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Thursday  September 4, 2003

Prison camp comandant confesses role in war crimes at Bosnian prison camp - 9/4/03 10:45 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The first suspect indicted by the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal was convicted Thursday of rape, murder and torture at a Bosnian prison camp.
Wolfowitz says U.S. wanted U.N. resolution since fall of Baghdad - 9/4/03 8:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad was "a breakthrough, a sad one" that changed attitudes at the United Nations and is allowing the Bush administration to seek a resolution for more international support in Iraq, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz said Thursday.
Germany and France says U.S. draft resolution falls short, but is a place to start talks - 9/4/03 7:47 PM
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- France and Germany refused Thursday to support a U.S. draft resolution that would spread the burden of running postwar Iraq, but said they believed a compromise was possible.
Bush request for fresh Iraq spending could test lawmakers - 9/4/03 6:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Louder cries to seek foreign help, bigger federal deficits at home and the approach of next year's elections could complicate Congress' work on President Bush's next request for billions for U.S. activities in Iraq.
First lady hopes to visit Iraq, Afghanistan - 9/4/03 6:25 PM
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) -- First lady Laura Bush said Thursday that she would like to travel to Iraq and Afghanistan, two countries where the former teacher and librarian is interested in seeing improvements in education.
U.S. request for U.N. help seen as tough going - 9/4/03 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was difficult for the United States to ask for help in postwar Iraq after putting the whole world on notice that it preferred to do much of this big job by itself.
U.S. arms control chief says capability of scientists under Saddam helped justify invasion - 9/4/03 5:39 PM
PARIS (AP) -- The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was justified in part because Saddam Hussein retained scientists capable of building nuclear weapons, Washington's top arms control official said Thursday.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 9/4/03 4:32 PM
As of Thursday, Sept. 4, 287 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
U.S. wants more former Iraqi troops trained for security, Rumsfeld says - 9/4/03 3:52 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American officials want to speed up training for Iraqi security forces, including former members of Saddam Hussein's military and intelligence services, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday.
Top U.S. commander in Iraq says more international troops needed to deal with looming threats - 9/4/03 3:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- More international troops are needed in Iraq to stave off threats ranging from al-Qaida terrorists to brewing ethnic and religious conflicts, the top U.S. commander said Thursday.
French, German leaders say U.S. call for international help in Iraq falls short - 9/4/03 2:49 PM
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- The leaders of Germany and France criticized a U.S. draft resolution seeking international troops and money for Iraq, saying it falls short by not granting responsibility to Iraqis or a large enough role to the United Nations.
FBI finds similarities in 2 of 3 recent Iraq bombings - 9/4/03 2:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI has identified similarities between two of the three recent bombings in Iraq but is not yet able to pinpoint whether the attacks were perpetrated by the same people, officials said Thursday.
Milosevic too sick to appear at war crimes trial, judges order medical examination - 9/4/03 1:49 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Slobodan Milosevic was too sick to appear in court for the latest sesion of his war crimes trial Thursday, officials said, and U.N. judges ordered the former Yugoslav president to undergo a full medical and psychological evaluation.
New U.N. resolution seen as acknowledgment unilateralism doesn't always work - 9/4/03 12:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Underlying the U.S. request for U.N. help in Iraq is a difficult acknowledgment by the Bush administration that America cannot always go it alone on the world stage.
CIA adviser believes alleged weapons will be found, congressman says - 9/4/03 12:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq believes he will find the alleged weapons, said a congressman recently briefed on the effort.
Top U.S. commander says more international troops _ but no more Americans _ needed in Iraq - 9/4/03 11:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. commander in Iraq said Thursday he needs more international forces to deal with potential security threats -- but he and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld both emphasized that they do not see a need for more U.S. troops.
DRESDEN, Germany: Council actions. - 9/4/03 10:25 AM
The U.S. resolution was made public Wednesday. The draft resolution, obtained by The Associated Press, would transform the U.S.-led military force in Iraq into a U.N.-authorized multinational force under a unified command. It would also ask the Iraqi Governing Council to cooperate with the United Nations a ...
