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Edwards: McCain "dead wrong" on Iraq (USA Today)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 04:20:12 GMT

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards on Thursday said former Senate colleague and current Republican candidate John McCain is "dead wrong" with his assessment of the Iraq war.

Schneider: DNC presidential hopefuls united on Iraq exit (CNN.com)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 04:06:48 GMT

"What's the best and fastest way to end the war in Iraq?'' That's the question put to presidential candidates by MoveOn.org, a Web-based organization of 3.2 million grassroots progressive activists.

Turkish Military Leader Prepared to Lead Attacks in Iraq (New York Times)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 03:03:18 GMT

The head of Turkey?s armed forces said publicly on Thursday that he was prepared to conduct operations in northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels hiding there.

Holbrooke blasts Bush over Iraq refugees (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 03:20:17 GMT

Former United Nations Ambassador Richard Holbrooke blasted the Bush administration Thursday for bringing too few refugees of the Iraq war into the United States.

Top Dem urges colleagues to push on Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 02:58:39 GMT

A memo from a top House Democrat says party leaders must not yield to White House pressure on Iraq and should cast President Bush as increasingly detached from public opinion.

South Korea to consider Iraq troop pullout: Seoul (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 03:04:21 GMT

South Korea's defense ministry plans to notify parliament in June that it is withdrawing its troops in Iraq, ending what had been the third-largest foreign military presence there, an official said on Friday.

Club Democracy Says Iraq Isn't Worthy of Invite (Washington Post)
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 00:59:37 GMT

Four years after Iraq's Saddam Hussein was deposed by U.S.-led troops, an international panel charged with recommending invitations for an exclusive meeting of the world's democracies has rendered its verdict on Iraq's fledging democracy.

Army extends Iraq tours to 15 months (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 12 Apr 2007 23:13:47 GMT

Stretched thin by four years of war, the Army is adding three months to the standard yearlong tour for all active-duty soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, an extraordinary step aimed at maintaining the troop buildup in Baghdad.

Gates raises possibility of winter drawdown in Iraq (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 12 Apr 2007 23:16:28 GMT

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates raised the possibility on Thursday of a reduction in U.S. forces in Iraq by late 2007 or early 2008, saying the Pentagon's decision to keep combat troops in place longer than expected got the "bad news" out of the way.

Beyond Iraq (RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 12 Apr 2007 21:30:59 GMT

In a provocative new article, a strategic thinker has asserted that the war in Iraq has been lost and American political leaders should start looking beyond that tragedy to the future.