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Iraqi PM: US aid needed to battle al-Qaida

Iraqi PM: US aid needed to battle al-Qaida WASHINGTON (AP) – A bloody resurgence of al-Qaida in Iraq is prompting Baghdad to ask the U.S. for more weapons, training and manpower, two years after pushing American troops out of the … Continue reading

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When to strike: Tense decisions for Obama on Syria

When to strike: Tense decisions for Obama on Syria WASHINGTON (AP) – Preparations for a highly anticipated strike on Syria could lead to an awkward decision on timing. Few doubt that President Barack Obama is preparing for a U.S.-led military … Continue reading

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Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild … Continue reading

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Afghan war enters 12th year

Afghan war enters 12th year KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Nobody wants a repeat of the bloody ethnic fighting that followed the Soviet exit from Afghanistan in the 1990s – least of all 32-year-old Wahidullah who was crippled by a bullet … Continue reading

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US marks first month with no troop deaths in Iraq

US marks first month with no troop deaths in Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) – August marked the first month since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq that no American forces have died, according to an Associated Press tally. Figures compiled by … Continue reading

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