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2006-01-05 19:05:32

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's top general accused a key Democratic Iraq war critic on Thursday of damaging military recruiting and troop morale by saying Americans are justified in not volunteering for military duty. Marine Corps Gen.

2006-01-01 13:33:37

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush started the New Year on Sunday by visiting wounded troops, mostly from the Iraq war, who are receiving care in Texas.

2006-01-01 08:22:20

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of countries providing troops to serve in Iraq as part of the American-led coalition is declining, and some key U.S. allies have announced plans to keep forces there only at reduced levels.

2005-12-27 07:59:30

KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi officials said they found the skeletal remains of 31 people in what they described as a mass grave in the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala on Tuesday.

2005-12-25 05:02:40

By Lesley Wroughton MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld left Iraq on Christmas Eve confident that his cautious strategy to hand over security responsibilities to Iraqi forces -- a critical component for eventually declaring victory - was working so far.

2005-12-14 15:33:39

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush took the blame on Wednesday for going to war in Iraq over faulty intelligence but said he was right to topple Saddam Hussein and urged Americans to be patient as Iraqis vote.

2005-12-12 13:28:58

By Tabassum Zakaria PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush said on Monday 30,000 Iraqis have been killed since the Iraq war began and, speaking days before election in Iraq, acknowledged setbacks in efforts to create a democracy there.

2005-12-12 12:05:30

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday about 30,000 Iraqi citizens had died in the Iraq war since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003.

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2005-12-06 12:55:00

Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday joined the White House push to counter growing discontent with the Iraq war, acknowledging challenges ahead but insisting "steady progress" had been made on the political and security fronts.

2005-11-30 12:06:59

By Tabassum Zakaria ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (Reuters) - U.S. troops will be able to withdraw from Iraq as local forces gain competence, U.S. President George W.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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