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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.

2008-07-18 18:00:11

WASHINGTON _ The United States and Iraq have agreed to a "general time horizon" for further reductions of U.S. combat troops in Iraq, the White House said Friday, the first time the Bush administration has agreed to set any kind of timeline for U.S. troop withdrawals.

2008-07-18 09:00:11

By JAMES RISEN By James Risen The New York Times WASHINGTON Shoddy electrical work by private contractors on U.S. military bases in Iraq is widespread and dangerous, causing more deaths and injuries from fires and shocks than the Pentagon has acknowledged, according to internal Army documents.

2008-07-17 21:00:04

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday told CNN U.S. President George W. Bush is a total failure who is in no position to criticize Congress.

2008-07-16 15:00:22

By JOHN E MULLIGAN WASHINGTON -- Echoing the concerns of U.S.

2008-07-16 12:00:42

By Larry Eichel, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 16--Barack Obama, soon to depart on a tour that will include America's war zones, sparred with John McCain yesterday over U.S. policy in Iraq while expressing agreement over several aspects of what to do in Afghanistan.

2008-07-16 06:00:00

By Paul West, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 16--WASHINGTON -- One day after his Democratic rival proposed an escalation of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Republican presidential candidate John McCain called for a surge of as many as 15,000 troops to address the deteriorating security situation there.


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