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Iraq's PM says country ready for US troops to leave - USA Today Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:05:42 GMT

Boston.com

Iraq's PM says country ready for US troops to leave
USA Today
BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraq's prime minister said Saturday that his security forces are ready to protect the country once the American military withdraws by the end of this year, and played down any suggestion that Iraq would become a follower of Iran. ...
AP Interview: Iraq PM confident in post-US futureThe Associated Press
Iraq PM: Bomb Was Assassination AttemptTIME
AP Interview: Iraq PM confident in post-US futureSan Francisco Chronicle
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As US leaves Iraq, AP men recall a war in pictures - eTaiwan News Sun, 04 Dec 2011 00:21:23 GMT

Atlanta Journal Constitution

As US leaves Iraq, AP men recall a war in pictures
eTaiwan News
These were some of the harrowing images captured by three Iraqi photographers of The Associated Press who have covered the Iraq war since the US-led invasion of 2003. Now, as the last American troops prepare to leave their country, the three remember ...
As US leaves Iraq, AP men recall a war in picturesAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Iraq PM: Green Zone bomb was assassination attempt - The Associated Press Sat, 03 Dec 2011 13:26:00 GMT

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Iraq PM: Green Zone bomb was assassination attempt
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister says a bombing in the Green Zone earlier this week was an assassination attempt against him. During an interview with The Associated Press Saturday, Nouri al-Maliki said the parliament building or speaker also ...
Kurdish leader: Clerics 'instigated ... acts of sabotage,' wounding 25CNN
Rioters attack liquor stores in Iraqi KurdistanReuters India
Sermons spark riots in Iraqi Kurdish cityUSA Today

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New Iraqi Hotel Hopes to Draw Guests to a Place Where the Stay Used to Be ... - New York Times Sat, 03 Dec 2011 23:20:33 GMT

New York Times

New Iraqi Hotel Hopes to Draw Guests to a Place Where the Stay Used to Be ...
New York Times
UMM QASR, Iraq — The road approaching the Basra Gateway hotel in southern Iraq crosses a landscape so blighted with trash and spilled crude oil, which shimmers in gigantic pools in the sand, that it is difficult to imagine any ...
US prison base in Iraq becomes a hotelGlobalPost (blog)

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A Look Back: The Beginning Of The War In Iraq - NPR (blog) Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:16:28 GMT

A Look Back: The Beginning Of The War In Iraq
NPR (blog)
December marks the beginning of the end of the US war in Iraq. The withdrawal has already begun as hundreds of US troops are leaving Iraq every day; military vehicles, personnel and weapons are being shipped out of the country, and by Dec. ...

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Mounting toll of Iraq, Afghan wars could soon rival Vietnam - Amarillo.com Sat, 03 Dec 2011 22:17:24 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Mounting toll of Iraq, Afghan wars could soon rival Vietnam
Amarillo.com
WASHINGTON — The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be winding down, but the long-term costs of caring for those wounded in battle is on path to rival the costs of the Vietnam War. While Vietnam extracted a far higher death toll — 58000 compared with ...
An unseen enemy: Combating war's invisible woundsHilton Head Island Packet
For Vets, Life Away From War Can Be a BattlePatch.com

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Maryland National Guard troops welcomed home from Iraq - Baltimore Sun (blog) Sat, 03 Dec 2011 21:39:43 GMT

Baltimore Sun (blog)

Maryland National Guard troops welcomed home from Iraq
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Kayden Hoskins can say "Daddy" now, but she could not when her father, Spc. Tom Hoskins of the Maryland National Guard, left for Iraq in February. The 15-month-old from Havre de Grace has known Daddy mostly as a ...
Buffalo's 105th Military Police Company from Iraq early, just in time for ...News 10NBC
State's last National Guard unit returns from IraqSan Francisco Chronicle
Over 100 area soldiers back from Iraq on SaturdayMPNnow.com
Wall Street Journal -WIVB
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A prison of his own making - CNN (blog) Sat, 03 Dec 2011 17:02:04 GMT

Fox News

A prison of his own making
CNN (blog)
The sprawling Victory Base Complex was America's largest in Iraq, located near the Baghdad Airport. It was essentially an American city, at one time home to more than 40000 troops. Now as the United States ends its military mission and troops head home ...
US Hands Over Former Military Hub to IraqVoice of America
US hands over biggest base to Iraq, boasting milestone in pulloutXinhua
US Military Hands Camp Victory Over to IraqisFox News
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In Iraq, Biden Says Tide of Conflict Is Receding - New York Times Fri, 02 Dec 2011 08:51:54 GMT

New York Times

In Iraq, Biden Says Tide of Conflict Is Receding
New York Times
Khalid Mohammed/AP By MARK LANDLER CAMP VICTORY, Iraq — As the United States prepared to turn over this optimistically named military base to Iraq, leaders of both countries held a solemn commemoration here on Thursday of the sacrifices of American ...
In Iraq, Biden praises troops as attacks remind of realityBend Bulletin
In Iraq, "violence is down to an all-time low" since the start of the war.PolitiFact
Iraq celebrates departure of American troopsXinhua
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Iraq War veteran attends college before heading overseas again - Ventura County Star Sun, 04 Dec 2011 03:04:49 GMT

Iraq War veteran attends college before heading overseas again
Ventura County Star
To mark the end of the Iraq War, The Star is publishing a series of stories this month about local people who fought in the war, their families and others moved to help at home. One of the longest conflicts in US history is winding down with the last ...