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  • New U.S. commander takes over in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 22 minutes ago
    Gen. David Petraeus took charge of U.S. forces in Iraq on Saturday, becoming the third commander in the war and declaring the American task now was to help Iraqis "gain the time they need to save their country."
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  • Obama wrong on Iraq, Australian PM says Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    Australian Prime Minister John Howard has attacked a plan by US presidential candidate Barack Obama to withdraw troops from Iraq, saying it would lead to destabilisation around the world.
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  • Hillary Clinton faces tough questions over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday attacked President George W. Bush for "arrogance and incompetence" in Iraq but faced tough questions over her own vote to authorize the war.
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  • Dems seek to limit U.S. Iraq involvement Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Even before they cast symbolic votes against the Iraq war, newly empowered congressional Democrats are clamoring for a chance to limit and eventually end U.S. involvement in a conflict that has killed more than 3,000 troops.
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  • Clinton parries Iraq questions in N.H. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton faced questions Saturday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate her 2002 Senate vote to send U.S. troops into battle.
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  • Howard slams Obama on Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 10 5:55 PM
    SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- Australia's conservative prime minister slammed U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama on Sunday over the candidate's opposition to the Iraq war, saying it encourages terrorists and threatens to destabilize the Middle East.
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  • Petraeus becomes 3rd U.S. commander in Iraq, says stakes now are 'very high' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 10 3:14 PM
    The new U.S. commander in Iraq warned on Saturday that the country was "doomed to continued violence and civil strife" if American and Iraqi forces did not work together. Gen. David Petraeus took command of the 135,000-strong U.S. force, declaring "we will have to share the burdens and move forward together."
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,120 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 3:56 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at least 3,120 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 2,497 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Kerry raps GOP, Bush's Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 10 1:56 PM
    Sen. John Kerry on Saturday blamed Republicans for squelching Senate debate on the Iraq war and warned that President Bush's plan for more troops in Iraq is a mistake.
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  • Pentagon criticizes key pre-Iraq war findings of top Rumsfeld aide Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 1:07 PM
    Former US secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld's top policy aide produced "inappropriate" intelligence reports linking Saddam Hussein and the Al-Qaeda terror network to bolster the case for war with Iraq, according to a Pentagon investigation.
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  • New U.S. commander in Iraq: Situation 'not hopeless' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 10 1:03 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The new top U.S. commander in Iraq said Saturday that the stakes are high but the situation is "not hopeless" as American and Iraqi forces move to end the sectarian violence threatening to tear apart the country.
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  • Clinton says Bush "incompetent" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 10:38 AM
    Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday called U.S. President George W. Bush's policy in Iraq incompetent but came under pressure to explain her own vote to authorize the war.
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  • Path in Iraq Hard But Not Hopeless, U.S. General Says Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 10 9:32 AM
    BAGHDAD, Feb. 10 -- Gen. David H. Petraeus, assuming his position as the new U.S. military commander in Iraq, said Saturday that the "rucksack of responsibility" was too heavy to carry alone there and that without cooperation between Iraqi and U.S. forces, "Iraq will be doomed to continued violence...
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  • New US general in hotseat as Iraq war rages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 10:11 AM
    General David Petraeus, a 54-year-old paratrooper and scholar, took charge of US-led forces in Iraq with orders to push forward with fresh ideas and save a struggling mission.
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  • US believes deadliest bombs in Iraq are made in Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 8:59 AM
    The most lethal weapon directed against American troops in Iraq is an explosive-packed cylinder that United States intelligence reportedly asserts is being supplied by Iran.
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  • New U.S. Commander Takes Over in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Gen. David Petraeus Becomes 3rd U.S. Leader of Iraq War, Says 'Prospects of Success Are Good'
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  • New head of U.S. force in Iraq takes reins Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 10 12:44 PM
    General David Petraeus formally took command of U.S. troops in Iraq, declaring that the mission is hard but not hopeless.
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  • General Takes Reins of U.S. Forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 10 8:06 AM
    Gen. David H. Petraeus declared that American troops? mission in Iraq is hard but not hopeless.
