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  • Iraq Qaeda group posts video of U.S. copter downing Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 5:35 PM
    An al-Qaeda-backed group on Friday released an Internet video of what it said was the shooting down of a U.S. helicopter in Iraq this week, which killed seven military personnel.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,117 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 6:31 PM
    As of Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at least 3,117 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,497 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • BILLIONS WASTED IN IRAQ COULD FUND HEALTH CARE AT HOME Open this result in new window
    Cynthia Tucker via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 4:56 PM
    Every single week, the American people spend $2 billion dollars in Iraq -- much of it for troops and materiel, but plenty of it for schools, hospitals and electricity for Iraqis. Their oil money hasn't paid for reconstruction. We have.
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  • Gates: U.S. Can Prove Iran's Iraq Role Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 09 1:59 PM
    Serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is providing either weapons or technology for militants there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted
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  • Iraq insurgents threaten US helicopter fleet Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:33 PM
    Air power is crucial to US military strategy in Iraq, but the insurgents and militia groups that made the roads treacherous are now taking deadly aim at helicopters, the army's flying workhorse.
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  • Sixth US helicopter crashes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 2:07 PM
    A sixth US helicopter, this one belonging to a private security firm, recently crashed in Iraq, the US military said, confirming media reports.
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  • French criticism on Iraq no longer angers US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:23 PM
    French criticism of US Iraq policy, which just a few years ago enraged Washington, now merits hardly a comment, as the American public and many US politicians have changed their view on the war.
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  • Iraq Helicopter Attacks Take Aim at Major U.S. Asset Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:04 PM
    Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) -- The spike in successful attacks on U.S. helicopters in Iraq creates a growing risk for a major component of American military operations just as a new campaign to quell insurgent violence in Baghdad is beginning.
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  • Pentagon probe criticizes ex-official's Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:11 PM
    Former US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld's top policy aide produced "inappropriate" intelligence reports linking Saddam Hussein and the Al-Qaeda terror network to bolster the case for war with Iraq, according to a Pentagon investigation.
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  • Prewar Iraq intel faulted Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 11:00 AM
    A leading figure in the Bush administration's march to war in Iraq used questionable intelligence about Saddam Hussein's links to al Qaeda to help justify the 2003 invasion, a Pentagon watchdog agency said in a report on Friday.
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  • U.S. airstrike kills 5 Kurdish troops in friendly fire incident in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 09 10:50 AM
    U.S. helicopters on Friday mistakenly killed at least five Kurdish troops, a group that Washington hopes to enlist as a partner to help secure Iraq, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.
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  • Pentagon criticizes key pre-Iraq war findings of top Rumsfeld aide Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 10:16 AM
    Former US secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld's top policy aide produced dubious intelligence reports linking Saddam Hussein and the Al-Qaeda terror network to bolster the case for war with Iraq, according to a Pentagon investigation.
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  • U.S. prisoner in Iraq can't be transferred, court rules Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 9:59 AM
    An American citizen who has been held by U.S. military forces in Iraq for more than two years cannot be transferred to Iraqi authorities for trial on terrorism charges, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
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  • CORRECTION Iraq Qaeda groups posts video of U.S. copter downing Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 9:29 AM
    (Corrects location of Anbar province to western Iraq from eastern, paragraph 4)
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  • Gates: 'Pretty good' evidence Iranians helping militants fight U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 09 9:51 AM
    Serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is providing either weapons or technology for militants there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted Friday.
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  • US strike kills 8 Kurd soldiers in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 8:25 AM
    A U.S. air strike killed eight Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers and wounded six others in northern Iraq on Friday in what appeared to be a "friendly fire" incident, Kurdish officials said.
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  • Troop 'surge' has yet to materialize in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A month after the Bush administration announced a "surge" in troops for Baghdad, Iraqis are still waiting for anything to change.
