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Political Progress in Iraq? Maybe, if Congress Butts Out
Substantial Political Resistance to New Oil Law, Revision of Constitution and Reversal of De-Baathification Campaign
Vice President Biden Lands in Baghdad To Attend Change of Mission Ceremony
ABC News' Sunlen Miller and Richard Coolidge report: Marking this week’s end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, Vice President Joe Biden made his fifth trip to the country as vice president, landing in Baghdad late this morning. The...
Defiant Iraqis Vote Despite Intimidation, Killings
The voting is done. Now comes time for counting. Officials at Baghdad's Data Entry Center have begun counting the millions of votes that will decide which of the 6,200 candidates will fill Iraq's 325 parliamentary seats and who will become Iraq's next prime minister. The government imposed an 8
Vice President Biden Jokes to Iraqi Counterpart: "You can't get rid of me"
On his second day in Baghdad, Vice President Joe Biden met with several Iraqi political leaders as part of his effort to "resolve outstanding political issues" there before the January elections.
Clem's Chronicles: Fitness Club Shootings/Freed Journalists Reune With Families/Clean Energy Cars
Howdy folks-here's what's happening this evening..... FITNESS CLUB SHOOTINGS-As friends and family of the victims of last night’s shooting rampage at the L.A. Fitness Center in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania try to come to terms with what happened, John Berman, filing for...
GQ: Prisoner of War
THE EXPLOSION CAME FROM A COUPLE of miles away, but everyone in Coalition Provisional Authority administrator Paul Bremer's office could hear and even feel it. It was the afternoon of August 19, 2003, less than four months after President Bush's mission accomplished speech, and Bremer's
Illinois Obama and the Temple of Hercules (And Other Obama Adventures Coming Soon to a TV Screen Near You)
The Temple of Hercules is just one of the stops Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, will make today when he comes to Jala al-Qalaa in Amman, Jordan, with his merry men, Sens. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and Jack Reed, D-RI, fresh out...
Was There Rape? Depends on Whether You're Shiite or Sunni
Iraqi Official Claims Woman Was Paid to Lie About Rape to Inflame Sectarian Tensions
Bush Iraq Course May Diverge from Study Group
With sources close to President Bush's Iraq planning saying today that it is likely the president will support a surge of U.S. troops in Iraq, the latest reporting suggests he is leaning away from many of the suggestions of the Iraq Study Group. Bush's listening tour on what to do in Iraq already