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  • Iraq war spawns growing refugee problem Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Decades after the Middle East was hit by the mass uprooting of Palestinians, it is again struggling with a gigantic refugee problem this time from Iraq.
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  • Japan FM calls U.S. Iraq policy immature--media Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso has criticised U.S. policy in Iraq, saying American actions following the initial fighting in 2003 have been "immature," Japanese media reports said on Sunday.
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  • Bush says U.S. military commitment in Iraq is not open-ended Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    President Bush squarely addressed the issue most on the mind of House Democrats, saying Saturday that deep divisions over the Iraq war need not bring anyone's patriotism into question.
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  • Japan's FM calls US operation in Iraq 'naive' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Japan's foreign minister has criticised the US occupation of Iraq as "very naive" and blamed it for spiralling unrest there, in another swipe at US tactics by the key Washington ally.
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  • Security Contracts to Continue in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 03 5:59 PM
    The Defense Department plans to continue hiring private contractors to provide security at reconstruction projects in Iraq and to train U.S. and Iraqi military officers in counterinsurgency, despite problems with past contracts for such jobs that traditionally have been done by military personnel.
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  • Britain: 15 troops under 18 sent to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 6:20 PM
    Fifteen British troops under the age of 18 have been "inadvertently" sent to fight in Iraq, violating a U.N. protocol on children's rights, the government said Sunday.
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  • Doubts Run Deep on Reforms Crucial to Bush's Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 03 5:59 PM
    The success of the Bush administration's new Iraq strategy depends on a series of rapid and dramatic political and economic reforms that even the plan's authors have little confidence will work.
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  • Mavericks Both, but Different Iraq Paths Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 03 3:28 PM
    John McCain and Chuck Hagel, maverick Republican senators who have been allies and friends, are divided over the Iraq war.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 4:41 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at least 3,096 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 2,480 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Truck bomber kills 135 in deadliest Iraq blast Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 3:12 PM
    A suicide bomber killed 135 people on Saturday in the deadliest single bombing in Iraq since the 2003 war, driving a truck laden with one ton of explosives into a market in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 2:49 PM
    A day after US intelligence painted a grim picture of President George W. Bush's plan for Iraq, Bush asked Democrats for bipartisan cooperation to end the war.
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  • Op-Chart: 31 Days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 03 3:43 PM
    A visual depiction of the continuing human cost of the Iraq war.
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  • Bush to seek billions for war in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 1:53 PM
    President George W. Bush will ask Congress for hundreds of billions more dollars for fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, a US paper reported.
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  • Iraq war vote may hinge on GOP handful Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 12:52 PM
    A few senators from President Bush's own party may determine the outcome of an Iraq war vote this week that would deal a blow to him. These Republicans, facing re-election in 2008, must weigh party loyalty and voters' anger at an unpopular war.
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  • Debate on Iraq healthy, Bush tells Democrats Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 11:30 AM
    President Bush, speaking to House of Representatives Democrats he has battled for six years, said on Saturday he welcomed a vigorous debate on his plan to increase U.S. combat troops in Iraq and he did not question the patriotism of critics.
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  • Vietnam vets to vote on Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 10:03 AM
    Four senators who will vote this week on putting more troops in Iraq bear the scars of another war in another time, in a place called Vietnam. Three will vote against sending more troops. One will vote the other way.
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  • Two soldiers die as another U.S. military helicopter goes down in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 03 10:40 AM
    A U.S. helicopter went down Friday in Iraq for the fourth time in two weeks, killing two soldiers on board, and America's top general acknowledged that its aircraft were increasingly in danger from ground fire. Witnesses and local police said two helicopters were flying together when gunmen opened fire, sending one of the aircraft crashing to the ground, smoke trailing behind it, near Taji, an ...
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  • 127 slaughtered in deadliest Iraq attack this year Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 11:01 AM
    A suicide bomber blew up his Mercedes truck near a central Baghdad market in Iraq's deadliest attack so far this year, killing at least 127 people just ahead of the nighttime curfew.
