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  • Democrats may deny funds for Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    In a blunt challenge to President Bush, the leader of the Senate's new Democratic majority said Monday he will "look at everything" within his power to wind down the war in Iraq, short of cutting off funding for troops already deployed.
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  • Past Time to Get Real on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    What Americans need is for President Bush to acknowledge how bad things have gotten in Iraq and to be honest about how limited the remaining options truly are.
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  • Senator: Bush plans Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    President Bush will call for sending more American troops to Iraq to calm two troubled areas Baghdad, where sectarian violence flares daily, and the western Anbar Province, a base of the Sunni insurgency, a Republican senator said Monday. Another GOP lawmaker put the number of additional troops at 20,000.
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  • White House Gears Up to Sell Plan for Troop Increase in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    With Democrats vowing to oppose any plan to send more troops to Iraq, aides to the president are preparing an aggressive rollout of President Bush?s new plan.
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  • Sources: Bush's Iraq plan calls for more troops, money Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 08 6:39 PM
    President Bush's new plan for Iraq will call for increasing the number of U.S. troops in Baghdad -- and perhaps other areas -- by at least 20,000, sources said.
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  • Most say no to Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 08 5:27 PM
    President Bush will outline his "new way forward" in Iraq on Wednesday to a nation that overwhelmingly opposes sending more U.S. troops and is increasingly skeptical that the war can be won.
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  • Bush's Iraq plan to include more troops: senator Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 3:58 PM
    President George W. Bush told U.S. lawmakers on Monday he has decided to send about 20,000 more troops to Iraq in a plan to be announced on Wednesday that Democrats denounced as an escalation of the war.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,013 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 5:46 PM
    As of Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at least 3,013 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 2,415 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Bush to unveil new Iraq plan Wednesday Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 1:58 PM
    US President George W. Bush will roll out his new Iraq strategy in a speech at 9:00 pm Wednesday (0200 GMT), shaping the way the unpopular war will be fought for his final two years in office.
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  • Bush to outline new Iraq plan on Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 1:43 PM
    President George W. Bush set Wednesday for his Iraq speech and worked out final details on Monday on a new war strategy expected to include sending up to 20,000 more U.S. troops over Democrats' objections.
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  • Bush to send some 20,000 more troops to Iraq: senator Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 3:24 PM
    President George W. Bush has decided to send about 20,000 more U.S. troops to Iraq, a Republican senator who met the president on Monday said.
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  • Bush to Announce New Iraq Plan Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 08 1:58 PM
    President Bush will unveil his new approach to the 46-month-old Iraq war on Wednesday at 9 p.m., the White House announced today.
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  • Bush to unveil new plans for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 2:03 PM
    President Bush will address the nation at 9 p.m. EST Wednesday about his new approach for the war in Iraq, the White House said. Bush is expected to announce an increase of up to 20,000 additional U.S. troops.
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  • Iraq-linked reshuffle continues with switch of US Baghdad envoy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 12:39 PM
    President George W. Bush pursued a major reshuffle of his Iraq policy team by nominating the current ambassador to Baghdad as the next US envoy to the UN and replacing him with one of Washington's most experienced diplomats.
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  • Bush Plans Aggressive Effort to Sell Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 08 1:07 PM
    With Democrats vowing to oppose any plan to send more troops to Iraq, aides to the president are planning an intense rollout of President Bush?s new strategy for Iraq.
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  • New US ambassador to Iraq no stranger to danger Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 12:52 PM
    Ryan Crocker, named as the new US ambassador to Baghdad, is one of Washington's most experienced diplomats, with a history in hotspots that should serve him well, as he tries to steer the United States out of the Iraq quagmire.
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  • How to withdraw from Iraq: The three-step program Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 11:44 AM
    The Nation -- So some House Democrats now say they want to put forward their own plan for Iraq, as a counter to Bush's? Here is an excellent plan that I have thought long and hard about that I urge them to use.
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  • Iraq-linked reshuffle continues with Baghdad envoy named to UN post Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 11:24 AM
    The US ambassador to Baghdad, Zalmay Khalilzad, was named as Washington's next envoy to the United Nations, the latest installment of a major reshuffle linked to President George W. Bush's impending Iraq policy makeover.
