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6 gunmen killed as police retake Iraq ministry, security sources say - CNN Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:45:14 GMT

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6 gunmen killed as police retake Iraq ministry, security sources say
CNN
(CNN) -- Iraqi police have won back full control of a ministry building stormed by gunmen who took civil servants hostage, the Interior Ministry and security sources said Thursday. Six gunmen were killed in the police operation to retake the Ministry ...
Militant assault on Iraq ministry building kills 24RT
Armed men storm government building in IraqAljazeera.com
Suicide bombers storm Iraq ministry building, 24 killedReuters
Foreign Policy (blog) -euronews -Al-Arabiya
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Poll: Grim assessment of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan - USA TODAY Fri, 31 Jan 2014 07:51:41 GMT

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Poll: Grim assessment of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — As two of the nation's longest wars finally end, most Americans have concluded that neither achieved its goals. Those grim assessments in a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center poll underscore the erosion in support for the invasions of Iraq ...
Public Views Iraq, Afghan Wars as FailuresU.S. News & World Report (blog)
More Now See Failure than Success in Iraq, AfghanistanPew Research Center for the People and the Press
Half US residents say country failed in Afghanistan, IraqUPI.com

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The US Role in Iraq's Upsurge of Violence - Huffington Post Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:27:16 GMT

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The US Role in Iraq's Upsurge of Violence
Huffington Post
The tragic upsurge of violence in Iraq in recent months, including the takeover of sections of two major Iraqi cities by al-Qaida affiliates, is a direct consequence of the repression of peaceful dissent by the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad and ...
Deadly January: Violence across Iraq kills over 1000+, mostly civiliansRT
Americans Can Be Proud of What Was Achieved in IraqWall Street Journal
More than 1000 killed in Iraq in January: officialsAl-Arabiya
National Journal -GlobalPost
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Sorry, Shale. Iraq Is The Real Oil Revolution - Forbes Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:40:06 GMT

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Sorry, Shale. Iraq Is The Real Oil Revolution
Forbes
Iraq is currently the world's third-largest oil exporter. and has the resources and plans to increase rapidly its oil and natural gas production as it recovers from three decades punctuated by conflict and instability. smart-grid-sky. “The emergence of ...
Iraq hires law firm to target buyers of "illegal" Kurdish oilReuters
Biden urges Iraqi Kurdish leader to work with Iraq to resolve oil exports conflictCalgary Herald
As Iraq Polls Near, Deputy Speaker Warns Against Kurdish Divisions in KirkukRudaw
Public Radio International -Hurriyet Daily News
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Iraq: 935 Lies, A Tyrant and Weapons of Mass Destruction - Pravda Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:00:44 GMT

Iraq: 935 Lies, A Tyrant and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Pravda
On February 10th 2003, German Green MP Joschka Fischer, then Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor, stunned an international security conference, in Munich's opulent 19th century Bayerischer Hof hotel discussing the proposed invasion of Iraq...
The Plan for Iraq. Media Lies and Half TruthsCenter for Research on Globalization

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Feds Fight Release of Man Convicted as Iraq Agent - ABC News Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:59:34 GMT

Feds Fight Release of Man Convicted as Iraq Agent
ABC News
A former Indiana truck driver convicted of offering to assist Saddam Hussein's government in Iraq has asked a federal judge to let him out of prison, but prosecutors say he should remain behind bars. Shaaban Hafiz Ahmad Ali Shaaban, 61, remained in the ...

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First on CNN: Once-homeless Iraq vet will introduce Obama at unemployment ... - CNN (blog) Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:09:09 GMT

First on CNN: Once-homeless Iraq vet will introduce Obama at unemployment ...
CNN (blog)
(CNN) - At Friday morning's White House event on the issue of long term unemployment, President Obama will be introduced by a California man named Erick Varela who served as a combat infantryman in the 82nd Airborne in Iraq, according to a White ...

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Former National Security Adviser Hadley: Iraq War Worthwhile - Newsmax.com Fri, 31 Jan 2014 05:37:56 GMT

Former National Security Adviser Hadley: Iraq War Worthwhile
Newsmax.com
Though al-Qaida has regained control in some parts of Iraq, the Americans who served there should be proud of their service, says Stephen Hadley, the former assistant to the president for National Security Affairs under George W. Bush. "All is not lost ...


Poll: Iraq, Afghanistan Wars a Failure - NBCNews.com Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:00:53 GMT

Poll: Iraq, Afghanistan Wars a Failure
NBCNews.com
and maybe not a surprise, but interesting to learn that most of the american people now regard most of our most recent wars in iraq and afghanistan to have been a failure for this country. in a new survey, 52% said neither war achieved its goal. a ...


Suicide car bomb kills 5 soldiers in Iraq - U-T San Diego Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:00:08 GMT

Suicide car bomb kills 5 soldiers in Iraq
U-T San Diego
... of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak to media. Violence has escalated in Iraq over the past year, particularly since late last month after authorities dismantled a Sunni anti-government protest camp in Anbar and arrested a Sunni ...