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Thursday  November 13, 2003

Bush administration proposing quicker elections in Iraq, a change in strategy - 11/13/03 10:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under pressure from Baghdad and U.S. allies, the Bush administration is rewriting its political plan for Iraq to speed the transfer of power with elections in the first half of next year and formation of a new government before a constitution is written, officials said Thursday.
Japan puts off troops for Iraq; U.S. 'hammers' insurgents for second straight night - 11/13/03 10:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Japan put off a decision Thursday on sending troops to Iraq, a day after the deadliest attack on coalition forces since the war, and South Korea capped its contribution at 3,000 soldiers -- new setbacks to U.S. hopes for easing the pressure on its forces.
U.S. troops capture six men suspected of attacks on U.S. helicopters in Iraq raid houses - 11/13/03 9:13 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops have arrested six Iraqis suspected in attacks against U.S. helicopters, including at least two allegedly involved in last week's downing of a Black Hawk that killed all six Americans on board, officials said Friday.
Bush administration proposing quicker elections in Iraq, a change in strategy - 11/13/03 8:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under pressure from Baghdad and U.S. allies, the Bush administration is rewriting its political plan for Iraq to speed the transfer of power with elections in the first half of next year and formation of a new government before a constitution is written, officials said Thursday.
Top Army official calls for crash plan to upgrade helicopters' defenses - 11/13/03 7:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army's top civilian official has called for an urgent plan to equip Army helicopters in Iraq and Afghanistan with the most advanced defensive systems available, according to a memo obtained by a senator.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 11/13/03 6:43 PM
As of Thursday, Nov. 13, 397 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Poll says majority thinks U.S. went to war on faulty assumptions - 11/13/03 6:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than half of Americans say President Bush decided to go to war on Iraq based on faulty assumptions, says a poll released Thursday.
Japan puts off troops for Iraq; U.S. 'hammers' insurgents for second straight night - 11/13/03 6:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Japan put off a decision Thursday on sending troops to Iraq, a day after the deadliest attack on coalition forces since the war, and South Korea capped its contribution at 3,000 soldiers -- new setbacks to U.S. hopes for easing the pressure on its forces.
Itay, stunned after terror attack, holds firm over role in Iraq - 11/13/03 4:34 PM
ROME (AP) -- Images of terrorism jolted Italy on Thursday, prompting a nation divided over the Iraq war to express its determination not to flee the battlefield after 18 Italians were killed.
Japan puts off troops for Iraq; U.S. 'hammers' insurgents anew - 11/13/03 4:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Japan put off a decision Thursday on sending troops to Iraq, a day after the deadliest attack on coalition forces since the war, and South Korea capped its contribution at 3,000 soldiers -- new setbacks to U.S. hopes for easing the pressure on its forces.
U.S. intelligence identifies groups believed behind much Iraqi violence - 11/13/03 4:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence agencies have identified several guerrilla groups, including one whose name calls for Saddam Hussein's return, that they now believe are behind much of the anti-U.S. violence in Iraq.
White House: Bush seeks to speed creation of new Baghdad government - 11/13/03 3:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is proposing elections in Iraq in the first half of next year and the formation of a government before a constitution is written, as it seeks to speed up the shift of power the Iraqis.
Afghan model may not work in Iraq's complex ethnic and political mix - 11/13/03 2:30 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Wanted: a respected leader acceptable to diverse groups. Unlike in Afghanistan, where the United States found a scion of a tribal dynasty, there is no obvious leader in Iraq -- and choosing one is mired in the conflict between Sunnis, long used to a dominant role, and the majority Shi ...
Italy, stunned after terror attack, holds firm over role in Iraq - 11/13/03 2:18 PM
ROME (AP) -- Images of terrorism jolted Italy on Thursday, prompting a nation divided over the Iraq war to express its determination not to flee the battlefield after 18 Italians were killed.
Iraq deaths take toll on voters, Bush's popularity in heartland - 11/13/03 1:54 PM
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) -- John Webb wears an 82nd Airborne Division cap atop his shock of gray hair and a grimace across his craggy face -- every pleat and pucker a memory from World War II.
Bush seeks to speed creation of new Baghdad government - 11/13/03 1:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under the pressure of increasing U.S. deaths in battle, President Bush said Thursday the United States wants Iraqis to take more responsibility for governing their troubled country and said coalition forces are determined to prevail over terrorists.
U.S. allies rethinking roles in Iraq after surge in attacks - 11/13/03 1:39 PM
In a blow to U.S. hopes for more support in rebuilding Iraq, Japan on Thursday delayed sending troops and other American allies altered plans after a surge in anti-coalition violence.
Steady drumbeat of explosions heard in Baghdad - 11/13/03 1:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A steady drumbeat of explosions was heard in the Iraqi capital after sundown Thursday but the source of the blasts was unclear.
Poll suggests majority thinks U.S. went to war on faulty assumptions - 11/13/03 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than half of Americans say President Bush decided to go to war on Iraq based on faulty assumptions, says a poll released Thursday.
Coalition cracks down on insurgents; death toll rises in bombing of Italians - 11/13/03 12:00 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- In a crackdown on insurgents, U.S. troops destroyed an empty dye factory in Baghdad on Thursday and chased attackers seen firing mortars, while the death toll from a suicide bombing at an Italian paramilitary base rose to 31.
