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  • No compromise seen on Iraq resolutions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 21 minutes ago
    The leader of a bipartisan effort to rebuke President Bush's Iraq strategy said Thursday he would not strike a compromise with a harsher Democratic resolution the Senate will debate next week.
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  • Japan criticizes U.S. over Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 29 minutes ago
    The United States should have been more cautious in deciding to invade Iraq, Japan's defense minister said Friday, backtracking on earlier comments in which he indicated he thought the decision was a mistake.
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  • McCain says he'll propose benchmarks for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 35 minutes ago
    Sen. John McCain, a leading advocate of sending more U.S. troops to Iraq, said Thursday he'll try to blunt the impact of proposed Senate resolutions opposing a buildup with a new resolution of his own.
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  • No compromise seen on Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    The leader of a bipartisan effort to rebuke President Bush's Iraq strategy said Thursday he would not strike a compromise with a harsher Democratic resolution the Senate will debate next week. Sen. John Warner, R-Va., said he won't negotiate with Democrats to develop a single proposal on Iraq.
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  • Troops Authorized to Kill Iranian Operatives in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    The Bush administration has authorized the U.S. military to kill or capture Iranian operatives inside Iraq as part of an aggressive new strategy to weaken Tehran's influence across the Middle East and compel it to give up its nuclear program, according to government and counterterrorism officials...
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  • Bush to meet top generals as he presses Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush will meet with top generals as he plows ahead with his unpopular new Iraq war strategy despite growing opposition within his own Republican Party.
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  • Salvadoran?s Death in Iraq Leaves a Mother Fuming Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
    El Salvador is the only country in Latin America with troops in Iraq, despite extreme opposition from a war-weary population.
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  • Iraq's violence tests limits of humanitarians' resolve Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 25 5:51 PM
    The slaying last week of an American working for a democracy-building project in Iraq is just the latest in a series of attacks testing the resolve of relief groups and other international organizations working there.
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  • Senate Republican pushes Iraq alternative Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 6:37 PM
    A leading Senate Republican vowed on Thursday to push for a vote on his measure criticizing President George W. Bush's overall plan to boost U.S. troops in Iraq, but backing Bush's call for more troops in the western Anbar province.
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  • GOP Senators Wrestle With Iraq War Resolution Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 25 6:24 PM
    Senate Republicans, scrambling to head off GOP defections to a resolution opposing President Bush's war policy, are considering their own resolution demanding benchmarks to measure progress in Iraq and possibly a new diplomatic effort to end the war, senators said yesterday.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,069 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 6:20 PM
    As of Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at least 3,069 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 2,458 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Dems wary of Iraq reconstruction cost Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 4:25 PM
    Members of a Senate committee that voted against President Bush's Iraq plan said Thursday they also are wary of pouring more money into rebuilding while the security situation is so dire.
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  • Pentagon study narrows down Iraq options Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 2:59 PM
    A Pentagon review of Iraq has come up with three options _ injecting more troops into Iraq, shrinking the force but staying longer or pulling out, The Washington Post reported Monday.
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  • Cheney: Talk of blunders in Iraq is 'hogwash' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 3:36 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday dismissed as "hogwash" the suggestion that blunders may have hurt the administration's credibility on Iraq.
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  • Iran calls for summit with Iraq, Syria Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 3:35 PM
    Iran has invited the Iraqi and Syrian presidents to Tehran for a weekend summit with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to hash out ways to cooperate in curbing the runaway violence that has taken Iraq to the verge of civil war and threatens to spread through the region, four key lawmakers told The Associated Press on Monday.
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  • Bush faces rising rebellion from fellow Republicans over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 3:59 PM
    US President George W. Bush faces an unprecedented rebellion from fellow Republicans skeptical of his unpopular new Iraq war strategy that could leave him increasingly isolated in his final two years in office.
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  • Chagrin Falls Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 3:49 PM
    A 24-year-old Marine from Chagrin Falls died in Iraq this week, the Department of Defense announced.
