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  • Democrats press Bush to change Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    Democratic critics of the Iraq war seized the offensive at both ends of the Capitol on Tuesday, disclosing plans for a symbolic rejection by the House of President Bush's decision to deploy additional troops and filing legislation in the Senate to require withdrawal of U.S. military personnel.
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  • Military Wants More Civilians to Help in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Senior military officers have warned that the new Iraq strategy could fail unless civilians step forward quickly to carry out plans for reconstruction and political development.
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  • Democrats, Bremer Spar Over Iraq Spending Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    House Democrats criticized former Iraq occupation administrator L. Paul Bremer yesterday for disbursing nearly $9 billion in Iraqi oil revenue without instituting accounting systems to track more carefully how those funds were being used by Iraqi officials.
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  • Iranian diplomat may have been arrested in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 06 6:27 PM
    Iraq's government spokesman said Tuesday that the Iranian Embassy in Baghdad told his country that an Iranian diplomat believed to have been kidnapped days ago instead had been arrested.
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  • Waxman raps Ex-Iraq chief over aid funds Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    House Democrats, taking charge of investigations now that they control Congress, grilled the former U.S. occupation chief in Iraq on Tuesday about the way he doled out up to $12 billion of Iraqi dollars without accounting for the money.
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  • Bremer admits errors in rebuilding Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    The former head of the U.S.-led occupation in Iraq testified at a congressional hearing Tuesday that he and the Bush administration made mistakes, including inadequate planning.
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  • Then and now, U.S. shows little understanding of Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 06 5:01 PM
    Then and now, U.S. shows little understanding of Iraq
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  • Refugees are an overlooked casualty of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 06 4:40 PM
    Refugees are an overlooked casualty of Iraq war
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  • Waxman Raps Ex-Iraq Chief Over Aid Funds Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 06 4:17 PM
    WASHINGTON -- House Democrats, taking charge of investigations now that they control Congress, grilled the former U.S. occupation chief in Iraq on Tuesday about the way he doled out billions of Iraqi dollars without accounting for the money.
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  • Gates: US could reposition troops if Iraq fails Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 3:57 PM
    US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he could envision circumstances in which the United States would "reposition" its forces in Iraq to get them out of harm's way.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,102 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 4:33 PM
    As of Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at least 3,102 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 2,492 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • House schedules vote on Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 3:07 PM
    The Democratic-controlled House is planning to vote next week on opposing President Bush's Iraq troop buildup in a wartime clash between Congress and commander in chief.
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  • US Democrats renew bid to censure Bush's troop hike in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 3:49 PM
    Democrats in Congress vowed to press ahead with efforts to pass a resolution criticizing US President George W. Bush's new Iraq war plan, just one day after a censure motion faltered badly in the Senate.
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  • Gates says he hopes to begin bringing troops home from Iraq late this year Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 06 3:12 PM
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates testified today that if President Bush's new plan for Iraq succeeds, he hopes to begin bringing home U.S. troops late this year, but cautioned that U.S. forces will likely remain in Iraq "for a number of years."
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  • Democrats grill US point man in Iraq over missing billions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 3:12 PM
    Alleging incompetence and cronyism, US House Democrats opened an investigation into billions of missing dollars meant for rebuilding Iraq under former Coalition Provisional Authority head Paul Bremer.
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  • Senate stalled but House pledges to act on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 3:37 PM
    Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday set up a confrontation with President George W. Bush over Iraq, but the Senate was deadlocked on whether to pass judgment on the unpopular war.
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  • Defense chief: Iraq drawdown could begin this year Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 06 12:54 PM
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday that the United States could start withdrawing troops from Iraq later this year -- "if circumstances on the ground permit."
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  • House to Debate Measure Opposing Bush?s Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 06 1:28 PM
    House Democratic leaders expressed frustration over a political breakdown in the Senate over Iraq.
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  • White House stifles victory cry over blocked Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 12:19 PM
    US President George W. Bush succeeded in pressuring fellow Republicans to block a vote on a Senate resolution critical of his Iraq policy, but the White House refrained from crowing too soon.
