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  • Democrats to Bush: No more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 20 minutes ago
    The new leaders of Congress on Friday urged President Bush not to pour more U.S. troops into the war in Iraq, calling the idea "a strategy that you have already tried and that has already failed."
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  • Critics slam possible Iraq troop boost Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 39 minutes ago
    Days from announcing an overhaul of Iraq strategy, President Bush on Friday encountered a wall of criticism of the U.S. troop escalation that is expected to be the centerpiece of his new war plan.
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  • New Iraq commanders differ Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    President Bush is installing two experienced commanders from vastly different backgrounds to carry out the new Iraq policy he will announce next week, substituting them for generals who had qualms about a fresh buildup of U.S. troops in the war zone.
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  • Bush shuffles leadership team in Iraq overhaul Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush is pursuing a sweeping overhaul of the US diplomatic and military leadership in Iraq as he put the finishing touches on a retooled war-fighting strategy.
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  • Bush overhauls Iraq team before policy shift Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    President Bush on Friday shuffled U.S. military commanders for Iraq ahead of a policy shift on the war next week but faced resistance from Democrats to a proposal to increase troops there.
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  • Chirac: Iraq war destabilized Mideast Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    French President Jacques Chirac gave a tough critique of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its fallout on Friday, saying the war destabilized the entire Middle East and allowed terrorism to spread.
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  • A New Commander, in Step With the White House on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 05 6:22 PM
    As a supporter of increased forces in Iraq, Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus is expected to back a rapid five-brigade expansion.
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  • Bush Facing a Deep Divide With Democrats Over Talk of Increasing Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    A call for more troops in Iraq could set the stage for a major confrontation with Senate Democrats over a new war strategy.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,006 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 4:32 PM
    As of Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at least 3,006 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 2,414 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Democrats to Bush: Time to end Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 2:34 PM
    The US Congress's new Democratic leaders piled political heat on President George W. Bush over Iraq, days before his expected rollout of a new last-ditch strategy for the chaos-torn country.
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  • AP's Editor Criticizes Those Who Questioned Iraq Source Open this result in new window
    Editor and Publisher via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 3:48 PM
    NEW YORK Associated Press Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll on Friday criticized those who questioned the existence of an AP Iraq source, who was proven this week to be real, saying the scrutiny has now endangered the man's life.
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  • Bush shuffles top aides as Iraq speech looms Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 2:22 PM
    US President George W. Bush named a new spy chief and filled a critical diplomatic vacancy as he put the last touches on a retooled Iraq strategy and his critics demanded he end the war.
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  • Dems criticize possible Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 05 1:56 PM
    Congress' new Democratic chiefs criticized plans President Bush is considering to boost U.S. troop strength in Iraq as the White House reshuffled its military leaders in the Middle East and its national security team.
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  • Pentagon names new top generals for Iraq, Central Command Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 2:50 PM
    President George W. Bush replaced the US generals in charge of Iraq and crucial Central Command, in the latest moves in a shake-up of key US diplomatic, intelligence and military personnel.
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  • White House shifting commanders in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 1:40 PM
    The White House announced a shuffling of U.S. military leaders in the Iraq war Friday as Congress' new Democratic chiefs criticized plans President Bush is considering to boost U.S. troop strength in the war zone.
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  • Marine Killed In Iraq To Be Laid To Rest Open this result in new window
    WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 2:29 PM
    The body of a Tri-State Marine killed last month in Iraq arrived Friday at Lunken Airport.
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  • Bush picks new commanders for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 1:50 PM
    President George W. Bush chose two new commanders on Friday to lead U.S. military efforts in Iraq as he prepares to revamp his war strategy.
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  • Democrats mull trying to cap Iraq troops levels Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 1:47 PM
    The Congress could possibly limit the number of U.S. troops in Iraq by forcing President George W. Bush to seek approval from lawmakers for additional deployments, a top Democratic senator said on Friday.
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  • Sens. McCain and Liberman Deliver Remarks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 05 11:49 AM
    Sen. McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Lieberman (I.-Conn.), deliver remarks at an American Enterprise Institute forum on Iraq on Friday.
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  • Gates picks new U.S. commanders for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 12:55 PM
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates recommended two new commanders to lead U.S. military efforts in Iraq, the Pentagon said on Friday, as President George W. Bush prepares a new strategy to win the war.
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  • Democrats to Bush: Time to end Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 11:57 AM
    The US Congress's new Democratic leaders warned President George W. Bush that surging more troops into Iraq would fail and it was time to end the war, days before his expected unveiling of a new US strategy.