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  • Iraq war critics warn on billion dollar aid plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 2:06 PM
    Lawmakers critical of President George W. Bush's new plan for Iraq demanded assurances over a one billion dollar reconstruction aid package amid fears it could fall prey to rampant corruption.
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  • Iraq inquests backlog continues Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 49 minutes ago
    Inquests are yet to be held into the deaths of a third of all British soldiers killed in Iraq, figures show.
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  • WHouse downplays Congress steps against Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 12:34 PM
    The White House played down a congressional measure that condemns US President George W. Bush's new Iraq plan and may set the stage for a fierce political clash.
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  • WP: Troops allowed to kill Iranians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 4 minutes ago
    The Bush administration has authorized the U.S. military to kill or capture Iranian operatives inside Iraq as part of an aggressive new strategy, according to government and counterterrorism officials with direct knowledge of the effort.
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  • Iraq war still being compared to Vietnam Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 9:24 AM
    Another Vietnam? Defenders of President Bush's Iraq war policy have long shrugged off such comparisons. But as the war heads toward the four-year mark and a newly empowered Democratic Congress takes aim at presidential spending for more troops, the comparisons are becoming more frequent.
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  • Bombs kill 34 but Iraq PM vows to pursue militants Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 10:29 AM
    Bombs killed at least 34 people in Baghdad on Thursday but Iraq's prime minister vowed a crackdown in the capital would leave militants nowhere to hide.
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  • 'Warrior-scholar' to be top commander in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 8:46 AM
    Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, President Bush's choice to lead coalition ground forces in Iraq, helped write the book on fighting the enemy he'll face there; the U.S. Army's counterinsurgency manual to be specific.
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  • Cheney: Talk of blunders in Iraq is 'hogwash' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 8:44 AM
    Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday dismissed as "hogwash" the suggestion that blunders may have hurt the administration's credibility on Iraq and led members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to question President Bush's plan to send more troops to Baghdad.
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  • Top U.S. surgeon in Iraq killed in crash Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 7:51 AM
    The top U.S. surgeon in Iraq was among the 12 soldiers killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed near Baghdad, military officials said Thursday.
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  • Dems seek GOP support on Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 7:17 AM
    Emboldened by a successful first vote against President Bush's Iraq war policy, Senate Democrats said Thursday they were wary of the administration's anticipated $1.2 billion request for reconstruction there.
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  • Hello, Mr. Chips: Vendors feeding demand in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 25 5:25 PM
    USA TODAY has run frequent features on everyday life in Iraq. These stories build on USA TODAY's strong military and political coverage of Iraq to give readers a much fuller view of the country and its inhabitants.
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  • Iraq PM outlines coming security sweep Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 5:51 AM
    Iraq's prime minister told parliament Thursday that the coming U.S-Iraqi security sweep in the capital would not be the last battle against militants, who he said would not be safe anywhere in the country. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki did not reveal the details of the plan, which he has dubbed "Operation Imposing Law," or say when it would begin.
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  • Local Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 5:41 AM
    The Department of Defense said Staff Sgt. Michael J. Wiggins, 26, of Cleveland, died in Iraq on Tuesday.
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  • McCain, Senate Republicans Want `Benchmarks' for Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 25 4:19 PM
    Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Senator John McCain, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2008, and other Republicans said they back setting benchmarks to measure the success of the additional troops President George W. Bush is sending to Iraq.
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  • Senators walk fine line on Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 25 4:23 PM
    As more U.S. forces head to Iraq, senators across the political spectrum denounced President Bushs plan for a troop surge Thursday but were waging a behind-the-scenes battle over how strongly they could afford to confront him. [!]
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  • Iraq in Talks With Chevron, Exxon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 25 3:01 PM
    Iraq is in negotiations with Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. to build a new $3 billion petrochemical facility, and is in talks with several other Western companies over industrial projects.
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  • Pro-Western Gulf states fear Iraq violence spillover Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 4:01 AM
    The pro-Western monarchies of the Gulf, Sunni-ruled but with significant Shiite communities, are increasingly fearful of a spillover of the sectarian violence raging in neighbouring Iraq.
