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2006-08-28 17:17:45

By Kristin Roberts NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned potential adversaries on Monday that the United States remained capable of responding to military threats at home and abroad, despite its troop commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

2006-08-28 15:39:51

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday seized on Democratic calls to pull troops out of Iraq to draw an election-year link between early withdrawal and the possibility of terrorist attacks in the United States. As Cheney and President George W.

2006-07-31 15:10:16

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military death toll in Iraq fell for a third straight month in July to one of the lower levels of the 3-year-old war despite rising violence that prompted the Pentagon to expand the U.S. force. At least 44 U.S.

2006-07-22 03:05:49

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday approved an agreement that will let Saudi Arabia buy up to $276 million in spare parts for its M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and other equipment from U.S. stocks.

2006-07-21 20:16:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday approved an agreement that will let Saudi Arabia buy up to $276 million in spare parts for its M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and other equipment from U.S. stocks.

2006-07-13 18:59:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Iraq war could cost U.S. taxpayers between $202 billion and $406 billion more over the next 10 years, depending on how quickly U.S. force levels can be reduced, congressional budget experts said on Thursday.

2006-06-20 19:21:07

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia expects to be able to review its troop deployment in Iraq by the end of this year, Defense Minister Brendan Nelson said on Wednesday. But Nelson said any plans to withdraw troops would depend on how successful Iraq was at taking control of its own security.

2006-06-15 07:53:11

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq war has reached 2,500, the Pentagon said on Thursday, more than three years into a conflict that finds U.S. and allied foreign forces locked in a struggle with a resilient insurgency.

2006-06-14 13:53:48

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Italy's foreign minister said on Wednesday he will use his first U.S. visit since the centre-left government took power last month to spell out Rome's Iraq pullout plan and urge the United States to close Guantanamo Bay. Massimo D'Alema, who meets with U.S.

2006-06-14 10:22:20

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans should expect steady progress in Iraq but it would be unrealistic to hope for "zero violence" any time soon, President George W. Bush said on Wednesday, the day after his trip to Baghdad to meet the new Iraqi government.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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