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  • US tells Syria's Assad to put words into action on helping steady Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 12:18 PM
    The United States chided Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for claiming his government could play a major role in helping stabilize Iraq, telling him actions speak louder than words.
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  • Water deal exposes secret Iraq contracts Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 11:22 AM
    CIA officers operating in northern Iraq bought drinking water from a bottling plant there for years prior to the 2003 invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.
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  • Bush Daring Dems on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 06 11:02 AM
    The White House's political strategy on Iraq is coming into focus.
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  • Two U.S. Military Service Members Die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 06 11:02 AM
    The U.S. military announced today that two more American service members have been killed in Iraq.
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  • Senate Leaders Continue Squabbling Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 06 9:24 AM
    Senate leaders squabbled yesterday over how to consider resolutions opposing President Bush's plan for more troops in Iraq, but the quarrel did not stop lawmakers from launching an informal debate on the chamber floor over the conflict.
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  • Iraq Raid Video Shows `Terrible Accident,' U.S. Says (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- A videotape of a U.S. air strike in Iraq in 2003 that resulted in the death of a U.K. soldier reveals a ``terrible accident,'' U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said.
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  • Gates considering next steps in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 8:41 AM
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted Tuesday the increase in U.S. forces in Iraq is "not the last chance" to succeed and conceded he's considering what steps to take if the buildup doesn't work.
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  • Waxman Probes Iraq Contracting, Missing $12 Billion Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 8:33 AM
    Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Representative Henry Waxman, kicking off hearings on government contracting, questioned former Ambassador L. Paul Bremer today on what happened to as much as $12 billion in unaccounted-for cash spent when he was in charge of rebuilding Iraq.
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  • House taking up Iraq troop measure next week Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 9:17 AM
    The U.S. House of Representatives will take up a resolution next week disapproving of President George W. Bush's decision to add 21,500 American troops in Iraq, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Tuesday.
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  • Iraq Translators Face Closed Door U.S. Immigration Policy Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 06 4:55 PM
    A delayed refugee crisis in Iraq has left thousands of translators, aides to Americans in Iraq and others fleeing religious persecution and violent reprisal from making escape to a welcoming United States.
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  • Dems: Iraq Senate Debate Inevitable Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 06 7:00 AM
    A lengthy Senate floor debate on the Iraq war is inevitable, despite a Republican effort to block it, Democrats say
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  • Pentagon could boost Iraq troop increase by 3,000 Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 7:59 AM
    The Pentagon could boost the number of additional forces being sent to Iraq, adding as many as 3,000 troops to the 21,500 being deployed under the president's war plan, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Tuesday.
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  • Iranian Envoy Seized in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 06 6:44 AM
    Gunmen wearing Iraqi army uniforms seized an Iranian diplomat as he drove through central Baghdad, officials said Tuesday. Tehran condemned the abduction and blamed U.S. forces in Iraq
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  • House To Confront Bush On Iraq Next Week Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 06 4:30 PM
    With debate in the Senate stalled, the House said it would vote next week on a resolution opposing President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the buildup was "not the last chance" to succeed in Iraq.
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  • Dems: Senate debate on Iraq inevitable Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 5:46 AM
    A lengthy Senate floor debate on the Iraq war is inevitable, despite a Republican effort to block it, Democrats say, as negotiations on how to move forward were expected to continue Tuesday.
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  • Arab states fear Iraq-style democracy: PM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 5:36 AM
    Iraq's embattled Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has charged that some Arab countries were afraid of democracy because they mimicked the dictatorship of the late Saddam Hussein.
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  • House to Begin Debate on Iraq Plan After Senate Delay (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 06 4:19 PM
    Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- The House of Representatives will consider a nonbinding resolution next week opposing President George W. Bush's Iraq strategy, after Republicans succeeded yesterday in blocking a similar debate in the Senate.