Opposition forces in Iraq total no more than 5,000, top general says - 11/13/03 11:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The forces opposing the U.S.-led military coalition in Iraq total no more than 5,000 insurgent fighters, the top American general in the region said Thursday
Bush seeks to accelerate creation of new Baghdad government - 11/13/03 11:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under the pressure of increasing U.S. deaths in battle, President Bush said Thursday the United States wants Iraqis to take more responsibility for governing their troubled country and said coalition forces are determined to prevail over terrorists.
After suicide attack, Italy weeps _ and worries about role in Iraq - 11/13/03 11:40 AM
ROME (AP) -- A shaken nation focused on mourning Thursday after 18 Italians were killed and another was left brain dead in Iraq -- Italy's single worst military loss since World War II. But a political debate brewed here over this country's policy in the occupied country.
Bremer, Iraq's council scramble as deadline looms on timeline for elections, constitution - 11/13/03 11:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council has about two weeks to break the logjam over a political timetable if it is to meet a U.N. deadline for submitting a plan for drafting a constitution and holding elections.
Coalition vows to remain steadfast after truck bomb attack - 11/13/03 9:46 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- In a crackdown on insurgents, U.S. troops destroyed an empty dye factory in Baghdad and chased attackers seen firing mortars, officials said Thursday, while the death toll from a suicide bombing at an Italian paramilitary base rose to 31
U.S. allies rethinking roles in Iraq after surge in attacks - 11/13/03 9:27 AM
In a blow to U.S. hopes for more support in rebuilding Iraq, Japan on Thursday delayed sending troops and other American allies altered plans after a surge in anti-coalition violence.
Bush seeks to accelerate creation of new Baghdad government - 11/13/03 9:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under the pressure of increasing U.S. deaths in battle, President Bush said Thursday the United States wants Iraqis to take more responsibility for governing their troubled country and said coalition forces are determined to prevail over terrorists.
U.S. troops raid houses, detain two Iraqis suspected of involvement in Black Hawk's crash - 11/13/03 7:23 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops have detained at least two Iraqis suspected of involvement in last week's crash of a Black Hawk helicopter believed shot down, an officer said Thursday.
President: South Korea will not send more than 3,000 troops to Iraq - 11/13/03 7:12 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea will not send more than 3,000 troops to Iraq, rebuffing Washington's request for a bigger deployment, President Roh Moo-hyun's office said Thursday.
Coalition vows to remain steadfast after truck bomb attack - 11/13/03 6:56 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops destroyed an empty dye factory in Baghdad and chased attackers who were seen firing mortars, while the death toll from the suicide bombing at an Italian paramilitary base rose to 31. It was the deadliest attack against a U.S. ally since the occupation began.
After suicide attack, Italy weeps _ and worries about role in Iraq - 11/13/03 6:51 AM
ROME (AP) -- A shaken nation focused on mourning after 18 Italians were killed and another was left brain dead in Iraq, Italy's single worst military loss since World War II. But a political storm brewed here over this country's policy in the occupied country.
Iraqi police official says Saddam in disguise and moving around near hometown - 11/13/03 5:58 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein has disguised himself and moves around outside of his hometown of Tikrit, but not in the city itself, where he would be easily recognized, an Iraqi police official said.
Bremer, Iraq's council scramble as deadline looms on timeline for elections, constitution - 11/13/03 5:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council has about two weeks to break the logjam over a political timetable if it is to meet a U.N. deadline for submitting a plan for drafting a constitution and holding elections, coalition officials say.
Italian defense minister blames Saddam loyalists, al-Qaida for attack on Italian compound - 11/13/03 5:06 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Al-Qaida terrorists and loyalists of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein were behind the suicide bombing of at an Italian compound in southern Iraq that killed 32 people, Italy's defense minister said Thursday.
Political pressures on Iraq inquiry overwhelm Senate panel's nonpartisan tradition - 11/13/03 3:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was a considerable test for the Senate Intelligence Committee's tradition of nonpartisanship: Could it resist political pressures as it examined whether President Bush based his decision to go to war with Iraq on sound intelligence?
War Politics-Quotes - 11/13/03 2:01 AM
Voices of the voters in Beaver County, Pa., on President Bush and the Iraq war:
Truck bomb strikes Italian base in deadliest attack against American ally in Iraq - 11/13/03 1:49 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew up a truck packed with explosives at an Italian paramilitary base Wednesday, killing at least 26 people. The United States struck at the Iraqi insurgency hours later, destroying a warehouse in Baghdad and chasing attackers who were seen firing mortars.
Iraq deaths take toll on voters, Bush's popularity in heartland - 11/13/03 1:28 AM
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) -- John Webb wears an 82nd Airborne Division cap atop his shock of gray hair and a grimace across his craggy face -- every pleat and pucker a memory from World War II.
Japan says Iraq isn't stable enough for troop deployment - 11/13/03 12:07 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- The time isn't right for Japan to send troops to Iraq, a government spokesman said Thursday, indicating that the deadly attack on Italian forces the day before may delay a deployment until next year.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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