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  • Democrats vow to seek limits on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 56 minutes ago
    Senate Democrats pledged renewed efforts Sunday to curtail the Iraq war, suggesting they will seek to limit a 2002 measure authorizing President Bush's use of force against Saddam Hussein.
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  • US Democrats weigh curbing Bush's authority on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    US Democrats said they may move to rein in President George W. Bush's authority to wage war in Iraq after their Republican rivals blocked a Senate resolution condemning Bush's troop buildup.
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  • Democrats Consider New Ways to Limit Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 18 5:47 PM
    Thwarted in their attempt to formally rebuke President Bush, Senate Democrats yesterday shifted their focus to narrowing the U.S. military mission in Iraq.
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  • Australia weighs more trainers for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 6:38 PM
    Australia is considering sending more military trainers to Iraq but does not plan to increase its combat forces there, Prime Minister John Howard said Monday.
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  • Australia may do more in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 5:57 PM
    Australia may increase its assistance to war-ravaged Iraq and Afghanistan but is unlikely to send more combat troops, Prime Minister John Howard announced.
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  • Franklin Park Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 6:12 PM
    A Franklin Park soldier was killed in Iraq when his unit encountered an improvised explosive while on patrol Friday, said officials.
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  • Traumatized US soldiers being treated in 'virtual Iraq' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 4:56 PM
    Traumatized US soldiers are being treated for post-war psychological disorders by going out on patrol in a computer-generated "virtual Iraq," experts told a conference.
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  • Blair: Planning didn't cause Iraq woes Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 4:50 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Sunday rejected suggestions that the ongoing violence in Iraq was because of flawed planning by the U.S.-led coalition, but he also said he felt a deep responsibility to end the killings.
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  • Cheney may seek more Iraq help from Japan, Australia Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 4:51 PM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney will visit Japan and Australia this week to discuss their roles in Iraq and Afghanistan and common challenges like China's rise and North Korea's nuclear programs, officials said.
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  • US Democrats weigh curbing Bush's authority on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 2:42 PM
    US Democrats vowed to find new ways to pressure President George W. Bush over his handling of the Iraq war, after failing to break a Senate deadlock to hold a debate on his unpopular strategy.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,137 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 4:03 PM
    As of Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at least 3,137 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 2,514 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Democrats vow new challenge to Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 1:56 PM
    Leading U.S. Democrats vowed on Sunday to seek a revision in President George W. Bush's 2002 authorization to wage war in Iraq, as a way to raise pressure for a change in strategy.
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  • Reid: Iraq war 'worst foreign policy mistake' in U.S. history Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Feb 18 1:13 PM
    After months of heated rhetoric slamming President Bush's Iraq policy, the Senate's top Democrat moved into new terrain by declaring the Iraq war a worse blunder than Vietnam.
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  • Iraq casts long shadow over Republicans' White House hopes Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 1:07 PM
    Presidential hopefuls from President George W. Bush's Republican Party have an uphill battle ahead of the 2008 elections, stung by their support for the unpopular Iraq war and outshone by Democratic star power.
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  • Democrats new challenge to Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 12:10 PM
    Leading U.S. Democrats vowed on Sunday a push to revise President George W. Bush's 2002 authorization to wage war in Iraq, as a way to raise pressure for a change in strategy.
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  • Senate Democrats mull changes to Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 18 11:57 AM
    A day after Republicans foiled a Democratic bid to repudiate Bush's deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops to Iraq, Senate Democrats pledged renewed efforts to curtail the war.
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  • UK considered Iraq arrest plan Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 26 minutes ago
    The government considered a UK operation to arrest those suspected of killing six Red Caps in Iraq, papers reveal.
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  • Iraq war a big no-no, actor says Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 56 minutes ago
    Labour-supporting actor Richard Wilson says he suffered a nasty loss of heart in Tony Blair over the Iraq war.
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  • Democrats vow to pressure Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 10:17 AM
    Top U.S. Democrats vowed on Sunday to raise pressure on President George W. Bush to shift strategy in Iraq by trying to revise the 2002 congressional resolution that authorized him to wage war.
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  • Suzanne Nossel: Iraq: A Progressive Plan B Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    Congressional Democrats are enmeshed in a dilemma that became inevitable once they took over both chambers of Congress last November. At the time, I made the point that Congressional authority over foreign policy is limited, and that by losing sight of this Democrats would risk assuming the blame for a disaster in Iraq that was not of their own making. The House has passed a non-binding ...
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  • White House urges Congress to free up funding for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 10:14 AM
    The White House urged US lawmakers to put disagreements over the war in Iraq behind them and give the troops on the ground the reinforcements needed to stem the bloodshed.
