Iraq News and Information Links June 11 2004
ARAB press sees hope for Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
But some commentators see the UN resolution on Iraq, confirming the handover
of sovereignty to the Iraqis, as an opportunity for the war-ravaged country
to…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3793547.stm

GROUP OF EIGHT: Bush seeks Iraq aid; summit ends in unity
Detroit Free Press – Detroit,MI,USA
BY TOM RAUM. SAVANNAH, Ga. — President George W. Bush said Thursday it
is unrealistic to expect NATO to send more troops to Iraq, but he made
a parting plea to…
www.freep.com/news/nw/sum11_20040611.htm

IF asked, Canada should be in Iraq
The Globe and Mail – Canada
Should Canadian troops go to Iraq, if formally invited by the United Nations
and/or the soon-to-be sovereign Iraqi government? Both…
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040611/EIRAQ11/TPComment/Editorials

G8 SUMMIT – World powers leave divided on Iraq debt
FXstreet.com – Spain
… broke up a three-day summit Thursday without bridging a deep rift over
US President George W. Bush's proposal to forgive the vast majority of
Iraq's 120 bln…
www.fxstreet.com/nou/noticies/afx/noticia.asp?pv_noticia=1086931796-9e32d306-05953

KURDISH Parliament Agrees to Back UN Resolution on Iraq Handover…
Bloomberg – USA
June 11 (Bloomberg) — The Kurdish parliament in northern Iraq endorsed
the United Nations Security Council resolution on the turnover of sovereignty
in Iraq…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aZ5q93fzd3HQ&refer=top_world_news

BLAIR given “kicking” over Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Voters, angered over Iraq, have handed Prime Minister
Tony Blair a drubbing in local government elections but the prime minister
won a…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=527826&section=news

CHARLOTTE prosecutor to handle cases in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
CHARLOTTE, NC – A federal prosecutor in Charlotte has been assigned to
Iraq to help that country prosecute ousted dictator Saddam Hussein and
other leaders of…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/8901483.htm

INDIA not to send troops to Iraq: Cong
Navhind Times – Panjim,India
PTI Washington June 11: With the United Nations unanimously adopting the
resolution on Iraq, India has promised to have a new look on the issue
of sending its…
www.navhindtimes.com/stories.php?part=news&Story_ID=06125

BJP Œ Cabinet ‚ stalks Natwar on troops to Iraq
The Tribune – Chandigarh,India
… Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha to take on External Affairs Minister
of the United Progressive Alliance government on the issue of sending
Indian troops to Iraq…
www.tribuneindia.com/2004/20040612/main7.htm

ABDUCTIONS Upset Tokyo's Focus on Its Role in Iraq
Inter Press Service (subscription) – World
Just as Japan has focused its foreign policy on its involvement in the
reconstruction of Iraq, this week's abduction of three of its volunteers
there has…
www.ipsnews.net/interna.asp?idnews=23246

RI TO MONITOR IMPLEMENTATION OF UN RESOLUTION ON IRAQ
Antara (subscription) – Antara,Indonesia
… Indonesian government on Friday hailed the consensus reached by the
United Nations Security Council (UNSC) recently to adopt Resolution 1546
on Iraq, saying it…
www.antara.co.id/e_berita.asp?id=158897&th=2004

IRAQ looms large in British and US elections
Christian Science Monitor – USA
… And while the President won approval this week of a United Nations
resolution endorsing a new interim government in Iraq, smoothing the way
for an upbeat…
www.csmonitor.com/2004/0611/dailyUpdate.html

IRAQ cleric 'calls for new start'
BBC News – London,England,UK
… Mr Sadr added that the formation of the government was a good opportunity
to bury past differences and “forge ahead toward the building of a unified
Iraq”.…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3799371.stm

VOTERS give Blair “kicking” over Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Voters angry over Iraq have punished Prime Minister
Tony Blair, relegating his Labour Party to an unprecedented third place
in local…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=527774&section=news

DUTCH Govt. Plans to Keep Troops in Iraq Until 2005
Reuters – USA
THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The Dutch government said on Friday it plans to keep
around 1,300 troops in Iraq until March 2005 as part of a multinational
force in a…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5403489

ITALY denies Iraq ransom claims
BBC News – London,England,UK
A heated controversy has erupted in Italy after the head of a charity alleged
that a ransom was paid to free three Italian captives in Iraq.…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3798169.stm

