The co-chairs of the Iraq Study Group said Monday they were unsure whether the panel's goal of pulling combat troops out of Iraq by March 2008 remains valid.
The U.N. chief said Monday the deadly security situation in Iraq was making it difficult to expand the world body's role in the chaotic nation.
A top U.S. commander told Iraq?s premier to make political progress by next month to counter the growing tide of opposition to the war in Congress.
It can be readily argued that Iraq was the issue that clinched last November’s upset of two-term Rep. Jeb Bradley — a previously populist, centrist-leaning Republican — by Democrat Carol Shea-Porter in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District.
As of Monday, June 11, 2007, at least 3,510 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 2,871 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The House of Commons on Monday rejected a motion by Britain's opposition Conservative Party calling for a formal inquiry into the decision to go to war in Iraq.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon is willing to consider "an expanded (UN) role and presence in Iraq," provided "adequate protection and security arrangements" are put in place, according to a report released Monday.
Britain's next prime minister, Gordon Brown, assured Iraq's leaders on Monday of continued British support as he made a flying visit to Baghdad to "listen and learn" before he takes office later this month.
Jo Tatchell: Iraq: Soldiers. Brutality. War. Futility. Secrets. The images of the dusty, war-torn land are all too familiar.
The House of Commons on Monday rejected a motion by the opposition Conservative Party calling for a formal inquiry into the British government's decision to go to war in Iraq.