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  • Defense vows crackdown on fraud in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 17 minutes ago
    Defense Department investigators said Tuesday they are going to be more aggressive suspending or barring companies from doing U.S. contract work in Iraq if they are involved in war profiteering there.
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  • Australian PM admits Iraq war unpopular Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 53 minutes ago
    Prime Minister John Howard conceded Wednesday that his country's commitment to the Iraq war is unpopular, but said he is willing to sacrifice his government over the issue in elections this year.
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  • Duty in Iraq grinds down diplomats Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Much has been written about the stretched U.S. military in Iraq, but there has been less focus on State Department diplomats who have been thrust into the most dangerous posting of their careers. More than 1,300 U.S. diplomats have served in Iraq since 2003, and three have been killed there.
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  • Your Opinion: War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 20 6:31 PM
    We recently asked for your opinion on the war in Iraq. Here are some of your responses, some of which have been edited.
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  • Senators want more Iraq fraud prosecutions Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Senators pressed federal investigators Tuesday to aggressively prosecute contracting fraud in Iraq, saying the criminal cases filed aren't enough of a deterrent. Prosecutors are pursuing 28 investigations of possible misconduct among contractors in Iraq, and some of them could lead to indictments soon.
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  • Clinton, Obama tensions simmer over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Dueling Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are veering onto collision course over Iraq, as the war which ripped schisms in US politics now tears at the 2008 White House race.
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  • Dem leaders rally support for Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 6:23 PM
    Up to a dozen Democrats might resist setting a deadline to end the war in Iraq, prompting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to rally prominent party members to help widen the margin for a nail-biting vote.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,223 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 6:00 PM
    As of Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at least 3,223 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 2,601 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • New Zealand PM says ties with US warm despite Iraq, nuclear divisions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 5:50 PM
    New Zealand's Prime Minister Helen Clark said Tuesday that ties with the United States had improved after being strained over Wellington's refusal to join the US-led war in Iraq and differences over nuclear policy.
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  • US bill would fight waste, fraud in Iraq rebuilding effort Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 3:20 PM
    Democrats in the US Congress introduced legislation Tuesday to fight corruption in the US reconstruction effort in Iraq, which has been riddled with fraud and waste.
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  • Democrats challenge Bush this week on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 2:27 PM
    Congressional Democrats on Tuesday orchestrated a showdown with President George W. Bush over the Iraq war by scheduling votes this week on withdrawing U.S. combat troops in defiance of a new White House veto threat.
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  • Iraq insurgents used children in car bombing: general Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 1:34 PM
    Insurgents in Iraq detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle with two children in the back seat after US soldiers let it through a Baghdad checkpoint over the weekend, a senior US military official said Tuesday.
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  • Iraq hangs Saddam deputy on war anniversary Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 11:14 AM
    Iraq hanged former Saddam Hussein deputy Taha Yassin Ramadan on Tuesday as the nation entered the fifth year of the US-led war still battling a raging insurgency and sectarian conflict that left another 49 people dead.
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  • Iraq: Four Years Later Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 44 minutes ago
    The Iraq war has been longer and bloodier than Americans expected. After four years of fighting, according to an analysis of CBS News polls, the public is doubtful about the chances for success and a majority wants U.S. troops to come home.
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  • Iraq neighbours: What's at stake? Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 20 6:14 PM
    The BBC's Paul Reynolds examines the attitudes and positions of Iraq's immediate neighbours.
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  • Veterans boost Democrats' Iraq war exit efforts Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 55 minutes ago
    Rep. Patrick Murphy and others are helping counter GOP criticism of setting a timeline for troop withdrawal. When Rep. Patrick Murphy stood up at the House Democratic Caucus meeting Tuesday to urge support for a bill mandating a timeline to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq, the boyish Pennsylvania lawmaker urged his colleagues to vote their conscience.
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  • Local Residents Recall 4 Years Of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    WISC Channel3000.com via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 9:53 AM
    President George W. Bush marked the fourth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war with a warning that hard days lie ahead. However, protesters across the nation, including some in the Madison area, marked the date with protests throughout the weekend.