NATO battles to avoid Franco-US split on Iraq
Expatica – Netherlands
BRUSSELS, June 11 (AFP) – Less than three weeks before a summit in Istanbul,
the US is increasing pressure on NATO to accept a bigger role in Iraq,
but faces…
www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=58&story_id=8469

EDITORIAL: Australia is obligated to stay in Iraq
The Australian – Australia
… of the UN and the Group of 8 most powerful nations in the world to
support the American-inspired model for democracy mark the foundation
of an independent Iraq…
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9815950%255E7583,00.html

DUTCH troops to stay in Iraq
Radio Netherlands – Netherlands
The Dutch government of Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende decided on
Friday to extend the country's military mission to Iraq for another eight
months.…
www.rnw.nl/hotspots/html/nl040611.html

FEAR and mistrust deepen in Iraq
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
By Scott Taylor in Talaffar, northern Iraq. Since the US announced on 4
April its intention to arrest the Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr…
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/1BDC9A51-7974-4D87-86FA-A38F61313332.htm

GENERAL: Army's 1st Armored Division to leave Iraq in July
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — The US Army's 1st Armored Division, the unit delayed from
leaving Iraq when a pair of rebel uprisings flared in April, is scheduled
to depart…
www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/ny-bc-ny-gen—iraq-delayedd0611jun11,0,4477334.story?coll=ny-ap-regional-wire

IRAQ'S Debts at G-8
Zaman – Turkey
… already clear that the Greater Middle East Project (or its new label,
Expanded Middle East and North Africa Project) and discussions about Iraq's
future will…
www.zaman.org/?bl=columnists&alt=&trh=20040611&hn=9443

BUSH presses for NATO training role in Iraq
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… after two days of consultations with the leaders of France and other
nations he does not expect NATO to provide troops to bolster or replace
US forces in Iraq.…
www.iht.com/articles/524528.htm

BUSH, Blair Discuss Iraq, Possible NATO Role
Men's News Daily – Guerneville,CA,USA
… During meeting, which lasted about 40 minutes, the two leaders discussed
a host of issues included Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian relations.

www.mensnewsdaily.com/archive/newswire/news2004/0604/061104-pill.htm

HOW to lose friends and alienate people in Iraq
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… Picture:Paul McGeough. Sheikhs seem to hold the key to success in Iraq,
but the US has put key tribal figures offside, writes Paul McGeough.…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/06/09/1086749773134.html

LATHAM under fire on Iraq at home and abroad
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Pressure is intensifying on Labor to shift ground on Iraq after a series
of attacks by senior figures in the Bush Administration, as the Prime
Minister, John…
www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/11/1086749901225.html

KURDS threaten to secede from Iraq
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… Iraqi state. Before the war to oust Saddam Hussein, the US counted
on the Kurdish minority in northern Iraq as its closest ally. But…
www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/11/1086749893894.html

BLAIR takes a beating over Iraq
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Britons angry over the Iraq war handed Prime Minister Tony Blair a humiliating
electoral reverse, with local poll results yesterday showing his ruling
Labour…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/06/11/1086749894173.html

DOGS authorized for intimidation of prisoners in Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
WASHINGTON — There's another indication that prisoner abuse in Iraq may
extend higher up the chain of command than the Pentagon and Bush administration
have…
www.startribune.com/stories/484/4823916.html

TIP-OFF foils new Iraq oil sabotage
ABC Online – Australia
US soldiers have foiled a new sabotage attempt against Iraq's key oil sector
following three successful attacks earlier in the week, the US military
says.…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200406/s1130415.htm

FORMER Central Command general critical of Iraq planning
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
CAMP LEJEUNE, NC – A retired Marine general says the Bush administration's
handling of war in Iraq was a failure from intelligence gathering to military

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/8899193.htm

MULTINATIONAL Force Patrol Attacked In Iraq
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
11 June 2004 — The Polish-led multinational security force in central
Iraq says one of its patrols came under attack today south of Baghdad.

