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2006-06-22 19:13:05

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed confidence on Thursday the military will be able to cut the U.S. force there over the rest of the year, as the Pentagon considered reductions of a few thousand troops in the coming months. "I'm confident that we will be able to continue to take reductions over the course of this year," Army Gen. George Casey told a Pentagon briefing after meetings with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Casey did not say...

2006-06-22 17:54:03

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed confidence on Thursday the military will be able to cut the U.S. force there over the rest of the year, as the Pentagon considered reductions of a few thousand troops in the coming months. "I'm confident that we will be able to continue to take reductions over the course of this year," Army Gen. George Casey told a Pentagon briefing after meetings with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Casey did not say...

2006-06-22 13:28:50

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pentagon leaders are considering reducing the U.S. force in Iraq by a few thousand troops in the coming months, defense officials said on Thursday, as the U.S. Senate rejected setting a timetable for withdrawal. Army Gen. George Casey, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, was in Washington this week for meetings with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld about future force levels and other issues. Defense officials, speaking on condition of anonymity,...

2006-06-20 17:36:29

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Tuesday identified military units scheduled to deploy to Iraq this year, but officials said no decision has been taken on whether significant troop cuts will be made. The announcement came as Army Gen. George Casey, the top U.S. commander in Iraq and due to make recommendations soon on future force levels, traveled to Washington to meet with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. The Pentagon said seven Army and Marine Corps combat...

2006-06-08 20:40:39

By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The killing of militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi at the same time Iraq finished forming its government was "a stunning shock" to al Qaeda, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Thursday. "A stunning shock to the al Qaeda system," Rumsfeld said of the death of Zarqawi and five others in a precision U.S. bombing in Iraq. "On the very day he gets killed, the government gets formed," he told reporters on his plane home to Washington from Brussels,...

2006-06-08 14:29:57

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces have succeeded in finding key fugitives in Iraq -- Abu Musab al-Zarqawi being the latest -- but face bigger obstacles in catching al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, former Taliban chief Mullah Omar and other wanted men. "If you don't know where he is, then you don't know where he is," Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said of bin Laden during a December trip to Pakistan, whose lawless, mountainous tribal areas, experts think, may be...

2006-06-08 13:30:29

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces have succeeded in finding key fugitives in Iraq -- Abu Musab al-Zarqawi being the latest -- but face bigger obstacles in catching al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, former Taliban chief Mullah Omar and other wanted men. "If you don't know where he is, then you don't know where he is," Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said of bin Laden during a December trip to Pakistan, whose lawless, mountainous tribal areas, experts think, may be...

2006-06-07 12:17:33

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has told a Germany-based Army brigade to make initial preparations for a deployment to Iraq, defense officials said on Wednesday, in a sign that an imminent reduction in forces may be unlikely. Pentagon leaders will make a final decision later this week on sending the roughly 3,500 soldiers from their base in Schweinfurt, Germany, to Iraq, said the defense officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The military had put the...

2006-06-06 15:28:34

By Sue Pleming and Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators demanded on Tuesday that the Bush administration swiftly establish what happened in Haditha where U.S. Marines are suspected of killing 24 unarmed Iraqis. They said only swift action could salvage the image of the military and U.S. international relations. The Senate Armed Services Committee plans hearings soon on last November's incident in the western Iraqi town and to determine whether the military tried to cover...

2006-06-06 09:53:39

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent JAKARTA (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld hailed restored U.S. military ties with Indonesia, but was told that America was seen as "overbearing" when it appeared to be pushing its anti-terrorism policies on others. The Pentagon chief heard the blunt message from Indonesian Defense Minister Juwono Sudarsono, who said "as the largest Muslim country, we are very aware of the perception or misperception that the United States is...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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