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.
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.
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.
| USATODAY.com | 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.
| USATODAY.com | 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."
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.
| USATODAY.com | 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.
| USATODAY.com | 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.
| USATODAY.com | 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.
| USATODAY.com | 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.
| USATODAY.com | 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
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.
| 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.
| 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.