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  • Republicans block Senate vote on Bush Iraq plans Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 4:42 AM
    A new showdown looms after Republicans blocked debate in the US Senate over a resolution criticizing President George W. Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • House Panel Criticizes Shipments of Cash to Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 4:42 PM
    The Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee kicked off several days of hearings into fraud and abuse in Iraq. Rep. Henry Waxman took aim today at the U.S. occupation authority and how it handed out huge amounts of cash.
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  • House Sets Date for Iraq Protest Resolution Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 4:42 PM
    Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives announce that they will bring a resolution to the floor next week voicing disapproval of President Bush's Iraq war policy. House leaders plan to give all 435 members of the House five minutes to speak their mind about the war, which will add up to three long days of debate.
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  • Vote on Iraq is blocked by GOP Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 06 3:59 AM
    Republicans blocked a full-fledged Senate debate over Iraq on Monday, but Democrats vowed they would eventually find a way to force President Bush to change course in a war that has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 U.S. troops.
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  • UK asks U.S. for Iraq friendly fire death details Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 4:39 AM
    Britain's Foreign Secretary said on Tuesday London was working with the United States to get as much information on a "friendly fire" incident in which U.S. warplanes in Iraq killed a British soldier in Iraq.
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  • Dems grill Bremer on billions missing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    House Democrats on Tuesday grilled the former U.S. administrator of Iraq, L. Paul Bremer, demanding that he account for billions of dollars distributed in Iraq that no one seems able to trace.
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  • House bypasses Senate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Feb 06 2:38 PM
    House leaders got fed up with waiting for the Senate and decided Tuesday to schedule a vote on a resolution opposing President Bushs plan to add 21,500 U.S. troops in Iraq.
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  • US Could Reposition Troops If Iraq Fails Says Gates Open this result in new window
    Space War - Feb 06 6:27 PM
    by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) Feb 07, 2007 US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday he could envision circumstances in which the United States would "reposition" its forces in Iraq to get them out of harm's way.
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  • Senate expected to approve eventually resolution on Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 06 7:41 AM
    House of Representatives to take up move next week disapproving the president's decision to send an additional 21,500 troops to Iraq.
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  • Sri Lankan Workers Rescued in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 06 2:14 PM
    A group of Sri Lankans hoping to find well-paid jobs in the United Arab Emirates ended up stranded in northern Iraq and had to be rescued by relief workers, an intergovernmental migration group said Tuesday.
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  • House Sets Date for Iraq Protest Resolution Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 2:52 PM
    All Things Considered , February 6, 2007 Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives announce that they will bring a resolution to the floor next week voicing disapproval of President Bush's Iraq war policy.
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  • U.S.-backed talks may be last chance for Iraq: Assad Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 1:02 AM
    Regional talks with Syria as the "the main player" may be the last chance to help stabilize Iraq and begin moving it toward national reconciliation, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday.
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  • Q&A: Irans Ambassador on Iraq Violence Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Feb 06 4:36 PM
    Irans ambassador to Baghdad responds to charges that Tehran is fostering sectarian violence and helping insurgents in Iraq.
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  • Senate Iraq Debate Stalls ? For Now Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 06 12:30 PM
    A Senate showdown on Iraq came to an abrupt procedural halt this week, but Vaughn Ververs writes that too many senators have an interest in voting against President Bush's plan for the stalemate to go on indefinitely.
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  • Cost of Iraq war continues to pile up Open this result in new window
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    So, how expensive is the Iraq war?
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  • Sri Lankans' Iraq nightmare Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 06 10:04 AM
    A group of Sri Lankans who paid to work in the Gulf were duped into travelling to Iraq, an aid agency says.
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  • Enemy doubles IED use in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 27 minutes ago
    The enemy in Iraq has been able to deploy twice as many improvised explosive devices, or IEDs -- the weapon that kills the most U.S. troops -- now versus a year ago, the nation's senior military officer told a Senate committee yesterday.
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  • Democratic hopeful Vilsack lambastes Bush plan for Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 8 minutes ago
    Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack yesterday criticized Senate Republicans for frustrating a resolution critical of the administration's Iraq policy, but at the same time he dismissed the nonbinding measure as an abdication of Congress' responsibility for oversight of th
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  • House Democrats eye Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 28 minutes ago
    House Democrats next week will take up the resolution condemning President Bush's plan to send an additional 21,500 troops to Iraq, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said yesterday, while the Senate continues negotiations over handling the nonbinding rebuke.