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  • Despite setback, Democrats vow to pressure Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 9:16 AM
    US Senate Democrats, thwarted in their bid to force a debate on President George W. Bush's planned US troop buildup in Iraq, were expected to step up their pressure on the administration in order to force it to change its strategy in the war.
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  • Senate Dems. weigh new Iraq restrictions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 9:07 AM
    Senate Democrats said Sunday they might try to restrict President Bush's ability to wage war in Iraq by approving a more limited version of the 2002 measure that authorized the use of force against Saddam Hussein.
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  • Kurdistan: The Other Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 18 6:00 PM
    Bob Simon reports from Kurdistan, a peaceful swath of Iraq where Americans are liked, no bombs go off and the Kurdish people yearn to be their own separate country.
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  • Snow disputes claim that Iraq is blunder Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 8:28 AM
    The White House on Sunday disagreed with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claim that the Iraq war was "the worst foreign policy mistake" in U.S. history.
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  • Senate Republicans block Iraq measure Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 6:35 AM
    Republicans blocked the U.S. Senate on Saturday from considering a rebuke to President George W. Bush's Iraq troop buildup, but lawmakers vowed to continue waging a bitter struggle over war policy.
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  • Blair: Planning Didn't Cause Iraq Woes Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 18 5:15 PM
    British Leader Tony Blair Says Bad Planning Is Not Cause of Violence in Iraq
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  • Iraq reopens borders as security drive cuts killings Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 4:15 AM
    Iraq started to reopen its borders with Iran and Syria as the US military said a joint operation with Iraqi forces has begun to stifle the vicious sectarian conflict in Baghdad.
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  • Vietnam Veterans Help Iraq Vets Through Transition Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 18 4:00 PM
    Marines returning from Iraq attended a "warrior debriefing" at Camp Pendleton in San Diego. It's designed to help smooth the transition from a war zone to the Marines' regular lives back at home. Vietnam War veterans warn the troops not to let Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome symptoms go untreated.
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  • Three Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    Three soldiers from Fort Hood were killed in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle, the Defense Department said today.
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  • Howard Doesn't Expect Cheney to Ask for More Iraq Troops Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 18 2:42 PM
    Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Prime Minister John Howard said he doesn't expect U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, who starts a four-day visit to Australia on Feb. 22, to ask for more Australian troops in Iraq.
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  • Snow assails Iraq resolution as premature Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 12 minutes ago
    White House press secretary Tony Snow said a nonbinding House resolution rejecting a surge of American forces into Iraq was premature, even as Democratic senators announced legislation that would revoke authorization for the war Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid yesterday called the "worst foreign-policy mistake in American history."
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  • Senate Democrats May Seek Measure Altering Iraq Role (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 18 12:34 PM
    Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Senate Democrats may consider a new resolution that would redefine the mission of U.S. troops in Iraq, said Senators Carl Levin of Michigan and Joseph Biden of Delaware.
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  • Groundbreaking Iraq films cast shadow over 79th Oscars Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 12:25 AM
    Four years after filmmaker Michael Moore was booed off the stage for protesting the war in Iraq, movies about the conflict are poised to take center stage at this month's 79th Academy Awards ceremony.
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  • News Analysis: U.S. troubles in Iraq create an opening for regional gains by Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 18 4:39 AM
    In recent weeks, President George W. Bush and U.S. military officials have increasingly accused Iran of meddling in Iraq's affairs.
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  • U.S. AND IRAQ OVERLINE Open this result in new window
    The State - 17 minutes ago
    At least 60 killed in market attacks BAGHDAD, Iraq Three days of relative calm were shattered Sunday when two car bombs exploded in a market in New Baghdad, killing at least 60 people and injuring 131.
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  • Secretive force pivotal in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 36 minutes ago
    A shadowy Iranian paramilitary unit smaller than some U.S. Army battalions is at the center of a standoff between Washington and Tehran over the war in Iraq.
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  • White House hopefuls campaigning amid Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Feb 18 1:13 AM
    Democratic presidential hopefuls in the Senate cast symbolic votes Saturday against President Bush's effort to boost troop levels in Iraq amid calls by campaign rivals for Congress to embrace far stronger measures to end the war.
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  • 52% want McConnell to reject Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    Louisville Courier-Journal - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Sen. Mitch McConnell shouldn't support sending more American troops to Iraq.
