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More and more American troops dying in Iraq

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Last year, before President George W. Bush launched his controversial "troop surge" in Iraq, Pentagon war planners warned him the strategy would sharply increase…

Nine more American soldiers dead in Iraq

As the standoff between President George W. Bush and Congress continues in Washington, violence in Iraq escalates as the death toll of American soldiers and civilains mounts. Nine more Americans have…

Bush’s stubborn defiance of the reality of war

I met an old friend and colleague on K Street the other day and she looked a bit weary. She told me that her son's tour in Iraq had been…

Suicide bomb attacks kills nine more soldiers

Iraq and Vietnam

As the confrontation over Iraq escalates between President Bush and Congress, the current wave of violence in Baghdad includes one distinctive event: A terrorist bomb in a cafeteria within the…

Suicide bomber kills 9 American soldiers

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In one of the deadliest attacks on American ground forces since the Iraq war started more than four years ago, a suicide car bomber…

More suicide bombers, more death in Iraq

042307bombings.jpgThree suicide bombers launched attacks in different parts of Iraq on Monday, killing at least 27 people and wounding nearly 60 on Monday,…

Suicide bombers kill 13 in Baghdad

042207iraq.jpgTwo suicide car bombers attacked a police station Sunday in western Baghdad, police said, killing at least 13 people and turning nearby buildings…

Pentagon planning to extend surge

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The Pentagon is laying the groundwork to extend the U.S. troop buildup in Iraq. At the same time, the administration is warning Iraqi leaders…

Iraqis hunt for relatives among war dead

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Devastated Iraqis hunted for dead relatives in city morgues on Thursday after brutal car bombings killed 190 people in Baghdad and raised questions about…