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Our Unbiased Media Anticipate Petraeus Report

From the DNC’s Google News:

Iraq ‘not working out as hoped’
The Age, Australia – 2 hours ago
IN A preview of his report to Congress this week, US commander General David Petraeus yesterday expressed disappointment in the lack of progress towards

General Petraeus offers mixed Iraq assessment ahead of key hearings
AFP – 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AFP) — The top US commander in Iraq, Army General David Petraeus, offered a mixed assessment of security in Iraq in a letter to troops just days

General Petraeus says Iraq progress ‘uneven’
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom – 5 hours ago
By Katie Franklin and agencies General David Petraeus, the most senior US military commander in Iraq, has said progress in bringing security to the country

‘Uneven’ progress in Iraq’
News24, South Africa – 6 hours ago
Washington – US success in quelling violence in Iraq is uneven, and political progress there is not as the he had hoped, General David Petraeus,

Iraq plan didn’t work as well as hoped, general says
Detroit Free Press, United States – 8 hours ago
AP WASHINGTON — Previewing a report to Congress, the top US commander in Iraq says some troop withdrawals may be possible next spring, but that the troop

Progress in Iraq ‘uneven,’ US commander says
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX – 8 hours ago
From Wire Reports The Associated Press, Bloomberg News and Cox News Service contributed to this report. WASHINGTON – Previewing a widely anticipated report

General Petraeus’s Moment, and Ours (5 Letters)
New York Times, United States – 11 hours ago
Reportedly, Gen. David H. Petraeus believes that the situation in Iraq remains too fragile to sustain anything beyond a token reduction in United States

David Petraeus: General Surge
Independent, UK – 16 hours ago
By Patrick Cockburn General David Petraeus, the commander of US forces in Iraq, has always shown exceptional skill in impressing American politicians and

Will Bush’s Tragedy Trap His Successor in Iraq?
Yahoo! News – 17 hours ago
The essence of Greek tragedy is that protagonists move inexorably to a climax the audience can anticipate before the characters discover their fate.

Petraeus Calls Iraq War ‘Exceedingly Complex’
New York Times, United States – 20 hours ago
By DAVID STOUT and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 — The top American commander in Iraq acknowledged in a letter to the troops today that progress

US commander in Iraq backs gradual troop cut
AFP – 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AFP) — General David Petraeus, the US commander in Iraq, will reportedly recommend a gradual reduction of US forces beginning next spring in his

Will Petraeus Betray the Truth — And the Troops?
Yahoo! News – 21 hours ago
The Nation — How, after one of the most horrifically violent months in the history of Iraq, will Army Gen. David Petraeus make the political case — and,

Petraeus: US Forces Have Achieved ‘Uneven’ Results
Washington Post, United States – 22 hours ago
By William Branigin US forces have achieved generally encouraging, though “uneven,” results in an offensive aimed at shoring up security in Iraq,

Petraeus ready to meet Iraq troop concerns
MSNBC – 23 hours ago
By Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington General David Petraeus, the top US commander in Iraq, would consider withdrawing about 4000 troops from Iraq early next

Petraeus considers January troop cut in Iraq: reports
Reuters Canada, Canada – Sep 7, 2007
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, has told President George W. Bush he wants to maintain heightened troop levels in Iraq

Cautious Petraeus to consider pullback
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia – Sep 7, 2007
Suspect … a former Sunni insurgent – now working with US and Iraqi troops in Baghdad – holds a knife to the throat of a man thought to have links to

General Petraeus ponders Iraq troop pull-out
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom – Sep 7, 2007
By Graeme Baker The American commander in Iraq has indicated he may consider withdrawing up to 4500 soldiers early next year, as he prepares to deliver a

Petraeus ‘ponders limited pullback’
Aljazeera.net, Qatar – Sep 7, 2007
The US commander is Iraq could accept the withdrawal of about 4000 troops from Iraq early next year, according to US media reports ahead of General David

Global poll shows most people want US out of Iraq
Guardian Unlimited, UK – Sep 7, 2007
Protesters against the Iraq war in Sydney during the Apec summit. Photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP-Getty Most people across the world think American troops

US Commander in Iraq Considering Small Troop Reduction
Voice of America – Sep 7, 2007
By VOA News The top US commander in Iraq is indicating a willingness to withdraw some US forces from Iraq early next year. Senior officials in the Bush

Top general to back gradual cut
Boston Globe, United States – Sep 6, 2007
By Charles M. Sennott, Globe Staff | September 7, 2007 When he delivers a much-anticipated report to Congress Monday on the state of the war in Iraq,

Petraeus open to pullout of one brigade
MSNBC – Sep 6, 2007
By Robin Wright and Jonathan Weisman Army Gen. David H. Petraeus has indicated a willingness to consider a drawdown of one brigade of between 3500 and 4500

US general tells Bush he’ll consider pulling brigade from Iraq in
International Herald Tribune, France – Sep 6, 2007
By David E. Sanger and David S. Cloud WASHINGTON: General David Petraeus, the top American commander in Iraq, has told President George W. Bush that he is

Strategy in Iraq Waiting for the general (and a miracle)
Economist, UK – Sep 6, 2007
“AMERICA is between two fires. If it stays in Iraq, it will bleed to death; if it leaves, it will lose everything.” So said Ayman al-Zawahiri,

