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Another death sentence for Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' - Los Angeles Times Tue, 03 Mar 2009 00:58:54 GMT

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Another death sentence for Iraq's 'Chemical Ali'
Los Angeles Times, CA
Darko Vojinovic / AP "Chemical Ali," whose real name is Ali Hassan Majid, had previously been convicted and sentenced to death for the killings of tens of thousands of Kurds in northern Iraq in the late 1980s, and for a 1991 crackdown on Shiites in ...
Iraq's "Chemical Ali" given third death sentence International Herald Tribune
Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' sentenced to death for third time AFP
Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' gets 3rd death sentence The Associated Press
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Debating the Iraq exit - Salon Tue, 03 Mar 2009 02:02:27 GMT

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Debating the Iraq exit
Salon
March 3, 2009 | On Friday, President Obama told the country that he will bring the Iraq war to an end. In a speech to the Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC, Obama said that he would withdraw all combat brigades by Aug. 31, 2010, and withdraw all troops by ...
Video: Obama: combat in Iraq to end in 2010 RussiaToday
Obama on Iraq Timetable: There's Always a Plan B The Weekly Standard
Partial Peace, Looming War CBS News
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Iraq motorcycle bomb kills three, wounds 16 - Reuters Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:03:26 GMT

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Iraq motorcycle bomb kills three, wounds 16
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A motorcycle bomb placed outside a mosque killed three people and wounded 16 in northern Iraq's volatile Diyala province Monday, police said. The blast in Khalis, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, underscored the challenges Iraqi ...
Iran's Rafsanjani Visits Iraq Voice of America
Talabani: Iraq wants Iranian opposition camp out Xinhua
Report: Former Iranian president to visit Iraq International Herald Tribune
Tehran Times - AFP
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US soldier killed in Iraq - Xinhua Mon, 02 Mar 2009 22:05:47 GMT

AFP

US soldier killed in Iraq
Xinhua, China
... adding that the incident is under investigation. The latest death raised the toll of the US soldiers who have been killed in Iraq to 4254 since the US-led invasion in Iraq in March 2003, according to media count based on Pentagon figures.
Obama's plan for Iraq pullout is met with joy and worries Boston Globe
Iraq death toll rises but still lower overall Reuters
US Soldier Killed In Iraq RTT News
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High price of democracy in Iraq - guardian.co.uk Tue, 03 Mar 2009 00:07:27 GMT

AFP

High price of democracy in Iraq
guardian.co.uk, UK
In saying that the provincial elections in Iraq are a turning point (We will leave Iraq a better place - British general, 2 March), Lieutenant-General John Cooper ignores the price paid for this fragile progress. At least two estimates - by the ...
British commander says democracy rooted in Iraq: report AFP
Iraq will be left 'a better place' when army leaves Telegraph.co.uk
VICTORY IN IRAQ - ALMOST Daily Star
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Washington's Short-Term View of Iraq - Washington Post Blogs Mon, 02 Mar 2009 17:07:46 GMT

Washington's Short-Term View of Iraq
Washington Post Blogs, DC
The Current Discussion: The Obama administration has finally set a date for withdrawing US troops for Iraq. If ethnic strife returns there, raising again the specter of civil war, should the US send troops back in? The promise of a withdrawal of US ...

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4254 - The Associated Press Tue, 03 Mar 2009 00:20:24 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4254
The Associated Press
As of Monday, March 2, 2009, at least 4254 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. ...

Blackwater founder, CEO resigns - CNN Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:55:44 GMT

Aljazeera.net

Blackwater founder, CEO resigns
CNN
The State Department has decided not to renew Blackwater/Xe's contract in Iraq when it expires in May, a State Department official told CNN in late January. That followed a refusal by the Iraqi government to renew the firm's operating license because ...
Xe tries to leave history of Blackwater behind The Associated Press
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Scandal-Ridden Blackwater CEO Steps Down ABC News
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Iraq: Mission Accomplished - Washington Times Tue, 03 Mar 2009 02:38:04 GMT

The Miami Herald

Iraq: Mission Accomplished
Washington Times, DC
President Obama constantly bemoans all the troubles he says he inherited from George Bush, but has never given President Bush due credit for the US victory in Iraq. The former president's name was conspicuously absent from Mr. Obama's remarks Friday ...
Team Obama's clues on Afghan goals MSNBC
Gates: Obama More Analytical Than Bush CBS News
Obama Caves to the Oil Companies. Bay Area Indymedia
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4th Stryker Brigade returning to Iraq sooner - Seattle Post Intelligencer Mon, 02 Mar 2009 17:23:37 GMT

4th Stryker Brigade returning to Iraq sooner
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The Defense Department says the 4th Stryker Brigade at Fort Lewis will deploy to Iraq this fall several months ahead of the original schedule. The Army said Monday the deployment was moved up to replace the 5th Stryker Brigade, also based at Fort Lewis ...
Key Iraq Training Units Still Being Developed The Washington Independent
Officials Announce Upcoming Iraq, Afghanistan Deployments Systems
4000 from 4th SBCT to deploy to Iraq ArmyTimes.com
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