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Sunday, April 6, 2003
More on Iraq from the Times and Associated Press
NBC-TV's David Bloom, 39, dies while covering war

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U.S. soldiers search the captured headquarters of the Republican Guard's Medina Division south of Baghdad.

Dispatch from Afghanistan: U.S. troops still on hunt in Afghanistan
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan -- In the past two weeks, U.S. troops have died in helicopter crashes and ambushes. They've bombed targets, dodged rocket and mortar fire and ducked friendly fire. And they have gained a little ground against the enemy. Story

'Neocons' espouse preemption policy
With the resignation of Pentagon adviser Richard Perle a few days ago, the Bush administration lost one of its most visible, most vocal spokesmen not only for the war in Iraq, but for similar preemptive actions elsewhere in the world. Story
All eyes on Baghdad, but battles rage elsewhere
BASRA: An airstrike hits the house of one of Hussein's most-feared henchmen, who U.S. forces believe was home at the time. Story
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From Times staff writer Chuck Murphy in Afghanistan • Online journal

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John Pendygraft in Kuwait
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With phone links down, U.S. Iraqis worry about their families
PATERSON, N.J. -- The last time Yasin Said spoke by telephone to his parents in Baghdad, the war was two days old. Story
More Iraq coverage
Servicewoman was 'our hero'
Family not ready to sell POW's story
Dispatches from the front
Reply to resucers ends Lynch's ordeal
Bombs don't stop the business in Baghdad
Bush says allied forces are 'steadily advancing'
With drugs in short supply, Iraqis face painful surgeries
Reclaiming rural Colombia
In oil-rich towns where armed rebels reigned, Colombia's military fights back. Story

Adam C. Smith: War presidents: The questions we ask about Iraq, Bush and Truman
Margo Hammond: The military's silent takeover of U.S. diplomacy
Eric H. Holder Jr.: Time to end voting ban for ex-felons
Editorial: The happy ideologues
Editorial: Winning the peace
Letters: Focus on how the world sees this war
Ernest Hooper: A good reason to come together
Helen Huntley: Disclosing that there may be something to disclose
Jan Glidewell: Public target deserves fair set of arrows
Robyn E. Blumner: For far too many, a home is out of reach
Philip Gailey: Kerry's politics, not patriotism, in question
Martin Dyckman: Legislators to voters: Back off our Constitution
Bill Maxwell: Schools, vouchers and Republican Darwinism
John Romano: Check it out: real seniors
Hubert Mizell: Baseball's decline is traced to youngsters

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