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  • New wave of troops set for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    The first of up to 20,000 additional U.S. troops will move into Iraq by month's end under President Bush's new war plan, a senior defense official said Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged to hold a vote on the increase, which many Democrats oppose.
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  • Questions fill the air as Bush speaks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    In a pivotal moment of his six years in the White House, President Bush goes before the nation tonight to announce a strategy to salvage the most controversial decision of his presidency: the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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  • Official: Bush plans 20,000 more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    President Bush on Wednesday will announce a plan to send about 20,000 more troops to Iraq in an effort to pacify Baghdad, intending to hand control of the country to Iraqi forces by November, a senior administration official said Tuesday.
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  • Bush?s Troop-Increase Plan Is Expected to Draw Six Guard Brigades to Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Two of those brigades are likely to be in place in Iraq by mid-February, with the rest flowing in one a month until May, according to a military official.
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  • Congress mulls opposing troop rise in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate were preparing legislation on Tuesday opposing what they called an "escalation" in the Iraq war as the new Democratic-led Congress flexed its muscles against the unpopular conflict and President George W. Bush.
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  • Bush to Face Street Protests over Iraq Escalation Plan Open this result in new window
    OneWorld.net via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 6:11 PM
    NEW YORK, Jan 9 (OneWorld) - The Bush administration's plan to beef up the U.S. military presence in Iraq is likely to create a new wave of protests across the United States in the coming days.
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  • Bush Iraq plan sees troop boost: defense official Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 6:31 PM
    The latest draft of President George W. Bush's new Iraq strategy calls for an increase of more than 20,000 troops, with most going to Baghdad and 4,000 to Anbar province, a defense official said on Tuesday.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 3,014 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 5:44 PM
    As of Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at least 3,014 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 2,420 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Congress Should Vote on Troop Surge in Iraq, Kennedy Says Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 09 4:16 PM
    Declaring that American values and Americas role in the world are all at stake, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy on Tuesday said he will lead an effort to block funding for a troop surge in Iraq unless and until Congress approves President Bushs plan for such a deployment.
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  • Likely U.S. Troop Surge In Iraq Splits Skeptical Defense Experts Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 4:00 PM
    President Bush is facing considerable resistance from Congress over his reported plans to send 20,000 additional troops to Iraq for a few months.
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  • Some soldiers wary of new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 2:22 PM
    Some U.S. soldiers aren't convinced that President Bush's plan to send as many as 20,000 more troops to Iraq will make a difference.
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  • Campaign for Iraq pullout hits YouTube Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 2:31 PM
    A YouTube video from a British man calling for the pullout of U.S. troops in Iraq has stoked a small online protest and tested the video sharing site's potential for viral demonstration.
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  • As Bush Prepares Iraq Speech, Kennedy Warns of ?Quagmire? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 09 12:52 PM
    The starkly different views of the Iraq conflict underscored again the fissures the war has carved.
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  • Lawmakers brace for showdown with Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 1:26 PM
    Congress was poised for a showdown with US President George W. Bush over his reported plans to deploy additional troops in Iraq, with even Republican lawmakers expressing serious misgivings.
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  • Grim picture of Iraq from US government watchdog Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 1:22 PM
    US government auditors released a grim report card of the American record in violence-wracked Iraq, on the eve of President George W. Bush's televised rollout of a new strategy.
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  • First new wave of U.S. troops will go to Iraq by month's end Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 09 1:51 PM
    A first wave of additional U.S. troops will go into Iraq before the end of the month under President Bush's new plan, a senior defense official said. Moving first would be the 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, which is in Kuwait and poised to move quickly into Iraq.
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  • Bush faces hard sell on Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 1:19 PM
    US President George W. Bush faced steep opposition at home to his new plan for escalating the unpopular Iraq war, with many lawmakers and most Americans set against sending more US troops.
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  • Official: More troops to deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 1:05 PM
    A first wave of additional U.S. troops will go into Iraq before the end of the month under President Bush's new plan, a senior defense official said Tuesday.
