<< Back

Candidates' divide on Iraq war widens (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 04:28:56 GMT

Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed Wednesday for greater troop withdrawals from Iraq, while Republican John McCain sought to win the hearts and minds of voters in favor of staying the course.

Iran leader denies interference in Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 04:24:22 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday rejected the congressional testimony of the top U.S. officials in Iraq accusing Iran of interfering in its war-torn neighbor.

Governor Vetoes California Ballot Question on U.S. Policy in Iraq (New York Times)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 03:41:03 GMT

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said that Iraq policy was ?not a state issue? and that the symbolic vote would carry no weight.

Democrats reject general's Iraq plan (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 03:28:16 GMT

A day before President Bush's war address, Senate Democrats rejected a four-star general's recommendation to keep some 130,000 troops in Iraq through next summer and sought legislation that would limit the mission of U.S. forces.

Edwards buys ad to rebut Bush on Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 04:22:33 GMT

In the clamor of Democrats assailing President Bush on Iraq, presidential candidate John Edwards has found a way to be heard after Bush addresses the nation Thursday night: He's buying time for a rebuttal.

Iraq course may hinge on GOP senators (USA Today)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 02:59:04 GMT

President Bush will try to make the case for his Iraq policy on national television tonight, but the audience he needs to reach may be much smaller: a dozen Republican senators whose votes will make the difference when the Senate reopens debate about Iraq next week.

Democratic hopefuls critical of Bush drawdown plan for Iraq (CNN.com)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 02:13:47 GMT

Democratic presidential candidates on Wednesday criticized President Bush's plan to withdraw roughly 30,000 troops from Iraq by next summer, with Sen. Hillary Clinton labeling it "too little, too late."

Petraeus sees no will for 10 years in Iraq (USA Today)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 02:51:35 GMT

Two days of appearances before Congress have proved to Gen. David Petraeus there's no national consensus for a U.S. commitment in Iraq that would last another 10 years, Petraeus said Wednesday.

Democrats Push Toward Middle On Iraq Policy (Washington Post)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 02:39:58 GMT

Democratic leaders in Congress have decided to shift course and pursue modest bipartisan measures to alter U.S. military strategy in Iraq, hoping to use incremental changes instead of aggressive legislation to break the grip Republicans have held over the direction of war policy.

Al-Maliki: Iraq testimony was realistic (CNN.com)
read story

Thu, 13 Sep 2007 01:43:28 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called testimony given by the U.S. top commander in Iraq and the U.S. ambassador to Iraq "realistic and objective."