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2008-07-22 15:00:00

By JOHN E MULLIGAN The Democratic presidential candidate concedes that the troop surge he opposed reduced the level of violence, but notes that Iraqi leaders also favor a U.S. troop withdrawal by 2010. WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's talks with U.S.

2008-07-22 09:00:30

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.

2008-07-22 06:00:12

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.

2008-07-22 00:00:21

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.

2008-07-20 15:00:02

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.

2008-07-20 06:00:18

By Liz Sly, Chicago Tribune Jul.

2008-07-19 21:00:16

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.

2008-07-19 12:00:23

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.

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2008-07-19 09:00:00

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.

2008-07-19 06:00:02

By Jack Torry, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).