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/06/6f3a57c0-52ae-4a2b-9f3d-f2a2f50034a4.html

IRAQ ‚ s President Praises Kurds as ` Patriots `
KurdishMedia – UK
… Iraq‚s Kurds have enjoyed autonomy in the north since the 1991 Gulf
War and have campaigned hard to win guarantees that Iraq‚s new government
will not be…
www.kurdmedia.com/news.asp?id=5079

IRAQ jail dog scare 'was policy'
BBC News – London,England,UK
US military dog handlers at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison say they were ordered
to use their animals to intimidate detainees, according to media reports.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3797021.stm

NATO won't send troops to Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
By DANA MILBANK. SAVANNAH, Ga. ˜ President Bush said Thursday that he
did not expect NATO to provide troops to Iraq, abandoning hope for such
help after…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/8893975.htm

RIFT in Iraq's interim government
ABC Online – Australia
DAVID HARDAKER: The United States had a breakthrough in the United Nations
this week, but complications on the ground in Iraq are presenting a serious

www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2004/s1130335.htm

SEOUL pushes major troop deployment to Iraq
Guardian – UK
South Korea's defence ministry said today that it was to press for a troop
deployment to Iraq that would give it the largest military presence in
the country…
www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1236717,00.html

BLAIR'S party drubbed in polls over Iraq
TVNZ – New Zealand
Britons angry over Iraq have given Prime Minister Tony Blair a drubbing
in local elections, relegating his ruling Labour Party to an unprecedented
third place.…
tvnz.co.nz/view/news_world_story_skin/430392?format=html

NETHERLANDS mulls extending Iraq mission
Xinhua – China
BRUSSELS, June 11 (Xinhuanet) — The Dutch government is to decide whether
to extend its military mission in Iraq at a cabinet meeting convened Friday

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/11/content_1521676.htm

LEFT turns red at Natwar's Iraq troops remark
Times of India – India
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh's remarks on fresh look
into issue of sending troops to Iraq drew a sharp reaction from the CPI
(M), which…
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/733052.cms

IRAQ hits Blair where it hurts
News24 – South Africa
London – In key tests of public sentiment after the Iraq war, Prime Minister
Tony Blair lost support across Britain in local elections, while Dutch
anti-war…
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1541240,00.html

NO GREEK TROOPS TO IRAQ
Macedonian Press Agency – Greece
Government spokesman Thodoris Rousopoulos categorically denied information
on the likelihood of sending a Greek military force to Iraq and Afghanistan
within…
www.mpa.gr/article.html?doc_id=461111

BUSH Asks G8 Allies for Help in Iraq
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: President Bush makes another appeal to US allies for assistance
in helping Iraq's transitional government establish a democratic society.

npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1953183

AUSTRALIAN opposition accused of making a backflip over Iraq
Channel News Asia – Singapore
SYDNEY : Australia's opposition Labor leader Mark Latham was accused by
the government of making a U-turn on his Iraq policy by suggesting he
may favour…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/89525/1/.html

ANNAN Weighs US Role in Iraq's Sovereignty
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: NPR's Robert Siegel talks with United Nations Secretary-General
Kofi Annan about the UN Security Council's approval of an Iraq resolution,
and…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1953185

BLAIR Handed Electoral Drubbing Over Iraq
Reuters – USA
LONDON (Reuters) – Britons angry over Iraq have given Prime Minister Tony
Blair a drubbing in local elections, relegating his ruling Labour Party
to an…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5400642

US expects no Iraq help
Calgary Sun – Calgary,Alberta,Canada
By AP AND CP. SAVANNAH, Ga. — US President George W. Bush said yesterday
it is unrealistic to expect NATO to send more troops to Iraq, but he made
a parting…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/CalgarySun/News/2004/06/11/494604.html

INDONESIA welcomes UN resolution on Iraq
Jakarta Post – Indonesia
“The Indonesian government consistently emphasises the importance of an
early restoration of sovereignty of Iraq and the central role of the United
Nations in…
www.thejakartapost.com/detaillatestnews.asp?fileid=20040611134118&irec=0

BUSH urges help with Iraq
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
SAVANNAH, GA. — US President George W. Bush said yesterday it is unrealistic
to expect NATO to send more troops to Iraq, but he made a parting plea
to close…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/11/494296.html

BUSH: Leaders unified on Iraq
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
President Bush closed the G-8 summit declaring unity on Iraq and a Middle
East democracy initiative, despite disagreements with other leaders.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/8894528.htm

ALLIANCE can survive Iraq: Latham
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
The opposition said today it was confident the rift with the Bush administration
over Iraq would not erode relations between a future Labor government
and the…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/06/11/1086749888100.html

