ISW News Roundup - November 11, 2008


Associated Press- Twin Blasts Kill at Least 31 in Baghdad

BBC News- Fresh bombs hit Baghdad rush hour from BBC

Reuters- FACTBOX: Security developments in Iraq

Washington Post- Bombing Shows Fragility of Iraq's Security Gains, by Mary Beth Sheridan and Qais Mizher

American Forces Press Service- Coalition Dismantles Bomb Networks in Iraq, Captures 11 from

Middle East Times- New Day for Ground Zero in Iraq's Sectarian Strife, by Richard Tomkins

Reuters- Turkish military shells northern Iraq - guard

LA Times- Iraq's Sunni fighters leave U.S. payroll, by Ned Parker and Tina Susman

American Forces Press Service- Marines Encouraged by Iraqi Progress in Anbar, General Says, by Jim Garamone

United States Military Academy at West Point- Iraq After Action Report, by General Barry R. McCaffrey USA (Ret)


Associated Press- Iraq spokesman says US security offer not enough, by Qassim Abdul- Zahra

Agence France Presse- Iraq's cabinet expected to meet on US pact as deadline looms

Associated Press- Moment of truth for Shiite party over pact, by Hamza Hendawi and Qassim Abdul-Zahra


Provincial Elections

Associated Press- UN warns of possible violence in Iraq elections, by Edith M. Lederer



Associated Press- Iraqis reopen major bridge in Baghdad, by Sameer N. Yacoub

Reuters- Iraq, CNPC put final signature on oil deal



Associated Press-Syria: Uranium Traces Found at Bombed Site, Diplomats Say

New York Times- In Shift, Conservatives in Iran Back Ahmadinejad, by Nazila Fathi

Washington Post- Obama to Explore New Approach in Afghanistan War, by Karen DeYoung

Times Online UK- Captured battle plan shows strength and training of Taleban forces, by Anthony Loyd

Washington Post- For Pakistan's Tribesmen, A Difficult, Deadly Choice, by Candace Rondeaux

Associated Press-Pakistani leader seeks new US policy, by CHRIS BRUMMITT

Associated Press- Suicide attack outside Pakistani stadium wounds 7

Long War Journal- A Profile of Mangal Bagh, by Manzar Zaidi


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