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Poll: More Iraqis doubt nation's direction
More Iraqis say their country is headed in the wrong direction and they blame the poor security situation, a new poll has found.

| USA TODAY | October 20, 2004 | 11:54 pm

U.K. considers redeploying Iraq troops
British military officials will Tuesday begin studying where to shift some of their forces in Iraq in order to free U.S. troops to pursue new operations against insurgents.

| USA TODAY | October 18, 2004 | 11:49 pm

Higher-ups at Abu Ghraib could face abuse charges
Military prosecutors said Tuesday they are weighing charges against high-ranking military intelligence officers responsible for interrogating prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.

| | August 24, 2004 | 11:58 pm

Soldier accepts blame in Abu Ghraib case
The most senior U.S. soldier accused of abusing Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison is expected to plead guilty to some of the charges, according to a statement released by his attorney Monday.

| Noelle Knox | USATODAY | August 23, 2004 | 11:08 pm

Audit finds U.S. lax on control of oil money
U.S. officials who ran Iraq until last month lacked adequate controls to track their spending of its oil money, but records give no indication they committed any fraud, an international audit says.

| | July 15, 2004 | 11:27 pm

U.S., British probes reach similar findings
With some differences in the details, the reports by Britain's Lord Butler this week and the Senate Intelligence Committee last week reach the same conclusion about the flawed intelligence used to justify invading Iraq.

| | July 14, 2004 | 11:40 pm

Role as U.S. ally gets riskier for Kuwait, Jordan
U.S. failings in Iraq have generated anger across the Arab world, including in this longtime American ally, where some say the United States needs to go beyond President Bush's apology for what he has called the "wrongdoing of a few."

| | May 12, 2004 | 11:42 pm

Medevac crews hop around the globe to get wounded soldiers home
The military medevac system for Iraq and Afghanistan uses an array of regularly scheduled and on-demand flights. More than 12,000 patients have been flown out of the two war zones.

| Army Times | April 30, 2004 | 2:47 pm

Chaplain goes wherever he's needed
Combat stress teams counsel soldiers, but chaplains are on the front lines of soldiers' lives.

| Honolulu Advertiser | February 17, 2004 | 5:59 pm

Bush: Canada eligible in Iraq reconstruction contracts
President Bush moved to ease tensions with Canada on Tuesday by reversing course and declaring Canadian companies eligible to bid on a second round of U.S.-financed prime reconstruction contracts in Iraq.

| | January 13, 2004 | 11:56 pm

Bush: Troops to stay as needed
President Bush declined Thursday to rule out the possibility that the number of U.S. troops in Iraq could grow.

| | November 20, 2003 | 11:30 pm

Bush carries defense of Iraq war to England
President Bush arrived in Britain on Tuesday for the first state visit of a U.S. leader as police braced for massive protests.

| | November 18, 2003 | 11:28 pm

Iraq needs cash to get cash from its oil fields
The alms bowl will be passed around a table of international delegates here Thursday and Friday as the Bush administration tries to scrape together $55 billion to help rebuild Iraq.

| | October 23, 2003 | 11:35 pm

Expectations remain low for donors conference in Madrid
The United States will probably not get pledges anywhere near the estimated $55 billion needed to rebuild Iraq when 70 countries gather in Madrid on Thursday for a donors conference.

| | October 21, 2003 | 11:35 pm

Powell: Critics of Bush reaching
Secretary of State Colin Powell defended the Bush administration Thursday against intensifying criticism of the use of bogus intelligence to help make the case for war on Iraq. But he was pressed to explain how the tainted evidence made it into President Bush's State of the Union address.

| | July 10, 2003 | 11:13 pm

Bush defends prewar uranium claim
The president said he is "absolutely confident" in his actions despite the discovery that one claim he made about Saddam Hussein's weapons pursuits was based on false information. He made the claim in his State of the Union address.

