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LIMA TAHUN INVASI KE IRAK: Tragedi Terbesar sejak PD II

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Seorang tenaga medis sedang mengobati seorang gadis cilik yang cedera karena terkena serpihan mortir di sebuah sekolah dasar di kawasan Baladiyat, Baghdad, Irak, Senin (17/3). Dua anak cedera dan lima anak lainnya meninggal akibat ledakan di dekat sekolah tersebut. Begitulah lebih kurang keadaan sehari-hari di Irak, nyawa anak-anak pun tak terlindungi selama lima tahun invasi AS.

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March 19, 2008 at 5:19 pm

Iraq war shows limits of US power

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By John Simpson–World affairs editor, BBC News–Since the invasion of Iraq in 2003 I have spent almost a year of my life here, reporting on the conflict. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 19, 2008 at 4:58 pm

Five years on, Bush again talks of Iraq victory

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By Matt Spetalnick 44 minutes ago

President George W. Bush said on Wednesday he had no regrets about the unpopular war in Iraq despite the “high cost in lives and treasure” and declared that the United States was on track for victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 19, 2008 at 4:55 pm

Bush: We can’t jeopardize gains in Iraq

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By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer 25 minutes ago

Five years after launching the invasion of Iraq, President Bush strongly signaled Wednesday that he won’t order troop withdrawals beyond those already planned because he refuses to “jeopardize the hard-fought gains” Read the rest of this entry »

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March 19, 2008 at 4:53 pm

Migrant Bride Problem

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An e-mail was spread by Prof Hsiao-chuan Hsia through international mails immigrant brides. Prof Hsia reported a story about woman from Indonesia that had been lived in Taiwan for more and less 20 years. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 19, 2008 at 1:31 am