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  • Report: Iraq Intel Was "Distorted" Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 09 7:44 AM
    A "very damning" report by the Defense Department's inspector general depicts a Pentagon that purposely manipulated intelligence in an effort to link Saddam Hussein to al-Qaeda in the runup to the U.S. invasion of Iraq
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  • Iraq Debate to Dominate Second Week in Congress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 09 5:52 PM
    NPR.org , February 9, 2007 First it was the Senate, tying itself in knots over the past week in its effort to tackle a resolution opposing President Bush's troop build-up in Iraq. Now the issue moves to the House of Representatives, which has scheduled three full days of floor debate on the matter, beginning Feb. 13. A vote on a resolution as yet not fully written is expected on the night ...
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  • New U.S. commander in Iraq is warrior-scholar Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 6:46 AM
    David Petraeus, an Army general who takes command of U.S. forces in Iraq on Saturday, is a warrior-scholar who has survived serious injury to earn a stellar reputation that now faces its ultimate test.
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  • US Iraq forces under new command Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 09 3:23 PM
    The new head of US forces in Iraq, Lt Gen David Petraeus, is set to take charge ahead of a big security push.
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  • US think tank urges retreat from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 6:02 AM
    An independent think tank warned that the situation in Iraq was beyond repair and urged that US forces should be pulled out whatever the result of the current "surge" of troops into Baghdad.
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  • Romney concedes Iraq war poorly managed Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 6:34 AM
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney conceded that the war in Iraq has been poorly managed and may hurt Republicans again next year, but he refused to oppose the course President Bush has charted.
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  • British soldier killed in roadside Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 6:24 AM
    A British soldier has been killed and three others were hurt in a roadside bomb attack in southern Iraq, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
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  • Troops Shared Firm Belief in Iraq Service Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 09 5:49 AM
    One was a Navy medic, the other a Marine sergeant. Both begged to go back to Iraq for another tour of duty. A third followed her brother into the Marine Corps and, eventually, into the war.
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  • Clift: A Ghost Haunts the Iraq Debate Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Feb 09 3:54 PM
    As Congress prepares to debate Iraq, a disagreement between two leading Democrats resurrects some of the toughest questions facing the nation.
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  • Senate panel is split over Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 09 8:37 AM
    Democrats and Republicans differed sharply on whether Pentagon officials had deliberately used faulty intelligence to justify the war against Iraq.
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  • Senators Discuss Skewed Pre-Invasion Iraq Report Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 09 3:12 PM
    A top-level Defense Department official skewed intelligence reports about Iraq in 2001 and 2002 in an attempting to justify an invasion, according to an inspector general's report from the Pentagon. The Senate Armed Services Committee discussed the report today.
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  • Margaret Carlson: Warner Mystifies Us All With Retreat on Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Feb 09 2:33 PM
    Anyone following the Senate debate on the Iraq war would think the world's greatest deliberative body lived in another galaxy. Yes, everyone acknowledged they were dealing with the most important foreign policy issue of our time. Many, including, at least some Republicans, admitted they were finally discussing the most important foreign policy mistake of our time. A few Republicans saw the ...
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  • A Viable Alternative For Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 09 12:00 PM
    The Bush administration repeatedly asserts that those who oppose them on Iraq have offered no alternatives, but The Nation points out that a group of liberals in Congress have done exactly that.
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  • Gates: Iranian Weaponry Found In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 09 12:00 PM
    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, confirming a story reported more than a week ago by CBS News , says there is hard evidence that some of the weapons used against U.S. forces in Iraq have come from Iran.
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  • Defense official: Pentagon pushed Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 2 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Pentagon officials undercut the intelligence community in the run-up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq by insisting in briefings to the White House that there was a clear relationship between Saddam...
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  • Brilliant general seen as last hope for US success in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 56 minutes ago
    IF THE decision of the US President, George Bush, to send an extra 21,500 US forces to Iraq to pacify Baghdad has even a remote chance of succeeding, many observers believe it will be because David Petraeus is in charge of the operation.
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  • Key Iraq war hawk had 'inappropriate' intelligence activities Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:43 AM
    Former secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld's top policy aide produced "alternative" intelligence reports to bolster the case for war with Iraq, according to a Pentagon investigation.
