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2008-07-24 09:00:00

By TOM RAUM By Tom Raum The Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. Republican John McCain pushed back on Tuesday against Democratic criticism that he misstated when the troop buildup ordered by President Bush began, saying elements were put in place before Bush announced the strategy in early 2007.

2008-07-23 09:00:29

The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, July 22: ___ President Bush, Sen.

2008-07-22 21:00:20

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Republican National Committee, +1-202-863-8614 Obama's Misjudgment On The Surge And Ignorance Of The Consequences Of His Withdrawal Plan Show He Is Not Ready To Lead WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the RNC: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/RNCLOGO) Today, Obama Claimed That He Said There Was "No Doubt" The Surge Would Reduce Violence In Iraq: Obama:"What I can say is that there's no doubt...

2008-07-22 18:00:27

DEMOCRATIC US presidential hopeful Barack Obama met the Iraqi prime minister and US troops yesterday at the start of a major foreign tour.

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 15:00:00

By Liz Sly, Chicago Tribune Jul. 22--BAGHDAD -- Sen. Barack Obama met with Sunni tribal leaders in Iraq's once-troubled Anbar province on Tuesday before heading for Amman, Jordan, where he told reporters that Iraqis now needs to resolve their political differences.

2008-07-22 12:01:02

KBR, an engineering, construction and services company, has announced that its 55% owned subsidiary MW Kellogg has won a contract from StatoilHydro to provide pre-engineering services for the Double Inlet Crossover Project at the Karsto Gas Plant near Stavanger, Norway.

2008-07-22 12:00:13

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 22--WASHINGTON --The United States can build a "new kind of partnership with Iraq" and refocus its foreign policy on fighting terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a joint statement issued Monday from Iraq by Sens.

2008-07-22 09:00:30

The Associated Press WASHINGTON The New York Times defended its decision not to publish an op-ed article as submitted by presumptive GOP presidential nominee John McCain about the Iraq war on grounds it customarily reviews such pieces with the author. McCain's campaign sent the op-ed Friday.

2008-07-22 09:00:12

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Back in the United States, Republican rival John McCain said he hoped Obama's visit would open his eyes to the danger of withdrawal timetables.