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WAR: About that War

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CBS News

The President's "surge" strategy can not achieve it's goals of securing Iraq and giving the Iraqi government time to reach a consensus, Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., said on Face the Nation. "The point of the surge was to give t

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Peninsula(Qatar)

Fighters of the Islamist Taleban movement have infiltrated a strategic region of Afghanistan previously thought to be secured by US forces fighting the resurgent group, a US commander there said. The Taleban have begun operating in the key province

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AP

Despite a rise in desertions from the Army as the Iraq war drags on into a fifth year, the U.S. military does almost nothing to find those who flee and rarely prosecutes those it gets its hands on.

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BBC

(First it was Korea, and now it's Israel. What's next?) US President George W Bush has appealed for people to give his strategy in Iraq a chance - holding up Israel as a model for defining success there. He said America would like to see I

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Catholic New Service

US troops should withdraw and let Iraqi factions fight it out, the bishop for most Iraqi Catholics in the US said on June 19. "Let the Iraqis kill each other, but let the occupying power get out, because they are not killing each other because

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Jerusalem Post

According to Ambassador Bolton, the Bush administration does not recognize the urgency of the hour and that the options are now limited to only the possibility of regime change from within or a last-resort military intervention, and it is still cling

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By Linda Feldmann - Staff writer of The Christian

Sen. Richard Lugar publicly broke rank with President Bush this week. Washington - Support for President Bush's policy in Iraq is fraying within his own party, probably sooner than he expected.

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Anti War

While US officials accuse of Iran of arming a resurgent Taliban, officials here say the weapons are actually part of vast caches left behind by the Soviet army that fought a nine-year war in Afghanistan before withdrawing in 1988.

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LA Times

The Bush adminstration has begun exploring ways of offering Congress a compromise deal on Iraq policy to avert bruising battles in coming months, US officials said. With public support of the war dropping, President Bush has authorized an internal p

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Jerusalem Post

The Israeli Air Force has been training on long-range flights, including refueling in mid-flight, in preparation for potential strikes against Iranian nuclear targets. The training program has been taking place for some time but has only been rele

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Washington Post blog

Are U.S. forces employing a new weapon in the war against terrorism? And if so, why are they keeping it a secret? A huge explosion in Pakistan killed numerous foreign fighters and civilians. On Sunday, 7 children were reported killed in an attack in

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By Paul Craig Roberts

Pace’s departure as evidence of a weak and appeasing administration does not ring true. An administration that escalates the war in Iraq in the face of public opposition and pushes ahead with its plan to attack Iran is not an appeasing administration

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Dan Hardie's weblog

This story has been ignored, from what I can see, by every single British newspaper and TV news programme, but if true it is highly significant. Buried aways towards the end of a story in yesterday's New York Times, we learn

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AP

The Army is considering whether it will have to extend the combat tours of troops in Iraq if President Bush opts to maintain the recent buildup of forces through spring 2008. Acting Army Secretary Pete Geren testified the service is reviewing othe

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St. Petersburg Times OpEd

The indignance emanating from the right wing over the Al-Marri decision is over the court's labeling Ali Al-Marri, an alleged al-Qaida operative, as a civilian rather than an enemy combatant.

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AP

More than 100 people, including militants, civilians and police, have died in three days of fierce clashes between NATO forces and Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, Afghan officials said. U.S.-led airstrike kills 7 Afghan children; attacks fo

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Depleted uranium weapons, and the untold misery they wreak on mankind, are taboo subjects in the mainstream media. This exclusive report should break the media embargo imposed on the American people.

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