Moment Of Truth in Iraq
TIME – Sep 6, 2007
From left General Petraeus and President Bush meet troops at Al-Asad Airbase in western Iraq September 3, 2007. It is a measure of how vaporous the ground

Bush running out of friends over Iraq
Belfast Telegraph, United Kingdom – Sep 6, 2007
By Kathy Marks in Sydney President George Bush faced another bleak day over Iraq yesterday as news of the deaths of eight US soldiers followed the

Ill. Democrat: Bush Iraq Plan Is Broken
The Associated Press – Sep 5, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush’s strategy in Iraq isn’t working, a Democratic congresswoman said Saturday as she repeated calls to start withdrawing US

Call to cut level of Iraq troops
Financial Times, UK – Sep 5, 2007
By Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington General David Petraeus, the US commander in Iraq, will next week recommend that the US start reducing troop levels next

Petraeus letter to troops gives mixed report on Iraq
AXcess News, KY – 1 hour ago
Gen. Petraeus outlines strengths and weakenesses in Iraq in a letter to US troops ahead of his report to Congress next week on the progress made following

Gen. Petraeus: Expect Iraq Redeployment of US Forces Without
Bayou Buzz, LA – 1 hour ago
The US could begin reducing the number of troops deployed in Iraq as early as next spring, following a series of reports to Congress recommending that the

Petraeus sends mixed message on surge success
Manchester.com, UK – 5 hours ago
The top US commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, has presented a mixed review of the success of the surge strategy in a letter to troops serving in the

New York Post, NY – 8 hours ago
AP September 8, 2007 — WASHINGTON – The top US commander in Iraq wants to continue the troop buildup until spring, despite debate over whether to bring

General: Spring withdrawals possible
St. Petersburg Times, FL – 11 hours ago
Leo Schofield is serving life for murdering his wife, but did he do it? Only he knows. Is there reasonable doubt? Yes, starting with a new fingerprint match

Delaying the inevitable
Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates – 13 hours ago
MEDIA reports from the US regarding General Petraeus’ much-anticipated report to Congress next week prove that the best Bush’s commanders can do is only

Pelosi on Reported Administration Plan to Leave All US Forces in Iraq
Earthtimes.org – 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on conflicting news reports about the intentions

Rep. Rahm Emanuel criticizes Iraq report from General David Petraeus
ABC7Chicago.com,  USA – 17 hours ago
September 7, 2007 – An Illinois congressman has harsh words for the Bush administration’s pending report on the war in Iraq.

Ambition and General Petraeus
Huffington Post, NY – 17 hours ago
The senators should address General Petraeus from a stance of respectful equality and distance. He is good at his work, but his profession differs

Petraeus considers troop pullout
PRESS TV, Iran – Sep 7, 2007
The senior US commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, is considering a gradual reduction of US armed forces beginning next spring.

Petraeus backs troop cuts in spring
TheNewsTribune.com (subscription), WA – Sep 7, 2007
When he delivers a much-anticipated report Monday to Congress on the state of the war in Iraq, Army Gen. David Petraeus will recommend a gradual reduction

Report: Top US general weighing first troop cuts in coming months
Monsters and Critics.com, UK – Sep 6, 2007
Washington – US President George W Bush’s top commander in Iraq sees a possible reduction of one brigade – about 4000 US troops – by early 2008,

Army leader says effect of Iraq surge only temporary
GovExec.com, DC – Sep 6, 2007
By Greg Grant ggrant@govexec.com September 6, 2007 The decrease in violence in Iraq caused by the infusion of 30000 additional American troops is only “a

Bush “Plays (!) for October” and Dems Will Be Snookered (Again) in
Huffington Post, NY – Sep 6, 2007
George Bush told Draper, his biographer who wrote Dead Certain, that he was “playing(!) until October-November” when the Iraq war would be picked up by

General hints at Iraq troop cuts
HULIQ, NC – Sep 6, 2007
The most senior US commander in Iraq has hinted that he may recommend a reduction in US troop numbers to avoid placing a strain on the army.

For Bush it is all bad news
Gulf News, United Arab Emirates – Sep 5, 2007
For some time, the US President George W. Bush has been promoting General David Petraeus as the person able to produce solutions on Iraq.

The Petraeus report
Guardian Unlimited, UK – Sep 5, 2007
We don’t know what progress the US commander in Iraq will report to congress next week. But based on his past, we can make an educated estimate of what he

Petraeus: Iraq Buildup Falls Short
The Associated Press – 15 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gen. David Petraeus, the top US commander in Iraq, conceded on Friday that the buildup of American combat forces has fallen short of its

Petraeus sees mixed security gains in Iraq: letter
Reuters – 18 hours ago
By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top US commander in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, said on Friday the Iraqi government’s progress toward national

Petraeus: Spring Troop Drawdown Possible
TIME – 18 hours ago
(WASHINGTON) — Previewing a widely anticipated report to Congress, the top US commander in Iraq says some troop withdrawals may be possible next spring,

Petraeus Says Progress in Iraq `Uneven,’ National Unity Lacking
Bloomberg – 20 hours ago
By Tony Capaccio Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) — The top US commander in Iraq said the US has achieved “uneven” progress since the addition of 30000 troops this

This is what is known as “preparing the ground.”

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