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  • Iraq hangs Saddam's deputy on war anniversary Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 8:13 AM
    Iraq hanged Saddam Hussein's former deputy Taha Yassin Ramadan on Tuesday as the nation entered the fifth year of the US-led war still battling a raging insurgency and sectarian conflict.
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  • Most Britons say Iraq invasion a mistake Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 9:30 AM
    Nearly six in 10 people in Britain believe it was a mistake to invade Iraq, according to a BBC poll published Tuesday.
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  • Iraq, Democrats, and the Return of McGovernism Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 6:30 AM
    Last Thursday, by a vote of 50-48, the Senate rejected a Democratic resolution to withdraw most American combat troops from Iraq in early 2008.
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  • Iraq security better in 2003: Kurdish leader Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 6:31 AM
    Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani conceded Tuesday that security in Iraq was better before the 2003 US-led war but warned an early US troop withdrawal would worsen the situation.
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  • New doubts over Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 20 4:57 PM
    A senior Whitehall figure tells the BBC he regrets not challenging how intelligence on Iraq was used before the war.
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  • White House issues veto threat on Iraq pullout bill Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 20 7:18 AM
    The White House sent a message to Congress on Monday that President Bush will veto a war funding bill if it requires the removal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by September 2008.
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  • Local Iraqi-American Man Urges Patience In Iraq War Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 7:51 AM
    An Iraqi-American man who lives in Lancaster County talked to News 8 about the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq on Monday.
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  • Japan to extend air mission to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 6:17 AM
    Japan plans to extend its air support mission to Iraq for another two years, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday on the fourth anniversary of the US-led invasion.
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  • 'Children used' in Iraq bombing Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 20 3:47 PM
    A US military official says insurgents in Iraq used children in a bomb attack, raising fears of new tactics.
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  • Rallies mark 4th anniversary of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 5:21 AM
    Anti-war activists draped themselves in white sheets and laid down in the street to symbolize Iraq's dead, halting traffic in the heart of the city and leading to 57 arrests on the fourth anniversary of the U.S. invasion, police said.
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  • Ghost troops still fill in for Iraqs army Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 20 4:11 PM
    More than three years and $15 billion into the U.S. effort to rebuild Iraqi forces, ghost soldiers still help fill Iraqs army ranks and no one knows how many trained policemen remain on the job, the Pentagon and U.S. government investigators report.
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  • Japan defense minister wants to visit Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 3:54 AM
    Japan's defense minister, who recently called the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq a "mistake," said Tuesday he would like to visit the country before Tokyo decides whether to extend its mission there.
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  • Most Britons think Iraq war a mistake: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 3:52 AM
    A majority of Britons think the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 was a mistake which has made Britain less safe, according to a poll published Tuesday.
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  • Iraq effort manned by new wave of faces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 1:57 AM
    Many of those serving in the Iraq war as it enters a fifth year were in high school when it began.
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  • Iraq's Sunni VP seeks release of Germans Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 2:59 AM
    Iraq's Sunni vice president pleaded Tuesday for the kidnappers of two German citizens to release them "as a sign of goodwill."
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  • Iraq to Control More of Its Foreign Aid Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Mar 20 12:51 PM
    The fund representing foreign donors to Iraq will now include an Iraqi co-chairman who will help decide how to allocate aid money, an additional step towards getting Iraqis to assert more control over their own country's development, the outgoing fund chairman said Tuesday.
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  • Bush and Congress at odds over Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 2:13 AM
    The Iraq war lumbered into its fifth year Monday with President Bush pleading for patience to let his revised battle plan work and Congress' new Democratic leaders retorting that no patience remains.
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  • Bush warns against US pullout in Iraq on war's 4th anniversary Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 1:19 AM
    US President George W. Bush pleaded for patience as the Iraq war entered its fifth year under a cloud of pessimism and a push in Congress to set a timetable for a US troop pullout.