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  • Iraq PM: Security plan to target militants Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 3:58 AM
    Iraq's prime minister told parliament Thursday that the coming security sweep in the capital would not be the last battle against militants, who he said would not be safe anywhere in the country.
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  • Petraeus Lists Mistakes In Iraq by Pamela Hess UPI Pentagon Correspondent Washington (UPI) Jan 25, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Jan 25 6:03 PM
    If admitting a problem is the first step to solving it, the U.S. general soon to be in charge of the Iraq war may be the best hope for turning it around. President George W. Bush recently took responsibility for "whatever mistakes were made."
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  • US Army Report Got Iraq Right by Pamela Hess UPI Pentagon Correspondent Washington (UPI) Jan 23, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Jan 25 6:05 PM
    A month before the March 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, a team of military and Middle East experts at the Army War College published a 60-page booklet that laid out in detail the problems the U.S. military would likely encounter and how to mitigate them.
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  • Senate panel approves new commander for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 3:43 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Senate committee on Wednesday approved the nomination of Army Lt. Gen. David Petraeus to command U.S. forces in Iraq, replacing Gen. George Casey.
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  • Brownback won't support Dems Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 25 2:22 PM
    Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback said Thursday he would not support a resolution drafted by Democrats opposing President Bush's Iraq plan, but he could back a rival proposal that contains less partisan language.
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  • In Congress, Rejecting Iraq Policy Isn't Simple Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 25 3:22 PM
    All Things Considered , January 25, 2007 Although most of the Senate has spoken in opposition to the president's troop build-up in Iraq, a formal resolution of disapproval may be difficult to achieve.
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  • McCain Crafting 'Benchmarks' Resolution for Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 25 1:55 PM
    While lawmakers rally around varying nonbinding resolutions expressing displeasure with President Bush over the course of the Iraq war, Sen. John McCain announced Thursday he is crafting a resolution that will look to set benchmarks for the war.
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  • Cheney's Defiance on Iraq Contrasts with Bush Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 25 3:22 PM
    All Things Considered , January 25, 2007 We take a look at the striking contrast between President Bush's conciliatory remarks about the U.S. mission in Iraq during the State of the Union address and remarks made by Vice President Cheney in an interview broadcast Wednesday on CNN.
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  • In Congress, Rejecting Iraq Policy Isn't Simple Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 25 2:57 PM
    Although most of the Senate has spoken in opposition to the president's troop build-up in Iraq, a formal resolution of disapproval may be difficult to achieve. Democratic leader Harry Reid may need 60 votes to cut off debate and bring a resolution to a vote, and Republican leaders may be able to prevent that.
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  • Cheney's Defiance on Iraq Contrasts with Bush Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 25 2:58 PM
    We take a look at the striking contrast between President Bush's conciliatory remarks about the U.S. mission in Iraq during the State of the Union address and remarks made by Vice President Cheney in an interview broadcast Wednesday on CNN.
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  • Democrats say Bush still not listening on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 25 1:42 AM
    Democrats gave little support Wednesday to President Bush's State of the Union plea for congressional patience with his Iraq policy.
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  • Senate panel opposes Iraq troop increase Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 2:22 AM
    A key U.S. Senate committee brushed aside U.S. President George W. Bush's plea to give his new war strategy a chance and passed a resolution on Wednesday opposing the plan to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • Sundance examines peril of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Jan 25 5:05 PM
    Hours before President Bush spoke to the nation about the dire consequences of possible failure in Iraq, a number of those present in the early days of the occupation converged in Utah, where they argued the war was failing precisely because of the Bush administration's own incompetence.
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  • Senate panel rejects Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 25 12:36 AM
    US Senate opponents to President George W. Bush's plan to flood Iraq with more American combat troops ignored his pleas for a chance to prove the strategy and rejected the surge in a non-binding resolution.
