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Obama's Plan for Iraq - Washington Post Sat, 28 Feb 2009 05:07:32 GMT

Newsweek

Obama's Plan for Iraq
Washington Post, United States
It is an affirmation of our political system that President Obama has traveled so far, so fast from candidate Obama's position on Iraq. Instead of supporting an immediate cutoff of funds for US troops in Iraq, Obama now requests billions for their ...
Video: Troops React to Obama's Iraq Pullout Plan AssociatedPress
Day 39: Obama Lays Out Iraq Withdrawal Plan CBS News
The Economic Cost of War New York Times
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Iraq: Oil prices may drag budget lower - The Associated Press Sat, 28 Feb 2009 20:20:18 GMT

Daily Star - Lebanon

Iraq: Oil prices may drag budget lower
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament pushed back voting Saturday on this year's budget and could be forced to make further cuts because of falling oil prices. The latest delay in trying to ratify the current $64 billion budget proposal highlights the ...
Killers of British troops in Iraq will never face justice Telegraph.co.uk
Parliament delays approval on Iraq's budget Xinhua
Iraq pullout plan feasible but has risks Reuters
Voice of America - Reuters UK
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US soldier guilty of Iraq murder - BBC News Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:29:07 GMT

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US soldier guilty of Iraq murder
BBC News, UK
Last week another US soldier, Sgt Michael Leahy Jr, was found guilty of the murder of four Iraqi detainees who were shot and their bodies dumped in a canal. The US has about 142000 military personnel stationed in Iraq, but President Barack Obama has ...
Ky. Army officer gets 25 years for detainee murder The Associated Press
Soldier guilty of killing detainee Honolulu Advertiser
Ky. Army officer gets 25 years for detainee murder The Associated Press
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Iran's leader says US should speed up Iraq pullout - International Herald Tribune Sat, 28 Feb 2009 18:28:59 GMT

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Iran's leader says US should speed up Iraq pullout
International Herald Tribune, France
AP TEHRAN, Iran: Iran's supreme leader told the visiting Iraqi president Saturday that the US should withdraw from Iraq more quickly than planned because any delay is harmful to the country. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments came a day after President ...
Iran's supreme leader warns against "long-term" US stay in Iraq Xinhua
Iran urges Iraq to expel opposition group AFP
Iran says US-led forces plan to stay in Iraq Reuters India
Reuters - PRESS TV
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2 months into 2009, US deaths spike in Afghanistan - The Associated Press Sat, 28 Feb 2009 23:00:19 GMT

CBC.ca

2 months into 2009, US deaths spike in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
President Barack Obama recently announced the deployment of 17000 additional troops to bolster 38000 already in the country, increasing the US focus on Afghanistan while a drawdown begins in Iraq. The latest casualty toll among US forces could portend ...
Video: Protest at Afghan 'mosque raid' turn violent - 27 Feb 09 AlJazeeraEnglish
Obama Says US Needs Afghanistan Plan Before Exit Bloomberg
Obama Cites Responsibility to 'Get It Right' in Iraq, Afghanistan Australia.TO
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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4253 - Bellingham Herald Sun, 01 Mar 2009 00:35:36 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4253
Bellingham Herald, WA
28, 2009, at least 4253 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 3416 military personnel died as a ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4252 Rocky Mount Telegram
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El Salvador honors soldiers who served in Iraq - The Associated Press Sat, 28 Feb 2009 21:40:25 GMT

The Associated Press

El Salvador honors soldiers who served in Iraq
The Associated Press
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadoran President Tony Saca has declared the country's participation in Iraq a "mission accomplished," as the country honors the last returning contingent of soldiers who served there. More than 3000 Salvadoran ...

New US envoy to Iraq is shrewd, tackles thorniest issues - AFP Sat, 28 Feb 2009 03:45:33 GMT

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New US envoy to Iraq is shrewd, tackles thorniest issues
AFP
WASHINGTON (AFP) — Christopher Hill, whom US President Barack Obama has named as the new ambassador to Iraq, has a reputation as a shrewd career diplomat who has tackled some of the thorniest international problems. Hill, a media-friendly diplomat, ...
Hill appointed US Iraq ambassador Aljazeera.net
Hill to be new US ambassador in Iraq The Associated Press
Obama names Christopher Hill as new US envoy to Iraq Hindustan Times
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Iraq plan leaves questions - BBC News Fri, 27 Feb 2009 18:39:50 GMT

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Iraq plan leaves questions
BBC News, UK
By Kevin Connolly America's combat mission in Iraq, which cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, which broke homes and hearts, which angered enemies and alienated allies, will end by August 2010. That means that tens of thousands of soldiers ...
Barack Obama's address calling an end to the Iraq war guardian.co.uk
A Respectful Homecoming Washington Post
A Clean Fight New York Times
International Herald Tribune - Seattle Times
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Former Soldier Who Faked Combat Service in Iraq for Medical ... - FOXNews Sat, 28 Feb 2009 19:44:51 GMT

Former Soldier Who Faked Combat Service in Iraq for Medical ...
FOXNews
SEATTLE — A former soldier who faked combat service in Iraq to get medical compensation has been sentenced to three years' probation by a federal judge who called his behavior "deplorable." Brandon V. Perkins, of Kent, Wash., appeared in US District ...