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  • US public's support of Iraq war sliding faster now Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Mar 20 1:00 AM
    Support among Americans for the Iraq war began to slip just weeks after US troops breached Baghdad and toppled the statue of Saddam Hussein. But since last fall, the downward slope has become precipitous, with doubts spreading from Democrats and independents into the Republican core of support.
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  • Another Vietnam Parallel In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 20 11:30 AM
    The similarities between Iraq and Vietnam keep coming, like the belated dispatch of Gen. David Petraeus. But, like in Vietnam, no matter how successful he is in Iraq, fading support at home has doomed the war, says The New Republic .
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  • Lowell soldier was killed by roadside bomb in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Mar 20 6:04 PM
    An Army private from Lowell who died in Iraq was killed by a roadside bomb that detonated near the vehicle in which he and three other men rode, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.
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  • Udall wants to know Iraq backup plan Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Mar 20 5:30 PM
    Rep. Mark Udall wants Congress to force the Bush Administration to be more forthcoming about contingency plans for the war in Iraq.
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  • The Iraq War in History Open this result in new window
    The Globalist - 43 minutes ago
    March 20, 2007 marked the beginning of the fifth year of the war in Iraq. To put the duration of the war in context, we present a sample edition of our Globalist Quiz, which is syndicated weekly in dozens of newspapers around the world such as the Boston Globe, San Jose Mercury News, Die Presse and La Nacion.
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  • Senate Democrats revive timeline for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 26 minutes ago
    Senate Democrats yesterday vowed to resurrect their legislative effort to pull combat troops out of Iraq by next March, as their House colleagues struggled to build support for a similar measure tied to emergency war funding.
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  • World media gloom on Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 20 8:50 AM
    World media see no reasons for celebration on the fourth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.
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  • Winthrop students turn out to protest Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The State - 33 minutes ago
    Faces scrubbed, eyes inquisitive, the students were about the same age as Summer Lipfords son when he died in Iraq. Her son, Steven Sirko, had been a medic in Iraq exactly four months when he was killed in 2005. He was 20.
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  • Iraq hangs top Saddam aide on war anniversary Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 19 11:48 PM
    Iraq sent another of Saddam Hussein's former henchmen to the gallows on Tuesday as the nation marked the fourth anniversary of the US-led war still battling a raging insurgency and sectarian conflict.
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  • Iraq Bill Hard Count Is 204 Open this result in new window
    The Politico - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    The Democrats are 16 votes short of the 218 votes needed for the Iraq spending bill.
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  • Deadline for German Iraq hostages passed Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 20 11:42 AM
    As the deadline for the life of two German hostages in Iraq was running out, a German news magazine reported that the kidnappers likely had a terrorist ...
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  • Roadside Bombs Plague Iraq Patrols Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 20 3:32 PM
    All Things Considered , March 20, 2007 In Iraq, improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, remain the principle cause of death and injury among U.S. soldiers. NPR reporter Jamie Tarabay learned first hand about the IED threat Tuesday as she traveled with American troops in Diyala province.
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  • Iraq security stations hampered by trust Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 20 10:34 AM
    Experts say the joint U.S.-Iraqi security stations created as part of the latest Iraq security crackdown are being hindered by a lack of trust. ...
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  • PM to explain why Iraq troops must stay Open this result in new window
    Adelaide Now - Mar 20 6:41 PM
    PRIME Minister John Howard says he will spell out tonight just why Australian troops should stay in Iraq until the job is done.
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  • How do you carry out opinion polls in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 20 7:57 AM
    The fourth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq has led the BBC and others to canvass opinion in the country. So how do you do that in a country which is violent and fearful?
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  • Former Spanish PM opposes Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The former prime minister of Spain, Jose Maria Aznar, says a withdrawal of coalition troops from Iraq now would be a catastrophe for Israel and a disaster for the security of the Western world.