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  • Rice to tackle Mideast peace, Iraq on trip Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 12:43 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leaves for the Middle East and Europe on Friday in another U.S. drive to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts and seek Arab help to stabilize Iraq.
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  • Rice to visit Mideast for talks on Iraq, Israeli-Palestinian ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 1:02 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice heads back to the Middle East in a bid to sell a new US strategy for Iraq to wary allies and to take another shot at reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.
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  • Bush set to reveal Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 8 minutes ago
    The US president prepares to deliver his strategy for Iraq, as Democrats oppose any troop increase.
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  • Congress must act against Iraq troop rise: Kennedy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 11:26 AM
    With the new Democratic-led Congress flexing its muscles in opposition to the unpopular Iraq war, a leading Democratic senator proposed on Tuesday to block President Bush from sending more troops to Iraq unless Congress specifically approves.
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  • Correction: Iraq-Officers Killed story Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 12:29 PM
    In a Jan. 8 story about a soldier charged with killing two superior officers in Iraq, The Associated Press erroneously reported his rank. Alberto B. Martinez is a staff sergeant, not a sergeant.
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  • Bush to push unpopular Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 10:21 AM
    US President George W. Bush faced steep opposition to his plan for escalating the war in Iraq, which could call for pouring as many as 20,000 more US soldiers into the unpopular conflict.
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  • Democrats resisting Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 10:35 AM
    President Bush is telling lawmakers he will send thousands more U.S. troops to Iraq's two most troubled regions, in a plan that Democrats are resisting as a major escalation of a 31/2-year-old war.
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  • Bush Plan for More Troops May Be `Last Chance' to Salvage Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 43 minutes ago
    Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush's new infusion of U.S. forces into Iraq likely represents a final opportunity to salvage the increasingly unpopular and costly war, supporters acknowledge.
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  • WP: On Iraq, Bush to pull away from generals Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
    When President Bush goes before the American people Wednesday night to outline his new strategy for Iraq, he will be doing something he has avoided since the invasion of Iraq in March 2003: Ordering his top military brass to take action they initially resisted and advised against.
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  • Bush to spell out his 'new way forward' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    Faced with mounting resistance in Congress and a deeply skeptical public, President Bush on Wednesday night will call for a shift of strategy in Iraq that includes a temporary increase of U.S. forces, a series of benchmark tasks for the Iraqi government and economic initiatives aimed at ending a conflict in which more than 3,000 American troops have died.
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  • Democrats to challenge Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 8:08 AM
    President Bush is telling lawmakers he will send thousands more U.S. troops to Iraq's two most troubled regions, in a plan that Democrats are resisting as a major escalation of a 31/2-year-old war. On Tuesday, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., said he expects Bush to announce that up to 20,000 additional troops will be sent to Iraq, but will not say how long the extra ...
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  • No extra troops for Iraq without Congress approval: US lawmaker Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 8:00 AM
    Senior Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy said he will propose legislation requiring US President George W. Bush to get congressional approval before deploying any additional troops to Iraq.
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  • Stephen Schlesinger: Iraq: Now He's Got The Answer Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Gee whiz, it's wonderful to learn that we are now going to win our war in Iraq which has lasted longer than World War II. All we have to do is to increase the number of our troops in Iraq by 14%. So that was the problem. I figured there were a lot of other difficulties. But what do I know? Even the New York Times says this morning in an editorial that Mr. Bush's plan merely "needs to lay out ...
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  • Australian Iraq Commitment Won't Change Under New U.S. Strategy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Australia's troop commitment to Iraq won't change after the U.S. unveils a new military strategy this week, Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said.
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  • More U.S. Troops To Iraq By End Of Month Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 09 6:21 PM
    A senior defense official says a first wave of additional U.S. troops will go into Iraq before the end of the month under President Bush's new plan.
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  • Stephen Elliott: Apology As Policy In Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 09 5:41 PM
    Yesterday I hosted a fundraiser for the family of Walid Hassan, the Iraqi comedian gunned down last November. We put together $1,700 for his family through a fund set up by Reporters Without Borders. Somebody said, "That goes a long way in Iraq." But nobody really knew. I asked myself what this is really about. It was about saying we were sorry. 170 people packed a bar in San Francisco and ...