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  • New US commander in Iraq is a high-brow paratrooper Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 6:51 AM
    The general tasked with saving the faltering US-Iraqi campaign is a wiry 54-year-old paratrooper and strategist with a reputation for innovative thinking and two-and-a-half years of Iraq experience.
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  • New US general in Iraq hotseat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 6:52 AM
    General David Petraeus, a 54-year-old scholar and paratrooper, has taken charge of US-led forces in Iraq with a brief to push forward with fresh ideas to save a struggling mission.
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  • General says Iraq strategy must succeed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 5:12 AM
    The new U.S. military commander in Iraq said on Saturday that American and Iraqi security forces had to stabilize the country in what he called a high-stakes battle, or it would be doomed to more violence.
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  • Gen.: Without Cooperation, Iraq "Doomed" Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 10 3:00 PM
    As the deaths of three U.S. soldiers were announced, raising the death toll of American service members in Iraq to 3,120, Gen. David Petraeus officially took control of U.S. forces in the embattled country at a Baghdad ceremony.
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  • Key Pentagon Aide Rebuked for Misleading Iraq Analysis Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Feb 10 4:14 PM
    In a sound dressing-down for then Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld's prewar intelligence-gathering shop, the Department of Defense inspector general has delivered a major report that reprimands Rumsfeld's former top policy aide for developing, producing, and disseminating misleading intelligence in the run-up to the Iraq war. The report accused the office of the under secretary of defense for ...
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  • U.S. general says Iraq strategy must succeed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 3:30 AM
    The new U.S. military commander in Iraq said on Saturday that American and Iraqi security forces had to stabilize the country or it would be doomed to more sectarian violence.
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  • New Commander Speaks Bluntly of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 10 5:51 PM
    Gen. David Petraeus took charge of U.S. forces in Iraq on Saturday, becoming the third commander in the war and declaring the American task now was to help Iraqis "gain the time they need to save their country." Petraeus took command under a glistening...
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  • Three US soldiers killed in Iraq blast Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 3:50 AM
    Three US soldiers were killed in an explosion in Iraq while they were searching a building northeast of Baghdad, the military has said.
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  • Petraeus, Taking Over Iraq Command, Says Security Is `Crucial' Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 10 2:12 PM
    Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Army General David Petraeus, who took over today as commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, said providing security in the country is ``crucial'' and promised ``every effort to achieve success.''
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  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq blast: military Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 3:27 AM
    Three U.S. soldiers were killed and four others wounded in an explosion at a building in Iraq's Diyala province, the U.S. military said on Saturday.
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  • U.S. copters in Iraq get defense upgrade Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 1:56 AM
    There is no basis for believing that insurgents' recent success in shooting down U.S. helicopters in Iraq means they have developed new attack methods or discovered new U.S. vulnerabilities, the Army's vice chief of staff said Saturday.
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  • Iraq bomb attack soldier is named Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 10 10:30 AM
    A British soldier killed by a bomb near Basra in southern Iraq on Friday is named as Private Luke Daniel Simpson.
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  • U.S. general warns Iraq doomed if crackdown fails Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 1:04 AM
    The new U.S. military commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, said on Saturday Iraq was doomed to continuing violence if a crackdown on sectarian strife now under way in Baghdad failed.
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  • Gen. Petraeus takes command in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 38 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gen. David Petraeus took charge of U.S. forces in Iraq yesterday, becoming the third commander in the war and declaring the American task now was to help Iraqis "gain the time they...
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  • Kerry: GOP muted Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 28 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Sen. John Kerry yesterday blamed Republicans for squelching Senate debate on the Iraq war and warned that President Bush's plan for more troops in Iraq is a mistake. "Another...
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  • Friends, family recall Shelton contractor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - 36 minutes ago
    LITTLEROCK A cowboy with a bikers heart is how Bill VanBuskirk describes his friend Casey Casavant. The Shelton man was generous, big-hearted and always smiling, friends said Saturday at a memorial for Casavant, a civilian contractor killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq last month.
