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Iraq violence continues to rise

Violence in Iraq, as measured by casualties among troops and civilians, has edged higher despite the U.S.-led security push in Baghdad, the Pentagon told Congress on Wednesday. In its required quarterly…

Bomb kills three U.S. soldiers in Iraq

With a thunderous rumble and cloud of dust and smoke, a suicide car bomb brought down a section of highway bridge south of Baghdad on Sunday, killing three U.S. soldiers…

‘We have made a deal with the devil’

The war effort in Iraq has become so desperate that U.S. soldiers now fight alongside insurgents who have attacked and killed Americans in the past.

As one intelligence officer…

American death toll in Iraq tops 3500

The four-year U.S. military death toll in Iraq passed 3,500 after a soldier was reported killed in a roadside bombing in Baghdad. A British soldier was also shot to death…

Asking the tough questions

Worst case scenarios happen.

That is the lesson of President Bush's troop-lite war in Iraq, his attention-diverted war to crush al Qaeda and get Osama bin Laden, dead or…

‘When are we going to get out of here?’

One question lingers on the minds of U.S. soldiers serving extended tours in country torn apart by an American-induced civil war.

"When are we going to get out of…

Troops could be in Iraq for half a century

A vast majority of Americans might want U.S. troops out of Iraq but President George W. Bush wants to keep this country's men and women in uniform in harm's way…

Antiwar mom Sheehan calls it quits

Cindy Sheehan, the soldier's mother who galvanized an anti-war movement with her monthlong protest outside President Bush's ranch, says she's done being the public face of the movement.

"I've…

U.S., Iran break 27-year impasse

The United States and Iran broke a 27-year diplomatic freeze Monday with a four-hour meeting about Iraqi security. The American envoy said there was broad policy agreement, but that Iran…

New violence adds to Iraq body count

A suicide car bomber struck a busy Baghdad commercial district Monday, killing at least 21 people, setting vehicles on fire and damaging a nearby Sunni shrine, police and hospital officials…