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Applying Iraq's broader lessons in Afghanistan - San Francisco Chronicle Tue, 24 Feb 2009 02:41:35 GMT

Boston Globe

Applying Iraq's broader lessons in Afghanistan
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA
(02-23) 18:31 PST -- As the United States and NATO craft a new strategy for Afghanistan, they are likely to apply counterinsurgency lessons learned at great cost during the war in Iraq. Last week, President Obama ordered 17000 more troops to ...
Poll: Americans Optimistic About Iraq CBS News/NY Times Survey ... CBS News
War Reporting and Propaganda in Iraq and Afghanistan Salem-News.Com
Poll: Most back Obama's troop plan for Afghanistan USA Today
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Iraq museum that was looted reopens, far from whole - International Herald Tribune Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:36:09 GMT

Times Online

Iraq museum that was looted reopens, far from whole
International Herald Tribune, France
By Steven Lee Myers BAGHDAD: Well over half the exhibition halls in Iraq's National Museum are closed, darkened and in disrepair. And yet, the museum whose looting in 2003 became a symbol of the chaos that followed the American invasion officially ...
IRAQ: National Museum reopens, sort of Los Angeles Times
Iraq's treasure trove national museum reopens AFP
Iraq's National Museum re-opens CNN International
BBC News - Aljazeera.net
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Three US soldiers killed in Iraq - BBC News Mon, 23 Feb 2009 22:36:28 GMT

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Three US soldiers killed in Iraq
BBC News, UK
Three US soldiers and an interpreter have been killed in fighting in eastern Iraq, the US military says. It says the four were killed during combat operations in the volatile Diyala province, north of Baghdad, without giving any further details. ...
Several killed in Iraq attacks Aljazeera.net
FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq Reuters
3 US soldiers, interpreter killed in Iraq The Associated Press
AFP - Voice of America
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Iraq Accuses 12 Policemen In a String Of Killings - New York Times Mon, 23 Feb 2009 21:24:32 GMT

Iraq Accuses 12 Policemen In a String Of Killings
New York Times, United States
By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON BAGHDAD — Twelve Iraqi police officers have been arrested in connection with a string of kidnappings and killings, including the killing of the sister of one of Iraq’s vice presidents, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said ...
Chain of command concerns raised in Iraq USA Today
Iraq arrests Shiite gang accused of killing Sunnis The Associated Press
Iraq: Suspected Shiite Militia Members Arrested Stratfor
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Iraq arrests police in law-and-order crackdown - Reuters Mon, 23 Feb 2009 18:01:38 GMT

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Iraq arrests police in law-and-order crackdown
Reuters
By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Iraq on Monday accused a dozen Shi'ite policemen of murdering minority Sunnis at the height of the sectarian violence that roiled the country. Separately, a Sunni lawmaker denied carrying out similar ...
Iraq MP rejects charge of ordering parliament bombing AFP
In the war: Sunni lawmaker seized in wave of Iraq terror Newsday
Iraq MP 'aided parliament bomber' BBC News
Voice of America - New York Times
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Wisconsin Soldier Staying Home, Refuses to Return to Iraq - FOXNews Mon, 23 Feb 2009 20:57:15 GMT

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Wisconsin Soldier Staying Home, Refuses to Return to Iraq
FOXNews
A Green Bay soldier has notified his commanding officers that he will not return to duty in Iraq. Spc. Kristoffer Walker is a member of the 353rd Transportation Company. Walker said he was motivated to join the service after the Sept. 11 attacks. ...
Wisconsin soldier says he won't return to Iraq MSNBC
Facing prison time for refusing to return to Iraq WWMT
Wis. soldier says he won't return to Iraq Chicago Tribune
WEAU-TV 13 - Fox11online.com
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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4247 - The Associated Press Sun, 22 Feb 2009 23:30:22 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4247
The Associated Press
22, 2009, at least 4247 members of the US military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. At least 3411 military personnel died as a ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4250 The Daily Advance
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Veterans advocates riled by report on Army charity - The Associated Press Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:30:51 GMT

FOXNews

Veterans advocates riled by report on Army charity
The Associated Press
Veterans advocates are venting anger and frustration toward the biggest charity within the US military after revelations that it has been packing more money into reserves than it has spent on aid during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...
Veterans advocates riled by report on Army charity KFDA
Army charity fails to step up The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
AP INVESTIGATION: Army charity hoards millions KDBC
El Paso Times - KFOXtv.com
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US and Iraq launch new bid to eradicate al Qaeda - Reuters Sun, 22 Feb 2009 15:01:53 GMT

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US and Iraq launch new bid to eradicate al Qaeda
Reuters
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - US and Iraqi forces have launched a new military campaign they hope will put an end to a stubborn insurgency in restive Nineveh province, seen as a final holdout for Sunni Islamist militants, officials said on Sunday. ...
Dozens held in north Iraq raids BBC News
US, Iraqi forces launch anti-al-Qaida offensive The Associated Press
Iraq arrests dozens of 'terrorists' in Mosul AFP
Xinhua - Systems
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Abu Ghraib now a humane prison, Iraq officials say - CNN Sun, 22 Feb 2009 14:06:00 GMT

CBC.ca

Abu Ghraib now a humane prison, Iraq officials say
CNN
By Arwa Damon BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The notorious Iraq prison once called Abu Ghraib has reopened under Iraqi government control. And the Ministry of Justice has launched a public-relations campaign to show it has changed since the days when prisoners ...
Video: Abu Ghraib Reopens With New Name AssociatedPress
Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, renamed, reopens Reuters
Fresh Paint and Flowers at Iraqi House of Horrors New York Times
AFP - The Associated Press
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