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  • US eases tone on Iran's role in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Feb 06 12:00 AM
    In an atmosphere of sharp skepticism about intelligence and heightened sensitivity to saber rattling since the Iraq invasion, the Bush administration is signaling a more cautious tone toward Iran.
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  • Senate GOP Blocks Debate on Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 12:27 PM
    Senate Republicans headed off debate over a bipartisan nonbinding resolution on the Iraq war Monday. Even Republican supporters of the resolution voted against debating the measure.
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  • Kin, vets mourn Cape GI slain in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 31 minutes ago
    It was a bitter day for family, friends and war veterans who flocked to St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis yesterday to salute a Cape soldier killed in Iraq while leading a convoy. Sgt. Alexander Fuller,...
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  • House to vote on measure opposing Iraq buildup next week Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Feb 06 3:07 PM
    The Democratic-controlled House is planning to vote next week on opposing President Bush's Iraq troop buildup in a wartime clash between...
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  • Soldiers death in Iraq reported by family Open this result in new window
    The State - 34 minutes ago
    Army Warrant Officer Jason Garth DeFrenn of Barnwell was killed when a helicopter was shot down in Iraq last week, his family said.
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  • House to Take Up Iraq Resolution Debate Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 06 9:55 AM
    House Democrats plan to push a non-binding resolution that opposes troop escalation in Iraq.
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  • Campaign 2008: Where they stand on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    THE REPUBLICANS Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback: Opposes 21,500-troop increase, says ethnic partition of Iraq might have to occur. Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore: Supports troop increase. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani: Supports troop increase. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: Opposes abrupt withdrawal. California Rep. Duncan Hunter: Opposes immediate withdrawal and opposes ...
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  • House Panel Criticizes Shipments of Cash to Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 3:23 PM
    All Things Considered , February 6, 2007 Three key figures in Iraq's reconstruction Paul Bremer, Stuart Bowen, and Tim Carney are testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
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  • France calls for US troops to leave Iraq in 2008 Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    Paris, Feb 7 (DPA) France has called for the US to end its military presence in Iraq in 2008 at the latest.
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  • Mass set for UD grad killed in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    BEAVERCREEK A public memorial Mass for one of the most senior Army officials to die in Iraq will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke Catholic Church, 1440 N. Fairfield Road.
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  • House taking up Iraq measure next week Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Feb 06 10:23 AM
    The House of Representatives will take up a resolution next week disapproving of President Bush's decision to add 21,500 troops in Iraq, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday.
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  • Senate Delays Vote on Iraq War Resolution Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Feb 06 5:29 PM
    The Senate on Monday postponed action on a non-binding resolution opposing President Bush's proposed troop increase in Iraq, upsetting Democrats. Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Ken Salazar, D-Colo., discuss the possible next steps.
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  • Gates: Troop Buildup Not Iraq's Last Hope Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 06 9:30 AM
    While a full Senate debate on President Bush's Iraq strategy remained stalled, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the planned troop increase was "not the last chance" to succeed. Gates said he's weighing alternatives if the buildup fails.
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  • Democrat rips Bremer for Iraq waste Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Feb 06 9:08 AM
    The former U.S. occupation chief in Iraq on Tuesday defended the way he haphazardly doled out billions of dollars in Iraqi funds after the U.S. invasion as Democrats began a two-year effort to scrutinize fraud, waste and abuse under the Bush administration. [!]
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  • Bob Geiger: Feingold: "It's Time To Play Hardball" On Iraq War Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Feb 06 8:02 AM
    Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) spends a lot of time roaming Wisconsin on his "listening sessions" and he says there's one common refrain that he hears from even his most conservative constituents: They want America out of Iraq. "This attitude about what should be done in Iraq is a consensus -- everywhere but in Washington," said Feingold. "People don't want us just to slow walk this, they don't ...
