A Decent Outcome Depends on a Prompt Withdrawal: William R. Polk
Banking While Muslim: Jeff Taylor
Shopping for War: Bob Herbert
Army's Morale on the Downswing: William Pfaff

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Iraq Ushers in 2005 With Deadly Attacks
Counterinsurgency Plagued by Fear, Doubt
33 Iraqis, Including 23 Troops, Killed in Attacks
Iraq's Election Officials Resign Fearing Reprisals
Tsunami Temporarily Puts Iraq Out of Spotlight
Fresh Details Emerge on Harsh Methods at Gitmo
White House Plans for Longer-Term Detention of Suspects
Pentagon Misses Goal for Missile Defense System
Jordan Bans Protest by Families of Slain GIs
For Many Americans, Iraq War Has No Consequences  by Ronald Brownstein
Banking While Muslim  by Jeff Taylor
Iraq 2004 Just as Intense as Vietnam 1966
by Phillip Carter and Owen West
Shopping for War  by Bob Herbert
Army's Morale on the Downswing
by William Pfaff
Boy Bush Offs Older, Wiser Republicans  by Sidney Blumenthal

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