Christian Berthelsen

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times in Baghdad, Iraq

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Before the Iraq war, Ahmad Chalabi's  Iraqi National Congress  got millions from the Pentagon, but his claims that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction turned out to be…

The Political Resurrection of Ahmad Chalabi

Before the Iraq war, Ahmad Chalabi's Iraqi National Congress got millions from the Pentagon, but his claims that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction turned out to be…

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In Iraq, the US has turned over Karbala, south of Baghdad, to Iraqi forces. It's the eighth of 18 provinces now in Iraqi control.

Suicide Bombing in Iraq as Security Handovers Continue

In Iraq, the US has turned over Karbala, south of Baghdad, to Iraqi forces. It's the eighth of 18 provinces now in Iraqi control.

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