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  • McConnell, Republicans Delay Iraq Policy Debate, Aiding Bush Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 9:12 PM
    Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell used a legislative maneuver to delay a debate on Iraq war policies that promised to embarrass President George W. Bush and force some Republican lawmakers to cast politically unpopular votes.
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  • Iraq inquest coroner loses job Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 06 7:16 AM
    The coroner who demanded footage of a "friendly fire" attack in Iraq will not have his contract renewed.
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  • House Plans Iraq Vote Next Week Open this result in new window
    CBS 3 Philadelphia - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    The Democratic-controlled House is planning to vote next week on opposing President Bush's Iraq troop buildup in a wartime clash between Congress and commander in chief. CBS News Interactive: New Plan For Iraq
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  • Waxman to Probe Iraq Contracting, Unaccounted-For $12 Billion Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 9:12 PM
    Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Representative Henry Waxman, kicking off hearings on government contracting, today will question former Ambassador L. Paul Bremer on what happened to as much as $12 billion in unaccounted-for cash spent when he was in charge of rebuilding Iraq.
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  • DoD: Iraq War Costing $10 Billion Per Month At Start Of FY07 Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 06 5:23 PM
    WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Iraq operations have cost about $10 billion per month in early fiscal year 2007, which began Oct. 1, Defense Department Comptroller Tina Jonas said Tuesday.
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  • Iraq PM Urges Start to Baghdad Crackdown Open this result in new window
    Sioux City Journal - 27 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki complained Tuesday the long-awaited Baghdad security operation was off to a slow start and warned that insurgents are taking advantage of the delay to kill as many people as possible.
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  • House Dems pledge to start debate on non-binding Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 06 1:17 PM
    With the Senate's debate on an Iraq resolution stalled by partisan division, House Democratic leaders pledged today to begin debate next week in their chamber on a similar nonbinding resolution opposing President Bush's decision to send more American troops...
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  • Republicans block debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 8:47 PM
    Republicans blocked a debate on the Iraq war in the U.S. Senate on Monday, dealing a setback to critics of President George W. Bush's plan to send in thousands more troops, but Democrats warned they would not give up trying to force Bush to change course.
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  • Pendleton Marine dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 11 minutes ago
    A Camp Pendleton Marine died Thursday in Iraq's Anbar province of an unspecified cause not related to hostilities, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.
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  • Soldier from Marana Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 10 Phoenix - 20 minutes ago
    MARANA, Az -- Army Specialist Alan McPeek from Marana has been killed in Iraq. McPeek was scheduled to be home Tuesday night after his tour of duty ended. McPeek is the 5th soldier from his high school in Marana to die in Iraq. Marana is just outside of Tucson. Fox 10's Laura Sambol has more...
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  • Sacramento Democrat unlikely target for Iraq war sit-in Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 20 minutes ago
    SACRAMENTO -- It lacks the drama of Berkeley in the '60s or even that of a spotted owl protest, but a handful of neatly dressed retirees, aging hippies and passers-by have entered their fifth week of a sit-in aimed at forcing Rep. Doris Matsui to vote against the next Iraq war appropriation.
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  • Travel Company Offers Iraq Tours Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 12:23 PM
    Day to Day , February 6, 2007 A British travel firm plans to start offering tours of the Kurdish area of northern Iraq later this year. Geoff Hann, director of Hinterland Travel, talks with Madeleine Brand about the dangers and interest in traveling to northern Iraq.
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  • US Senate Divided on Approach to Iraq War Debate Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 06 4:42 PM
    A day after Senate Republicans blocked a nonbinding resolution expressing disagreement over President Bush's decision to send more troops to Iraq, the Democratic-led Senate Tuesday remained deadlocked over the best way to move the bipartisan measure to the Senate floor for a vote.
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  • Lawmakers Press Former US Iraq Administrator on Funds Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 06 4:12 PM
    The former head of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq has testified before a congressional oversight committee investigating how more than eight billion dollars in Iraqi development funds were used.
