Thursday, June 07, 2007
Bush war adviser was skeptical on Iraq
Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute, picked by President Bush as his White House war
adviser, said Wednesday he had been skeptical of Bush's decision to send
thousands more U.S. troops into Iraq.

Republicans want Bush to adopt Iraq panel's ideas
Former President Clinton: Reduce U.S. troops in Iraq soon

Iraqi Lawmakers Pass Resolution That May Force End to Occupation
Is Iraq's government headed for collapse?
Gates Wants Faster Progress in Iraq, But Doesn't Fault Iraqi Army

Report of Turkish raid in Iraq disputed
Oil rises above $71 on Turkey Iraq raid

Turkey denies major incursion into N.Iraq
Earlier, the DEBKAfile Web site said 50,000 men had been dispatched as the "first wave" of an invading force.

Jabar Yawir, deputy minister for Peshmerga Affairs in Kurdistan, said: "This afternoon 10 Turkish helicopters landed in a village in Mazouri, which is ... 3 km (2 miles) inside the Iraqi border. They landed with around 150 Turkish special forces."

"After two hours they left and there were no confrontations with the PKK," he told Reuters.

Baghdad's Green Zone Is a Haven Under Siege

Four US soldiers killed in Iraq
Police: Two simultaneous bombs kill 7 at Shiite district intersections
Gunmen kidnap senior official in Baghdad

Nazir Latif: An Interview with Moqtada al-Sadr

Iraq War Veteran Loses Protest Appeal