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  • Bush pushes for support ahead of Wednesday unveiling of Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 6:00 AM
    US President George W. Bush is putting the final touches on a major speech late Wednesday on a new Iraq strategy, as his push to gain public support for the policy gathers speed.
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  • Iraq Plan Seeks Up To 20,000 More Troops Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 09 4:35 PM
    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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  • Restarting The Factories Of Iraq by Pamela Hess UPI Pentagon Correspondent Washington (UPI) Jan 09, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    When then-viceroy Paul Bremer took over the civilian administration of Iraq in 2003, he had an intricate plan to transform the state-owned socialist economy into a beacon of free enterprise in the heart of the Middle East. Central to his plan was the sale of some 200 state-owned enterprises to the highest bidder to bring in fresh capital, streamline operations and boost profits.
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  • Bush's Iraq plan to include more troops:senator Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 4:20 AM
    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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  • Dems Resist Bush Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 09 5:41 AM
    President Bush is telling lawmakers he will send thousands more U.S. troops to Iraq's two most troubled regions, in a plan that Democrats are resisting
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  • Democrats may deny funds for Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 4:51 AM
    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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  • Pelosi: Bush's Iraq Policy a 'Desperate Cause' Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 09 4:27 PM
    The new Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of California discusses the Democrats' agenda in the first 100 hours and beyond; and how Democrats will move forward with their opposition to President Bush's expected plan to raise troop levels in Iraq.
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  • Bush Headed For Iraq Standoff Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jan 09 4:06 PM
    President Bush is expected to call for a surge of troops to Iraq as early as Wednesday. The president has a lot of work to do to in Washington ? and in Baghdad ? to try to convince skeptics that his new plan will lead to success.
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  • Pelosi: Bush's Iraq Policy a 'Desperate Cause' Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 09 4:01 PM
    All Things Considered , January 9, 2007 Ahead of a much-anticipated speech by President Bush on Iraq, newly elected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has described the president's Iraq war strategy as a "desperate cause."
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  • How will Bush sell his new Iraq plan to the public? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 09 3:02 PM
    The president's public address Wednesday will push a new war strategy that would increase US troop levels in Iraq.
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  • Most say no to Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 09 4:20 AM
    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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  • Kennedy plan would block Iraq funds Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 09 3:46 PM
    A day before President Bush is to address the nation on Iraq, congressional Democrats moved Tuesday to pre-empt his plan to send thousands more troops to Baghdad by denying him the money to pay for it.
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  • Iraq War Has Strained U.S. Military, Cut Readiness, Audit Finds Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 09 1:39 PM
    Jan. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Continued and repeated deployments to Iraq have strained the U.S. military to the point where training is being shorted, equipment is in disrepair and the force is increasingly unready to fight other conflicts, according to congressional auditors.
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  • Former FM Cook's opposition to Iraq war set in stone Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 4:07 AM
    The fierce opposition of late former foreign secretary Robin Cook to the war in Iraq has been set in stone on his headstone as his lasting epitaph, reports said.
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  • James Heffernan: Exclusive: Here's What the President will Say About his New Strategy for Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 09 3:20 PM
    Just leaked by sources close to the president that I am not at liberty to name, here is the final draft of the address on Iraq that President George W. Bush will deliver to the nation tomorrow night. "Fellow Americans: I speak to you at a critical time in the ongoing war against terror. Ever since 9/11, I have done everything in my power to defend this nation against a new kind of enemy: an ...
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  • Bush Iraq plan faces Democratic challenge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 2:47 AM
    President Bush is telling lawmakers that he will send thousands more U.S. troops to Iraq's two most troubled regions, but before he can unveil the plan it is facing stiff challenges from Congress' majority Democrats.
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  • Kennedy warns Bush on Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 09 11:16 AM
    Senator Edward Kennedy launches a bid to prevent President Bush increasing Iraq troops numbers.