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  • Iraq is main issue for Iowa, N.H. voters Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 05 7:05 PM
    When it comes to the Iraq war, apparently there is more than one right answer.
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  • Foreign troops should leave Iraq in 2008, says French PM Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Feb 06 5:54 PM
    LONDON (AFP) - The United States has "failed in Iraq" and should pull out foreign troops in 2008, French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin said in an interview published Tuesday.
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  • Iraq war objector abandoned unit - US govt Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Feb 06 3:50 PM
    FORT LEWIS: The US government began its case against an Army officer being court-marshalled for refusing to fight in Iraq by accusing him of making "disgraceful" statements and abandoning his unit.
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  • Bremer admits errors over $20bn Iraq fund Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Feb 06 6:36 PM
    Paul Bremer, the US's top official in Iraq after the US-led invasion, yesterday admitted he had made mistakes, as congressional investigators demanded answers about how $12bn in reconstruction funding was spent.
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  • McCain, Kyl fight measure opposing Iraq troop surge Open this result in new window
    BizJournals - Feb 06 4:31 PM
    Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl joined other Republicans Tuesday in blocking a Senate measure that opposes the surge in U.S. troops in Iraq favored by President Bush, Kyl and Arizona Sen. John McCain.
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  • New Hampshire senators are in the thick of Iraq war debate Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 29 minutes ago
    New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg and Democratic majority leader Harry Reid had a heated exchange on the Senate floor yesterday over Gregg's proposed non-binding resolution opposing any reduction in funds for U.S. troops in Iraq.
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  • David Sirota: On Iraq, "It's Us vs. Dems' Washington Consultants" Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Feb 06 7:33 AM
    Following Republican shenanigans on the floor of the Senate last night whereby the GOP filibustered Sen. John Warner's (R-VA) non-binding Iraq resolution, Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) held a conference call to discuss exactly what the hell is going on. You can listen to a three-minute audio excerpt in Windows Media format here and MP3 format here - it is an exchange I had with Feingold about ...
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,102 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 06 4:33 PM
    As of Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at least 3,102 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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  • De Villepin attacks increase in US troops in Iraq as absurd Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Feb 06 6:25 PM
    Violence in Iraq will continue to worsen until all foreign troops are pulled out, Dominique de Villepin has warned, dismissing as "absurd" the idea that an enlarged US force could bring stability and peace to the country.
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  • Bush plan seeks billions more for Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 05 8:06 PM
    President Bush will send Congress a $2.9 trillion spending request Monday that seeks billions of dollars more to fight the Iraq war and tries to restrain the spiraling cost of the government's big health care programs.
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  • Troop build up not last chance for Iraq: Gates Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    US Defence Secretary Robert Gates held out hope on Tuesday that American forces might be able to start leaving Iraq before the end of the year, if daunting conditions including subdued violence and political reconciliation are met.
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  • Defense department confirms Wheaton soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 36 minutes ago
    WHEATON, Ill. - The Department of Defense on Tuesday confirmed the death of a 26-year-old Wheaton soldier who was killed in Iraq. Army Capt. Kevin C. Landeck died Friday in Baghdad after an explosive detonated near his vehicle, the department said.
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  • Senate GOP Blocks Debate on Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 06 12:08 PM
    Day to Day , February 6, 2007 Senate Republicans headed off debate over a bipartisan nonbinding resolution on the Iraq war Monday. Even Republican supporters of the resolution voted against debating the measure.
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  • Kerry wants most U.S. troops out of Iraq within a year Open this result in new window
    The Hill - Feb 06 3:15 PM
    Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass) said Tuesday he seeks to bring most U.S. troops back from Iraq within a year.
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  • G.O.P. Senators Thwart Debate on Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 05 7:26 PM
    The vote left in doubt the fate of a bipartisan resolution opposing President Bush?s troop buildup in Iraq.
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  • GOP blocks Senate debate on Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 05 7:28 PM
    Senate Republicans used a procedural maneuver Monday to keep Democratic leaders from moving forward with a nonbinding resolution opposing President Bush's plan to increase troop levels in Iraq.
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