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  • Senate Democrats fall 4 votes short in bid to force Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 18 4:40 AM
    The U.S. Senate has narrowly rejected an effort to force debate on a resolution opposing President George W. Bush's troop buildup in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Veterans' Debriefing Meant to Smooth Transition Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 18 4:05 PM
    All Things Considered , February 18, 2007 Marines returning from Iraq attended a "warrior debriefing" at Camp Pendleton in San Diego. It's designed to help smooth the transition from a war zone to the Marines' regular lives back at home.
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  • Democrats Prepare For Next Clash in Iraq War Debate Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 18 10:29 AM
    As Iraq war wages on, Senate Democrats consider ways to limit funding for troops, scale back authorization for President Bush to wage war.
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  • Army in Iraq safety recce for Harry Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 18 6:39 PM
    The Army is making preparations to protect Prince Harry as he prepares to deploy to Iraq, it is reported.
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  • Three Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
    8:35 pm Three soldiers from Fort Hood -- Sgt. John D. Rode, 24, of Pineville, N.C., Sgt. Carl L. Seigart, 32, San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Spc. Ronnie G. Madore Jr., 34, of San Diego -- were killed in Iraq on Feb. 14 when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle in Baquba, the Defense Department said Sunday.
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  • Anti-Iraq protest planned for Cheney Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 18 5:59 PM
    Anti-Iraq war protesters will take to the streets during US Vice President Dick Cheney's visit to Sydney.
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  • Australia's Howard rules out Iraq troop increase Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 18 6:38 PM
    _ Australian Prime Minister John Howard has ruled out increasing combat troop numbers in Iraq but is considering sending more training staff for the Iraqi army, a local television network reported Monday.
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  • ALP against sending instructors to Iraq Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    LABOR says it won't back any plan to send more Australian troop instructors to Iraq to help train local forces.
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  • Despite Iraq, we must still be ready to intervene elsewhere Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Whatever your view on invading Iraq, as we move into the end game, there is one thing we can all agree on. Building the postwar peace has been a catastrophe. This is going to sharply influence what the world might look like post-Iraq.
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  • ALP against sending instructors to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    Prime Minister John Howard today flagged the possibility of sending more instructors to Iraq to try to lift the skills and performance of the nation's military forces.
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  • Traumatized soldiers being treated in 'virtual Iraq' Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    SAN FRANCISCO Traumatized U.S. soldiers are being treated for post-war psychological disorders by going out on patrol in a computer-generated "virtual Iraq," experts told a conference on Sunday.
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  • Marine from Franklin Park dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 38 minutes ago
    A Marine from Franklin Park was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq, relatives said Sunday.
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  • Upbeat Blair signals more troop withdrawals from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Further British troop withdrawals from Iraq appeared a step closer yesterday when Tony Blair announced that an operation to put local forces in control of security in Basra was complete.
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  • 63 Die As Blasts Disrupt Iraq Clampdown Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    By BRIAN MURPHY BAGHDAD, Iraq - Militan
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  • Despite setback, Democrats vow more pressure on Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 7:00 PM
    Senate Democrats, thwarted Saturday in their bid to force a debate on President George W. Bush's planned US troop buildup in Iraq, vowed to continue to pressure his administration over its checkered record in the war-torn country.
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  • Reid: Iraq War Worst Foreign Policy Open this result in new window
    R News - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    On Capital Hill, there is no let up in the debate over Iraq. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid isn't mincing words on his feelings about the war. The following is a transcript of what he said on CNN.
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  • Iraq troops inquests are taking 'too long' Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Feb 18 6:16 PM
    The minister in charge of Britain's Armed Forces has admitted that the Government has taken too long to deal with the backlog of inquests into the deaths of soldiers in Iraq.
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  • Mass. congressmen eye new fight over Iraq war funds Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Feb 18 11:08 AM
    Massachusetts lawmakers say they are eager to join fellow House Democrats in targeting a new wartime spending bill to try to force President Bush to change course in Iraq.
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  • Syrian president in Iran to discuss Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 7:46 PM
    Syrian President Bashar Assad arrived in Iran Saturday to discuss Iraq and other Middle East issues with President Mahmoud Ahmadinajed, state-run television reported.
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  • Rudd opposes Iraq military trainer plan Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Feb 18 5:41 PM
    Federal Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd says he does not support the deployment of more military trainers to Iraq.
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  • Hillary will not apologise for backing Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Feb 18 6:17 PM
    Senator Hillary Clinton has defied the Left of the Democratic Party by refusing to apologise for backing the war in Iraq.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,137 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 18 4:03 PM
    As of Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at least 3,137 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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  • Iraq needs our help, says Howard Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Feb 18 5:15 PM
    AUSTRALIA could send more instructors to Iraq to lift the performance of that nation's military forces, Prime Minister John Howard said today.