| Judy Keen | USA TODAY | July 9, 2003 | 10:26 am

On Cairo's streets, anxiety, anger toward U.S.
More than six weeks after the fall of Baghdad, the Arab world is still spinning in shock. A chronic mood of uncertainty, fear and rage as thick as the layer of dust that permanently coats this city at the heart of the Middle East has settled over the region.

| | May 28, 2003 | 11:11 pm

U.S., Britain seek to run Iraq for 1 year
U.S. officials believe that the proposal to immediately lift sanctions would give a significant economic boost to the soon-to-be formed interim government in Iraq.

| | May 9, 2003 | 11:35 am

9 1/2-month mission pushes sailors, families to the limit
By now, 9 1/2 months and a war later, the men and women on the USS Abraham Lincoln just want off. But the admiral, the captain, the rest of the brass, even the hard-core Navy lifers all will follow Juan Angel. The 22-year-old machinist's mate from Fort Worth will be first to walk onto a pier Tuesday in Everett, Wash., when Lincoln arrives home.

| | May 2, 2003 | 7:20 am

France OKs end to Iraq sanctions
France, in an unexpected move toward the U.S. position, called Tuesday for trade and economic sanctions against Iraq to be suspended, but ignificant disagreements remain within the 15-member security council about the role of U.N. arms inspectors in postwar Iraq.

| | April 23, 2003 | 6:43 am

Kevlar testimonial apparently a hoax
According to a British tabloid, British Royal Marine Commando Eric Walderman wasn't wearing his Kevlar helmet in an Umm Qasr firefight in southern Iraq when it stopped four bullets.

| Fred Biddle | The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal | April 16, 2003 | 4:23 pm

Anti-war factions wonder what now

| | April 10, 2003 | 10:19 pm

Leaders agree U.N. to play 'vital role' in Iraq
Using identical words, President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair both pledged Tuesday in Belfast, Northern Ireland, that the United Nations will play "a vital role" in postwar Iraq.

| | April 8, 2003 | 10:15 pm

Former POW doing well, but saying little about ordeal
The family of Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch says the former POW is doing well, but she has told them little about her ordeal and is not aware that her story has made national headlines.

| The (Huntington, W.Va.) Herald-Dispatch | April 8, 2003 | 6:16 pm

Fight makes infantrymen of everyone
Rescued POW Jessica Lynch, like other logistics troops, had to make a fast switch from ferrying what the Army calls "beans, bullets and Band-Aids" to a combat role. Wednesday, two Marines who also usually run supplies and were attacked in a similar situation but weren't taken prisoner talked about their experiences while recovering in Germany.

| | April 3, 2003 | 5:59 am

Turkey ready to let U.S. use territory, Powell says

| | April 3, 2003 | 5:57 am

German protesters remember Dresden, reject war with Iraq
Germany's opposition to the war in Iraq is in part a reflection of the country's struggle to come to terms with its wartime experiences. The images of Baghdad in flames bring back memories of the ruin of Dresden in 1945.

| William Boston | The Detroit News | April 2, 2003 | 6:46 pm

Iraq gets sympathetic press around the world
While overwhelming coverage of the conflict in Iraq wouldn't surprise most Americans, the tone of these reports might. Channel-surf from Britain's BBC to Germany's ZDF, or flip through newspapers from Spain to Bangkok, and one finds stories that tilt noticeably against the war and in favor of besieged Iraqi civilians.

| | April 2, 2003 | 5:40 am

U.K. communities mourn soldiers lost in Iraq war

| GNS | March 28, 2003 | 4:16 pm

Start of war leaves American students abroad anxious, not afraid

| Mike Madden | GNS | March 21, 2003 | 11:56 pm

Arabs angry about war

| | March 21, 2003 | 7:17 am

In Spain, protesters hit streets against government's support for war

| Mike Madden | GNS | March 21, 2003 | 7:06 am

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Soldiers' families bring battle home | August 2, 2004 | 7:34 pm

America has work to do on image

The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News | May 7, 2004 | 2:49 pm

