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By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps can sustain indefinitely its current troop level in Iraq, the No. 2 Marine general said on Thursday, despite concerns about the 3-year-old war breaking the all-volunteer military. Gen.
CAGLIARI, Sardinia (Reuters) - Italy has thwarted a planned terror attack, Interior Minister Giuseppe Pisanu said on Thursday during a campaign rally ahead of the April 9-10 general election.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia denied on Thursday a Pentagon report that a Russian diplomat gave intelligence on U.S. military moves to Baghdad during the Iraq War and said the report was intended to distract attention from problems in Iraq.
By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked Russia on Tuesday to investigate Pentagon assertions that Moscow gave intelligence to Iraq on U.S. military movements shortly after the 2003 invasion.
By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked Russia on Tuesday to conduct a "serious investigation" into reports Moscow gave intelligence on U.S. military movements to Iraq at the start of the 2003 invasion.
By Adrian Croft and James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Iraq and Afghanistan were decisive battlegrounds for the values the West believes in and warned of the risk of a U.S. retreat into isolationism.
By Adrian Croft MELBOURNE (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair, speaking amid calls by many Australians for their troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, will tell Australia's parliament on Monday now is not the time to quit the violence-torn country. U.S.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Tuesday it is possible some U.S. troops will still be in Iraq after his presidency ends in three years time, but he insisted civil war had not erupted there.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Army Gen. John Abizaid, who oversees U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan as head of Central Command, has agreed to keep the job at least another year at the request of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, defense officials said on Tuesday.
President George W. Bush held out the possibility on Tuesday of a U.S. troop presence in Iraq for many years, saying a full withdrawal would depend on decisions by future U.S. presidents and Iraqi governments.
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