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Iran: Petraeus-Crocker report highlights USA's Iraq quagmire

by the top US commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus and US ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, during ... of the American nation.   During the two-day testimony, Petraeus and Crocker defended the Bush ... the Petraeus-Crocker report was to curb the mounting pressures of the Americans on Bush administration as many of them ...

17/05/2010 - 20:47 - comments 2

USA, Turkey Discuss the Issue of Iraq

An American delegation, led by Ryan Crocker, deputy assistant secretary of U.S. State Department, discussed ... of the Turkish Foreign Ministry in Ankara. Crocker, who visited northern Iraq recently and met with the leaders ... its present borders.   According to Turkish Daily News, Crocker informed the Turkish delegation ...

18/05/2010 - 16:25 - comment 0

Washington Continues Contacts With Saddam Opposition

Ryan Crocker, a deputy assistant secretary of state, met with leaders of the Kurdish Democratic Party, ... reflected continued U.S. engagement with the Iraqi opposition.    He added that Crocker would visit ...

18/05/2010 - 15:54 - comment 0

Reports: Bush's top advisers object major changes to Iraq strategy

progress made so far, The Associated Press has reported. U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who has ... and the region from plunging into further chaos, U.S. officials said.   Crocker and Petraeus planned ... Petraeus and Crocker did have lengthy discussions with the president, Defense Secretary Robert Gates ...

17/05/2010 - 20:48 - comment 0

Blasts rock Baghdad as Cheney arrives

Ambassador Ryan Crocker and Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq who met him at the airport. Crocker and Petraeus are scheduled to travel to Washington next month to give a status report ...

17/05/2010 - 19:47 - comment 0

Bush says in Iraq some U.S. forces could be sent home

met with Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, and U.S. ambassador to Baghdad Ryan Crocker, who are testifying to Congress next week assessing the president's troop buildup.   "Gen. Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker tell me if the kind of success we're now seeing continues, ...

17/05/2010 - 20:49 - comment 1

At least 12 killed in blast as Cheney holds talks in Baghdad

ambassador, Ryan Crocker. Cheney is looking to encourage reconciliation among rival Iraqi factions, ...

17/05/2010 - 22:25 - comment 0

At least 60 dead in Shiite city blasts

bodies.   Earlier, new U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker told his swearing-in ceremony ...

17/05/2010 - 22:30 - comment 1

U.S. General: 30,000 soldiers to leave Iraq by next year

but he added that it would be premature to make any further recommendations.   Ambassador Ryan Crocker strongly suggested that the administration's troop buildup had prevented a debacle. Testifying alongside the general, Crocker said 2006 was a "bad year for Iraq. The country came close ...

17/05/2010 - 20:48 - comment 0

US defends move to build wall around Baghdad's Sunni district

has attacked the project.   The new US ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, used his first press ... not lose sight of the threat that is motivating some of the decisions that have been made," Crocker ...

17/05/2010 - 22:27 - comment 0