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  • Top Democrats Oppose More Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 05 11:37 AM
    As President Bush prepares to present his new strategy on Iraq, Democratic Congressional leaders said today they will fight any approach that calls for deploying more U.S. troops.
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  • Pelosi, Reid Urge Bush To Begin Iraq Pullout Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 05 11:55 AM
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid declared yesterday that "it is time to bring the war to a close" and warned President Bush that sending more U.S. troops to Iraq would be unacceptable to the Democratic majorities that have just taken over Congress.
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  • Bush readies Iraq plan, shuffles leaders Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 10:06 AM
    President Bush is putting the finishing touches on his new Iraq plan, reshuffling his national security team and military leadership in the wartorn country and scheduling private briefings at home with key lawmakers.
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  • Bush begins reshuffle before policy shift on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 10:13 AM
    President Bush on Friday nominated former Baghdad envoy John Negroponte to be deputy secretary of state as part of a reshuffle of his diplomatic and military team ahead of a policy shift on Iraq.
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  • Bush names new spy chief with Iraq speech looming Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 9:56 AM
    US President George W. Bush named a new spy chief and filled a critical diplomatic vacancy as he put the last touches on a retooled Iraq strategy that critics charge may escalate the war.
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  • Pelosi Says She Doesn't Support Additional U.S. Troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 10:17 AM
    Jan. 5 (Bloomberg) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she won't support any proposal by President George W. Bush to increase U.S. forces in Iraq, an option he is considering as he works on a new plan to quell sectarian violence.
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  • Democrats urge Bush not to increase troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 10:23 AM
    The top two leaders of the new Democratic-controlled U.S. Congress urged President George W. Bush on Friday to not increase U.S. troops in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Plan Seeks Up To 20,000 More Troops Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    CBS News' David Martin has exclusive details on how many new troops will go to Iraq and where they'll be sent. Meanwhile, Congress' new Democratic leaders have urged President Bush to reject proposals to increase troops.
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  • Bush launches high-level overhaul of Iraq team Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 8:29 AM
    President Bush launched a high-level overhaul on Friday of his Iraq team before outlining a shift in course in the unpopular war next week, nominating a new deputy secretary of state and intelligence director.
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  • AP employee found shot to death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 05 9:35 AM
    The body of an Associated Press employee was found shot in the back of the head Friday, six days after he was last seen by his family leaving for work. Ahmed Hadi Naji, 28, was the fourth AP staffer to die violently in the Iraq war and the second AP employee killed in less than a month. He had been a messenger and occasional cameraman for the AP for 2 1/2 years.
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  • Bush's Iraq fresh start to include new advisers Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 8:23 AM
    President Bush is planning to name a new ambassador and will likely pick new military commanders for Iraq as he prepares a new strategy for a worsening war that has mired his administration.
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  • Iraq fills resume of new US number-two diplomat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 8:50 AM
    John Negroponte, appointed the new US Deputy Secretary of State, will need every ounce of his intimate knowledge of Baghdad's tortured political scene in the desperate US bid to save Iraq.
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  • Chirac slams Iraq war as boost to terrorism Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 8:11 AM
    French President Jacques Chirac has unleashed a torrent of criticism against the US-led war in Iraq, saying the conflict, which he fiercely opposed, had boosted the spread of terrorism.
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  • Chirac blasts U.S.-led invasion of Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 8:26 AM
    President Jacques Chirac gave a tough critique Friday of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its fallout, saying the war destabilized the entire Middle East and allowed terrorism to spread.
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  • U.S. Embassy probes Iraq kidnap report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 8:29 AM
    The U.S. Embassy said it was investigating reports that an American civilian was kidnapped Friday in southern Iraq.
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  • Democrats step up Iraq pressure Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 05 3:29 PM
    US Democrats warn President Bush against sending more troops to Iraq, as he prepares to unveil a new strategy.
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  • Iraq awaits US changes to curb sectarian terror Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 5:43 AM
    Iraq was awaiting top-level US military and diplomatic changes to tackle the raging sectarian bloodshed that killed at least 28 people a day earlier.
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  • Bush Reshuffles Diplomatic, Military Teams for Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 05 5:01 PM
    NPR.org , January 5, 2007 In a high-level reshuffling of his Iraq team, President Bush on Friday announced replacements for many of the top officials responsible for war policy.
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  • Bush shuffles top positions ahead of Iraq speech next week Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 5:15 AM
    President George W. Bush is to announce the new US spy chief as he shuffles top intelligence, diplomatic, and military aides tied to Iraq ahead of announcing his retooled war-fighting strategy.
