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Afghanistan: Why Add More Troops?
Brookings' Michael O'Hanlon details what the President must explain Tuesday.
McCain to Obama: Don't Be Like LBJ
public. "We will and can and must succeed," said McCain. "But it's not going to be easy and there may not be an Anbar awakening ." ABC News' Martha Raddatz and Luis Martinez contributed to this report.
Top Sunni Sheik Killed in IED Attack
of the Anbar Salvation Council (also known as the Anbar Awakening ), led the revolt of Sunni tribes who backed the ..... brother, Ahmed Abu Risha, has been chosen to lead the Anbar Awakening Council's fight against al-Qaeda in Iraq in the
Former U.S. Contractor Alleges 9-Month Detention in Iraq
the sheikh he had once worked with appeared publicly with Gen. David Petraeus, touting the recently formed the Anbar Awakening Council, which led the much heralded – although controversial – alliance between the military and the Sunni tribes
TRANSCRIPT: McCain: Obama's Plan Could 'Reverse' Iraq Progress
terms of the timeline of what happened in Iraq, the Anbar Awakening , when the Sunni tribal leaders turned on Al Qaeda ..... said, without the additional brigades, then the Anbar Awakening wouldn't have succeeded. It's very clear. It's
Sam on McCain's Tough Week
Czechoslovakia. A country that no longer exists He talks of a Pakistani Iraqi border no such thing. He says Iraq's Anbar awakening followed the surge. it began before the surge according to no less an authority than General Petraeus. And when
Commentary: Sam Donaldson on McCain's Tough Week
country that no longer exists) – he talks of a Pakistani-Iraqi border (no such thing) – he says Iraq's Anbar Awakening followed the surge (no, it began before the surge, according to no less an authority than Gen. Petraeus). And
Full Interview with John McCain
that timeline of what happened in Iraq that. The Anbar awakening when that Sunni tribal leaders turned on al-Qaeda ..... said without the additional brigades. Then the were Anbar awakening wouldn't have succeeded it's very clear it's
McCain: Obama's Plan Could 'Reverse' Progress in Iraq
to CBS's Katie Couric that the surge began the " Anbar awakening " -- a statement called into question by bloggers ..... the Obama campaign . The media was briefed on the Anbar awakening on Sept. 29, 2006, by then commander, now Gen
The Note: Moving On
off-message. "Because of the surge we were able to go out and protect that sheik and others. And it began the Anbar awakening ," McCain said. Per the AP: "The problem with McCain's statement -- as Obama's campaign quickly noted
The Note: 'Closer to 'Not' Than Yes'?
presidential bid on Feb. 10, 2007. "His March 2008 withdrawal deadline -- which is up now -- would have undone the Anbar Awakening , massively strengthened al-Qaeda and increased civilian carnage," writes Gerson. Gerson also promotes an article
Then and Now: Bush Looks at Iraq War
In the 2006. Sunni tribal leaders grew tired of Al qaeda's brutality. Started a popular uprising called the Anbar awakening . Over the past similar movements spread across the country. Today the grassroots search includes more than 80000