In a speech on Wednesday, President Bush invoked the Vietnam analogy and argued that withdrawing from Iraq would be dangerous for the United States.
President Bush portrayed the Iraq war as a battle between the U.S. and al-Qaida on Wednesday and shared nuggets of intelligence to contend Osama bin Laden was setting up a terrorist cell in Iraq to strike targets in America.
The U.S. military is joining forces with the State Department to prepare a new Iraq strategy that includes negotiating cease-fire and power-sharing agreements with some enemy combatants, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
About a month ago, the family of Pfc. Joseph Anzack Jr. endured the most frightening of rumors: The soldier was dead in Iraq.
Democrats aiming for the White House in 2008 are being forced to take sides on an issue that tripped up their 2004 nominee: whether to support continued funding of the Iraq war.
The body of a U.S. soldier found in the Euphrates River in Iraq was identified Wednesday as a California man who was abducted with two comrades a week and a half ago, a relative said.
President Bush on Wednesday cited newly declassified information that Osama bin Laden tried to make Iraq a sanctuary for al-Qaeda as evidence that the Iraq war is key to the global fight against terrorism.
BAGHDAD, May 23 -- More than three months into a U.S.-Iraqi security offensive designed to curtail sectarian violence in Baghdad and other parts of Iraq, Health Ministry statistics show that such killings are rising again.
Mindful of long-term U.S. interests, military and diplomatic strategists seeking to salvage President Bush's latest Iraq war plan are beginning to shift gears while buying time for Iraqis to resolve their differences.
Antiwar groups waged a last-ditch effort yesterday to block an Iraq spending bill after Democrats, conceding that they did not have enough votes to override a threatened veto from President Bush, dropped deadlines for troop withdrawals from the legislation.