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  • Pentagon push of Iraq-al Qaeda link 'inappropriate' Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 28 minutes ago
    ASSOCIATED PRESS Pentagon officials undercut the intelligence community in the run-up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq by insisting in briefings to the White House that there was a clear relationship between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda, the Defense Department's inspector general said yesterday.
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  • Mandaeanism threatened with oblivion by Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 27 minutes ago
    TRENTON, N.J. -- Among the casualties of the Iraq war is a little-known religious faith called Mandaeanism that has survived roughly two millennia and whose adherents believe that John the Baptist was their great teacher.
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  • Stakes high as Bush's Iraq strategy gets underway Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:34 AM
    The make-or-break US strategy to quell the violence in Iraq has begun in earnest with the new commander of US troops Lieutenant General David Petraeus set to spearhead the offensive.
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  • A New Look at Pre-War Intelligence on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 09 12:12 PM
    A new Pentagon report reveals more about how the Defense Department analyzed intelligence before the Iraq war. Critics say top war planners twisted intelligence to support an invasion.
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  • Pentagon 'twisted Iraq findings' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 09 9:51 AM
    A Pentagon watchdog's report criticises a former key official's intelligence work in the run-up to the Iraq war.
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  • Key Iraq war hawk had 'inappropriate' intelligence activities: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 09 12:10 AM
    An investigation has concluded that top Pentagon official Douglas Feith, one of the main architects of the US invasion of Iraq, engaged in "inappropriate" activities involving important intelligence reports ahead of the war, a senior US lawmaker has said.
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  • In The House, Dems Opt For Simple, Up-or-down Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 09 11:58 AM
    The House will debate for three days next week a simple up-or-down resolution on the president's Iraq plan. A simple resolution had the most chance for holding the party's many views on the war together, concede progressive Democrats who advocate for much stronger action.
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  • Senators Discuss Skewed Pre-Invasion Iraq Report Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 09 3:23 PM
    All Things Considered , February 9, 2007 A top-level Defense Department official skewed intelligence reports about Iraq in 2001 and 2002 in an attempting to justify an invasion, according to an inspector general's report from the Pentagon.
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  • Iran's U.N. ambassador challenges U.S. Iraq assertion Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is trying to fabricate Iran's involvement in attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq, Iran's ambassador to the United Nations said in a radio interview aired on Friday.
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  • How Honest Is the Debate over Iraq? Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 09 3:38 PM
    Morning Edition , January 31, 2007 There is something profoundly dishonest about the way the current debate over troops in Iraq is unfolding. The administration is right. The consequences of a premature U.S. withdrawal would have disastrous implications for the region.
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  • Iraq blast soldier to be named Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    A British soldier killed in Iraq will be named, according to the Ministry of Defence.
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  • El Paso sailor killed after just 7 days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Feb 09 3:05 PM
    Navy corpsman Gilbert Minjares Jr. told his brother that if he died in Iraq, he wanted his two children to know he served so they could grow up free and without fear.
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  • Vermont lawmakers looking for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Feb 09 2:52 PM
    Frustrated by inaction in Washington, Vermont lawmakers will take up resolutions next week demanding the "immediate and orderly" withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
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  • White House treads carefully on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Feb 09 10:08 AM
    The White House is attempting an awkward straddle as Congress debates resolutions critical of the Iraq war, determined to avoid a repudiation of President Bush yet reluctant to lobby too aggressively for fear of triggering a Republican backlash.
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  • New General Takes Command of US Forces in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 09 6:42 PM
    is taking control of U.S. forces in Iraq from General George Casey Saturday at a change of command ceremony at Camp Victory, a U.S. base on the outskirts of Baghdad.
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  • Five Britons due in court in connection with 'Iraq-style' plot Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 11:12 PM
    Five men charged with terrorism offences by police in connection with an investigation into an alleged "Iraq-style" plot to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier are due to appear in court.
