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2006-03-19 11:31:30

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world's only superpower has learned some hard lessons during three years of war in Iraq and there is increasing skepticism about whether it can ever achieve its objectives there. President George W.

2006-03-19 04:29:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaving Iraq now would be like handing postwar Germany back to the Nazis, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in a column published on Sunday, the third anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.

2006-03-16 16:37:39

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Thursday it launched its biggest air offensive in Iraq since the 2003 invasion to root out insurgents near a town where recent violence raised fears of civil war.

2006-03-16 18:39:15

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush clung to his doctrine of using preemptive force against threats of weapons of mass destruction on Thursday despite his experience in Iraq, and said Iran may be America's biggest security challenge.

2006-03-15 19:15:16

By Sue Pleming SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice began a three-day trip to Australia on Thursday to thank one of America's closest allies for keeping troops in Iraq and to discuss China's emergence as an Asia-Pacific power.

2006-03-15 08:40:32

By Peter Graff ALDERSHOT (Reuters) - A British Air Force doctor who refused to go to Iraq because he believed the war to be illegal pleaded his case before a military court on Wednesday. Flight Lieutenant Malcolm Kendall-Smith, 37, had earlier already served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

2006-03-13 20:03:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Monday said it was preparing to release prewar Iraqi government material from a trove of documents and tape-recordings captured after the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq. The office of U.S.

2006-03-10 19:27:46

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush vowed on Friday to do everything possible to prevent civil war in Iraq, as he laid the groundwork for a public relations drive to shore up sagging American support for his Iraq policy.

2006-03-10 10:10:05

BERLIN (Reuters) - A parliamentary inquiry will probe the alleged CIA kidnapping of a German national as well as focusing on the role of German spies during the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the three opposition parties agreed on Friday.

2006-03-10 09:58:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amid rising sectarian violence in Iraq, President George W. Bush will make a new push to bolster support for his Iraq policy in a series of speeches that begin on Monday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.