WORLD'S together on the easy Iraq questions
Dayton Daily News (subscription) – Dayton,OH,USA
At a time when it needed a boost, the US effort in Iraq has been unanimously
blessed by the UN Security Council. Of course, it helps…
www.daytondailynews.com/opinion/content/opinion/daily/0611oped1.html

IRAQ'S shaky new start
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The United Nations Security Council may have given Iraq's new government
a rock solid 15-0 endorsement this week, but the new regime in Baghdad
is off to a…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1086905412062&call_pageid=968256290204&col=968350116795

US military to shift focus, consult Iraq's interim leaders
Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription) – Philadelphia,PA,USA
BAGHDAD – The US military will consult Iraq's interim leaders before engaging
in future offensives and is shifting its priorities from fighting guerrillas
to…
www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/nation/8894094.htm

BUSH, France's Chirac still split on Iraq
CBS MarketWatch – USA
SAVANNAH, Ga. (CBS.MW) — President Bush urged French President Jacques
Chirac to back a US plan to widen NATO's role in the reconstruction of
Iraq, but the…
cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B05DA20AC-AFA9-4525-BCBE-B56E4712F9C9%7D&siteid=google&dist=google

LATHAM does 'U-turn' over Iraq
NEWS.com.au – Australia
OPPOSITION leader Mark Latham today backed away from his pledge to pull
all Australian troops out of Iraq if he wins federal elections later this
year – a move…
www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,9812040%255E1702,00.html

WHO will control Iraq? – By Ghayoor Ahmed
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
He, however, made it clear that in order to provide the necessary security
to Iraq the US would maintain its troops there “as long as necessary”.

www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en67604&F_catID=&f_type=source

SPAIN not to deploy soldiers in Iraq till UN in command: PM
Xinhua – China
MADRID, June 10 (Xinhuanet) — Spain will not deploy soldiers in Iraq until
a multinational force led by the United Nations (UN) is in command, Prime
Minister…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/11/content_1521027.htm

US Soldier Dies From Wounds in Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
By Associated Press. BAGHDAD, Iraq — A US soldier has died from wounds
suffered in an ambush in eastern Baghdad, the military said Friday.…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-iraq-soldier-dies,0,5513595.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

REPORT: Use of Dogs at Iraq Prison Was Authorized
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US intelligence personnel ordered military dog handlers
to use unmuzzled dogs to intimidate detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison,
The…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5398960

ALABAMA company to secure communciation lines in Iraq,…
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Clair County will send workers to Iraq and Afghanistan next week to
set up secure communication lines at US military and government installations,
an official…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/8895225.htm

BUSH Drops Hopes for NATO Troops in Iraq
Washington Post – USA
Administration officials had been hoping that passage Tuesday of the UN
Security Council resolution endorsing US plans for Iraq would make it
easier to recruit…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32704-2004Jun10.html

PENSION Funds Press CACI on Iraq Prison Role
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… CACI employs Steven Stefanowicz, an interrogator in Iraq who has been
implicated in an Army report on prisoner abuses at the US-run prison near
Baghdad.…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A33178-2004Jun10.html

REMOTE Facility in Iraq Shows New Face of US Prison System
Washington Post – USA
… Set up last year during the invasion of Iraq, the camp was named for
Ron Bucca , a New York fire marshal and Army Reservist who died in the
Sept.…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32623-2004Jun10.html

BUSH Drops Hopes for NATO Troops in Iraq
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
SAVANNAH, Ga., June 10 — President Bush said Thursday that he did not
expect NATO to provide troops to Iraq, abandoning hope for such help after
partners in…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32704-2004Jun10.html

VIOLENCE disturbs reconstruction in Iraq
Xinhua – China
… On Thursday, seven Iraqis were killed and 14 others injured in ongoing
clashes that erupted overnight in Iraq's holy city of Najaf between fighters
loyal to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/11/content_1520813.htm

IRAQ'S Kurds threat to quit government not serious: observers
Xinhua – China
… while the UN Security Council was. in session to look into a draft
resolution about the future of Iraq. The threatening tone of the…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/11/content_1520819.htm

REMOTE Facility in Iraq Shows New Face of US Prison System
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Jackie Spinner. CAMP BUCCA, Iraq — The sand blows across this isolated
patch of desert, flecks of moving rock and dust. When…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32623-2004Jun10.html

