Iraq in the news

Headlines and other news about the war in Iraq

  • Iraq making only halting progress, report says; House votes to begin withdrawal, reported by AP but picked up off ABC 13
  • Bush Responds To Intel Report On Al-Qaida; Report Delivered To White House Today, reported by — “The assessment from U.S. counter-terrorism analysts said al-Qaida’s
    operating capabilities are now at a level that hasn’t been seen since
    the months before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack. It said the
    terror group has used its safe-haven along the Afghan-Pakistan border
    to build up its strength.”
  • House Votes To Pull U.S. Troops By April; Measure Passes By 223-201 Vote In Democratic-Controlled Chamber, reported by — “The legislation would require the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops to
    begin within 120 days, and to be completed by April 1, 2008. The
    measure envisions a limited residual force to train Iraqis, protect
    U.S. assets and fight al-Qaida and other terrorists.”

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