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Iraq ambassador speaks of gratitude to US, meets with Marine casualty's mom - Washington Post Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:52:55 GMT+00:00

The State

Iraq ambassador speaks of gratitude to US, meets with Marine casualty's mom
Washington Post
By AP, Tuesday, March 29, 6:08 PM MONTPELIER, Vt. — Iraq's ambassador to the United States talked about the price of war. Then he met a woman who'd paid it — with the loss of her son. / The Associated Press - Rep. Vicki Strong, R-Albany, ...
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Deadly Siege Raises Questions on Iraqi Security - Wall Street Journal Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:49:19 GMT+00:00

Daily Star - Lebanon

Deadly Siege Raises Questions on Iraqi Security
Wall Street Journal
SULEIMANIYA, Iraq—Insurgents mounted a deadly siege on a provincial government building in northern Iraq, the latest in a series of incidents that have raised questions about the ability of Iraqi security forces to defend government ...
Iraqi insurgents kill dozens in Tikrit raidWashington Post
40 killed, 100 wounded in attack on Iraq's local councilXinhua
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Turkey's Erdogan in first visit to Iraq Kurd region - Reuters Tue, 29 Mar 2011 19:01:57 GMT+00:00

The Hindu

Turkey's Erdogan in first visit to Iraq Kurd region
Reuters
ARBIL, Iraq, March 29 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was welcomed on Tuesday as the first Turkish leader to visit Iraq's Kurdish region, on a trip laden with significance born of Turkey's own history of conflict with its ...
Erdogan arrives in Iraqi Kurd regionAFP
Turkey's Erdogan makes landmark visit to IraqSoutheast European Times
Investment talks bring Turkish PM to BaghdadBusinessWeek
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Iraq Says Last Obstacle to Shell Gas Deal Removed - Wall Street Journal Tue, 29 Mar 2011 19:47:41 GMT+00:00

AFP

Iraq Says Last Obstacle to Shell Gas Deal Removed
Wall Street Journal
BASRA, Iraq—The Iraqi Oil Ministry and Royal Dutch Shell PLC have removed the last obstacle preventing them from signing a long-awaited $12 billion joint-venture deal, a senior Iraqi oil official said Tuesday. The main dispute was over ...
IMF skeptical of Iraq oil targetsAFP
Iraq Oil Minister Claims Possibility Of Being Largest Oil ProducerEnergy Tribune

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United States Military Deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan – The Latest Numbers - KPBS Tue, 29 Mar 2011 23:25:37 GMT+00:00

United States Military Deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan – The Latest Numbers
KPBS
The Associated Press today announced how many servicemen and women have died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, based on the news service's own count. According to the AP, 4441 American troops were killed while serving in Iraq. ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4441 Tuesday, according to Associated Press ...Washington Post

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Libya operation is different scenario from Iraq, says Nick Clegg - The Guardian Tue, 29 Mar 2011 19:09:03 GMT+00:00

Telegraph.co.uk

Libya operation is different scenario from Iraq, says Nick Clegg
The Guardian
The deputy prime minister set out his brand of moral realism in a speech at Chapultepec castle, where he detailed five ways in which today's intervention in Libya differed from the "trigger-happy policies" of Tony Blair that led to the invasion of Iraq ...
Clegg trumpets 'axis of openness'BBC News
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Crisis Group Warns Kirkuk Might Cause Break-up of Iraq - Rudaw Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:10:10 GMT+00:00

New York Times

Crisis Group Warns Kirkuk Might Cause Break-up of Iraq
Rudaw
ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan: As the United States prepare for their scheduled complete withdrawal from Iraq by the end of the year, the continuation of tensions over land and resources among Iraq's various ethnic groups could trigger a serious conflict that ...
New governor elected in Iraq's Kirkuk, Arabs enragedReuters AlertNet
Clashes Fuel Debate Over US Plan to Leave IraqNew York Times
U.S. needed in northern IraqUPI.com
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SoCal man sentenced for hammer death of war vet - San Francisco Chronicle Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:16:33 GMT+00:00

SoCal man sentenced for hammer death of war vet
San Francisco Chronicle
A man who beat to death an Iraq War veteran with a hammer in an unprovoked attack will spend 81 years to life in prison. The Victorville Daily Press says 46-year-old Johnny Acosta of Hesperia was sentenced Tuesday in San Bernardino County. ...
Acosta gets 81 years to life in Marine's murderVictorville Daily Press

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Obama is Not Bush and Libya is Not Iraq - The Faster Times Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:12:34 GMT+00:00

CTV.ca

Obama is Not Bush and Libya is Not Iraq
The Faster Times
At stake, beyond any literary similarities, is the potential similarity of intervention in Libya to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. To back up his point, Shear pulled quotes from each of the presidents' speeches, placing them side by side to ...
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Not Another Iraq, Yet - The Atlantic Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:37:15 GMT+00:00

The Guardian

Not Another Iraq, Yet
The Atlantic
In the Arab public sphere, this is not another Iraq -- though, as I've warned repeatedly, it could become one if American troops get involved on the ground and there is an extended, bloody quagmire. This administration is all too aware of the dangers ...
How Libya costs compare to Iraq and Afghanistanmsnbc.com
The echoes of Iraq in Libya and setting the precedence for foreign interventionKurdish Globe
Libyan Karzai? Chalabi? Forget itAljazeera.net
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