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  • Kickoff at 2 a.m. in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    It is one of America's biggest bases in Iraq, and it is primed for the biggest football game of the year.
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  • Iraq vote could hinge on few GOP senators Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    A few senators from President Bush's own party may determine the outcome of an Iraq war vote this week that would hurt him. These Republicans, facing re-election in 2008, must weigh party loyalty and voters' anger at an unpopular war.
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  • 102 slaughtered in Iraq's deadliest attack this year Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 9:01 AM
    A suicide bomber has blown up his truck near a Baghdad market in Iraq's deadliest attack so far this year, killing at least 102 people just ahead of the nighttime curfew.
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  • Bush: Iraq commitment is not open-ended Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 7:59 AM
    President Bush told House Democrats on Saturday the U.S. military commitment in Iraq "is not open-ended" and the Baghdad government must show tangible improvement on the political front.
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  • Under-18s were deployed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 03 4:56 PM
    Fifteen soldiers aged 17 were deployed to Iraq in the first two years of the conflict, the government discloses.
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  • Mercenaries are second largest force in Iraq: UN official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 6:45 AM
    Between 30,000 and 50,000 mercenaries are working in Iraq, making them the second largest military force there after the occupying United States.
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  • Bush calls for US debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 03 3:51 PM
    US President George W Bush tells Democrats he welcomes debate in a conciliatory speech on Iraq.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 03 5:03 PM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Saturday, According to Count by the Associated Press
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  • An Iraq Colonel on Vietnam Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 03 4:22 AM
    As the Bush administration seeks a new course in Iraq, the Pentagon is likely to be listening to one unusual Army officer, Col. H.R. McMaster. A Desert Storm hero who holds a PhD in history, he led the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment in a 2005 offensive in the Iraqi city of Tall Afar that is often cited as a model of shrewd counterinsurgency tactics. McMaster was also a key member of a secretive ...
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  • Nine killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 4:11 AM
    At least nine people have been killed in a series of attacks across Iraq, including six police commandos shot dead near the northern town of Samarra.
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  • Iraq Battles a Shadowy Shiite Death Cult Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Feb 03 5:21 PM
    Iraqi forces struggle in the battle against a shadowy Shiite death cult. And that's only a small part of the problems they're facing in Iraq's south.
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  • U.S. intelligence paints gloomy picture of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 1:42 AM
    U.S. intelligence experts painted a gloomy picture of Iraq, saying in a report seen on Friday sectarian bloodshed had surpassed the threat from al Qaeda and warning of the consequences of a rapid U.S. withdrawal.
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  • Another U.S. helicopter lost in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 1:17 AM
    A U.S. Army helicopter crashed Friday in a hail of gunfire north of Baghdad, police and witnesses said the fourth lost in Iraq in the last two weeks. The U.S. command said two crew members were killed, and the top U.S. general conceded that insurgent ground fire has become more effective.
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  • Underdogs demand Iraq war's end, troops home Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 32 minutes ago
    Democratic candidates whom many consider underdogs for the presidential nomination in 2008 continued their party's attacks on the Iraq war yesterday, demanding it be ended and the troops brought home immediately.
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  • Deadliest blast kills 135 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 30 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD -- A suicide bomber killed 135 persons yesterday in the deadliest single explosion in Iraq since the 2003 war began, driving a truck laden with a ton of explosives into a market in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • Capitol Notes: EFPs becoming most feared weapon in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Remember these three letters: EFP. What they represent may soon supplant IEDs as the most feared insurgent weapon in Iraq.
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  • President 'stood his ground on Iraq' at meeting with Dems Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 03 11:44 AM
    President Bush ventured today into enemy territory--a meeting of House Democrats--and found ground for agreement on at least one aspect of the Iraq war. He said the government of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki must move in beside American forces to quell sectarian violence.
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  • In pictures: Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 03 9:42 AM
    Images of violence across Iraq on 3 February 2007 - one of the bloodiest days in the conflict so far.
