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Petraeus Hearings

Jason Linkins

Joe Biden On Iraq: Staying Is "Killing Us"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joe Biden continued to press his argument against the administration's strategy on Iraq across the TV dial this morning. On the Today Show, h...

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WaPo's Milbank Compares GOP Lawmakers To Prostitutes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As extraordinary as it may be to see Republican lawmakers throwing dispute and critique in the direction of White House darling General David Petraeus...

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Pelosi Calls Out Petraeus For Parroting Bush Spin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We noted yesterday the bizarre way that General Petraeus' testimony changed between his Tuesday appearance before the Senate committees and his Wednes...

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Petraeus Shifts Sharply On Basra, Aligns With White House Spin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Perhaps sensing that his testimony on Tuesday was undermining the official White House version of events in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus today offered a ...

White House And Pentagon Agree That Iraqi Forces Remain Unprepared To Take Over Security Mission

The New York Times | THOM SHANKER and STEVEN LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Bush prepares to address the nation Thursday about the state of the Iraq War, The New York Times is reporting that the White House and Pe...

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Crocker Continues To Conflate Sunni Resistance With al Qaeda

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the problems at the root of the so-called "surge" is that it was sold as a means to bring about a broad reconciliation between warring factions...

General Petraeus: "We Haven't Turned Any Corners. We Haven't Seen Any Lights At The End Of The Tunnel"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top American Commander in Iraq told two separate Congressional committees Tuesday that the progress touted by the Bush Administration was "fragile...

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Lieberman Tells Petraeus: Iraq Has Shown 'More Political Progress' Than America

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If President Bush's Iraq Wwar were a fine wine, it would have no more fawning a sommelier than Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman. Lieberman was in ty...

Quotes From Iraq Hearings

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some quotes from lawmakers during Tuesday's Senate hearings on Iraq, which featured testimony from Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker: _...

General Petraeus Iraq Hearings: Updates Here

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***LAST UPDATED 4/9 1:17pm*** Click Here For Videos Of The Hearings --- Petraeus Won't Say He'd Advise New President On Withdrawal: Spencer Ackerman...

Petraeus Iraq Hearings Videos: David Petraeus, Ryan Crocker, John McCain And Carl Levin

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***LAST UPDATED 4/9 11:44am*** ***Click Here For Updates On The Iraq Hearings*** --- General David Petraeus' Testimony Before House Members, Part 1...

Petraeus Iraq Hearings: General Testifies To Congress

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain Wants To Avoid Looking Like "Eager Cheerleader": The New York Times notes that John McCain "risks looking like an eager cheerleader if he heaps...