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  • U.S. Goals Unchanged, But Timeline Extended, Bush Says

    09/20/2007 5:43:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 135+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2007 – U.S. goals for progress in Iraq have not changed, but the timeline has been set back in order to achieve those goals, President Bush said here today. Bush said the original goal of turning security control over to Iraqis in all 18 of the country’s provinces by November has been delayed because progress has been slower than originally estimated. Still, he said, Iraqi control of the country’s provinces is an important step in denying al Qaeda and other extremist groups’ free movement in the region. “I believe it's worth it for the security of...
  • Ambassador Khalilzad: U.S. Goals For Iraq Remain Unchanged

    10/24/2006 5:37:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 170+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2006 – The road has been rough in Iraq's journey toward becoming a responsible member of the world community, but the country will reach its destination, the senior U.S. diplomat to Iraq said today. Although Iraq is now experiencing a spasm of sectarian violence, “the ultimate goals that we have for Iraq have not changed,” U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad told reporters in Baghdad. U.S. officials envision a “multi-ethnic, multi-sectarian democratic Iraq that will be unique in this part of the world, where traditionally the dominant ethnic or sectarian group has sought to suppress others,” Khalilzad...
  • Courts may take over NOLA election if law unchanged, official warns (Blanco & Voting Rights Act)

    02/04/2006 4:07:29 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies · 809+ views
    2 The Avocate ^ | 2/03/06 | MARSHA SHULER
    Courts may take over election if law unchanged, official warns By MARSHA SHULER Capitol news bureau Published: Feb 3, 2006 Gov. Kathleen Blanco (D-LA) testifies at a hearing on the response to Hurricane Katrina, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 2, 2006. Members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee questioned the governor on her state's response to the disaster as well as her assessment of the federal government's response. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst There’s a danger the federal court will take over New Orleans elections if legislators don’t change a law so more people can absentee vote, Secretary of...