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  • Children deployed to fight in Iraq Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    Fifteen children have been deployed to fight in Iraq since June 2003, it has been disclosed.
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  • Analysts: Iraq report lays out tough road for success Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 02 10:29 PM
    The national intelligence estimate on Iraq released Friday does not address whether the president's plan to "surge" up to 21,500 troops into Iraq will work, but it lays out an extremely chaotic and complex situation that will make it difficult for those troops to succeed, intelligence and military analysts told CNN.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 4 minutes ago
    A DAY after US intelligence painted a grim picture of President George W. Bush's plan for Iraq, Mr Bush today asked Democrats for bipartisan cooperation to end the war.
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  • U.S. intel report: Iraq spiraling down Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 10:12 PM
    The U.S. acknowledged Friday that Iraq is spiraling downward, with sectarian animosity growing and new Iraqi troops being added too slowly in a precarious mix that could draw the country's neighbors into the violence if American troops leave.
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  • Iraq War Spawns Growing Refugee Problem Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 03 9:48 AM
    Iraq War Spawns Growing Refugee Problem; U.N. Estimates 1 Million Iraqis Are in Syria Alone
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  • Government Says Fifteen British Troops Under The Age Of 18 Sent To Fight In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - The government said on Saturday that fifteen British troops under the age of 18 have been "inadvertently" sent to fight in Iraq. This is contravening a U.N. protocol on children's rights.
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  • Bush: Military Commitment In Iraq Not Open-Ended Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Los Angeles - 3 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush said today that the U.S. military commitment in Iraq "is not open-ended," and that the Baghdad government must show tangible improvement on the political front. CBS News Interactive: 110th Congress
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  • Britain: 15 Troops Under 18 Sent to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 03 5:52 PM
    Fifteen British troops under the age of 18 have been "inadvertently" sent to fight in Iraq, contravening a U.N. protocol on children's rights, the government said Sunday.
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  • U.S. Intelligence Report Sees Rising Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 03 9:52 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , February 3, 2007 Small portions of the National Intelligence Estimate on the situation in Iraq were released this week. It says political extremism is on the rise, along with insurgent violence and sees more chaos ahead.
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  • U.S. Intelligence Report Sees Rising Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 03 9:42 AM
    Small portions of the National Intelligence Estimate on the situation in Iraq were released this week. It says political extremism is on the rise, along with insurgent violence -- and sees more chaos ahead.
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  • New Iraq report lays bare challenges to Bush plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 8:23 PM
    Even if US President George W. Bush's new Iraq plan succeeds militarily by quelling violence in Baghdad, US spy agencies warn, the war-torn country's political leaders may fail to avert disaster.
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  • Bush: Military Commitment In Iraq Not Open-Ended Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Los Angeles - 37 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush said today that the U.S. military commitment in Iraq "is not open-ended," and that the Baghdad government must show tangible improvement on the political front.
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  • Tom Hanson: With war in Iraq, Powell lecture a hot ticket Open this result in new window
    Naples Daily News - 2 minutes ago
    Laura Chiocchi, a 30-year-old Fort Myers college student, thinks the United States should finish what it started in Iraq. Chiocchi started a long line Saturday morning at Alico Arena on the Florida Gulf Coast University campus. She and hundreds waited for tickets for an upcoming lecture by Gen. Colin Powell.
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  • Japan brands US Iraq mission naive Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    JAPAN'S Foreign Minister has criticised the US occupation of Iraq as "very naive" and blamed it for spiralling unrest there, in another swipe at US tactics by the key Washington ally.
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  • Iraq commitment not open ended: Bush Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    US President George W Bush has told Democrats that America's commitment to Iraq was not open ended and that the government of Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki must rise to the occasion.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Gone was Mr Bush's insistence upon being the decider on Iraq policy as he addressed Democrats of the House of Representatives which, like the Senate, is under Democratic control largely thanks to voter impatience with Mr Bush's wartime performance.
