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Wednesday  August 30, 2006

Commander optimistic about Iraqi forces 8/30/2006, 9:48 p.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed optimism Wednesday that Iraqi forces are making enough progress to provide their own security within 18 months. But violence showed no sign of abating, with 66 people killed nationwide, including 24 in a Baghdad market bombing.
Iraqi forces give Gen. Casey optimism 8/30/2006, 3:15 p.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The top U.S. commander in Iraq expressed optimism Wednesday that Iraqi forces are making enough progress to provide their own security within 18 months. But violence showed no sign of abating, with 66 people killed nationwide, including 24 in a Baghdad market bombing.
Analysis: Taking on al-Sadr carries risk 8/30/2006, 10:40 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) This week's intense clashes between the Iraqi army and a Shiite militia are part of a strategy to whittle away the power of a radical cleric. But the high-risk gambit could trigger more fighting across the Shiite south at a time when the cleric's stronghold in the capital is virtually off-limits.
General: Iraqi security needs 12-18 mos. 8/30/2006, 10:03 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The top U.S. general in Iraq said Wednesday he believes Iraqi forces can take over security with little coalition support within a year to 18 months.
South Korea to pull 650 troops from Iraq 8/30/2006, 4:11 a.m. PT 
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korea will withdraw about 650 troops from Iraq by mid-September under a plan to cut its troop level there by a third, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.
Bombings across Iraq kill at least 39 8/30/2006, 4:00 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombing attacks across Iraq targeting a market, an army recruiting center and a police patrol killed at least 39 people and wounded dozens Wednesday, police said.

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