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  • Democrats Criticize Iraq Troop Surge Plan Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 05 4:06 PM
    Congress' new Democratic leaders urged President Bush to reject proposals to send more U.S. troops to Iraq, as the White House reshuffled its military command in the Middle East and its national security team.
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  • Democratic Leaders Oppose More U.S. Troops in Iraq (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 05 4:05 PM
    Jan. 5 (Bloomberg) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said they won't support any proposal by President George W. Bush to increase U.S. forces in Iraq, an option he is considering as he works on a new plan to quell sectarian violence there.
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  • Iraq's refugee crisis offers problem, opportunity for U.S. Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 4:03 AM
    Architects of the Iraq war planned for many things that didn't happen and didn't plan for many things that did. One of the things that didn't happen, at least not right away, was a refugee crisis.
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  • Bush puts finishing touches on Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 4:49 AM
    President Bush is putting the finishing touches on his new Iraq plan, reshuffling his national security team and scheduling private briefings with lawmakers.
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  • McCain to Back Iraq Surge Only If `Sufficient and Sustained' Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 05 3:54 PM
    Jan. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Senator John McCain, a longtime advocate of increased U.S. forces in Iraq, said he would support a troop ``surge'' into Baghdad only if it is ``sufficient and sustained.''
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  • White House Shuffles Its Leaders on Iraq, Security Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 05 4:12 PM
    President Bush says it is "vital" that Congress quickly confirm the changes he has made to his national security team. With new commanders and new policies in the works for Iraq, the White House seems to be clearing the decks at home as well, with a number of top-level personnel changes.
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  • Iraq: What Bushs Staff Shakeups Mean Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    His military staff shakeup may be the presidents last chance to get Iraq right.
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  • Iraq awaits US changes to curb sectarian bloodshed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 2:24 AM
    Iraq was awaiting top-level US military and diplomatic changes to tackle the raging sectarian bloodshed that left at least 28 people dead a day earlier.
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  • Chirac says Iraq war boosting terrorism Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 3:02 AM
    French President Jacques Chirac, one of the fiercest opponents of the US-led war in Iraq, has warned that the conflict has provided a dangerous new breeding ground for terrorism.
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  • Paul Abrams: An Emerging Democratic Strategy to End the Iraq War? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 05 1:41 PM
    Perhaps this is what I am hoping, rather than what is or will be, but I have detected signals of a subtle Democratic Party strategy to reduce US involvement in Iraq without directly de-funding it, and without directly telling Bush "no". People from Jack Murtha to James Webb, and Steny Hoyer to Carl Levin, seem to be responding similarly to questions about Bush's pending speech, deliberately ...
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  • New Iraq commander is in step on increasing forces Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - The selection of Lt. Gen. David Petraeus to serve as the senior U.S. commander in Iraq signals an important shift in U.S. strategy. As a supporter of increased forces in Iraq, Petraeus is expected to back a rapid five-brigade expansion, in sharp contrast to his predecessor, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., who was openly skeptical that additional troops would help stabilize the country. ...
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  • If Iraq fragments, what's Plan B? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 12:00 AM
    As President Bush readies a new strategy for Iraq, some experts in Washington are looking beyond the question of US troop levels to what might happen if worst-case scenarios come true. Call it Plan B: How the United States might handle Iraq's partition.
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  • PBS Should Air More Debate About Policy in Iraq, Ombudsman Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 05 1:05 PM
    Jan. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The Public Broadcasting Service should do more to air information and debate about U.S. policy in Iraq as President George W. Bush weighs a new strategy for the region, PBS's ombudsman said.
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  • Pelosi, Reid seek troop cuts in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 42 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid yesterday declared that "it is time to bring the war to a close," and warned President Bush that sending more U.S. troops to Iraq would be unacceptable to the Democratic majorities that have just taken over Congress.
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  • Al-Qaeda calls for Iraq-style jihad in Somalia Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 05 1:36 AM
    Al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri has called for Muslim fighters to head to Somalia and deploy guerrilla tactics used in Iraq following the rout of the Islamic courts.
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  • Avoiding The Iraq Trap Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 05 12:07 PM
    Congressional Democrats, The Nation says, must push President Bush to end the war in Iraq while also not losing sight of their own domestic priorities.
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  • Aussie arrested in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    DFAT confirms arrest of Australian citizen in Iraq on suspicion of conspiring to commit terrorist acts.
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  • Iran exile says Tehran steps up efforts in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran has sharply increased its efforts to fan sectarian violence in Iraq in recent months, easily transferring money and arms across the Iraqi border, an opponent of the Tehran government said on Friday.