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  • Analysis Is Bleak on Iraq?s Future Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 02 7:13 PM
    A new National Intelligence Estimate about Iraq?s future left the White House and its opponents vying over whether its findings buttressed their vastly different views.
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  • Heat on Iraq comes Rice's way now Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Feb 03 4:16 PM
    WASHINGTON - For six years, first as national security adviser and then as secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice worked under the cover of a very effective shield: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who was the administration's lightning rod for criticism over its handling of Iraq. But in recent weeks, with Rumsfeld gone, Rice has faced increased, and somewhat unfamiliar, criticism. At a Senate ...
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  • Iraq 'surge' little more than a trickle so far Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 8:05 PM
    The "surge" in US and Iraqi troops to Baghdad is still little more than a trickle three weeks after President George W. Bush unveiled a new strategy to take on Iraq's sectarian violence.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 03 4:41 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at least 3,096 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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  • MN Guard soldier dies in Iraq, apparently of heart attack Open this result in new window
    Minnesota Public Radio - Feb 03 5:08 PM
    A Minnesota National Guard soldier who died at Camp Adder in Iraq was found in his room in his barracks after apparently suffering a heart attack or aneurysm.
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  • Minnesota Guard soldier died of natural causes while serving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    La Crosse Tribune - 9 minutes ago
    Winona native Sgt. Maj. Michael Mettille apparently died of natural causes Thursday while serving with the Minnesota National Guard in Iraq.
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  • Bush says Iraq war has sapped 'our nation's soul' Open this result in new window
    The Hill - Feb 03 3:30 PM
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. Speaking to House Democrats Saturday at a resort in this historic town, President Bush admitted that the countrys morale has suffered because of the war in Iraq.
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  • Iraq, and Analysis, Revisited Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 02 6:10 PM
    The intelligence community's bleak set of judgments about Iraq, made public yesterday, differs significantly from the flawed assessments of that country's alleged weapons programs that the White House released more than four years ago.
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  • Republicans Plan to Block Iraq Debate Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 02 6:56 PM
    The Democratic majority leader responded that the move was essentially filibustering a debate of Iraq policy to avoid a judgment on the president.
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  • Oklahoma Poll - President Bush And Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOTV 6 Tulsa - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    With President Bush's national poll numbers at an all-time low, the News on 6 teamed with the Tulsa World to ask Oklahomans about the war in Iraq.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - A day after US intelligence painted a grim picture of President George W. Bushs plan for Iraq, Bush on Saturday asked Democrats for bipartisan cooperation to end the war.
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  • Cheney held up Iraq probe, senator says Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Feb 03 2:00 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney exerted ''constant'' pressure on the Republican former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee to stall an investigation into the Bush administration's use of flawed intelligence on Iraq, the panel's Democratic chairman charged Thursday.
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  • Rural America Shoulders Burden In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 03 5:00 AM
    While the President urges citizens to forget or ignore the Iraq War and its costs, rural America is carrying the burden, with 60 percent higher death rates ? and no one seems to notice, says The Nation .
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  • A divided GOP tries to map Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Feb 03 2:02 PM
    Republican misgivings over President Bush's new war strategy are increasingly dividing the GOP as the Senate moves toward a showdown over the deployment of 21,500 additional troops to Iraq.
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  • India sends secy on Iraq mission  Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Feb 03 1:16 PM
    New Delhi has stepped up its efforts to have a say in the reconstruction of post-war Iraq, as External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha called up his British counterpart Jack Straw and dispatched R.M. Abhyankar, secretary (Asia, North Africa), to Amman, Damascus and Ankara, armed with a brief holding discussions on the future of Baghdad. During his 20-minute talk Straw, Sinha reflected on ...
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  • Govt eyes Iraq's textile market  Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Feb 03 1:16 PM
    India will make all out efforts to tap the textile market in Iraq after the situation normalises, said the Union Textile Minister Kashiram Rana on Monday. He said, ''Iraq is a quota-free country and India has good chances of capturing the textile market there.'' The Minister said he was in favour of promoting joint ventures between Iraq and India, adding India was even ready to train Iraqi ...