DRESDEN, Germany: as possible. - 9/4/03 10:18 AM
Schroeder said the draft resolution had brought "movement" into the diplomacy. But he added: "I agree with the president when he says: Not dynamic enough, not sufficient."
DRESDEN, Germany: Iraqi leaders. - 9/4/03 10:13 AM
The comments from German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and French President Jacques Chirac were a response to the United States' proposed U.N. resolution seeking troops and money for Iraq's postwar reconstruction but declining to relinquish political or military control of the country.
French, German leaders say U.S. draft resolution on Iraq falls short - 9/4/03 10:07 AM
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- The leaders of Germany and France on Thursday criticized a U.S. push for international help in Iraq, saying the United Nations should guide Iraq's political rebuilding and that more responsibility must be turned over to Iraqi leaders.
U.S. tries to persuade skeptical U.N. members to back plan for troops, money for Iraq - 9/4/03 8:42 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States faces tough negotiations on its proposed U.N. resolution, which seeks troops and money from all nations for Iraq's postwar reconstruction but doesn't relinquish political or military control of the country.
U.S. troops exchange fire after guerrillas lob mortars in Tikrit; British studying force strength - 9/4/03 6:56 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces exchanged fire with Iraqi guerrillas who lobbed at least six mortar rounds at them in intense fighting in downtown Tikrit Thursday, and the Americans detained four people, including a suspected bomb maker.
Britain to review troops levels in Iraq, but Blair says no decision made yet - 9/4/03 6:45 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's defense secretary has ordered a review of British troop levels in Iraq following weeks of heightened insecurity, but Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday that there has been no decision to send additional forces.
Report: Russian defense minister says Russia may send troops to Iraq - 9/4/03 5:56 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said Thursday that Russia may send peacekeepers to Iraq as part of an international force, the Interfax news agency reported.
U.S. troops in Iraq's third largest city make headway while others continue to be attacked - 9/4/03 5:21 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- The 101st Airborne Division fought its way to northern Iraq during the invasion and seized Mosul encountering little more resistance than scattered small arms fire.
U.S. troops exchange fire after guerrillas fire mortars in Tikrit; British studying force strength - 9/4/03 5:10 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops exchanged fire with Iraqi guerrillas who lobbed at least six mortar rounds at them in downtown Tikrit, and detained four people, including a suspected bomb maker, in intense fighting early Thursday.
U.S. troops exchange fire after guerrillas fire mortars in Tikrit, arrest suspected bombmaker - 9/4/03 4:27 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops exchanged fire with Iraqi guerrillas who lobbed at least six mortar rounds at them in downtown Tikrit, and detained four people, including a suspected bomb maker, in a night of intense fighting early Thursday.
Defense Secretary orders review of British troop levels in Iraq - 9/4/03 4:19 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon has ordered a review of British troop levels in Iraq following weeks of increased insecurity and attacks, the Ministry of Defense said Thursday.
LONDON: there for. - 9/4/03 4:11 AM
The Daily Telegraph newspaper on Thursday reported seeing notes drawn up for a meeting between Straw and Blair in which the foreign secretary urged sending more British troops to Iraq to help improve security.
LONDON: the operation. - 9/4/03 4:10 AM
The ministry said that no decision to change troop levels had been taken.
British defense secretary orders review of troop levels in Iraq - 9/4/03 4:00 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon has ordered a review of British troop levels in Iraq following weeks of heightened insecurity, the Ministry of Defense said Thursday.
U.S. tries to persuade skeptical U.N. members to back plan for troops, money for Iraq - 9/4/03 3:05 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States faces tough negotiations on its proposed U.N. resolution that seeks troops and money from all nations for Iraq's postwar reconstruction, but doesn't relinquish political or military control of the country.
New U.N. resolution seen as acknowledgment unilateralism doesn't always work - 9/4/03 1:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Underlying the U.S. request for U.N. help in Iraq is a difficult acknowledgment by the Bush administration that America cannot always go it alone on the world stage.
Security Council Draft Resolution on Iraq - 9/4/03 1:49 AM
Text of a Security Council draft resolution, proposed by the United States, asking other nations to assist in stabilizing Iraq:

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