Latest Rationale for the Iraq War Stories

2006-08-31 12:44:32

By Tabassum Zakaria SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, seeking to fend off growing election-year discontent with the Iraq war, said on Thursday his wars in Iraq and against terrorism were keeping Americans safe.

2006-08-28 15:39:51

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday seized on Democratic calls to pull troops out of Iraq to draw an election-year link between early withdrawal and the possibility of terrorist attacks in the United States. As Cheney and President George W.

2006-08-12 09:37:17

By Steve Holland CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President Bush cautioned on Saturday the threat from a plot to detonate liquid explosives on commercial flights may not have passed and denied Democratic charges he was trying to use the crisis for political gains in an election year.

2006-06-29 18:28:14

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has found more Iraqi weapons in recent months, in addition to the 500 chemical munitions recently reported by the Pentagon, a top defense intelligence official said on Thursday. Lt. Gen.

2006-06-13 09:41:48

By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Suicide bombs rather than chemical, biological or nuclear weapons are the most serious threat to the United States, according to a survey of top American foreign policy and terrorism experts.

2006-06-09 15:59:23

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans killed a provision in an Iraq war funding bill that would have put the United States on record against the permanent basing of U.S. military facilities in that country, a lawmaker and congressional aides said on Friday.

2006-04-06 17:47:02

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Britain on Thursday turned up the pressure on Iraqi leaders to form a government of national unity, with Britain's defense minister saying delays only served to help terrorists.

2006-03-28 16:25:47

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked Russia on Tuesday to investigate Pentagon assertions that Moscow gave intelligence to Iraq on U.S. military movements shortly after the 2003 invasion.

2006-03-26 16:17:48

By Adrian Croft MELBOURNE (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair, speaking amid calls by many Australians for their troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, will tell Australia's parliament on Monday now is not the time to quit the violence-torn country. U.S.

2006-03-19 11:31:30

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world's only superpower has learned some hard lessons during three years of war in Iraq and there is increasing skepticism about whether it can ever achieve its objectives there. President George W.

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