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  • Bush to Name Iraq Envoy Khalilzad as Ambassador to UN Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 11:22 AM
    Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush will nominate Zalmay Khalilzad, the top U.S. envoy in Iraq, to be ambassador to the United Nations, White House spokesman Tony Snow said today.
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  • Bush to Address Nation on Iraq Strategy on Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 10:48 AM
    Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush will unveil his new strategy for Iraq in an evening speech to the nation on Jan. 10, his spokesman said today.
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  • Reported main points of Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 10:22 AM
    US President George W. Bush on Wednesday will address Americans on his long-awaited new plan for Iraq.
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  • Iraq trial tapes tell of 'extermination' plan Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 08 9:10 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) -- Saddam Hussein and his cousin "Chemical Ali" discussed killing thousands with chemical weapons before unleashing them on Kurds in 1988, according to tapes played on Monday in a trial of former Iraqi officials.
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  • Bush will seek Iraq troop increase Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 08 1:45 PM
    President George W. Bush will lay out his new policy for Iraq in a prime-time speech Wednesday.
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  • Bush to Announce Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 08 8:27 AM
    Bush will addres the nation Wednesday to announce his new plan for the war in Iraq
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  • Bush to unveil Iraq plan Wednesday Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 8:42 AM
    US President George W. Bush will unveil his new strategy for Iraq in a prime-time speech to the nation on Wednesday at 9 p.m. (0200 GMT Thursday), the White House said.
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  • Blogger-media distrust comes to a head in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 08 8:26 AM
    A running six-week battle between bloggers and the Associated Press over the wire service's report of sectarian violence in Iraq has ended for now. The feud, which got plenty of traffic on the Web but very little coverage in mainstream news outlets, came to an abrupt halt Thursday.
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  • Bush to nominate ambassador to Iraq for U.N. post Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 08 8:11 AM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- President Bush will nominate the U.S. ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad to be the U.S. representative to the United Nations, the White House said Monday.
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  • Lawmakers Anticipate Bush to Call for Iraq Troop 'Surge' Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 08 5:42 PM
    President Bush, who is to deliver his long-awaited strategy on Iraq Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, met with lawmakers Monday and revealed some details of his plans, FOX News has learned.
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  • Democrats Seek to Wield Power on Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 08 5:42 PM
    Top Democrats are looking at ways to use the appropriations process to contain White House policy on Iraq in the lead-up to President Bush's address on Wednesday
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  • Third Time Around In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Some soldiers in the Third Infantry division are preparing to be deployed to Iraq for the third time. Byron Pitts reports that they consider it their mission to be there, despite the difficulty of leaving their families behind.
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  • 17 killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 7:55 AM
    At least 17 people have been killed in attacks across Iraq, including 13 in Baghdad where a revised security plan is being put in place to restore stability, security officials said.
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  • Bush Headed For Iraq Standoff Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 08 6:06 PM
    President Bush is expected to call for a surge of troops to Iraq as early as Wednesday. But he still has a lot of convincing to do in Washington ? and Baghdad ? that his new plan will lead to success.
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  • Bush to address country on Iraq plan Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 7:38 AM
    President George W. Bush will address Americans on his new Iraq plan on Wednesday at 9 p.m. EST (0200 GMT) from the White House, spokesman Tony Snow announced.
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  • Bush prepares to announce new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 6:10 AM
    President Bush is putting the finishing touches on a revised war strategy he plans to announce this week, possibly on Wednesday. In addition to a troop increase, the proposal could provide more money for jobs and reconstruction programs in Iraq.
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  • Iran Runs Iraq Terror Network by Claude Salhani UPI International Editor Washington (UPI) Jan 08, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Newly obtained intelligence reports indicate Iran is increasing its efforts to destabilize Iraq just as President George W. Bush is reviewing his policy options.
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  • Third round in Iraq to test US troops Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 08 3:02 PM
    The Third Infantry Division deploys to Iraq again later this month, making it the first Army unit to pull three tours there.
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  • Democrats May Tighten Pursestrings on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 08 3:58 PM
    President Bush will speak to the nation Wednesday night about his plans for how to proceed in the Iraq war. Central to his strategy is an expected increase in t-- overall level of U.S. --rces in Iraq. On Capitol Hill, the ruling Democrats and some Republicans oppose such an escalation.