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  • Iranian munitions shown in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 40 minutes ago
    MUNICH, Germany - U.S. military commanders in Iraq have shown members of Congress explosive devices that bear Iranian markings as evidence Tehran is supplying Iraqi militants with bombs, a senior U.S....
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  • N.H. voters challenge Hillary on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 28 minutes ago
    CONCORD, N.H. - Democratic U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton faced questions yesterday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate...
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  • Pentagon probe criticizes ex-official's Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 12:30 AM
    Former US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld's top policy aide produced "inappropriate" intelligence reports linking Saddam Hussein and the Al-Qaeda terror network to bolster the case for war with Iraq, according to a Pentagon investigation.
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  • Hillary deflects pressure to repudiate Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 26 minutes ago
    BERLIN, N.H. (AP) -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton faced tough questions yesterday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate her 2002 Senate vote to send U.S. troops into battle.
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  • New US commander says Iraq doomed if crackdown fails Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 12:41 AM
    The new U.S. military commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, warned on Saturday that failure to stabilize the country would condemn Iraq to continued civil strife.
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  • US gets serious about helping Iraq refugees Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 10 12:28 AM
    The United States, mired for four years in the Iraq war, has begun to look seriously at the problem of millions of Iraqis turned refugees by the fighting -- especially those who have collaborated with the Americans.
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  • From CQ Weekly: Tonkin-Era Legislators Size Up Lessons for Iraq Conflict Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 10 1:23 AM
    This week, when the House debates the Iraq War anew and, in particular, President Bushs plan to send 21,500 more troops Dingell says his mind is clearly made up. Its like the dog who backed into a stove; he doesnt back into stoves anymore, Dingell says.
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  • Iraq Debate to Dominate Second Week in Congress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 10 10:25 AM
    NPR.org , February 9, 2007 First it was the Senate, tying itself in knots over the past week in its effort to tackle a resolution opposing President Bush's troop build-up in Iraq. Now the issue moves to the House of Representatives, which has scheduled three full days of floor debate on the matter, beginning Feb. 13. A vote on a resolution as yet not fully written is expected on the night ...
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  • A Viable Alternative For Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 10 9:00 AM
    The Bush administration repeatedly asserts that those who oppose them on Iraq have offered no alternatives, but The Nation points out that a group of liberals in Congress have done exactly that.
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  • US believes deadliest bombs in Iraq are made in Iran: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 10:58 PM
    The most lethal weapon directed against American troops in Iraq is an explosive-packed cylinder that United States intelligence asserts is being supplied by Iran, The New York Times has reported on its website.
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  • PM attacks Obama's Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Prime Minister John Howard has lashed out at United States presidential hopeful Barack Obama over his plan to pull out US troops from Iraq early next year.
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  • Petraeus Installed as U.S. Commander in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 10 9:46 AM
    Gen. David Petraeus officially takes control of U.S. forces in Iraq at a ceremony in Baghdad. He will oversee a deployment of thousands of additional American troops.
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  • Iraq Issue Follows Clinton to Concord Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 10 3:26 PM
    CONCORD, N.H. -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) spent much of her second town hall of the day as she did the first: Defending her position on the war in Iraq and her work in the Senate to limit the...
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  • Official says U.S. commanders in Iraq showed lawmakers explosives that came from Iran Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Feb 10 12:34 PM
    U.S. military commanders in Iraq have shown members of Congress explosive devices that bear Iranian markings as evidence Tehran is supplying Iraqi militants with bombs, a senior U.S. government official said Saturday.
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  • New Commander Speaks Bluntly of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 35 minutes ago
    By LAUREN FRAYER BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gen. David Petraeus took charge of U.S.
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  • Hillary Clinton Faces Iraq Questions From New Hampshire Voters Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 10 5:36 PM
    (RTTNews) - On Saturday, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton faced questions from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate her 2002 Senate vote to send U.S. troops into battle.
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  • Leaving Iraq at this stage shows further incompetence Open this result in new window
    The Enid News & Eagle - 29 minutes ago
    This is in response to the letter, We eventually will fight Muslims here in our country. I was not for the war in Iraq. I was for attacking Afghanistan. The Bush, Cheney, Rumsfield cabal did not just make mistakes. It was incompetent. I just have a bachelors degree in economics.