War images paint landscape of death

The Arizona Republic | April 26, 2004 | 12:38 pm

In Clarksville, Tenn., many say it's about time Saddam nabbed

The (Nashville) Tennessean | December 15, 2003 | 10:04 am

Saddam's capture cheers Army recruiters

The (Nashville) Tennessean | December 15, 2003 | 10:00 am

'Rat hole' fitting for tyrant, Iraqis and Kurds in Tenn. say

The (Nashville) Tennessean | December 15, 2003 | 9:59 am

Tenn. church members rejoice for rebuilding, capture

The Jackson (Tenn.) Sun | December 15, 2003 | 9:43 am

Ft. Campbell, Ky., soldiers return to post, news of capture

The (Clarksville, Tenn.) Leaf-Chronicle | December 15, 2003 | 9:40 am

Kurdish South Dakotans rejoice at Saddam's arrest

The (Sioux Falls, S.D.) Argus Leader | December 15, 2003 | 9:37 am

Saddam's capture raises spirits at Ore. Guard gathering

(Salem, Ore.) Statesman Journal | December 15, 2003 | 9:36 am

At Ohio Guard base, guarded optimism

(Mansfield, Ohio) News Journal | December 15, 2003 | 9:33 am

Mansfield, Ohio, residents want troops to come home early

(Mansfield, Ohio) News Journal | December 15, 2003 | 9:33 am

Ohio soldiers' families relieved

The Cincinnati Enquirer | December 15, 2003 | 9:30 am

Cincinnati residents react to Saddam's arrest

The Cincinnati Enquirer | December 15, 2003 | 9:29 am

Capture delivers relief for 1001st, families

Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette | December 15, 2003 | 9:27 am

News of Saddam's arrest brings feeling of relief to N.C. soldier's family

(Asheville, N.C.) Citizen-Times | December 15, 2003 | 9:25 am

Westchester, N.Y., Muslim leaders hail capture

The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News | December 15, 2003 | 9:22 am

Westchester, N.Y., military, families encouraged by capture

The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News | December 15, 2003 | 9:21 am

Capture thrills Utica, N.Y., region's Muslim

The (Utica, N.Y.) Observer-Dispatch | December 15, 2003 | 9:19 am

Capture buoys outbound N.Y. Guard troops

(Rochester, N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle | December 15, 2003 | 9:18 am

Rochester, N.Y., Iraqis celebrate 'big day'

(Rochester, N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle | December 15, 2003 | 9:17 am

N.Y. activists, academics hail capture

The Ithaca (N.Y.) Journal | December 15, 2003 | 9:16 am

N.J. general oversaw capture

(Morristown, N.J.) Daily Record | December 15, 2003 | 9:13 am

'It's a good day for the Iraqi people,' says ex-POW's N.J. family

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier Post | December 15, 2003 | 9:12 am

South Jersey residents: Some call for torture, others say trial

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier Post | December 15, 2003 | 9:10 am

Central Jersey residents doubtful Iraq violence will slow

The (Bridgewater, N.J.) Courier-News | December 15, 2003 | 9:09 am

N.J. Muslims cautiously hopeful for Iraq's future

Asbury Park (N.J.) Press | December 15, 2003 | 8:35 am

For GIs, families in N.J., 'truly a great day' in America

Asbury Park (N.J.) Press | December 15, 2003 | 8:34 am

Nev. congressman warns of possible increased attacks on U.S. forces

The Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal | December 15, 2003 | 8:29 am

Nev. military officials discuss ramifications

The Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal | December 15, 2003 | 8:28 am

Montana troops feel morale swell

Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune | December 15, 2003 | 8:27 am

Military families in Ozarks happy, but realistic about dangers ahead

The (Springfield, Mo.) News-Leader | December 15, 2003 | 8:25 am

Miss. churches abuzz with talk about capture

The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger | December 15, 2003 | 8:23 am

Mid-Mich. residents hit phone lines after news of arrest

Lansing (Mich.) State Journal | December 15, 2003 | 8:20 am

Capture boosts Mich. troops' spirits

Lansing (Mich.) State Journal | December 15, 2003 | 8:19 am

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