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  • Washington County Native Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 6:02 AM
    A Washington County native was killed when a roadside bomb exploded in Iraq, WTAE Channel 4 Action News reported.
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  • Mark Weisbrot and Robert Naiman: It's Time for an American Surge To Stop the Bush War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 08 3:22 PM
    Written by: Tom Andrews, Win Without War Robert Naiman, Just Foreign Policy January 8, 2007 Defying the vast majority of the American public and top military leaders, the president of the United States is about to announce an escalation of his failed war in Iraq. It appears to many that it comes down to the president's not wanting the failure of the Iraq war to occur on his watch, ...
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  • U.S. Has Failed to Follow Advice of New Commander in Iraq Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Jan 08 3:03 PM
    President Bush's plan to boost the U.S. troop presence in Iraq by some 20,000 soldiers has captured the bulk of the headlines. But his long-awaited policy review is also shaping up to be a much broader rethinking of the overall U.S. strategy in Iraq.
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  • Can Congress Stop An Iraq Surge by Shaun Waterman UPI Homeland and National Security Editor Washington DC (UPI) Jan 08, ... Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    If Congressional Democrats want to block any proposed escalation in U.S. troop levels in Iraq, as new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hinted at the weekend, they have the constitutional authority and the legal power to do so, according to some scholars.
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  • Brent Budowsky: Celinda Lake Thinks Voters Didn't Elect Democrats To Halt Iraq Escalation: Time For Debate About ... Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 08 3:23 PM
    One of the Democratic Party's top consultants is quoted in the Washington Post as advising Democrats to avoid taking a strong stand against the escalation of the Iraq war. Ms. Celinda Lake is quoted as follows: "people are not looking to their individual members of Congress to solve the Iraq war". And: advising Democrats to focus on domestic issues rather than opposing the escalating war, ...
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  • Bob Geiger: Iraq War Hearings Start Tomorrow Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 08 3:22 PM
    Senator Joe Biden (D-DE), the new Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has announced a tentative schedule for hearings to investigate the Bush administration's conduct of the Iraq war and to examine further options to free the United States from that quagmire. "The purpose of these hearings will be to seek an answer to the question currently dominating the national debate: ...
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  • Rice Announces Expected Shifts in Iraq Team Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 08 3:46 PM
    All Things Considered , January 8, 2007 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice makes official key personnel changes that were first reported last week. Zalmay Khalilzad, who has served as U.S. ambassador to Iraq, has been nominated to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
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  • Martin Lewis: Ford Anti-Iraq Comments Discredited: "He Was Senile..." Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 08 3:22 PM
    There are apparently no depths that slaves to the present-day GOP and George W. Bush will not sink in trying to defend the indefensible. The enormously inconvenient truth of a former Republican President speaking out against the monstrous folly of Iraq has caused some alarm. After all Gerald Ford needed to be praised for his vision and courage in pardoning Nixon - an Emperor's New Cloak ...
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  • Arianna Huffington: Watching the President's Iraq Speech: A Diagnostic Guide Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 08 2:26 PM
    Paging Dr. Freud... or at least Dr. Phil. When it comes to the White House's latest "new approach" to Iraq, we are definitely entering "the lunatics have taken over the asylum" territory. The judgment behind it -- looking at the advice of military experts, and the unambiguous results of the November election, and deciding the proper response is to escalate our involvement in Iraq -- is ...
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  • Two US soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 4:19 AM
    Insurgents have killed another two US soldiers in Iraq, taking the military's losses since the March 2003 invasion to 3,005, the military said.
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  • Iraq Troop Surge Will Come at High Cost Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 08 1:37 PM
    To Meet President Bush's Expected Request for More Troops for Iraq, Some Units Already There May Find Their Tours Extended
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  • Tom Hayden: Campaign in America with Ethnic Cleansing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 08 12:41 PM
    As Debate Begins, Sunnis Decry Massacres Politically, the coming escalation by 20,000 US troops in Iraq is best understood as the comeback strategy of the neo-conservative Republicans rallying around Sen. John McCain's presidential banner. The political spin-doctors are calling it a "surge", but of course it is an escalation, a term apparently carrying too much baggage from Vietnam, ...