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  • Bush authorises targeting Iranians in Iraq-report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 36 minutes ago
    U.S. President George W. Bush has authorised the U.S. military to kill or capture Iranian agents active inside Iraq, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing government and counterterrorism officials with direct knowledge of the plan.
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  • Al-Maliki promises a safe Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 30 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD -- Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki pledged in a speech to parliament yesterday that the militants who have made life intolerable in Baghdad would not be safe anywhere in Iraq in the face of a coming U.S.-Iraqi security sweep.
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  • Huber Heights man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 57 minutes ago
    A Vandalia-Butler High School graduate was killed Monday in Mosul, Iraq, eight days after becoming a father, the Department of Defense confirmed Thursday.
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  • Tribute to soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 25 9:40 AM
    The funeral is held of a Nottinghamshire soldier who died in Iraq.
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  • Huber Heights soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    A Huber Heights man was killed Monday in Mosul, Iraq, eight days after becoming a father, the Department of Defense confirmed late Thursday.
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  • Casstown man injured in explosion in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    A rural Casstown man was injured in an explosion Monday in Iraq.
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  • Soldiers with Texas ties killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    A 27-year-old soldier from South Texas and an Ohio soldier from Fort Bliss have been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Thursday
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  • Officer Refused to Deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 25 3:23 PM
    Fresh Air from WHYY , January 25, 2007 Army Lieutenant Ehren Watada is the first American officer to refuse to deploy to Iraq on the grounds that he thinks the war is illegal. He is joined by one of his lawyers, Eric Seitz, a civillian.
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  • Bush authorizes targeting Iranians in Iraq-report Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - 39 minutes ago
    Source: Reuters WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush has authorized the U.S. military to kill or capture Iranian agents active inside Iraq, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing ...
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  • Davos focus switches to Iraq, Middle East Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 10:42 PM
    Business and political leaders meeting in Davos have turned their attention from the global economy to politics, with a special focus on Iraq and the Middle East.
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  • Senate committee repudiates Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 24 10:02 PM
    In a calculated snub of President Bush, the Democratic-controlled Senate Foreign Relations Committee dismissed plans for a troop buildup in Iraq on Wednesday as "not in the national interest" of the United States.
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  • Bush to meet top generals as he presses for Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON: US President George W. Bush will meet with top generals as he ploughs ahead with his unpopular new Iraq war strategy despite growing opposition within his own Republican Party.
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  • Pelosi Says She Wasn't Consulted On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 25 8:30 AM
    In an interview with The Politico , House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Bush never asked for her input on Iraq, but he could salvage his domestic agenda if he reaches out to the new majority in Congress.
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  • Vista soldier, two Pendleton Marines killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 26 minutes ago
    VISTA -- A Rancho Buena Vista High School graduate died Saturday after a roadside bomb struck his Humvee in Karmah, Iraq, and two Camp Pendleton Marines were killed Sunday in fighting in the Anbar province, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.
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  • Bush to meet top generals as he presses Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- US President George W. Bush meets Friday with top generals as he plows ahead with his unpopular new Iraq war strategy despite growing opposition within his own Republican Party.
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  • Defending Iraq War, Defiant Cheney Cites 'Enormous Successes' Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 24 8:01 PM
    Vice President Cheney said yesterday that the administration has achieved "enormous successes" in Iraq but complained that critics and the media "are so eager to write off this effort or declare it a failure" that they are undermining U.S. troops in a war zone, striking a far more combative tone...
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  • Arianna Huffington: Davos Notes: We Get to Hear Iraqis Discuss Iraq (For a Change) Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 25 8:02 AM
    Davos Day 2 kicked off officially at 8:45 a.m. -- late enough for the networking breakfasts to be digested -- with a panel entitled "Iraq: United for Stability." Moderated by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, the panel included Iraq Vice-President Adil Abd al-Mahdi and former Iraqi president Adnan Pachachi. The top takeaway was al-Mahdi's embrace of the proposal to hold a ...