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  • Pro-Israel push pays off on campus, but impact of Iraq war unpredictable Open this result in new window
    JTA - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    Pro-Israel activists are gaining ground on campus, countering an upswing in pro-Palestinian activity that hit colleges when the intifada began. Some Jewish officials wonder whether a war against Iraq could change the equation yet again.
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  • Hillary: Stop Iraq vote squabbling Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Mar 20 6:16 PM
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is asking for a Pax Obama when it comes to attacks on her October 2002 vote authorizing the invasion of Iraq.
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  • Tug of war in U.S. over Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 19 10:14 PM
    The fourth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war was marked Monday by debate over a next step, with Democrats calling the current strategy a failure while Republicans said quitting now would create a nightmare.
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  • Iraq's fault lines easily traced in opinions on its plight, fate Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 19 8:11 PM
    The idea of dividing Iraq into more independent regions or even separate states one dominated by Shiite Arabs, another by Sunni Arabs and a third by Kurds has been debated by policymakers and rejected by the White House.
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  • Iraq asks Japan to extend air force mission Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 19 8:58 PM
    Iraq has asked Japan to extend its air force mission to the violence-racked country, the Japanese government said Tuesday, the fourth anniversary of the US-led invasion.
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  • Iraq inquiry Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - 22 minutes ago
    Monday marked the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq. Since the war began, more than 3,200 U.S. military troops have been killed and thousands more injured, leaving Americans deeply troubled about the war.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,223 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 20 6:00 PM
    As of Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at least 3,223 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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  • Dangerous Conditions Constrain Journalism in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Mar 20 5:09 PM
    As security conditions have deteriorated in Iraq, the country has become the most dangerous in the world for journalists, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Two veteran reporters discuss the challenges of getting the story amid the violence.
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  • Bush Sees Hopeful Signs on Fourth Anniversary of Iraq Mission Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 45 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush says he sees hopeful signs in the struggle to secure Iraq and urges continued support for the Iraqi people as they work to secure their country and build a democracy.
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  • Heard on the Street: Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Pocono Record - 1 minute ago
    Monday marked the start of the fifth year of Operation Enduring Freedom, the Iraq war.
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  • Iraq war protests continue nationwide Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 19 8:11 PM
    Linda Englund placed flowers Monday beside a small white flag commemorating a soldier killed in Iraq, a friend of her son, who was standing beside him when he was shot in 2004.
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  • Bush urges patience in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 19 8:12 PM
    President Bush marked the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq today by calling on the American public to be patient, arguing that a withdrawal now would have "devastating" consequences for U.S. security.
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  • A mother's grief: Rose Suarez del Solar says life has been 'hell' since son was killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 16 minutes ago
    ESCONDIDO -- Nearly four years after her son became the first North County resident killed in the Iraq war, Rosa Suarez del Solar is still wracked with pain.
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  • Stability in Iraq beneficial for Syria Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 40 minutes ago
    Syrian Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Abdullah Al-Dardari said on Saturday night that Syria will benefit from establishment of stability in Iraq.
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  • Bush Asks for Patience as Iraq War Enters 5th Year Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 20 3:37 PM
    Four years ago this week American forces and their coalition partners invaded Iraq and quickly deposed Saddam Hussein. Today, the country is torn by sectarian violence. Insurgents and militia groups continue to attack U.S. and Iraqi troops, as well as the civilian population.
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  • Supply unit is Wal-Mart of western Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Mar 20 4:35 PM
    CAMP TAQADDUM, Iraq Most of the logistics Marines dont lament the fact that their combat comrades, who are outside the wire hunting down the bad guy, get more attention.
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  • Clinton, Obama Tensions Simmer Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    KDKA Pittsburgh - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    Dueling Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are veering onto collision course over Iraq, as the war which ripped schisms in U.S. politics now tears at the 2008 White House race. Slideshow: 2008 Presidential Hopefuls
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  • Sen. Murkowski Returns from Iraq Troop Visit Open this result in new window
    ABC Alaska News - 52 minutes ago
    Back from Iraq, Sen. Lisa Murkowski praises troop efforts after her weekend visit. Last week the senator voted against a timeline for troop withdrawal from Iraq. After speaking with many soldiers, including some from Fort Rich, she says she now knows the right decision was made.