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  • Bush facing battle with Democrats over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 25 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- President Bush set tomorrow night for the unveiling of his new Iraq war plan, an announcement certain to touch off a bruising battle with Congress over his expected proposal to dispatch more U.S. troops to Iraq.
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  • House Panel Split Over Iraq Troop Levels Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - 28 minutes ago
    (CNSNews.com) - As President Bush prepares to tell the nation his new approach for Iraq, members of the House Armed Services Committee remain divided about the course the United States should pursue.
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  • Iraq death crash sergeant named Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 08 9:52 AM
    A British soldier killed in an accident in Iraq is named by the Ministry of Defence.
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  • Bush to announce new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 08 12:21 PM
    With Democrats taking their first steps to formally rein in the Bush administration's spending in Iraq, the president planned a national television address this week to take his case over their heads to the American people.
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  • Allard: Bush Iraq plan 'worth a try' Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Jan 08 4:48 PM
    A troop surge in Iraq is "worth a try," considering the dangerous alternative, Sen. Wayne Allard said Monday after he and more than a dozen other senators met with President Bush at the White House.
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  • Plan for troop 'surge' in Iraq gathers force Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 12:00 AM
    Advocates of a "surge" of US troops in Iraq hope to persuade President Bush that the victory he seeks there is only possible with a substantial and prolonged escalation of the US presence.
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  • Democrats weighing tactics to Bush's new plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Two days before President Bush presents his new Iraq war plan, expected to include a surge in troop levels, Democrats were considering a range of ideas to counter it. Democrats repeated a pledge Monday not to stop funds for troops now in Iraq, but they said possible actions include cutting money for a troop buildup. In the most aggressive of the new tactics, Sen. Edward Kennedy, ...
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  • A tougher journey to stock US troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 12:00 AM
    At this dusty border crossing in northern Kuwait, more than 200 18-wheelers wait to cross into Iraq. Braving Sunni insurgents, Shiite militias, and criminal gangs, these trucks are vital links in the supply chain that keeps some 130,000 US military personnel in Iraq afloat.
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  • Bomb kills Army major in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 35 minutes ago
    Months before his death, Army Maj. Michael Lewis Mundell said that those around him, the insurgents in Fallujah, Iraq, "will cut your throat just as soon as look at you."
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  • Democrats may deny funds for Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 08 3:38 PM
    In a blunt warning to the White House, congressional Democrats said Monday they may seek to deny funds for the type of short-term troop buildup that President Bush is expected to announce for Iraq Wednesday night.
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  • Bush to Announce Iraq Plan on Wednesday Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jan 08 10:52 AM
    President Bush Will Address the Nation Wednesday at 9 P.m. EST About His New Iraq Strategy
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  • U.S. Prepares to Increase Troop Numbers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Jan 08 6:15 PM
    President Bush is expected to reveal an Iraq strategy Wednesday that may include a temporary increase of 20,000 troops to the U.S.-led military operation. Four lawmakers debate the prospect of sending additional troops.
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  • How To Further The Neocon Mess In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 08 10:35 AM
    The Iraq War architects may be gone, but the neoconservatives' stature inside of the Bush Administration is still strong. This is bad news since nothing we've heard from the neocons since the start of the war has been right, The Nation says.
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  • Tamarac man among 3 airmen killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Three airmen assigned to Hill Air Force Base, including one from Florida, were killed in Iraq after a car bomb exploded, the U.S. Air Force said Monday.
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  • Mass. lawmakers draw hard line on Bush's Iraq plans Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 08 1:41 PM
    Some of the sharpest criticism of President Bush's expected call this week for more U.S. troops in Iraq will come from Massachusetts Democrats, who are among the loudest anti-war voices on Capitol Hill.
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  • Bush Must Convince Congress on Iraq Troop Levels Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 08 7:57 AM
    President Bush is set to announce changes in his Iraq strategy Wednesday night, including an expected increase in U.S. troop levels. Advance word of that plan has already prompted Democrats newly in control of Congress to warn that they will not automatically approve the funding.
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  • Iraq plans may cause political showdown Open this result in new window
    Connecticut Post - 33 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON President Bush will address the nation at 9 p.m. Wednesday about his new approach for the war in Iraq, the White House said. Bush is expected to announce an increase of up to 20,000 additional U.S. troops.
