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WAR: About that War

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Reuters

Iraq's main Sunni religious grouping accused US forces of killing 25 civilians in raids near Baghdad in the past 2 days, rejecting the US account that only suspected insurgents had died. "We hold the Iraqi government and the occupiers respon

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USA Today

Efforts to create a national unity government in Iraq stumbled as a member of an influential Shiite alliance bloc threatened to form a new government unilaterally if rival groups did not scale back their demands. Sunnis said they may withdraw from th

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Los Angeles Times

Troops have set up 19 small base camps throughout the area and begun routinely patrolling insurgent hot spots north of the Euphrates River. The deployment follows a strategy favored by a new generation of counterinsurgency experts: disperse, mingle w

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New York Times

The American combat troops who remain in Iraq, and the growing number of Iraqi security forces, will still require substantial numbers of supporting American forces to remain, too, to supply food, fuel and ammunition and otherwise support combat oper

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Associated Press

US military troops with severe psychological problems have been sent to Iraq or kept in combat, even when superiors have been aware of signs of mental illness. Reporting numerous cases in which the military failed to follow its own regulations in scr

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Associated Press

Clashes erupted between two Iraqi army units following a roadside bombing north of the capital, and Iraqi police said a Shiite solder was killed in an exchange of fire with a Kurdish unit.

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Zaman Daily News

After the Tehran adminstration conducted operations againt the terror network Kurdish Workers Party(PKK) by crossing the Iraqi border, the US Army in Iraq is claimed to have increased the military build up of US troops on the Iranian border

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AFP

The United States must talk directly to Iran about its disputed nuclear program as Tehran will not negotiate seriously if Washington is not involved, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said. "As long as the Iranians h

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Daily Times Pakistan

Isreal will strike Iran's nuclear facilities in the next "month or two or three," an Isreali official has been quoted here as saying. The unnamed official told Arnaud de Borchgave, editor-in-chief of United Press International(UPI)

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LeMonde

Mr George Bush, President of the United States of America For sometime now I have been thinking, how one can justify the undeniable contradictions that exist in the international arena -- which are being constantly debated, specially in political fo

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Knight Ridder

[Of course it was the CIA who was doing it, not hte Army.] The US Army will prohibit "water-boarding" — the controversial practice of submerging a prisoner's head in water in an effort to make him talk — when it issues its new interroga

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Christian Science Monitor

For 27 years, the rhetorical swordplay between the US and Iran has been unrelenting. Iran portrays its latest thrust in the ongoing row with the West, an unprecedented letter from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President Bush, as a "new diplom

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Associated Press

Under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who came to power in 1941, Iran was a close ally of the US. Since the shah was toppled in the 1979 Iranian revolution, the 2 countries have been bitter enemies. Following is a chronology of their relations:

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Providence Journal

The Iraq War has been fought on the cheap: not enough body armor, not enough armor on vehicles, not enough night vision equipment. It has been packages from back home have to fill some crucial needs.

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by William Hogeland (Lew Rockwell)

In the summer and fall of 1794, President George Washington, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, and General Henry Lee began making mass arrests of American citizens. Authorized neither by warrants nor by any resolution of Congress, federal

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The Independent

Russia will seek the removal tonight of the core of a UK-sponsored draft United Nations resolution on Iran because it fears that it could pave the way to unilateral military action to curb the Iranian nuclear programme. A bruising battle looms in

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Christian Science Monitor

Three apparently coordinated car-bomb attacks in Baghdad and Karbala killed around 30 people Sunday, as Iraqi politicians said they were near agreement on cabinet posts for a new government that they promise will come to grips with the country's

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AFP

It may sound like science fiction, but the prospect that hijackers could be made redundant by flying robots is a real one. The technology for remote-controlled light aircraft is now highly advanced, widely available -- and, experts say, virtually uns

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