discussing.
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  • Measure in Senate Urges No Troop Rise in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 17 6:40 PM
    The symbolic measure declares that the administration?s plan to send additional troops to Iraq runs counter to the national interest.
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  • US war cost in Iraq rising Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Jan 18 4:51 PM
    The steadily rising Iraq war price tag will reach about $8.4 billion a month this year, Pentagon spokesmen said as heavy replacement costs for lost, destroyed and ageing equipment mount.
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  • City that is showing the way ahead for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Jan 18 4:47 PM
    American troops engage in dangerous and intense action on Mosul's streets 24 hours a day. Yet, here, more than anywhere in Iraq, they have succeeded in building up local army units and helping local politicians to provide better services to the struggling city.
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  • Bush Continues to Face Negative Polls on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 18 12:42 PM
    New public opinion polls suggest President Bush still has an uphill climb in convincing the American public that he is on the right track in Iraq. The poll results are being released less than a week before Mr. Bush speaks to Congress and the nation in his annual State of the Union Address.
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  • Senate Eyes Resolution Opposing Bush Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 18 5:52 AM
    Morning Edition , January 18, 2007 Senate Democrats and some Republicans want to pass a non-binding resolution stating their displeasure with President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in Iraq. It would have no direct impact on troop levels. Renee Montagne and David Welna discuss developments.
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  • How Does The US Afford The War In Iraq? It Doesn't Open this result in new window
    SeekingAlpha via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 18 4:53 AM
    Michael Panzner submits: In "How US is Deferring War Costs", the Christian Science Monitor reports that: As war spending on Iraq and Afghanistan nears the levels for Vietnam and Korea, concern is rising over the 'borrow now, pay later' approach.
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  • REFILE-Pentagon sees U.S. war cost in Iraq rising Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 18 3:51 PM
    Source: Reuters (Refiles to fix typo in subhead) By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The steadily rising Iraq war price tag will reach about $8.4 billion a month this year, Pentagon spokesmen said on ...
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  • Second soldier expected to plead guilty in Iraq rape case Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jan 18 2:01 PM
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. - The second of five 101st Airborne Division soldiers accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl along with executing three of her family members last year in Iraq has reached...
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  • Bush on Iraq plan: "I believe it will work" Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 18 3:37 PM
    Source: Reuters (Updates with Bush television interview) By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush insisted on Thursday his reworked Iraq strategy can succeed as he worked on a ...
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  • Bush grapples with allies' rebellion on Iraq Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Jan 18 3:46 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Days before his annual State of the Union address, US President George W. Bush on Thursday faced sharp criticism of his new Iraq strategy from increasingly vocal Republican allies-turned-critics in the US Congress.
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  • St. Paul Soldier Killed In Iraq To Be Laid To Rest Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan 18 6:42 PM
    Governor Pawlenty has ordered Minnesota flags flown at half-staff at state buildings from sunrise to sunset Friday in honor of a St. Paul soldier who was killed by a bomb in Iraq. Slideshow: People With Minn. Ties Killed In The Mideast More Minnesota News
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