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2008-06-16 09:00:20

By NATASHA T METZLER By Natasha T. Metzler The Associated Press ARLINGTON Republican presidential candidate John McCain met Sunday with Iraq's foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari.

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2008-03-28 08:30:00

One of the Army's most Iraq-savvy generals is taking charge, at least temporarily, of arguably the most important command in the U.S. military, with responsibility for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

2006-09-05 13:50:00

The White House said on Tuesday Democrats were trying to turn Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld into "a bogeyman" two months before U.S. congressional elections, and it dismissed their calls for his ouster.

2006-08-24 05:38:21

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in the Middle East on Thursday praised a major U.S.-led security clampdown in Baghdad, saying it has brought "great progress" and said that Iraq was far from civil war. "I think that there has been great progress on the security front in Baghdad recently.

2006-08-23 15:58:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of Americans no longer see a link between the war in Iraq and Washington's broader anti-terrorism efforts despite President George W. Bush's insistence the two are intertwined, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll released on Tuesday.

2006-08-22 21:25:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of Americans no longer see a link between the war in Iraq and Washington's broader anti-terrorism efforts despite President George W. Bush's insistence the two are intertwined, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll released on Tuesday.

2006-08-17 14:32:37

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amid a largely bleak picture in Iraq, President Bush received an update on the security situation from top commanders on Thursday and the White House said "huge challenges" remain. Bush held talks with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and senior advisers.

2006-08-17 12:27:23

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amid a largely bleak picture in Iraq, President Bush received an update on the security situation from top commanders on Thursday and the White House said "huge challenges" remain. Bush held talks with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and senior advisers.

2006-08-16 11:22:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is not frustrated with the leadership of the new Iraqi government and does not expect an "overnight success," White House spokesman Tony Snow said on Wednesday.

2006-08-09 07:19:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty percent of Americans oppose the U.S. war in Iraq and a majority would support a partial withdrawal of troops by year's end, a CNN poll said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.