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  • US Democrats weigh curbing Bush's authority on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush speaks during a press conference in the White House earlier this month. US Democrats said they may move to rein in Bush's authority to wage war in Iraq after their Republican rivals blocked a Senate resolution condemning the president's troop buildup.
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  • San Luis Obispo Army Sergeant Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Los Angeles - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    A San Luis Obispo man, 32, has died while serving in Iraq. The Department of Defense has reported that Army Sergeant Carl L. Seigart died Wednesday in Baqubah when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle.
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  • Iraq reinforcements 'unlikely': Howard Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Feb 18 2:30 PM
    PM doesn't expect Dick Cheney to request extra troops for Iraq but hasn't ruled out providing trainers to help train Iraqi soldiers.
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  • Bomb blasts kill 11 in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 17 7:07 PM
    A twin bombing left 11 dead in northern Iraq and U.S. aircraft went in action against Sunni insurgents west of Baghdad, as Iraqi officials claimed early success in the campaign to restore order in the capital.
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  • Iraq needs our help, says Howard Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Feb 18 5:03 PM
    Speaking ahead of the five-day visit of US Vice-President Dick Cheney, starting on Thursday, Mr Howard said Australia's current troop level in Iraq was appropriate.
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  • Iraq reinforcements 'unlikely' Open this result in new window
    The Age - Feb 18 2:19 PM
    John Howard doesn't expect US Vice-President Dick Cheney to ask for extra Australian combat troops in Iraq.
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  • 63 Die As Blasts Disrupt Iraq Clampdown Open this result in new window
    The Columbian - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants struck back Sunday in their first major blow against a U.S.-led security clampdown in Baghdad with car bombings that killed at least 63 people, left scores injured and sent a grim message to officials boasting that extremist factions were on the run.
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  • Titusville Soldier Killed By IED In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WJXT Jacksonville - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- A soldier from Titusville has been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Saturday. Pfc. Branden C. Cummings, 20, died Feb. 14 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle during combat operations.
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  • Army sergeant killed in Iraq made love of cars a military career Open this result in new window
    KESQ - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. A 32-year-old San Luis Obispo man has died while serving in Iraq.
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  • Debate Over Iraq Follows McCain to Iowa Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 17 5:19 PM
    DES MOINES, Feb. 17 -- The war in Iraq followed Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) to Iowa on Saturday, as the Republican presidential candidate faced a series of skeptical questions about the lack of progress in the conflict and whether he or anyone has a plan for success.
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  • Corker makes first trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Feb 18 2:28 PM
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Bob Corker was in Iraq on Sunday to learn more about the war after sitting through hours of testimony in committee hearings on the situation there.
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  • Soldier From Wichita Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIBW-TV Topeka - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    A serviceman who hailed from Wichita, Kansas..has been killed in the war in Iraq. Chad Marsh's family confirms he was killed in the line of duty this weekend. Marsh was a 2005 graduate of Wichita Northwest High School grad.. and served as an army private.
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  • Three Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 13 Texas - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Three soldiers from Fort Hood were killed in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle, the Defense Department said Sunday.
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  • Iran?s Chance: U.S. Troubles in Iraq Create Opening for Regional Shift Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 17 4:35 PM
    While American officials have increasingly accused Iran of interfering in Iraq, from Iran?s perspective it is the United States that is meddling in its backyard.
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  • British, American troops not to blame for bloodshed in Iraq: Blair Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Sunday that the British and American armies were not to be held responsible for the killings in Iraq, but it was their duty to end the violence there.
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  • Report: Prince Harry due in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 17 5:43 PM
    LONDON, England (AP) -- Prince Harry will be serving as a soldier in Iraq by the end of the month, a British newspaper reported Saturday.
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  • Howard may send extra trainers to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Feb 18 6:39 PM
    Australia could send more instructors to Iraq to try to lift the skills and performance of the nation's military forces, Prime Minister John Howard said on Monday.
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  • Franklin Park Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Action News 4 Pittsburgh - Feb 18 6:15 PM
    A Franklin Park soldier was killed in Iraq when his unit encountered an improvised explosive while on patrol, say officials.
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  • Iraq Blasts Kill 63, Send Grim Message Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Feb 18 5:11 PM
    By BRIAN MURPHY BAGHDAD, Iraq - Militant
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  • Howard flags increased Iraq training commitment Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 18 1:09 PM
    Prime Minister John Howard says there is a case for sending more military trainers to Iraq to help build the skills of the Iraqi security forces.