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  • Bush overhauls Iraq team before policy shift Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 05 2:22 PM
    President Bush nominated former Baghdad envoy John Negroponte to be deputy secretary of state and chose two new commanders on Friday to lead U.S. military efforts in Iraq, ahead of a policy shift on the war.
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  • AP Employee Found Shot to Death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 05 11:37 AM
    Associated Press Employee, 28, Found Shot to Death in Iraq; Agency Has Lost 4 Staffers So Far
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  • DFAT says Australian arrested in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Age - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    Australian citizen arrested in Iraq on suspicion of conspiring to commit terrorist acts.
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  • Bush To Replace Top Generals In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 05 10:51 AM
    President Bush is expected to replace his top two military commanders in Iraq, Gen. John Abizaid and Gen. George Casey, as he puts the final touches on his new war strategy.
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  • Bush to Replace Chief U.S. General in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 05 12:12 PM
    President Bush will replace Gen. George Casey, the ground commander in Iraq, with Army Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, who headed the effort to train Iraqi security forces.
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  • Bush reshuffles aides ahead of unveiling new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 04 11:13 PM
    US President George W. Bush moved to shuffle top intelligence, diplomatic, and military aides tied to the Iraq conflict ahead of unveiling a retooled war-fighting strategy next week.
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  • Aussie detained in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    DFAT confirms a 39-year-old Australian citizen has been arrested in Iraq for engaging in anti-coalition activity.
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  • Chirac renews attack on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 05 8:40 AM
    French President Jacques Chirac again criticises the US-led invasion of Iraq, saying it has destabilised the region.
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  • US man seized in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 05 9:19 AM
    Police in Iraq say an American and his two Iraqi interpreters have been taken hostage near the city of Basra.
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  • Bush overhauls Iraq team before policy shift Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 05 1:22 PM
    President Bush nominated former Baghdad envoy John Negroponte on Friday to be deputy secretary of state, as part of an overhaul of his diplomatic and military team ahead of a policy shift on Iraq.
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  • President Bush Revamps Iraq Team Before Policy Changes Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Jan 05 5:30 PM
    President Bush shifted several key administration officials related to Iraq policy Friday, days before he was expected to unveil a new war strategy to the American public.
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  • Troop Surge Not Enough To Save Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 05 10:20 AM
    History shows that if the United States sends more troops into Iraq, it will also have to change its strategy for there to be any hope for success, says National Review Online .
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  • No troop surge in Iraq, Democrats urge Bush Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Jan 05 5:49 PM
    Democratic congressional leaders are urging President Bush to back away from the idea of sending more U.S. troops into Iraq. Adding more combat troops will only endanger more Americans and stretch our military to the breaking point for no strategic gain.
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  • 2006 was deadliest year for U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Jan 05 5:49 PM
    The year 2006 proved to be the bloodiest year of the Iraq war for U.S. troops, and December was the third deadliest month, according to new Pentagon data.
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  • Boost Troop Levels, Says Alternative Iraq Report Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 05 2:33 PM
    All Things Considered , January 5, 2007 A study released last month by the American Enterprise Institute supports the plan to increase U.S. troop levels in Iraq -- a move President Bush is expected to announce next week.
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  • El Salvador to send more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 04 9:28 PM
    El Salvador will send its eighth contingent of soldiers to Iraq, the president said Thursday.
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  • Bush's change of guard in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 05 5:40 AM
    Nick Childs looks at the significance of expected changes in top US military personnel as part of Mr Bush's new Iraq strategy.
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  • Bush shuffles leadership team in Iraq overhaul Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jan 05 6:31 PM
    WASHINGTON : President George W. Bush on Friday pursued a sweeping overhaul of the US diplomatic and military leadership in Iraq as he put the finishing touches on a retooled war-fighting strategy.
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  • Bush Making Changes in His Iraq Team Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 04 7:58 PM
    President Bush is overhauling his top diplomatic and military team in Iraq, as the White House scrambles to complete its new war policy package in time for the president to unveil it in a speech to the nation next week, officials said.
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  • Weapons from Iraq found in Prince William Open this result in new window
    Manassas Journal Messenger - 10 minutes ago
    An internal investigation into missing trophy weapons acquired in Iraq led federal investigators across the continent to a storage facility on the outskirts of Manassas, according to documents on file in Prince William County Circuit Court.
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  • Australian's Iraq arrest confirmed Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    THE Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has confirmed a 39-year-old Australian citizen has been arrested in Iraq.