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  • Bush to tell nation Wednesday of his plans for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Jan 08 5:21 PM
    President Bush will address the nation at 9 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday about his new approach for the war in Iraq, the White House said. Bush is expected to announce an increase of up to 20,000 additional U.S. troops.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,013 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 08 5:46 PM
    As of Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at least 3,013 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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  • Congress Takes on Iraq, Ethics and Spending Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 08 8:46 AM
    Morning Edition , January 8, 2007 Co-host Renee Montagne talks with NPR Political Analyst Cokie Roberts about the Democrats getting down to business now that they control Congress. Iraq policy, ethics, spending controls and are dominating the new session of Congress.
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  • Bush to propose more U.S. troops in Iraq in speech Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Chinapost.com.tw - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush will call for sending more American troops to Iraq to calm two troubled areas _ Baghdad, where sectarian violence flares daily, and the western Anbar Province, a base of the Sunni insurgency, a Republican senator said.
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  • Allard backs rise in Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    Denver Daily News - 10 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) Emerging from a meeting on Iraq with President Bush and more than a dozen other lawmakers, Colorado Sen. Wayne Allard said he likes Bushs new plan to escalate U.S. forces in the wartorn nation.
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  • Nonprofit gives wounded Iraq vet, family a new home Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Jan 08 1:13 PM
    It wasn't the home of his dreams, but Shawn Monroe broke ground Saturday on a house that will meet his needs as a wounded Iraq war veteran. Monroe, 34, an Army sergeant, was injured while patrolling an Iraqi police station compound just outside of Baghdad.
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  • Congress May Tighten Purse-Strings on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 08 1:33 PM
    All Things Considered , January 8, 2007 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Sunday that the Bush administration may not get all the money it wants for Iraq. Other lawmakers, from the House and Senate, and from both parties, have weighed in on the debate.
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  • WNC troops ready for Iraq if Bush calls Open this result in new window
    Asheville Citizen-Times - 6 minutes ago
    The military has no plans yet to tap N.C. National Guard units from Western North Carolina as President Bush pushes to add troops in Iraq.
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  • John McCain: We need to send more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 39 minutes ago
    DURING MY visit to Iraq last month, it was clear that security is the precondition for political progress and economic development. Until the government and its coalition allies can protect the population, the Iraqi people will increasingly turn to extra-governmental forces, especially Sunni and Shiite militias, for protection.
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  • Delaware Airwoman Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 3 Philadelphia - 47 minutes ago
    Family and friends are mourning the tragic death of a young Delaware woman, killed in Iraq while serving in the Air Force.
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  • Ambassador Nominations Complete Iraq Policy Shakeup Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 08 3:44 PM
    President Bush Monday completed a shake-up of key Iraq policy posts by nominating new U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations and Baghdad. The U.S. envoy to Iraq, Zalmay Khalizad, will take the United Nations post, while the current ambassador to Pakistan, Ryan Crocker, goes to Baghdad.
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  • Congress Takes on Iraq, Ethics and Spending Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 08 7:56 AM
    Co-host Renee Montagne talks with Political Analyst Cokie Roberts about the Democrats getting down to business now that they control Congress. Iraq policy, ethics and spending controls dominate the new session of Congress.
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  • Defiant Bush faces nation with last-gasp plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jan 08 5:54 PM
    MAKING one of the most important speeches of his presidency, George Bush will tonight address Americans on his plan for the future of the United States' involvement in Iraq.
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  • Iraq?s Escape is Soccer, but Soccer Can?t Escape War Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 07 6:52 PM
    Sports fandom is a universal phenomenon, but in Iraq, soccer, the country?s most popular sport, may have greater meaning than usual.
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  • Blair to face trial by theatre over Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Tony Blair faces indictment for a crime of aggression against Iraq before departing as prime minister. On a theatre stage, that is, using real lawyers and testimony from MPs, diplomats and other experts.
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  • Soldier from Wasilla Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC Alaska News - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    The Army has identified a soldier from Wasilla killed in action in Iraq four days ago. Twenty-eight-year old Staff Sgt. Charles Allen was killed in Baghdad by small arms fire.
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  • Iraq death crash 'was accident' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 08 4:57 AM
    A crash between two helicopters in Iraq which killed seven crew members was an accident, a coroner rules.
