Monday, November 27, 2006

In the News - Nov. 27

UK to cut Iraq troops by "thousands" by end-2007 - 27 Nov 2006 at 8:50am - LONDON (Reuters) - Britain expects to be able to withdraw "thousands" of its troops from Iraq by the end of 2007, Britain's Defense Minister Des Browne said on Monday.

Bush Embarks On Diplomatic Offensive - 27 Nov 2006 at 9:00am - As pressure increases to change the course in Iraq, President Bush heads overseas for talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan. King Abdullah of Jordan is warning of an outbreak of civil wars in the Middle East.

Watchdog to review domestic spying - 27 Nov 2006 at 1:30pm - The Justice Department?s internal watchdog said Monday it has opened an investigation into the agency?s use of information gathered in the government?s warrantless surveillance program.

Zelikow to resign from State Department - 27 Nov 2006 at 2:03pm - WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's most senior adviser on Iraq is leaving the State Department to return to his teaching job.

Court rejects N.Y. Times on leak probe - 27 Nov 2006 at 2:36pm - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled against The New York Times on Monday, refusing to block the government from reviewing the phone records of two Times reporters in a leak investigation of a terrorism-funding probe.

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