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2006-08-03 11:48:11

By Kristin Roberts and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq is caught in the worst sectarian violence yet seen and faces the threat of civil war, two of the United States' senior generals said on Thursday, three years after the U.S. invasion. "Sectarian violence probably is as bad as I've seen it, in Baghdad in particular," Army Gen. John Abizaid, the head of U.S. Central Command, told a Senate hearing. "If not stopped, it is possible that Iraq could move toward civil war."...

2006-08-03 10:01:43

By Kristin Roberts and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned on Thursday against pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq prematurely, saying it would be seen as a victory by extremists who want to control a region extending beyond the Middle East. "If we left Iraq prematurely as the terrorists demand, the enemy would tell us to leave Afghanistan and then withdraw from the Middle East," he told the Senate Armed Services Committee at a hearing. "And if we...

2006-08-02 21:39:42

Corrects to Armed Services Committee from Foreign Relations Committee in second paragraph By Will Dunham and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a reversal, the Pentagon on Wednesday said Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will testify publicly on the Iraq war to a key Senate committee after Democrats blasted him for planning to bypass it because of a busy schedule. Earlier in the day, Rumsfeld told reporters he would not attend a morning Senate Armed Services Committee hearing,...

2006-08-02 21:20:46

By Will Dunham and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a reversal, the Pentagon on Wednesday said Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will testify publicly on the Iraq war to a key Senate committee after Democrats blasted him for planning to bypass it because of a busy schedule. Earlier in the day, Rumsfeld told reporters he would not attend a morning Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, but would have a closed briefing for all senators along with Secretary of State...

2006-08-02 17:21:25

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Wednesday he will not testify publicly on the Iraq war to a key Senate committee due to a busy schedule, drawing sharp criticism from prominent Democrats. Rumsfeld, known for frosty relations with some lawmakers, denied he was reluctant to face senators in public, and suggested critics were playing politics. Rumsfeld will not testify on Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee, charged with...

2006-07-28 14:55:00

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Persistent violence in Iraq is forcing the United States to boost troop levels there, but Pentagon officials said on Friday there are no plans now to extend the tours of more troops beyond 3,500 already notified. The U.S. force in Iraq has reached 132,000 troops, a gain of roughly 5,000 this week after Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld extended the year-old tour of the Alaska-based 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team by up to four months. The move was the...

2006-07-27 18:32:20

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Thursday ordered about 3,500 U.S. troops in Iraq to stay up to four months past their scheduled departure, boosting U.S. forces in an attempt to curb unrelenting violence in Baghdad. The move, involving the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team from Fort Wainwright in Alaska, is the latest sign that any significant reduction in the size of the 130,000-strong U.S. force in Iraq is unlikely soon. It comes after...

2006-07-27 16:24:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Thursday directed about 3,500 U.S. troops who have spent the past year in Iraq to stay up to four months past their scheduled departure date, boosting the size of the U.S. force amid unrelenting violence in Baghdad, officials said. The move, involving the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team from Fort Wainwright in Alaska, was the latest sign that any significant reduction in the size of the 130,000-strong U.S. force in Iraq is...

2006-07-27 15:44:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Thursday directed about 3,500 U.S. troops who have spent the past year in Iraq to stay up to four months past their scheduled departure date, boosting the size of the U.S. force amid unrelenting violence in Baghdad, officials said. The move, involving the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team from Fort Wainwright in Alaska, was the latest sign that any significant reduction in the size of the 130,000-strong U.S. force in Iraq is...

2006-07-27 15:24:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Thursday directed more than 2,500 U.S. troops who have spent the past year in Iraq to stay up to four months past their scheduled departure date, boosting the size of the U.S. force amid unrelenting violence in Baghdad, officials said. The move, involving elements of the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team from Fort Wainwright in Alaska, was the latest sign that any significant reduction in the size of the 130,000-strong U.S....


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Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.