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  • Iraq: US Plan Must Rein in Death Squads Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 08 6:06 PM
    Source: Human Rights Watch (New York, January 8, 2007) Any new US plan for Iraq will fail to provide security for Iraqis unless it dismantles militias that have terrorized the civilian population, Human Rights Watch said ...
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  • Thornberry Calls Iraq "Ideological Struggle" Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    President Bush is calling for more troops in Iraq ...and area Representative Mac Thornberry says Americans cannot afford to critique the Bush stratedgy.
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  • Three airmen from Hill Air Force Base killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Jan 08 4:01 PM
    Three airmen from Hill Air Force Base were killed in Iraq after a car bomb exploded, the U.S. Air Force said Monday.
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  • Three bomb squad members from Hill AFB killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Salt Lake Tribune - Jan 08 4:05 PM
    Posted: 4:48 PM- Three members of an explosives disposal squad from Hill Air Force Base were killed yesterday in Iraq near Baghdad by a car bomb, base officials said Monday.
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  • Veteran US diplomat completes Bush's new Iraq team Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jan 08 6:26 PM
    President George W. Bush will announce his new war plans for Iraq in a prime-time address to the nation tomorrow night that is expected to focus on a combined military-economic push for victory.
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  • 'NYT' Editorial Does Not Oppose Bush's 'Surge' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    NEW YORK An article posted on Saturday (and updated Sunday) reported the results of our survey of major newspapers' editorial pages which revealed a rather shocking finding: Very few of them felt compelled in the past week to comment , pro or con, on a decision that could prove absolutely critical in the history of the Iraq war.
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  • Bush, in speech Wednesday, to propose more U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    President Bush will call for sending more American troops to Iraq to calm two troubled areas -- Baghdad, where sectarian violence flares daily, and the western Anbar Province, a base of the Sunni insurgency, a Republican senator said Monday.
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  • Congressman Speaks About The President's Plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 Columbus - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    On Wednesday, President Bush will outline his new strategy for Iraq--sending 20-thousand more troops to the country's most troubled areas. The plan has caused quite a bit of controversy, even though the President hasn't even formally presented it.
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  • Bush sets new goals to sell his Iraq 'surge' Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jan 08 3:41 PM
    President Bush will attempt to placate hostile Democrats and a sceptical public tomorrow over his controversial plan to escalate the Iraq war by setting the Government in Baghdad a series of tough benchmarks....
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  • Plan Sets Series of Goals for Iraq Leaders Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 07 6:52 PM
    President Bush?s new policy will set goals for leaders in Iraq to ease sectarian tensions and stabilize the country politically and economically.
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  • Pelosi hints at denying Bush Iraq funds Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 07 5:28 PM
    Democrats now running Congress will not give President Bush a blank check to wage war in Iraq, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday, suggesting they could deny him the money should he call for additional troops.
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  • Iraq copter crash was accident - coroner Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jan 08 5:46 PM
    SIX servicemen who died when two Royal Navy helicopters collided at the start of the Iraq war were killed accidentally, a coroner ruled yesterday.
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  • Air Force Sergeant From Tamarac Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 4 Miami - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    A Tamarac man was among three airmen killed in Iraq after a car bomb exploded.
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  • Iraq admits 23,000 civilians died in 2006 Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jan 08 4:10 PM
    As President Bush finalised plans to send thousands more US troops to Iraq, grim new figures emerged showing that almost 23,000 Iraqi civilians died last year as the sectarian violence ravaging the country reached new heights, above all in Baghdad.
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  • Galesburg soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Pantagraph - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    GALESBURG - A Central Illinois soldier who served on an Air Force bomb squad that scoured Iraq for explosives was killed when a roadside bomb exploded south of Baghdad, his father said Monday.
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  • Dems may deny money for new troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Pantagraph - Jan 08 6:20 PM
    WASHINGTON, D.C. In a blunt warning to the White House, congressional Democrats said Monday they may seek to deny funds for the type of short-term troop buildup that President Bush is expected to announce for Iraq Wednesday night.
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  • Democrats Revise Agenda To Deal With War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 07 6:15 PM
    Democratic leaders who had hoped to emphasize their domestic agenda in the opening weeks of Congress have concluded that Iraq will share top billing, and they plan on aggressively confronting administration officials this week in a series of hearings.
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