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  • Max Boot: Don't just surge in Iraq, strategize Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 32 minutes ago
    WHILE POLITICIANS debate whether more U.S. troops should be sent to Iraq, just as important is how those troops will be used. In the Boer War, a "surge" of soldiers helped. In the Vietnam War, it didn't. The difference is that the British had a sounder strategy.
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  • Longtime Marine dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 30 minutes ago
    CAMP PENDLETON --- A 23-year Marine veteran who had achieved the highest enlisted rank in the Corps died Wednesday in Iraq, according to the Pentagon.
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  • Australian leader slams Barack Obama for Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    The Times of Northwest Indiana - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    SYDNEY, Australia - Australia's conservative prime minister slammed Barack Obama on Sunday over his opposition to the Iraq war, a day after the first-term U.S. senator announced his intention to run for the White House in 2008.
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  • Hillary Visits New Hampshire, Chats About Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 4 Boston - 52 minutes ago
    Senator Hillary Clinton made her first stop Saturday in New Hampshire as a presidential candidate. Clinton tackled a lot of issues but the big topic was Iraq. MoreNew Hampshire News
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  • Family finds solace in baby after father dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - 44 minutes ago
    COLUMBIA For weeks, Chief Warrant Officer Jason DeFrenns family awaited his homecoming, a trip planned as much more than a simple respite from his second tour in Iraq: The nine-year Army veteran was returning to South Carolina to help his wife give birth.
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  • U.S. weighs how much proof to divulge about Iran's meddling in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - 56 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON U-S officials are preparing to detail evidence supporting the Bush administration's claims of Iran's meddlesome and deadly activities in Iraq. A briefing is...
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  • Hillary faces questions on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Feb 10 6:29 PM
    Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton faced tough questions on Saturday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war.
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  • U.S. weighs how much proof to divulge about Iran's meddling in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 Columbus - 59 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON U-S officials are preparing to detail evidence supporting the Bush administration's claims of Iran's meddlesome and deadly activities in Iraq.
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  • Solider With Maine Ties Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WMTW Auburn - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    A soldier with Maine ties has been killed in Iraq.
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  • New general takes command of U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    A new U.S. general on Saturday took command of American troops in Iraq as part of U.S. and Iraqi security forces battle to quell sectarian violence in the war-torn country.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,120 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 10 3:56 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at least 3,120 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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  • Obama wrong on Iraq, Australian PM says Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister John Howard on Sunday attacked a plan by US presidential candidate Barack Obama to withdraw troops from Iraq, saying it would lead to destabilisation around the world.
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  • Iraq vet who 'died and met God' in suicide blast to speak at service Open this result in new window
    The Toledo Blade - Feb 10 2:44 PM
    Medical experts did not expect Army Spec. 4 Matthew Drake to live after his military vehicle was struck by a suicide bomber in Iraq. For a brief moment, the experts apparently were right. Mr. Drake, of Sylvania told his mother, Lisa Schuster, that shortly after the attack he died and went to heaven.
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  • Bush's plan of more troops for Iraq "ignores" generals' advice: Kerry Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 10 6:29 PM
    U.S. President George W. Bush's plan to send 21,500 additional troops to Iraq "ignores the best advice from our own generals," Democratic Senator John Kerry said Saturday.
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  • New U.S. commander warns of doom for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Feb 10 9:00 AM
    Gen. David Petraeus took command of the 135,000-strong U.S. force, declaring "we will have to share the burdens and move forward together. If we can do that and if we can help the people of Iraq, the prospects of success are good."
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  • Obama vows to end Iraq war, petty politics in 'audacious' White House bid Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 10 3:22 PM
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CP) - Democrat Barack Obama called on Americans to help him "transform this nation" Saturday, launching his 2008 campaign to become the first black U.S. president with promises to end the Iraq war and divisive politics.
