Sunday, October 22, 2006

In The News - Oct. 22

Iraqi youth want U.S. troops to withdraw - 22 Oct 2006 at 7:35am - WASHINGTON -- Majorities of Iraqi youth in Arab regions of the country believe security would improve and violence decrease if the U.S.-led forces left immediately, according to a State Department poll that provides a window into the grim warnings provided to policymakers.

US Envoy: 'Arrogance,' 'Stupidity' In Iraq - 22 Oct 2006 at 7:34am - A senior U.S. diplomat said the United States had shown "arrogance" and "stupidity" in Iraq but was now ready to talk with any group except Al Qaeda in Iraq to facilitate national reconciliation.

October Already Deadliest Month Of '06 - 22 Oct 2006 at 7:00am - Three U.S. Marines were killed in Iraq on Saturday, making October the deadliest month for American forces this year. Meanwhile, at least 44 Iraqis were killed or found dead, keeping the month on pace to be the deadliest for Iraqis since April 2005.

Columnist settles Education Dept. case - 22 Oct 2006 at 4:42pm - WASHINGTON -- Columnist Armstrong Williams has reached a settlement with prosecutors regarding payments he received by the Education Department to promote President Bush's agenda.


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