ATTACKS on oil infrastructure cost Iraq 200 mln dollars: PM
Xinhua – China
BAGHDAD, June 10 (Xinhuanet) — Iraq has lost more than 200 million US
dollars over the past seven months in its vital revenues of oil due to
130 attacks on…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/11/content_1520827.htm

SHADOW of Iraq lifts for Blair
Financial Times – London,England,UK
By James Blitz. This has been a good week for Tony Blair on the Iraq front,
the best in a long time. However, results from the local…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1086445589283

SCAM takes aim at troops back from Iraq, other service
The Times and Democrat – Orangeburg,SC,USA
… The veterans returning from Iraq and other service discover someone
is trying to steal their identity and shoot holes in their credit.…
www.thetandd.com/articles/2004/06/11/news/news3.txt

BUSH Doesn't See NATO Sending In Troops for Iraq
New York Times – USA
… two days of consultations with the leaders of France and other nations
he did not expect NATO to provide troops to bolster or replace American
forces in Iraq.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/11/international/11SUMM.html?ex=1087531200&en=ae529fd39466ac13&ei=5062

RUDD defends Labor's position on Iraq
ABC Online – Australia
… Well, Labor's Foreign Affairs spokesman, Kevin Rudd met with Mr Armitage
in Washington, and repeated his party's plans to withdraw Australian troops
from Iraq.…
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2004/s1129615.htm

PUTIN Takes Bush's Side Against Democrats on Iraq
Reuters – USA
… President Vladimir Putin stepped into the US political campaign on
Thursday, saying the Democrats had “no moral right” to criticize President
Bush over Iraq.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=5397632

MOST Voters Now Question Going to War With Iraq
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
WASHINGTON – Most US voters now say it was not worth going to war in Iraq,
but an overwhelming majority reject the idea of setting a deadline to
withdraw all…
www.latimes.com/news/custom/timespoll/la-na-iraqpoll11jun11,1,5543291.story?coll=la-home-headlines

EDITORIAL: Iraq's future/Sleight of hand or sovereignty?
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
The new, unanimous UN Security Council resolution on Iraq truly is a tale
of the glass: Is it half empty, or is it half full? No one knows.…
www.startribune.com/stories/561/4822940.html

CHIRAC Unwilling to Forgive More Than 50 Percent of Iraq's Debt
Bloomberg – USA
June 10 (Bloomberg) — French President Jacques Chirac said he's unwilling
to forgive more than half of Iraq's debt and sees ``great risks'' in US
President…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=agvYXK8DRTYg&refer=top_world_news

BUSH doesn't expect more NATO troops in Iraq, as six killed in…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BAGHDAD : Six people died in Iraq in heavy fighting between Iraqi police
and Shiite rebel leader Moqtada Sadr's militia after a UN resolution failed
to end…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/89477/1/.html

A daily look at US military deaths in Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
As of Thursday, June 10, 825 US service members have died since the beginning
of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department.

www.boston.com/dailynews/162/nation/A_daily_look_at_U_S_military_d:.shtml

BUSH: New NATO Troops in Iraq Not Likely
Guardian – UK
By TOM RAUM. SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – President Bush conceded Thursday that
it is unrealistic to expect NATO countries to send more troops to Iraq,
but made a…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4191396,00.html

DEVELOPMENTS in Iraq
Guardian – UK
… President Bush conceded that it is unrealistic to expect NATO countries
to send more troops to Iraq, but made a parting plea to world powers to
do more to…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4191597,00.html

GUNMEN display 4 hostages in Iraq video
MLive.com – MI,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) ˜ Gunmen claiming to belong to a Jihadist group displayed
four Turks from among seven Turkish contractors they kidnapped in Iraq

www.mlive.com/newsflash/lateststories/index.ssf?/base/international-14/108687414242330.xml

IRAQ commander asks to leave prison probe
Financial Times – London,England,UK
The top US commander in Iraq has asked to be removed from overseeing investigations
into the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, as the Pentagon tries to convince

news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1086445584747

SCHROEDER Says Germany Will Trade Iraq Debt Relief for Rebuilding…
Bloomberg – USA
June 10 (Bloomberg) — German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said his country
wants a share of Iraq reconstruction orders worth $18.4 billion in exchange
for…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aiXYFUrnMdbE&refer=top_world_news

  
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