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  • Cheney talks to cover Iraq; Hicks Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 18 2:02 PM
    Australia will be asked for more help in Iraq and Afghanistan when US Vice-President Dick Cheney meets John Howard this week.
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  • Franklin Park Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPXI-TV Pittsburgh - Feb 18 6:37 PM
    United States Marine Corp. Infantry Captain Todd Siebert of Franklin Park makes the ultimate sacrifice. He was killed in Iraq on Friday.
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  • Democrats vow to challenge Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Feb 18 5:44 PM
    WASHINGTON: Leading US Democrats vowed on Sunday to seek a revision in President George W Bush's 2002 authorisation to wage war in Iraq, as a way to raise pressure for a change in strategy.
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  • Mississippi soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Clarion-Ledger - Feb 18 5:51 PM
    A Mississippi Army National Guard soldier was killed yesterday in Iraq. Sgt. 1st Class William C. Spillers, 39, of Terry died in Baghdad from a non-combat injury, according to a news release from the Mississippi National Guard. The release did not elaborate on how Spillers died. He was assigned to the Jackson-based 230th Finance Detachment, the release said. About 21 members of the unit were ...
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  • Democrats regroup after setback on Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Feb 18 2:23 PM
    WASHINGTON Democrats vowed Sunday to find new ways to pressure President George W Bush over his handling of the Iraq war, after failing to break a Senate deadlock to hold a debate on his unpopular strategy.
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  • 300 Camp Lejeune Marines come home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - Feb 18 6:24 PM
    About 300 Marines returned to their North Carolina base Sunday from duty in Iraq's Anbar province and another 900 are expected to follow this week as the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment comes home.
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  • US Democrats weigh curbing Bush's authority on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Feb 18 2:22 PM
    WASHINGTON - US Democrats Sunday vowed to find new ways to pressure President George W. Bush over his handling of the Iraq war, after failing to break a Senate deadlock to hold a debate on his unpopular strategy.
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  • Senate GOP foils debate on Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:55 PM
    The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown Saturday as Republicans foiled a Democratic bid to repudiate President Bush's deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops.
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  • Loebsack headed to Iraq for visit with Congressional delegation Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - Feb 18 5:00 PM
    DES MOINES, Iowa Representative Dave Loebsack, an Iowa Democrat, will travel to Iraq next week with a bipartisan Congressional delegation in an effort to gain greater insight on the war.
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  • Hitting the books in Iraq's war zone Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Feb 18 3:46 AM
    Troops earning credits, degrees online while serving overseas Jared Perry was headed toward a college degree when a military call-up to Iraq interrupted his junior year.
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  • Australia may do more in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Feb 18 5:49 PM
    Australian Prime Minister John Howard (front) and US Vice President Dick Cheney (back) in Washington, DC. Ahead of Chene's visit, John Howard announced that Australia may increase its assistance to war-ravaged Iraq and Afghanistan but is unlikely to send more combat troops.
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  • Iraq films on front line Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Feb 18 2:01 PM
    FOUR years after filmmaker Michael Moore was booed off the stage for protesting the war in Iraq, movies about the conflict are poised to take centre stage at this month's 79th Academy Awards ceremony.
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  • Where did Al-Queda get the technology to down US copters in Iraq and Afghanistan? Open this result in new window
    India Daily - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    America has lost a number of copters in Iraq and may be a few in Afghanistan. An Al-Queda internal document revealed in the media show that they were planning to target US Air Force in Iraq and perhaps also in Afghanistan.
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  • US Democrats vow to limit Iraq war mission Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 18 12:36 PM
    The Democratic Party in the US is vowing to press ahead with its attempt to limit George W Bush's ability to continue the war in Iraq.
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  • '08 hopefuls campaign amid vote on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 18 12:30 PM
    WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential hopefuls in the Senate cast symbolic votes Saturday against President Bush's effort to boost troop levels in Iraq amid calls by campaign rivals for Congress to...
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  • Cheney may seek more Iraq help from Japan, Australia Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Feb 18 5:19 PM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney, pictured in 2006, will visit Japan and Australia this week to discuss their roles in Iraq and Afghanistan and common challenges like China's rise and North Korea's nuclear programs, officials said.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,135 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:19 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at least 3,135 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 2,514 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Traumatized US soldiers being treated in 'virtual Iraq' Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Feb 18 5:22 PM
    A US soldier looks at the sky as he sits atop of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle during a patrol on the outskirts of Baghdad, in 2005. Traumatized US soldiers are being treated for post-war psychological disorders by going out on patrol in a computer-generated "virtual Iraq," experts told a conference.
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