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Is Barack Obama returning from his visits to Afghanistan and Iraq with perhaps an altered view on Iraq? It's hard to say, but his view of Afghanistan remains unequivocal: It is the central front in the war on terrorism; he would deploy at least 10,000 more U.S.
By David Jackson WASHINGTON -- John McCain and his aides parried Monday with Barack Obama's campaign over Obama's contention that the White House is adopting his ideas on dealings with Iraq and Iran.
By Patrick Cockburn Barack Obama has paid his first visit to Iraq, just as the Iraqi government explicitly matched the Democratic presidential candidate's 16-month timetable for the removal of American combat troops.
By JOHN E MULLIGAN With Sen. Jack Reed at his side, the presidential candidate meets with an Afghan official not far from where Osama bin Laden escaped after 9/11. Sen. Barack Obama landed in Kabul yesterday on an extraordinary wartime fact-finding mission with a strong political dimension.
By Liz Sly, Chicago Tribune Jul.
BAGHDAD _ Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki threw his support behind Barack Obama's troop withdrawal plan in an interview published Saturday, ahead of an expected visit by the Illinois senator to a significantly calmer Baghdad than the one he last encountered two years ago. "U.S.
By Terence Hunt Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Bush and Iraq's prime minister have agreed to set a "general time horizon" for bringing more U.S.
President Bush agreed to "a general time horizon" for withdrawing American troops in Iraq, the White House announced Friday, in a concession that reflected both progress in stabilizing Iraq and the depth of political opposition to an open-ended military presence in Iraq and at home.
By Jack Torry, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul.
By JOHN E MULLIGAN WASHINGTON -- Echoing the concerns of U.S.
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