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  • Linking the Iraq War and Counter-Terror Efforts Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 20 12:17 PM
    Day to Day , March 20, 2007 As President Bush continues to drum up support to keep U.S. troops in Iraq, he has warned that failure there would mean fighting terrorists on American streets. Bruce Hoffman, a professor at Georgetown University, is skeptical of the administration's view.
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  • BBC: Iraq war made UK 'less safe,' say most Britons Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 38 minutes ago
    The Iraq war has had the opposite effect of Prime Minister Tony Blair's declared intentions and made the UK a more dangerous place to live in, according to most Britons.
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  • Iraq exit plan a 'white flag to terrorists' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Mar 20 3:19 PM
    FOREIGN Minister Alexander Downer has refused to outline contingency planning for a withdrawal of Australian troops from Iraq, saying the government's stance has not changed.
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  • US General: signs of progress in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 38 minutes ago
    US troops continue surging into Baghdad, Iraq, where hundreds of Iraqi families are returning to their homes, a senior US military official says.
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  • Downer quiet on Iraq contingency plans Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Mar 20 3:44 PM
    Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has refused to outline contingency planning for a withdrawal of Australian troops from Iraq.
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  • Hundreds protest Iraq war in Ames Open this result in new window
    KWWL Iowa - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    AMES, Iowa Hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in Ames today to call for an end to the Iraq conflict.
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  • Hundreds protest Iraq war in Ames Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    AMES, Iowa Hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in Ames today to call for an end to the Iraq conflict. The rally was among several others held across the...
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  • Poor Iraq. First the lies and now, even worse: more help Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Mar 20 5:06 PM
    We are bid to celebrate the fourth birthday of a lie. In 2003, they lied about Iraq's weapons arsenal. They lied about Saddam Hussein's "imminent threat" to Britain.
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  • Violence Pervasive in Iraq on 4th Anniversary of the American-Led Invasion Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 19 7:43 PM
    Violence persisted in Iraq on the fourth anniversary of the start of the war, and Saddam Hussein?s former vice president was hanged.
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  • Interim U.S. Attorney returns from Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    Charles Gross's return to the Gerald Ford Federal Courthouse as interim prosecutor is quite a change from his previous post-a Marine in Iraq's deadly Al-Anbar province.
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  • Downer says Aust is helping Iraq refugees Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Mar 20 3:44 PM
    Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer says Australia has donated millions of dollars to the UN's refugee agency to try to help refugees in Iraq.
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  • PM to explain commitment to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Prime Minister John Howard says he'll spell out tonight just why Australian troops should stay in Iraq until the job's done. In a major speech on Iraq, Mr Howard will restate why terrorists must be beaten in Iraq as well as in Afghanistan.
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  • Iraq war is gaining ground with documentary filmmakers Open this result in new window
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Mar 20 1:39 PM
    As support for the war diminishes and more Americans are aware of the growing number of severely wounded soldiers and of the degree to which Iraq is a foreign policy failure, analysts predict that documentaries are poised to reach a broader audience -- and perhaps even tap into Hollywood's deep pockets.
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  • Bush issues dire Iraq warning Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 19 6:08 PM
    Striking a subdued tone on the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war, President George W. Bush pleaded for patience on Monday and warned skeptical Americans of dire consequences of a swift troop withdrawal.
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  • Thousands March For End To 4-Year-Old Iraq War Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    In a dramatic show of solidarity thousands of people marched down Michigan Avenue in a protest to mark the fourth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports. VIDEO: Watch Thousands Of Chicagoans Come Together To March SLIDESHOW: Protestors March On Fourth Anniversary Of Iraq War Get breaking news alerts
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  • Wounded Soldier Talks About the War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    Ever since he was a little boy, Cody Hadden knew he would someday be an American soldier. He joined the marines almost two years ago and understands why many people question his choice to fight in the war in Iraq.