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  • Iraq strategy must succeed: US general Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - 3 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD: The new US military commander in Iraq said yesterday that American and Iraqi security forces had to stabilise the country in what he called a high-stakes battle, or it would be doomed to more violence.
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  • Iraq must be stabilised or face full civil war, warns new US military chief Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Feb 10 4:27 PM
    THE new US military commander in Iraq warned yesterday that American and Iraqi security forces had to stabilise the country or it would be doomed to more sectarian violence.
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  • U.S. military: civilian contractor killed by U.S. forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The military says U-S forces shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver at Camp Anaconda, a huge air base north of Baghdad. Lieutenant Commander Bill Speaks says the death Monday resulted from --quote -- "an escalation of force incident."
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  • U.S. military: civilian contractor killed by U.S. forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The military says U-S forces shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver at Camp Anaconda, a huge air base north of Baghdad. Lieutenant Commander Bill...
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  • U.S. Forces In Iraq Kill U.S. Contractor Open this result in new window
    Local 10 Miami - Feb 10 6:34 PM
    U.S. forces have shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver in Iraq. A second person in the truck was wounded.
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  • Clinton parries Iraq war questions in first New Hampshire visit Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Feb 10 1:52 PM
    Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton faced tough questions Saturday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate her 2002 Senate vote to send U.S. troops into battle.
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  • Iraq Qaeda group posts video of U.S. copter downing Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 5:35 PM
    An al-Qaeda-backed group on Friday released an Internet video of what it said was the shooting down of a U.S. helicopter in Iraq this week, which killed seven military personnel.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,117 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 6:31 PM
    As of Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at least 3,117 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 2,497 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • U.S. Contractor Shot By American Forces In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox 12 Oregon - Feb 10 6:27 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- U.S. forces have shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver in Iraq. A second person in the truck was wounded. Lt. Cmdr. Bill Speaks said it happened on Monday at Camp Anaconda, a huge air base north of Baghdad. Speaks called it "an escalation of force incident."
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  • U.S. military: civilian contractor killed by U.S. forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Feb 10 6:29 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- U.S. forces shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver at Camp Anaconda, a huge air base north of Baghdad, the military said Saturday.
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  • Toms River Parents Mourn Son Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    1010 WINS New York - Feb 10 1:35 PM
    Marine Cpl. Thomas Saba could have returned home from Iraq in April, according to his Toms River parents. Instead, the 30-year-old chose to stay on with his comrades _ a decision that ultimately led to his death last Wednesday. ``He didn't have to go to Iraq. He chose to go. He wanted to be with his brothers,''
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  • Hillary Clinton says Bush "incompetent" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 10 1:29 PM
    Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday called U.S. President George W. Bush's policy in Iraq incompetent but came under pressure to explain her own vote to authorise the war.
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  • Soldier killed in Iraq named Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 10 1:30 PM
    A British soldier killed in a bomb attack in Iraq has been named as Private Luke Simpson, of the 1st Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment.
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  • BILLIONS WASTED IN IRAQ COULD FUND HEALTH CARE AT HOME Open this result in new window
    Cynthia Tucker via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 4:56 PM
    Every single week, the American people spend $2 billion dollars in Iraq -- much of it for troops and materiel, but plenty of it for schools, hospitals and electricity for Iraqis. Their oil money hasn't paid for reconstruction. We have.
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  • Toms River parents mourn son killed in Iraq helicopter crash Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Feb 10 1:14 PM
    TOMS RIVER, N.J. - Marine Cpl. Thomas Saba could have returned home from Iraq in April, according to his Toms River parents.
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  • Boehner on Iraq: winning 'only option' Open this result in new window
    The Cincinnati Enquirer - Feb 10 12:33 PM
    WEST CHESTER TWP. Ohio Congressman John Boehner, R-West Chester, on Saturday previewed what he's likely to say on national television Sunday about his support of the war in Iraq.
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  • PM blasts Obama over US Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Feb 10 5:40 PM
    Prime Minister John Howard has blasted US presidential candidate Barack Obama, saying his policy of withdrawing troops from Iraq will destabilise the entire Middle East.
