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Iraqi Parliament Approves Partial Cabinet Change Amid 'Million Man March'
Thousands of Iraqis traveled to Baghdad Tuesday to voice their opposition to government leaders, rallying for an end to political corruption. The "million-man march" was called for by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ahead of a scheduled parliament session to vote on a new government. Many
Wikileaks Releases CIA Report on High Value Targeting
Wikileaks has released a CIA document from 2009 analyzing the positive and negative effects of strikes against high value targets. The U.S. military has used high value targeting of insurgent leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan , and the CIA also uses drone strikes to target high value al Qaeda targets
'This Week' Transcript: Secretary Hillary Clinton, Sen. John McCain
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AMANPOUR (voice-over): This week, the reluctant warrior, President Obama scores a new success as yet another public enemy meets his fate. GADHAFI: They love me, all my people with me. They love me all. AMANPOUR: What the killing of Gadhafi reveals about America's role in the
Sept. 14, 2004: Inside the War Zone
at this point and for the next seven weeks until Election Day do you even Begin to figure out how things are really going in Iraq. Whom can you trust. Carrion Democrats want you to believe that the president and his people don't have a clue guardian for the wrong reasons had no plan for what to do
The U.S. end game in Iraq: With Iran ascendant, should U.S. troops stay on?
ABC News' Lara Setrakian (@Lara) and Molly Hunter (@mollymhunter) report: Iraq is coming out of the deadliest month for U.S. troops in more than two years as we move into what may be the final six months with foreign boots on the ground. As of now, all 46,000 U.S. troops...
Israel's Lieberman: No Negotiation Over Jerusalem
Even before he became Israel's foreign minister just under a year ago, Avigdor Lieberman had already established a reputation for his abrasive approach. For example, the former club bouncer, who was born in Moldova and emigrated to Israel in 1978, threatened to bomb the Aswan High Dam in Egypt and
'This Week' Transcript: Odierno and Chiarelli
AMANPOUR: Good morning. I'm Christiane Amanpour, and at the top of the news this week, ending the war in Iraq. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Tens of thousands of our troops in Iraq are coming home. (END VIDEO CLIP) AMANPOUR: As America stands down, is Iraq ready to stand up? This
Mr. Maliki Comes to Washington, POTUS to Meet with Iraqi PM Tomorrow
From Jake Tapper and Sunlen Miller: Tomorrow afternoon President Obama will sit down in the Oval Office with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. “This is a big adjustment period,” a senior administration official says, “both for Iraqi and for the...
Troop Deaths in Iraq Drop in September
American fatalities in Iraq in September are the lowest monthly death toll in more than a year. Overall last month, 63 Americans died, according to the latest Defense Department releases. A U.S. soldier was killed Sunday in a small-arms attack during combat operations in eastern Baghdad, the
Shiite Militia Won't Back Down in Government Crackdown
In an attempt to quell the fighting between Shiite militiamen and security forces, authorities in Baghdad have imposed a weekend curfew on the capital. An official with the command says no unauthorized vehicles, motorcycles or pedestrian traffic will be allowed on the streets from 11 p.m. Thursday