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  • Third round in Iraq to test US troops Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 09 12:38 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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  • Britain's Cook was opposed to Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 3:19 AM
    Lest anyone forget that former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook opposed the war in Iraq, his family have emblazoned it on his tombstone.
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  • Officials: Troop Surge in Iraq to Begin This Month Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jan 09 1:42 PM
    President Bush will tell the nation Wednesday night that a gradual 'surge of 20,000 U.S. troops' to Iraq will begin later this month, senior U.S. officials confirmed to FOX News.
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  • Kennedy Bill To Block More Troops To Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 30 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - US Senator, Edward Kennedy introduced legislation Tuesday meant to prevent President George W Bush from sending more troops to Iraq without congressional approval and which would prohibit the Pentagon from using federal money for a troop increase.
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  • Grieving parents oppose Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jan 09 5:31 PM
    George Rincon remembers the knock on the door of his Conyers home. He still sees the cross on the U.S. Army chaplain's uniform. "Mr. Rincon," he remembers the chaplain telling him, "your son is dead." Diego Rincon, 19, was killed by a suicide bomber near Najaf, Iraq, on March 29, 2003. He was the war's second casualty from Georgia.
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  • Soldier returns from Iraq, finds all he owned was sold Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Jan 09 5:25 PM
    After serving a year in Iraq, Army Reserve Spec. Patrick Rogalin came home and found that everything he had put in a storage locker - essentially everything he owned - had been sold.
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  • Third round in Iraq to test US troops Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 09 12:00 AM
    When he returned from Baghdad to Hinesville, Ga., last February, Army Pvt. Eric Mapes had an immediate goal: to get back to Iraq as fast as he could.
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  • A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 09 12:57 PM
    We begin a series of conversations about reaction to President Bush's new Iraq strategy, approaching political figures, thinkers and those tied most closely to the war, the families of men and women who are fighting.
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  • Pelosi: No Iraq `blank check' Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jan 09 11:02 AM
    Congress wants input on new war strategy As President Bush prepares to unveil his new Iraq strategy to the American people, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned Sunday that newly empowered Democrats will not give him a "blank check" to wage war.
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  • Working Syria, Iran into talks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jan 09 10:49 AM
    WASHINGTON Although President Bush has rejected proposals for direct talks with Syria and Iran over the future of Iraq, officials in his administration are working to find a way to include those countries in negotiations in a way that might be acceptable to Bush.
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  • More troops to deploy to Iraq by month's end Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    Pelosi vows to hold vote on president's decision to send more forces The first of up to 20,000 additional U.S. troops will move into Iraq by month's end under President Bush's new war plan, a senior defense official said today. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged to hold a vote on the increase, which many Democrats oppose.
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  • Democrats resist push for Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jan 09 11:23 AM
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Congressional Democrats on Tuesday signaled they would resist calls by President Bush for a surge in the number of U.S. troops in Iraq, with some lawmakers vowing to block funding for a temporary increase.
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  • Citizen soldiers may be the key to Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jan 09 10:41 AM
    Sending Guard, Reserve units on second tours would be a policy shift. WASHINGTON The nation's top military officials, expecting President Bush to order an increase in the size of the force in Iraq, have concluded that such a buildup would require them to reverse Pentagon policy and send the Army's National Guard and Reserve units on lengthy second tours in Iraq, Defense Department officials ...
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  • Paul Abrams: Following Up: An Emerging Democratic Strategy to End the Iraq War?, and the Somalia Diversion Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 09 11:26 AM
    Four days ago, I thought I might, perhaps, see " An emerging Democratic strategy to end the Iraq War ." Since that time, Joe Biden told Meet the Press that it would be "unconstitutional" for Congress to place restrictions on the use of money appropriated for the mission, [i.e., "I surrender"], and Tony Snow confirmed by stating that the President can do what he likes if he does not approve of ...
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  • Maine delegation opposes Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 09 3:15 PM
    President Bush won't deliver his formal address calling for additional troops to be deployed to Iraq until Wednesday evening, but he's already lost the battle to convince Maine's congressional delegation.