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  • Crackdown pledged on Iraq building fraud Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Defense Department investigators are vowing to crack down on wartime profiteering by U-S companies doing business in Iraq. That word today from the Pentagon's special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction.
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  • Iraq Effort Manned by New Wave of Faces Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 20 5:10 AM
    4 Years Later, Iraq Effort Manned by New Waves of Americans
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  • Generals call for Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    The News & Observer - Mar 20 2:43 PM
    Unless Congress forces the Bush Administration to start pulling troops out of Iraq, the legacy of the current U.S. military buildup may mirror that of a similar 1968 escalation in Vietnam ordered by President Lyndon B. Johnson, a retired three-star Army general said today.
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  • $3b and rising - Australian cost of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    The cost of the Iraq war to Australian taxpayers is approaching $A3 billion ($NZ3.3b) and is rising at a faster pace as the conflict has reached its fourth anniversary, a Sydney Morning Herald analysis reveals.
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  • Timeline: Iraq after Saddam Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 20 1:46 AM
    A look back at how events in Iraq have unfolded since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
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  • No time to leave Iraq: Bush on 4th war anniversary Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 19 5:13 PM
    US President George W. Bush warned Monday it was too soon for US troops in Iraq to "pack up and go home" as the war slid into its fifth year clouded by pessimism and political angst on the home front.
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  • Crackdown pledged on Iraq building fraud Open this result in new window
    KLAS Las Vegas - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Defense Department investigators are vowing to crack down on wartime profiteering by U-S companies doing business in Iraq.
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  • Far From Iraq, A Demonstration Of a War Zone Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 19 10:31 PM
    There's a lot of weirdness every day in the capital city, but this one pushed the envelope: 13 Iraq war veterans in full desert camo going on "patrol" from Union Station to Arlington National Cemetery. They carried imaginary assault rifles, barked commands, roughly "detained" suspected hostiles with...
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  • Iraq hangs former Vice President Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Saddam Hussein's former Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan was hanged early Tuesday for crimes against humanity. His execution comes on the fourth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
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  • Jonathan Tasini: No More Blank Checks: Vote NO on Iraq War Money Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 20 5:32 AM
    I am perplexed and aghast that the Democratic leadership is moving ahead to fund Bush's continued war in Iraq. That is the upshot of the supplemental appropriations bill that is moving to a vote as early as Wednesday. But, a handful of courageous progressives could stop this shameful funding of the war and bring the troops home immediately. Rep. Barbara Lee has lead the charge to defeat ...
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  • Spaniards demonstrate against Iraq war on 4th anniversary Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Some 300 people rallied on Tuesday before Spain's legislature in the capital, protesting against the Iraq war on its fourth anniversary.
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  • Bush Urges Nation to Stick with Him on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 20 6:15 AM
    President Bush is calling on Americans to be patient as the Iraq war enters its fifth year. On Monday, he reiterated that while a withdrawal of U.S. troops would be an easy decision for the short term, it would have negative consequences for U.S. security in the long run.
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  • Council member's son wounded in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Louisville Courier-Journal - Mar 20 2:34 PM
    Sgt. Brandon Sword, son of Louisville Metro Council member Madonna Flood, D-24th District, was injured in an explosion in southern Iraq Friday, while on patrol with the Army's 1st Battalion of the 501st Airborne Division. Sword, 23, joined the Army in 2004. He sustained shrapnel wounds to his legs, face and scalp, and also was wounded in the area of his left elbow. Sword underwent surgery in ...
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  • US troops in Iraq want out Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 19 5:45 PM
    For US troops from 9th Cavalry Regiment bumping around the dangerous streets of Baghdad in Humvees after dark on Monday, news that their deployment in Iraq could be extended fell like a hammer blow.
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    UPI - Mar 20 4:49 AM
    Democrats in the U.S. Congress hope adding some big domestic spending will push through an Iraq funding bill that would bring the troops home by Aug. 31, ...
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