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WAR: About that War

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AP

"Today marks the closing chapter of the combat mission in Iraq. The flag of 20 Armoured Brigade will be lowered as British combat patrols in Basra come to an end and our armed forces prepare to draw down."

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NY Times

American commanders are planning to cut off the Taliban’s main source of money, the country’s multimillion-dollar opium crop, by pouring thousands of troops into the three provinces that bankroll much of the group’s operations.

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NY Times

The United States and Iraq will begin negotiating possible exceptions to the June 30 deadline for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraqi cities, focusing on the troubled northern city of Mosul and parts of Baghdad will still have combat troops

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AP

Taliban militants declared their peace deal with the Pakistani government "worthless" on Monday after authorities deployed helicopters and artillery against hide-outs of Islamist guerrillas seeking to extend their grip along the Afghan bord

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"Four pounds of anthrax - in a suitcase this big - carried by a fighter through tunnels from Mexico into the U.S., are guaranteed to kill 330,000 within a single hour, if it is properly spread in population centers there."

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NY Times

A spate of attacks on ships off Somalia and the rescue Sunday of an American captain held hostage by pirates have reinvigorated a long-simmering debate over whether the crews of commercial vessels should be armed.

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Reuters

Taliban militants set fire to 10 container trucks carrying supplies to Western forces in in a pre-dawn attack near land-locked Afghanistan exposing the vulnerability of a vital transport link for U.S. and other foreign troops battling the Taliban.

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AP

President Barack Obama asked Congress for $83.4 billion for US military and diplomatic operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, pressing for special troop funding he opposed 2 years ago when he was senator and George Bush was president.

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Reuters

[why they love us] Tens of thousands of followers of anti-American Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr thronged Baghdad to mark the sixth anniversary of the city's fall to U.S. troops, and to demand they leave immediately. "Down, down USA,

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NY Times

If the experience of the American troops already training police is any indication, better policing may be impossible for Afghanistan unless government officials at all levels stop cannibalizing their civil administration and police force for a quick

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arclein

In a March 27 announcement outlining America's new regional strategy in the "Afpak theatre," President Obama vowed to send an additional 4,000 troops under cover of "training" recruits for the Afghan National Army. The Pentago

News Link • Global Reported By robert klein
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AP

The Obama administration plans to seek as much as $3 billion [for bribes] over the next five years to train and equip Pakistan's military, and is considering sending 10,000 more troops to battle the Taliban in Afghanistan, defense officials said

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Just a Girl in Short Shorts

It has been reported that this week the Iraq government intends to start executing 128 convicted homosexuals.

News Link • Global Reported By Becky Chandler
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