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  • Kennedy seeks to block Bush's new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 09 3:15 PM
    Sen. Edward Kennedy, one of President Bush's fiercest anti-war critics, said Tuesday he hopes to throw up a legislative roadblock against Bush's expected call for up to 20,000 more troops in Iraq.
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  • Senator: Bush Plans Iraq Troop Surge Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jan 09 10:22 AM
    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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  • Congress mulls opposing troop rise in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate were preparing legislation opposing what they called an "escalation" in the Iraq war as the new Democratic-led Congress on Tuesday flexed its muscles against the unpopular conflict and President George W. Bush.
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  • Iraq offensive bogs down in mud Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jan 09 10:47 AM
    U.S. and Iraqi troops on the hunt for insurgents in Diyala hit adverse conditions. 30 TAMUZ, IRAQ A five-day offensive into the troubled rural region east of Baghdad bogged down in the mud Monday after U.S. forces bombarded a warren of tunnels and canals where Sunni Arab insurgents were believed to be holed up.
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  • A milestone Iraq statistic is a Texas family's tragedy Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jan 09 10:40 AM
    Spc. Dustin Donica, the 3,000th U.S. military death and the fifth from his hometown, is buried. TOMBALL, TEXAS In a somber ceremony beneath a bright blue sky, the 3,000th United States troop killed in Iraq was laid to rest here Monday as friends and family members wept.
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  • Iraq war vet hit by car, dragged Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Jan 09 10:15 AM
    A U.S. Army specialist who had just returned from Iraq was hit by a car as walked toward his grandmothers house, then dragged a half-mile by another vehicle.
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  • New batch of US troops to go to Iraq soon Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 27 minutes ago
    The first wave of additional US troops will go into Iraq before the end of the month under US President George W Bush's new war plan, a senior defence official said.
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  • First surge to go to Iraq by months end Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Jan 09 6:34 PM
    WASHINGTON The first of up to 20,000 additional U.S. troops will move into Iraq by months end under President Bushs new war plan, a senior defense official said Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged to hold a vote on the increase, opposed by many Democrats.
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  • Bush Faces Resistance in Congress on Iraq Surge Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 09 4:59 PM
    Majority Democrats in Congress are signaling they intend to put up strong resistance to any troop surge in Iraq proposed by President Bush in his speech Wednesday. VOA's Dan Robinson reports from Capitol Hill.
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  • Kennedy Criticizes Bush Plans For Iraq Open this result in new window
    WBUR Boston - Jan 09 6:23 PM
    As President Bush is expected to call for a surge in Iraq troops, Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy is criticizing any increase in forces or funds for the war.
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  • Cook defiance over Iraq becomes epitaph Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 09 6:00 PM
    Robin Cook defied Blair over the Iraq war, and resigned in protest. Now his family has made that defiance his epitaph.
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  • Democrats may block Bush Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    US Democrats are working on legislation to reject George W Bush's plan to send at least 20,000 extra troops to Iraq as the US President prepares to publicly sell the new strategy.
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  • Iraq military reshuffle was routine, spokesman says Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 5 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq AP) _ A U-S military spokesman says last week's replacement of the two generals overseeing the Iraq war was just a "normal progression."
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  • GAO Urges Congress To Step Up Iraq Oversight, Seek Info Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 09 5:52 PM
    WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, on Tuesday urged legislators to step up their oversight of operations in Iraq as the war there drags on.
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  • Iraq Saddam Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 5 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) _ Iraq's prime minister says the U-S ambassador had asked him to delay the execution of Saddam Hussein for ten days to two weeks.Speaking in a broadcast interview, Nouri al-Maliki (NOO'-ree ahl-MAH'-lih-kee) says he refused the request because his government "did not want to keep a door open for trouble,"The prime minister also said that he "did not want the families of the ...
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  • Ed Pilkington on film-makers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 09 4:19 PM
    Ed Pilkington: Film-makers in Iraq are going where news teams no longer dare. Could one of them really win an Oscar?