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  • New US commander takes over in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sify News - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    General David Petraeus took charge of US forces in Iraq on Saturday, becoming the third commander in the war and declaring the American task now was to help Iraqis "gain the time they need to save their country."
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  • Petraeus takes over U.S. forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Feb 10 12:12 PM
    BAGHDAD Gen. George W. Casey Jr., the embattled commander of coalition forces in Iraq, told reporters he still felt a little numb over his removal and replacement by Gen. David H. Petraeus Saturday, but that he was unable to cite any mistakes he had made during his 2 years in command of the war effort.
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  • U.S. general says Iraq strategy must succeed Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Feb 10 3:01 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The new U.S. military commander in Iraq said on Saturday that American and Iraqi security forces had to stabilise the country in what he called a high-stakes battle, or it would be doomed to more violence.
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  • New U.S. commander: Iraq doomed unless American, Iraqi troops cooperate Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Feb 10 10:58 AM
    The new U.S. commander in Iraq warned on Saturday that the country was "doomed to continued violence and civil strife" if American and Iraqi forces did not work together.
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  • Breakdowns of foreign troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Longview News-Journal - 32 minutes ago
    QUESTION: How many troops do other countries have in Iraq, compared to how many they had at the beginning of the war?
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  • Soldier killed by Iraq bomb named Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 10 12:01 PM
    A British soldier killed in a roadside bomb attack in southern Iraq was named as Private Luke Simpson, of the 1st Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment.
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  • Australian leader slams Barack Obama for Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    WQAD Moline - 53 minutes ago
    SYDNEY, Australia Australian Prime Minister John Howard slammed Senator Barack Obama (ber-AHK' oh-BAH'-muh) over his opposition to the Iraq War, saying that Obama's proposals would spell disaster for the Middle East.
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  • Iraq Resolution draws sharp criticism Open this result in new window
    Billings Gazette - Feb 10 3:28 PM
    HELENA - A Butte lawmaker wants the Legislature to tell President Bush not to send more troops to Iraq. Democratic Sen. Steve Gallus is sponsoring a joint resolution that would have both chambers go on record opposing any escalation of U.S. involvemen ...
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  • Iraq Resolution draws sharp criticism Open this result in new window
    Billings Gazette - Feb 10 3:09 PM
    HELENA - A Butte lawmaker wants the Legislature to tell President Bush not to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • New U.S. commander in charge in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Feb 10 2:05 PM
    Gen. David Petraeus took charge of U.S. forces in Iraq on Saturday, becoming the third commander in the war and declaring the American
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  • U.S. contractor shot by American forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 12 Idaho - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq U-S forces have shot and killed a civilian contract truck driver in Iraq. A second person in the truck was wounded. Lieutenant Commander Bill Speaks says it happened on Monday at Camp Anaconda, a huge air base north of Baghdad. Speaks calls it "an escalation of force incident."
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  • Official says U-S commanders in Iraq showed lawmakers explosives that came from Iran Open this result in new window
    FOX 12 Idaho - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    MUNICH, Germany A senior U-S government official says U-S military commanders in Iraq have shown members of Congress explosive devices that bear Iranian markings.
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  • Greetings from Iraq... it's Hell with flies Open this result in new window
    Evening Standard - Feb 10 3:47 PM
    Iraq has been described as 'Hell with flies', and nowhere was that truer than at the tiny Camp Condor, home to 30 British soldiers in the spring of 2004.
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  • Clinton parries Iraq questions in N.H. Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 10 10:45 AM
    BERLIN, N.H. - Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton faced tough questions Saturday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate her 2002...
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  • Speaker: Iranian people, system favor stability, calm in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Feb 10 2:52 PM
    Iran - Iraq - Speaker Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel said on Saturday that stability, tranquility, development and progress in Iraq are among the demands of the Iranian people and system.
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  • Pax Christi slams Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Catholic Times - Feb 10 4:04 PM
    Pax Christi USA has been gathering signatures for an advertisement that will call for a complete reversal of US policy in Iraq, including a withdrawal of US troops.
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