Phebe Marr

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Former Senior Fellow at the Congressionally-funded US Institute for Peace; Iraq scholar and former advisor to the Iraq Study Group; author of The Modern History of Iraq

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Baghdad and Basra are calmer now that Muqtada al-Sadr has told his Mahdi Army to stop fighting government forces, but government politicians went to Iran to make the deal.

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Baghdad and Basra are calmer now that Muqtada al-Sadr has told his Mahdi Army to stop fighting government forces, but government politicians went to Iran to make the deal.

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Last week, President Bush traveled not to Baghdad but to Anbar Province, one of the few bright spots for the US military in Iraq.

US Ally Sheik Abu Risha Killed in Iraq

Last week, President Bush traveled not to Baghdad but to Anbar Province, one of the few bright spots for the US military in Iraq.

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Democratic Senate leaders staged an all-night debate on their plan to give President Bush just 120 days to start bringing troops home from Iraq.

Senate Debates Military Draw-down in Iraq

Democratic Senate leaders staged an all-night debate on their plan to give President Bush just 120 days to start bringing troops home from Iraq.

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