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  • Defense chief says Iran helping Iraq insurgents Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Feb 09 1:18 PM
    Serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is providing either weapons or technology for militants there.
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  • Shelby Township Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Macomb Daily - 3 minutes ago
    In his last conversation with his grandson, George C. Hill had reason to be proud. "He said, 'I wanted you to know I'm living the way you had me live, the way you taught me," Hill said of grandson Tarryl Hill, a 19-year-old Marine private serving in Iraq.
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  • Clint Eastwood against Iraq war, but admires Bush "tenacity" Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 9:21 PM
    Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood has said he opposed the United States' decision to go to war in Iraq but said he admired the "tenacity" of President George W. Bush.
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  • Huckabee describes Iraq as our 'World War III' Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 30 minutes ago
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told a small lunch crowd at Daniel Webster College yesterday the next President has to recognize the war in Iraq's true gravity.
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  • Iraq, U.S. Advised To Avoid Offensive Against Militiamen Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 08 8:17 PM
    BAGHDAD, Feb. 8 -- Iraqi and U.S. forces should not launch a military offensive against the militias -- most of them Shiite -- that are a major source of turmoil in Iraq, but should instead rely on nonviolent steps to bring militiamen into the political fold, according to an Iraqi report that draws...
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  • Crowley: No troop increase in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Cincinnati Enquirer - Feb 09 4:58 PM
    A few members of Cincinnati City Council are going to cast symbolic votes urging President George W. Bush not to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • Official's Key Report On Iraq Is Faulted Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 08 8:16 PM
    Intelligence provided by former undersecretary of defense Douglas J. Feith to buttress the White House case for invading Iraq included "reporting of dubious quality or reliability" that supported the political views of senior administration officials rather than the conclusions of the intelligence community, according to a report by the Pentagon's inspector general....
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  • British police charge five in investigation into 'Iraq-style' plot Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 9:11 PM
    British police have charged five men with terrorism offences following raids last week in the central English city of Birmingham in connection with an alleged "Iraq-style" kidnap and beheading plot.
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  • Donnelly to Vote on President's Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    22 WSBT South Bend - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    (WSBT) President Bush's plan to increase troops in Iraq will come to a forefront next week. Congress will vote on a Democratic-sponsored resolution opposing the president's plan. Congressman Joe Donnelly says the vote is not only the most important vote he'll make this Congress, but a critical vote to our country.
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  • Gates: U.S. Can Prove Iran's Iraq Role Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 09 12:02 PM
    Serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is providing either weapons or technology for militants there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted Friday. Offering some of the first public details of...
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  • Pentagon office 'misled' ahead of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Feb 09 6:19 PM
    A special Pentagon office created in the run-up to the Iraq war engaged in "inappropriate" activities by providing misleading intelligence to policymakers, according to the US Department of Defense.
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  • Democrats Set House Debate to Rebuke Bush Over Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 08 6:56 PM
    Party leaders sought to reassure Democrats that the rebuke was a first step but not a final one toward asserting Congressional powers on Iraq.
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  • U.S. Airstrike Kills 5 Kurds in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. helicopters targeting insurgents mistakenly killed at least five allied Kurdish militiamen in the northern city of Mosul early Friday.
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  • Report faults Pentagon official's prewar Iraq intel Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Feb 09 6:42 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading figure in the Bush administration's march to war in Iraq helped justify the 2003 invasion by undercutting the CIA with questionable intelligence about Saddam Hussein's links to al Qaeda, a Pentagon watchdog agency said in a report on Friday.
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  • US Senate Examines Critical Pentagon Report on Iraq Pre-War Intelligence Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 09 3:27 PM
    A U.S. Senate panel Friday opened hearings on an internal Defense Department report criticizing the intelligence work on Iraq by senior civilian officials before the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. VOA's Deborah Tate reports from Capitol Hill.