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  • Bush Plan to Send Thousands More North Carolina Troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRAL-TV 5 Raleigh - 54 minutes ago
    A brigade of soldiers based at Fort Bragg will be the first to move into Iraq under President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in the troubled nation, a defense department official said Tuesday.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 3,014 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 09 5:44 PM
    As of Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at least 3,014 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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  • Bushs military nominations likely to get Dems OK despite Iraq concerns Open this result in new window
    The Hill - Jan 09 5:01 PM
    Despite stepping up opposition to President Bushs yet-to-be-announced troop-surge plan, the Democratic-led Senate is likely to swiftly confirm military officers selected by the administration to carry out its new plan for Iraq.
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  • A New Course in Iraq: Public Opinion Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 09 12:48 PM
    Day to Day , January 9, 2007 We begin a series of conversations about reaction to President Bush's new Iraq strategy. Christopher Gelpi, a political science professor at Duke University, talks with Alex Chadwick about public sentiment regarding the Iraq war.
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  • Iraq Speech Preview Open this result in new window
    KWWL Iowa - 57 minutes ago
    Presidnet Bush is sticking by his guns this evening, that's according to a senior Pentagon official. The President is expected to order a new wave of troops into Iraq in a major speech tomorrow night.
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  • Official says some new troops going to Iraq soon Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Jan 09 12:45 PM
    A first wave of additional U.S. troops will go into Iraq before the end of the month under President Bush's new plan, a senior defense official said today.
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  • Clyburn says there must be oversight in Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - 30 minutes ago
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn says there must be congressional oversight for President Bush's new plan for Iraq and American troops should be redeployed from the areas of heaviest fighting.
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  • TAKE PART: Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Jan 09 4:51 PM
    President Bush is planning to send an additional 20,000 American troops to Iraq, the national media report. Are you in the military, or do you have a family member in the military? Do you own a small business that would be directly affected if National Guard troops were called up?
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  • Former British foreign secretary's tombstone recalls his opposition to Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 5 minutes ago
    LONDON Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook opposed the war in Iraq in life and in death.
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  • Lawmaker favors immediate Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    KHQ Spokane - 43 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL As President Bush is set to unveil his plans for Iraq, one lawmaker says the solution is an immediate withdrawal followed by political and diplomatic...
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  • Lawmaker favors immediate Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    KOIN News 6 Portland - 39 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL As President Bush is set to unveil his plans for Iraq, one lawmaker says the solution is an immediate withdrawal followed by political and diplomatic efforts.
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  • Cook defiance over Iraq becomes epitaph Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Robin Cook openly defied his prime minister over the war in Iraq, and resigned from his cabinet post in protest on the eve of the invasion. Now his family has made that defiance his epitaph.
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  • Iraq Strategy Q&A Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 09 11:33 AM
    Talk of the Nation , January 9, 2007 On Wednesday night, President Bush will deliver a major speech to introduce his new Iraq policy. He is expected to call for as many as 20,000 additional American troops.
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  • Iraq is 'rallying cry' for terrorists to attack Britain, says police study Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Jan 09 5:12 PM
    The war in Iraq has become a 'rallying cry' for terrorists looking to attack the UK, a secret police report has admitted. Tony Blair's decision to back the American-led invasion in 2003 has provided homegrown fanatics with a 'ready claim to legitimacy', the Scotland Yard study adds
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  • Timing of Iraq Intelligence Estimate Questioned Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 09 5:27 AM
    Intelligence analysts are putting finishing touches on a new National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq. It's the first in more than two years, and it will arrive after President Bush unveils his new Iraq strategy.
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  • No extra Australian troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jan 09 5:50 PM
    US President George W. Bush's new strategy for Iraq may include flooding Baghdad with an extra 20,000 troops to end the sectarian violence once and for all, but none of them will come from Australia.
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  • Past Time to Get Real on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 08 6:52 PM
    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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  • President To Address Nation On Future Of Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 6 Richmond - 36 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior defense official says up to 20-thousand troops will be put on alert and be prepared to deploy in Iraq by the end of the month. The increase in forces on the ground will be gradual. Moving first would be the Second Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division in Kuwait.
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