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  • Intel report questions Bush's Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Feb 03 1:27 PM
    A new U.S. intelligence assessment released today raises serious doubts about President Bush's latest strategy for stabilizing Iraq, saying that the Iraqi police and army will not be capable of assuming responsibility for security before mid-2008.
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  • Iraq debate healthy, Bush tells Democrats Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - 30 minutes ago
    Williamsburg, Virginia: President George W. Bush, speaking to House of Representatives Democrats he has battled for six years, yesterday said he welcomed a vigorous debate on his plans to increase US combat troops in Iraq and he did not question the patriotism of critics.
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  • Truck bomber kills 135 in deadliest Iraq blast Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Feb 03 3:24 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 135 people on Saturday in the deadliest single bombing in Iraq since the 2003 war, driving a truck laden with one tonne of explosives into a market in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • Local Soldier Killed In Iraq Remembered Open this result in new window
    WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Feb 03 5:30 PM
    A local soldier who was killed in Iraq is remembered as a hero.
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  • Lorry bomber kills 135 in deadliest Iraq blast Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Feb 03 3:20 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 135 people on Saturday in the deadliest single bombing in Iraq since the 2003 war, driving a lorry laden with one tonne of explosives into a market in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Feb 03 4:57 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at least 3,096 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.
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  • US intelligence sees elements of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 2:46 PM
    A key US intelligence assessment said the conflict in Iraq has elements of a civil war and predicted more sectarian upheaval and institutional collapse if US forces withdraw soon.
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  • Bears a diversion from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Northwest Herald - Feb 03 4:38 PM
    Im enjoying watching on TV and reading in the newspaper about the Bears success. We, as Americans, can enjoy all of the fun and activity surrounding the Super Bowl. What a pleasant event and a relief from news reports of death and destruction in Iraq day after day that make us all feel sad.
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  • Reality Check: 50 Minnesotans Dead In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb 03 4:30 PM
    Since the war in Iraq began, 50 Minnesotans have died. Video: Pat Kessler Reports More Political News More Reality Check
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  • Two more Americans die in Iraq; car bombing south of Baghdad Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Two more Americans have been killed in Iraq.
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  • An Attack on Iran to Make Up for the Iraq Failures? Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Feb 03 4:23 PM
    It makes sense that if somebody is trying to harm our troops or stop us from achieving our goals or killing innocent citizens in Iraq, that we will stop them. Our policy is going to be to protect our troops. It makes sense.
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  • U.S. intelligence sees elements of Iraq "civil war" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 2:11 PM
    U.S. intelligence concluded that key elements of Iraq's violence rose to the level of "civil war" in a report on Friday that the White House said justified a troop increase and Democrats seized on as proof of a failed strategy.
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  • U-S military reports deaths of five more U.S. soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The U-S military has reported the deaths of five soldiers in Iraq. Two were killed by a roadside bomb south of Baghdad yesterday. The military statement says their unit was investigating battle positions in the area when the attack occurred.
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  • Iraq suffers worst single attack Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - 22 minutes ago
    A suicide bomber in a truck laden with one ton of explosives has killed at least 135 people - the deadliest single bombing in Iraq since the war.
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  • Iraq fires Democrats as 2008 rivals square off Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 2:15 PM
    Hillary Clinton vowed to end the Iraq war and star rival Barack Obama pledged to purge politics of cynicism as Democratic White House hopefuls landed the first blows of the 2008 campaign.
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  • Soldiers Share Their View of Iraq Open this result in new window
    KSNT Topeka - Feb 03 3:27 PM
    A group of soldiers recently back from Iraq came together to share their experiences Saturday. The panel talked about several issues, from weapons, to the Iraqi public, to the troop surge.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,092 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 3:31 PM
    As of Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at least 3,092 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 2,480 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Vietnam Vets to Vote on Iraq Troop Surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 03 10:03 AM
    Four senators who will vote this week on putting more troops in Iraq bear the scars of another war in another time, in a place called Vietnam.