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  • Kirkuk Must Remain Integral Part Of Iraq-Turkish Foreign Min Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 09 1:53 PM
    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- The disputed city of Kirkuk must remain an integral part of Iraq, Turkey's foreign minister said Friday. Under Iraq's constitution, residents of the city in northern Iraq are to hold a referendum this year on whether it will join the autonomous region of Kurdistan.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,117 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 09 3:50 PM
    As of Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at least 3,117 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • Two Marylanders Lose Their Lives In The Iraq War Open this result in new window
    WJZ 13 Baltimore - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    Two Marylanders lose their lives in Iraq. WJZ's Dennis Edwards Reports On The Deaths Of Two American Heroes
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  • US official used 'dubious' Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Feb 09 4:48 PM
    A LEADING figure in the Bush administration's march to war in Iraq used questionable intelligence about Saddam Hussein's links to al-Qaeda to help justify the 2003 invasion, a US defence watchdog said yesterday.
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  • Senate remains tied in knots on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 08 5:28 PM
    What people are saying about the Iraq resolution debate.
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  • Three U-S soldiers killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Fighting in Iraq's rebellious Anbar province has claimed the lives of three more American soldiers.
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  • British police charge man in investigation into 'Iraq-style' plot Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 7:10 PM
    British police have charged a 36-year-old man with three terrorism offences following raids last week in the central English city of Birmingham in connection with an alleged "Iraq-style" kidnap and beheading plot.
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  • Reconstruction Teams at Premium in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 09 5:42 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says Iraq needs more "provincial reconstruction teams," which administer aid in Iraq. But staffing them is a problem. The State Department lacks the people needed.
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  • House leaders plan for vote on Iraq resolution next week Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 08 6:21 PM
    House Democratic leaders prepared for a war policy debate next week that is likely to end in a resolution opposing President Bush's plan to increase troop numbers in Iraq.
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  • Gates: U.S. has evidence of Iran involvement in helping insurgents in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    SEVILLE, Spain Defense Secretary Robert Gates says serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is helping insurgents there.
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  • Pentagon did "inappropriate" Iraq work, sources say Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 6:03 PM
    A U.S. watchdog agency has concluded a Pentagon office conducted intelligence work in the build-up to the Iraq war that was not illegal but was inappropriate, U.S. defense officials said on Thursday.
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  • Two sailors identified in CH-46 crash in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Feb 09 1:50 PM
    Two of the victims of Wednesdays crash of a Marine Corps CH-46 helicopter in Iraq have been identified by the Pentagon as Navy corpsmen.
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  • Eleven civilians killed, two missing in Iraq kidnap-murder Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The Iraqi army denies any involvement in a kidnapping south of Baghdad early today that apparently left eleven civilians dead and two missing.
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  • Iraq: US, UK and other states must protect Iraqi refugees Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Feb 09 12:56 PM
    Amnesty International today called on the international community to provide effective protection and assistance to nearly two million people fleeing Iraq, in what the UN's top refugee official Antonio Guterres recently called a "humanitarian disaster".
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  • Report faults Pentagon's Iraq war intelligence Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Feb 09 4:56 PM
    An investigation by the United States Department of Defence has suggested that its own pre-war reports on the links between Iraq and Al Qaeda were exaggerated.
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  • Macomb County Marine Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox 17 Grand Rapids - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    SHELBY TWP. - (AP) A 19-year-old Marine from Macomb County has died in Iraq, his grandfather said. Tarryl Hill of Shelby Township was killed Wednesday in Fallujah when a bomb exploded under his vehicle.
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  • Sixth US helicopter crashes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Feb 09 5:01 PM
    WASHINGTON -- A sixth US helicopter, this one belonging to a private security firm, recently crashed in Iraq, the US military said Friday confirming media reports.
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  • Brunswick boy loses father in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Frederick News-Post - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    BRUNSWICK -- The father of a 2-year-old Brunswick boy was killed in Iraq last month when the Black Hawk helicopter he was in crashed in Baghdad. Cpl. Victor M. Langarica of Decatur, Ga., was with 11 other service members when the helicopter went down. All 12 were killed.
