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Crocker Vastly Overstates Progress On Iraq Benchmarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this morning, Ambassador Ryan Crocker and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) took time out from the rigors of their Iraq War hearings to play a little...

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...

Obama Holds First Committee Meeting Before Petraeus Hearing

Political Radar | Byron Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Everyone is billing the David Petraeus/Ryan Crocker hearings tomorrow as the foreign policy tryout to the American people. But Sen. Barack Obama, D-Il...

Jason Linkins

Evan Bayh Cautions: Don't 'Take Marching Orders From Osama bin Laden'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Soft-spoken Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) may have been the last questioner of this morning's hearings on Iraq, but he ended up being a highlight of the he...

Jason Linkins

Biden Flummoxes Crocker With God Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Joe Biden may not have impressed enough voters while he was out on the stump to sustain his campaign, but he truly finds his stride in the com...

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...

GOP Loyalist Says State Department Brought "Worst Of America" To Iraq

ABC News | Jonathan Karl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a confidential memo, a long-time Republican operative who has served in the U.S. embassy in Baghad for the past year says the State Department's ef...

White House Gives Up On Real Political Progress In Iraq

The New York Times | STEVEN LEE MYERS and ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With American military successes outpacing political gains in Iraq, the Bush administration has lowered its expectation of quickly achieving major ste...

Crocker On Iraqi Refugee Resettlement: 'Can We Speed It Up?'

Washington Post | Spencer S. Hsu and Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The U.S. ambassador to Iraq warned that it may take the U.S. government as long as two years to process and admit nearly 10,000 Iraqi refugees referre...

Crocker: "I Can't Give You Any Timelines, Dates, Or Guarantees"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"I can't give you any timelines, dates or guarantees," Crocker just said. Again, that seems to me the message of these hearings. Crocker and Petraeus...