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  • Bush to Replace US Commanders in Iraq and Middle East Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 05 3:14 PM
    President Bush is replacing two of his top military commanders in the Middle East, as he finalizes a new strategy for Iraq. And the officer currently in command in Iraq will be nominated to be the new Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. VOA's Al Pessin reports from the Pentagon.
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  • Changes Coming in U.S. Military Command for Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 05 5:43 AM
    Reports say President Bush's new Iraq strategy is likely to be carried out by new commanders. Media reports say the president will replace the two top generals in the region.
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  • Bush to Name a New General to Oversee Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 04 6:52 PM
    The appointment of Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus is part of a broad revamping of the military team that will carry out the administration?s new Iraq strategy.
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  • Screaming Eagle to lead Bush's Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Jan 05 6:22 PM
    President George W Bush is sending one of his country's most celebrated generals to lead US forces in Iraq as part of an overhaul of senior military and diplomatic staff.
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  • Soldier killed in Iraq recalled for moral compass Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Jan 05 4:22 PM
    A Germany-based soldier killed by small-arms fire in Iraq on Dec. 29 has been identified by the Defense Department as David E. Dietrich, a member of the 1st Armored Division.
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  • Don't boost Iraq troop numbers, Bush urged Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 4 minutes ago
    The newly appointed Democratic Party leaders of the US Congress on their first full day in office have urged President George W Bush not to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • Bush to Replace Chief U.S. General in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 05 12:18 PM
    Day to Day , January 5, 2007 President Bush will replace Gen. George Casey, the ground commander in Iraq, with Army Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, who headed the effort to train Iraqi security forces.
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  • Bush talks about Iraq, Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 04 6:55 PM
    President Bush said Thursday he wished the execution of Saddam Hussein "had gone in a more dignified way." Bush also said he will make a speech next week announcing his long-awaited decisions about how to proceed in the unpopular war in Iraq.
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  • Luke airman recalls 1st mission under fire in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Jan 05 3:47 PM
    Senior Airman Gabriel Ulibarri recalls his first mission under fire while on duty in Iraq. The Luke Air Force Base airman was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.
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  • Powell says legacy of Bush presidency tied to Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    Former secretary of state Colin Powell says that the legacy of the Bush presidency is tied to Iraq, but that the fate of that nation will be decided by Iraqis, not Americans.
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  • Iraq-style insurgency urged on Somalis Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jan 05 6:18 PM
    Al-Qaeda's second-in-command urged members of Somalia's Islamist movement yesterday to launch an Iraq-style insurgency against Ethiopian troops to "wipe them out".
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  • Democrats blast Bush's Iraq 'surge' policy Open this result in new window
    The Hill - Jan 05 3:00 PM
    Democratic congressional leaders Friday issued a warning to President Bush on his publicly signaled plans to escalate the U.S. troop presence in Iraq, presaging four weeks of Senate hearings that promise to bring sharp scrutiny and criticism for the White Houses war policy.
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  • Bush revamps Iraq team before policy shift Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - 24 minutes ago
    Washington: US President George W. Bush on Friday shuffled US military commanders for Iraq ahead of a policy shift on the war but faced resistance from Democrats to a proposal to increase troops there.
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  • Bush to name a new general to oversee Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 04 10:42 PM
    The appointment of Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus, left, is part of a revamping of the military team that will carry out a new Iraq strategy.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,006 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 04 7:23 PM
    As of Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at least 3,006 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 2,413 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Bush revamps senior Iraq team Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 05 1:32 PM
    U.S. President George W. Bush has shuffled the top diplomats and generals responsible for Iraq, days before he's expected to announce a new plan to stabilize the volatile country.
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  • India again seeks Iraq oil deal Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Jan 05 2:40 PM
    LONDON India, together with Algeria, is for the second time seeking to develop a major oil field in Iraq.
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  • El Salvador to Send More Troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 05 6:07 AM
    Salvadoran President to Send Another Contingent of Soldiers to Iraq
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  • From all corners, support grows for Iraq peace plan Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jan 05 4:11 PM
    A blueprint for peace in Iraq has won praise from across the political establishment as senior figures from all parties urged a new strategy to bring states across the Middle East into the struggle to end the conflict.
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  • Pelosi, Reid Fire Off Letter on Iraq to Bush Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 05 4:43 AM
    Newly-elected Democratic leaders Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi fired off a warning shot to President Bush on Friday that it would be a mistake to consider a surge of troops as part of his revised Iraq policy.
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  • Georgia Soldier Killed In Iraq Christmas Day Open this result in new window
    WJXT Jacksonville - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    WINDER, Ga. -- The family of a Georgia soldier only months away from retirement said he was killed in Baghdad, Iraq, on Christmas Day.
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