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  • Pentagon unit defied CIA advice to justify Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Feb 09 4:04 PM
    An "alternative intelligence" unit operating at the Pentagon in the run-up to the war on Iraq was dedicated to establishing a link between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida, even though the CIA was unconvinced of such a connection, the US Senate was told yesterday.
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  • US House readies for marathon Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 3:50 PM
    Democrats in the US House of Representatives readied plans for a marathon debate over President George W. Bush's Iraq policy just days after Republicans blocked a similar effort in the Senate.
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  • Levin: High-ranking DoD officials manipulated Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    The Hill - Feb 09 1:15 PM
    High-ranking Department of Defense officials "manipulated" intelligence to link al Qaeda and Iraq to bolster the case for an invasion, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) charged Friday, citing a new Pentagon report.
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  • North Carolina sailor killed after just 7 days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - Feb 09 5:31 PM
    A North Carolina-based Navy corpsman told his brother that if he died in Iraq, he wanted his two children to know he served so they could grow up free and without fear.
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  • Virginia Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC4 Washington, D.C. - Feb 09 4:59 PM
    A local Marine gives the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq.
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  • Marines Arrive At MCAS Miramar From Iraq Open this result in new window
    10 News San Diego - Feb 09 5:43 PM
    Hundreds of Marines are back home from a year-long deployment in Iraq.
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  • Three Idaho soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Times-News - 45 minutes ago
    BOISE, Idaho - Three Idaho soldiers from an Army Reserve unit were killed in an explosive attack on their vehicle in Iraq, marking the deadliest attack for Idaho soldiers since combat began in 2003.
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  • Petraeus Mission: Iraq Is Not Real Battleground Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Feb 09 4:25 PM
    Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, the newly appointed commander of the US forces in Iraq, begins his mission with three advantages over his predecessors. The first is his reassuringly deep understanding of the Iraqis, their sensibilities, and their complexities.
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  • Iraq chopper crash had mechanical cause Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Feb 09 12:39 PM
    U.S. Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute Friday discounted terrorist claims of responsibility for a downed helicopter in Iraq this week.
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  • Sestak's bill would pull troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Herald - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    NORRISTOWN - Congressman Joe Sestak, D-7th Dist., introduced a bill Thursday calling for the U.S. to re-deploy troops from Iraq by the end of December.
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  • LRAFB Deploys 120 to Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATV Little Rock - Feb 09 4:52 PM
    Jacksonville - More than 100 airmen left Little Rock Air Force Base Friday for the Middle East. Members of the 314th airlift wing and 463rd airlift group will spend the next four months serving in Iraq.
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  • Macomb County Marine Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    ClickOnDetroit - Feb 09 5:10 PM
    A 19-year-old Marine from Macomb County has died in Iraq, his grandfather said.
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  • Ashland Marine dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Feb 09 4:49 PM
    Ashland Marine dies in Iraq
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  • Three Idahoans die in Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    KREM Spokane - Feb 09 4:26 PM
    BOISE - Three Idahoans are dead after an attack in Iraq. The members of the 321st Engineer Battalion, headquartered in Boise were killed when an improvised bomb hit their vehicle.
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  • Among Democrats, Biden's crystal ball clearest on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 08 2:16 PM
    Nearly four years ago, just days before the U.S. invasion of Iraq, then-presidential candidate Howard Dean asked: "What I want to know is what in the world some of these Democrats are doing supporting the president's unilateral intervention in Iraq?"
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,114 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 4:04 PM
    As of Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at least 3,114 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,497 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • INVESTIGATE HOW THE PRESS LED US INTO IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Richard Reeves via Yahoo! News - Feb 08 3:23 PM
    LOS ANGELES -- I don't think there is much argument now that the United States made a mistake going into Iraq. We have destroyed the image we had earned or had tried to create as the necessary nation, the benevolent and humble superpower. Instead, with unbelievable arrogance, we have sowed civil war, scorn and hatred that will last for decades and almost certainly spread through the Middle East ...
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