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  • Levin: Compromise near on Iraq troop resolution Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Jan 25 12:59 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said Thursday he believes there are "very minor" differences between competing Senate resolutions seeking to oppose dispatch of new troops to Iraq, and that those differences could be worked out quickly if a leading Republican is willing to meet.
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  • Local Army reservists deploy for 545-day tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KHQ Spokane - 10 minutes ago
    9:25 p.m. SPOKANE, Wash. - Thursday a group of 14 Army reservists from the area deployed to Iraq for 545 days of duty, a year-and-a-half tour. They talked with KHQ's Matt Rogers right before they said their goodbyes to family and friends at Spokane International Airport.
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  • 'G.I. Jesus' soldier wanders in psychic desert after Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Bulletin - 29 minutes ago
    Joining the burgeoning number of Iraq-related documentaries this week is "G.I. Jesus," a trippy free-wheeling fictional feature that looks at the war from the vantage point of a young Mexican Marine who has been promised citizenship in return for military service.
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  • Iraq War Still Being Compared to Vietnam Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 25 7:18 AM
    As the War in Iraq Drags On, Comparisons With the War in Vietnam Grow
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  • Blumenauer offers plan to remove troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATU Portland - 40 minutes ago
    Just days after Sen. Gordon Smith, R-Ore., threw his support to a nonbinding resolution opposing the increase of troops in Iraq, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., outlined a plan for getting the bulk of U.S. troops out within a year.
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  • Bush Iraq Plan Is Condemned by Senate Panel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 24 6:58 PM
    A nonbinding resolution dismissed President Bush?s plans to increase troops strength in Iraq on Wednesday as contrary to the national interest.
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  • Blair misses key debate as Lib Dems and Tories clash over Iraq pull-out Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Deepening divisions over Iraq emerged yesterday as the Liberal Democrats became the first mainstream political party to call for the total withdrawal of 7,000 British troops from the country by October.
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  • Pflugerville Family Mourns Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 45 minutes ago
    For the third time in the Iraq War, a Pflugerville family is mourning the loss of their soldier, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot. Thirty-one-year-old Army Captain Sean Lyerly died last Saturday when his chopper crashed northeast of Baghdad.
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  • Iraq Vets Raise Employment Issues Open this result in new window
    Law.com - 34 minutes ago
    Battle lines are being drawn for a new phase of the Iraq war. Plaintiffs lawyers are leading the offensive, and they view employers as the enemy. In a test of a the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, Air Force Lt. Col. Debra Muhl this week filed a discrimination complaint in the Northern District of California against Sutter Health. Some lawyers and veterans say the suit ...
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  • Top U.S. Surgeon in Iraq Killed in Crash Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 25 7:19 AM
    Top American Surgeon in Iraq Among 12 Killed in Helicopter Crash
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  • Cheney: Situation in Iraq Not Hopeless Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday it's "hogwash" to suggest the Bush administration's credibility is on the line because of mistakes in Iraq.
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  • Oregon Officials Want Out Of Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOIN News 6 Portland - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    SALEM, Ore. - Oregon Senator Gordon Smith backed a resolution opposing more troops for Iraq, and now Congressman Earl Blumenauer is outlining a plan for getting the bulk of U.S. troops out within a year.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,069 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 25 4:22 PM
    As of Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at least 3,069 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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  • Boost for Iraq bird populations Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 25 4:10 AM
    The first comprehensive survey of bird populations in Iraq is published.
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  • No Compromise Seen on Iraq Resolutions Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    By ANNE FLAHERTY WASHINGTON - The leader of a bipartisan effort to rebuke President Bush's Iraq strategy said Thursday he would not strike a compromise with a harsher Democratic resolution the Senate will debate next week. Sen.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,069 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 25 7:18 AM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,069 Thursday, According to Count by the Associated Press
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  • Senators say 'no' on Bush Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 24 7:33 PM
    One day after President Bush called on Congress to give his new war policy a chance, Senators in both parties opened an impassioned debate on a resolution to reject the Bush plan to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq.
