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U.S., Iran hold "positive" talks on Iraq violence (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 02:31:23 GMT

The United States urged Iran on Monday to stop supporting militias in Iraq in the most high-profile meeting between the two countries in almost 30 years that both sides later described as positive.

Fighting a New Kind of War in Iraq (Time Magazine)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 02:45:47 GMT

Classic counter-insurgency seems to be bearing fruit in a small part of Iraq. But will it work elsewhere in the country?

Father and son serving in Iraq reunite in Baghdad (CNN.com)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 02:41:48 GMT

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Amid the sounds of mortar and machine-gun fire, a father and son both serving in Iraq were reunited in Baghdad after spending more than a decade apart.

Special Operations in Iraq: High Profile, but in Shadow (New York Times)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 01:43:07 GMT

In the shadows of the troop increase ordered by President Bush, Special Operations forces conduct between 6 and 12 missions every night across Iraq.

Bush honors US fallen as Iraq casualties mount (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 01:14:01 GMT

With May on course to be this year's deadliest month for US forces in Iraq, President George W. Bush Monday paid tribute to the sacrifice of a "new generation" of America's fallen.

U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,452 (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 29 May 2007 02:15:31 GMT

As of Monday, May 28, 2007, at least 3,452 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 2,809 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

An Assault in Iraq, a Stage Hit in London (New York Times)
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Mon, 28 May 2007 22:08:05 GMT

Jonathan Holmes?s ?Fallujah? is the latest entrant in the growing canon of documentary theater that concentrates on Iraq.

Democrats prepare new strategy on Iraq war (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 28 May 2007 20:46:54 GMT

Despite losing the Iraq war budget battle to the White House, Democrats are giving a positive spin to Congress' vote on it last week while gearing up for new, tougher battles on the unpopular war.

Analysis: The Bush take on Iraq opinion (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 28 May 2007 20:51:25 GMT

WASHINGTON — Confronted with strong opposition to his Iraq policies, President Bush decides to interpret public opinion his own way. Actually, he says, people agree with him.

U.S., Iran reach Iraq policy consensus (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Mon, 28 May 2007 19:54:26 GMT

The United States ambassador in Baghdad said he and his Iranian counterpart agreed broadly on policy toward Iraq during four-hour groundbreaking talks on Monday, but insisted that Iran end its support for militants.