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  • British government says it 'inadvertently' sent 15 child soldiers to Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNews - Feb 03 6:29 PM
    LONDON (AP) - Fifteen British soldiers under the age of 18 have been "inadvertently" sent to fight in Iraq, contravening a UN protocol on children's rights, the government said Sunday.
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  • Iraq slaughter takes more than 120 lives Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Feb 03 5:21 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - A suicide bomber driving a truck loaded with a ton of explosives hidden beneath cooking oil, canned food and bags of flour obliterated a Baghdad food market, killing at least 121 people in one of the most fearsome attacks in the capital since the US invasion in 2003.
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  • Amnesty supporting US army Iraq refusenik Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 1:38 PM
    Amnesty International said a US army officer would be a prisoner of conscience if a pending court martial convicts him of disobeying orders to go to Iraq.
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  • U.S. can't prove Iran link to Iraq strife Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 03 12:01 AM
    Despite pledges to show evidence, officials have repeatedly put off presenting their case. WASHINGTON Bush administration officials acknowledged Friday that they had yet to compile evidence strong enough to back up publicly their claims that Iran is fomenting violence against U.S. troops in Iraq.
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  • Bush says military commitment in Iraq is not open-ended Open this result in new window
    WDBJ 7 Roanoke - Feb 03 6:29 PM
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. President Bush has admitted to Democrats that his plan to send more than 21-thousand additional troops to Iraq is one that has caused a lot of debate, but he says the U-S military commitment in Iraq "is not open-ended."
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  • Highlights of Iraq intelligence report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 12:10 PM
    Main findings of the declassified portion of the National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq:
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  • U.S. spy chiefs issue grim report on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 03 12:01 AM
    Stability isn't possible within a year, they say, even if the fighting can be slowed. WASHINGTON Iraq is unraveling at an accelerating rate, and even if U.S. and Iraqi forces can slow the spreading violence, the country's fragile government is unlikely to deliver stability to its people during the next year, according to a much-anticipated assessment by U.S. intelligence agencies.
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  • Mogadore Sailor Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 2:01 PM
    A 22-year-old sailor from Mogadore was killed Thursday in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced.
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  • Bush seeks $100 billion for Iraq in 2007 Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 12:55 PM
    President George W. Bush will ask Congress for $99.7 billion for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for rest of fiscal year 2007 and more than $145 billion for fiscal year 2008, a Bush administration official said on Friday.
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  • 2008 Democratic hopefuls call for Iraq war's end Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 1:24 PM
    Six Democratic presidential hopefuls courted party leaders on Friday with calls to end the Iraq war but offered divergent views on how to do it, saying the debate would be a crucial test of Democratic leadership.
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  • U.S. report predicts more Iraq chaos / Intelligence agencies say stability unlikely within 18 months Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 03 3:50 AM
    Iraq is unraveling at an accelerating rate, and even if U.S. and Iraqi forces can slow the spreading violence, the country's fragile government is unlikely to deliver stability to its people during the next year, according to a much-anticipated assessment by...
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  • In Iraq, Kurds train to battle Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 12:07 PM
    Deep in the mountains of eastern Iraq, a cluster of mud huts and the chatter of machine gun fire reveal another piece of the jigsaw puzzle called Kurdistan.
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  • Intra-religious strife lacerating Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sunday Observer - Feb 03 12:31 PM
    Next to the mind-numbing number of lives being lost, what is most disquieting about the current round of bloody Sunni-Shia strife in mainly Iraq and Pakistan, are the deep divisions in the Muslim community worldwide it is triggering.
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  • Bush says U.S. military commitment in Iraq is not open-ended Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 03 8:20 AM
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - President Bush told House Democrats on Saturday the U.S. military commitment in Iraq "is not open-ended" and the Baghdad government must show tangible improvement on the...
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