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  • Officials ID four Bliss soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 1 hour, 31 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, 30 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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  • Iraq puts GOP Sen. Coleman to 2008 test Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 25 4:52 AM
    Sen. Norm Coleman, R- Minn., is one of the dozen Senate Republicans who oppose President Bushs troop surge in Iraq, but have not given up on the U.S. deployment. He faces re-election next year, so the votes he casts this week and next could be career-ending decisions.
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  • Ft. Bliss Soldier Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KFOX 14 El Paso - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    The Department of Defense said Spc. Nicholas Brown, 24, died Monday when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Mosul, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division.
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  • West Michigan Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox 17 Grand Rapids - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    KENT CITY Another West Michigan soldier was killed fighting the war in Iraq. 23-year-old Brandon Stout of Kent City died Monday when his Humvee hit a roadside bomb. Stout was a specialist with the 46th Military Police Company out of Kingsford in the Upper Penisula.
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  • Democrats Seek GOP Support on Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 25 5:25 AM
    Senate Democrats won their first major vote against the Iraq war. Now they need to get some Republicans on board.
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  • Soldiers with Texas ties killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    RAYMONDVILLE, Texas A 27-year-old South Texas soldier has been killed in Iraq.
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  • US Republican pushes Iraq alternative Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON: A leading Senate Republican vowed today to push for a vote on his measure criticizing President George W Bush's overall plan to boost US troops in Iraq, but backing Bush's call for more troops in the western Anbar province.
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  • YOUR NIGHTLY VIDEO: Sen. Chuck Hagel Demands Action on Iraq -- From Newspapers Too? Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    NEW YORK As you may have heard, Sen. Chuck Hagel, the Republican from Nebrasaka, made a blistering call for accountability yesterday during a mini-debate at the Senate's Armed Services Commitee over a resolution opposing the president's new troop "surge" in Iraq. The resolution passed the panel by 12-9 but Hagel was the only GOPer to vote for it.
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  • Soldiers with Texas ties killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    RAYMONDVILLE, Texas A 27-year-old South Texas soldier has been killed in Iraq. The military says Staff Sergeant Hector Leija, of Houston, died yesterday from...
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  • Bush faces rising rebellion from fellow Republicans over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jan 25 4:46 PM
    WASHINGTON: US President George W. Bush faces an unprecedented rebellion from fellow Republicans sceptical of his unpopular new Iraq war strategy that could leave him increasingly isolated in his final two years in office.
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  • Local Serviceman Reported Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    The Defense Department says a soldier from the Dayton area was killed in Iraq Monday.
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  • Coalition leader in Iraq expects no troop surge by other nations Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Jan 25 6:17 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The deputy commanding general of the Multi-National Corps in Iraq says the U-S will go solo on a troop surge there. Canadian Major General Peter Devlin says...
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  • The lack of vision that has left Iraq torn apart Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jan 25 4:27 PM
    Iraq's fledgeling democracy is failing because factionalism was built into the style of government after the first free elections in 2005, the country's vice-president said....
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  • Coalition leader in Iraq expects no troop surge by other nations Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - Jan 25 6:12 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The deputy commanding general of the Multi-National Corps in Iraq says the U-S will go solo on a troop surge there. Canadian Major General Peter Devlin says none of the other 25 coalition partners is planning to increase troops.
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  • N.C.-based soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    A North Carolina-based soldier has died from wounds he suffered while fighting in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.
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  • US Official Outlines New Iraq Reconstruction Strategy to Congress Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 25 12:57 PM
    Members of Congress are vowing to hold the Bush administration accountable for U.S. funds used in reconstruction projects in Iraq. Lawmakers are concerned about the mismanagement of millions of dollars in reconstruction funding, and some say they may think twice before approving more money for the effort.
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  • Local floor mat company steps up for soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Jan 25 5:46 PM
    A local floor mat company is aiming to help out the troops in Iraq. The desire to pitch in stems from a story covered by 6 news Tuesday night. The story involves a soldier stationed in Tiji, Iraq, who wanted to buy some floor mats.
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