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Iraq threatens to break military links with US - Financial Times Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:57:12 GMT+00:00

AFP

Iraq threatens to break military links with US
Financial Times
The two sides have agreed in principle that several thousand US troops should stay in Iraq in a training capacity after the official end of the American mission at the end of the year, but they have become bogged down over whether to grant US troops ...
Iraq's Maliki says US military trainers might stayReuters
EXCLUSIVE - Iraq's Maliki says US military trainers might stayReuters India
Iraq's Maliki says US military trainers might stayThe Express Tribune
AFP -Press TV
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Security of Iraq's tiny Jewish community shaken by Wikileaks - MiamiHerald.com Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:50:21 GMT+00:00

Stars and Stripes

Security of Iraq's tiny Jewish community shaken by Wikileaks
MiamiHerald.com
"I never wanted the Jews to leave Iraq. They belong here." If White persuades Baghdad's remaining Jews to leave it will mark the end of a 2700-year presence that dates to the Assyrian conquest of the Judean Kingdom. By the time US forces invaded Iraq ...
Iraq's last Jews forced to flee in WikiLeaks blowback?World War 4 Report
Wikileaks Scores AgainThe Atlantic

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Coveted Jobs in Iraq Breed Diploma Fraud - New York Times Tue, 11 Oct 2011 01:09:28 GMT+00:00

New York Times

Coveted Jobs in Iraq Breed Diploma Fraud
New York Times
BAGHDAD — For two years, an assistant dean at Iraq's largest university received threats from a police officer: sign a fraudulent document certifying that the officer had graduated from the university, ...

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String of blasts in Iraq capital kills at least 10 - CBS News Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:31:43 GMT+00:00

String of blasts in Iraq capital kills at least 10
CBS News
Some US and Iraqi officials would like to see American forces stay in Iraq into next year to help maintain the fragile stability and train Iraqi troops. Disagreements over whether to grant the Americans the type of legal protections they are demanding ...

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Barack Obama visits wounded troops at Walter Reed - Politico Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:20:51 GMT+00:00

Boston Globe

Barack Obama visits wounded troops at Walter Reed
Politico
Just days after the 10th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama spent nearly three hours Monday afternoon visiting with US service members injured there and in Iraq. During his visit to Walter Reed National Military ...
Obama visits wounded service membersThe Associated Press
Obama spends Columbus Day holiday visiting wounded service members at Walter ...Washington Post
Obama visits wounded at Walter ReedUPI.com

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Iraq Resumes Output From Rumaila Oil Field - Sources - Wall Street Journal Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:45:45 GMT+00:00

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Iraq Resumes Output From Rumaila Oil Field - Sources
Wall Street Journal
AMMAN (Dow Jones)--Iraq has resumed crude oil production from Rumaila South oil field after two blasts Friday night near an export pipeline forced a partial suspension of output from the field in southern Iraq, Iraqi oil and company officials said ...
Iraq oil field resumes crude outputAFP
UPDATE 1-Old landmines kill six in Iraq's Rumaila oilfieldReuters
Iraq Rumaila oilfield to resume output 2 days after repairThe Daily Star
FuelFix (blog)
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George W. Bush Express Support For Afghanistan, Iraq Wars - ThirdAge Mon, 10 Oct 2011 22:13:52 GMT+00:00

ThirdAge

George W. Bush Express Support For Afghanistan, Iraq Wars
ThirdAge
George W. Bush still supports the Iraq and Afghanistan wars that he spearheaded during his administration despite waning popularity from the American people, according to ABC News. With 30 percent of veterans in a recent Pew Research Center poll saying ...
George W. Bush on Iraq, Afghanistan: Drones Alone Would Not Have Defeated ...ABC News (blog)
Bush: "I happen to think it was worth fighting"Fox News (blog)
Bush: 'I hope history proves them wrong'Politico
The Hill -Austin American-Statesman -Oye! Times
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Iraq Delays Auction of Oil, Gas Fields by Two Months to March - BusinessWeek Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:41:43 GMT+00:00

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Iraq Delays Auction of Oil, Gas Fields by Two Months to March
BusinessWeek
Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq delayed a bidding round for oil and natural-gas fields to March from January in order to give companies more time to prepare their bids, said Sabah al-Saadi, an oil ministry official. ...
Iraq delays auction for energy exploration blocksAFP
Iraq delays energy auction from January to March to give companies more time ...Washington Post (blog)
Dates for fourth oil bids postponedAswat Al Iraq
eTaiwan News -Iraq Oil Report
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Army: You Sure We Won't Fight Another Ground War? - Wired News Mon, 10 Oct 2011 22:14:05 GMT+00:00

Fox News

Army: You Sure We Won't Fight Another Ground War?
Wired News
How's this for painful irony: Right as the Army leaves Iraq and begins to leave Afghanistan following a decade at war, it's gearing up for intense bureaucratic misery. That's because even the Army's alumni argue that the looming ...
Army Leaders Warn Against Shrinking Forces Too MuchNew York Times
Top General 'Deathly Afraid' of Sequestration CutsWall Street Journal (blog)
Stocks rally...Combat brigades could be cut...Bombs kill 10 in Iraq9&10 News
DoD Buzz -DefenseNews.com (subscription) (blog)
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Iraq's Maliki urges Syria to end one-party rule - Khaleej Times Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:50:51 GMT+00:00

Commentary

Iraq's Maliki urges Syria to end one-party rule
Khaleej Times
BAGHDAD - Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki encouraged Syria to open up its political system to end one-party Baath rule as part of reforms in the face of months of popular protests. Maliki's comments about his neighbour came as Syrian President ...
Unrest in Syria has an upside next doorWashington Post (blog)
Post-Assad Syria's Best Case Scenario? Post-Invasion IraqCommentary
Iraq Giving Financial Support to SyriaBig Think (blog)
Al-Arabiya -Kurdish Globe -Middle East Forum
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