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Tuesday  March 3, 2009

US soldier killed in attack on base in Iraq 3/3/2009, 1:50 p.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Insurgents attacked a main U.S.-Iraqi base Tuesday in the northern city of Mosul, killing one American soldier and striking directly at the Iraqi command center for an offensive against the militants.
US commanders hone battlefield diplomacy in Iraq 3/3/2009, 11:39 a.m. PST
DAWR, Iraq (AP) Sheik Sabah Mutasher appreciated the U.S. Army's efforts to build a school for his tribe. But he didn't embrace the American mission until Col. Walt Piatt showed up in a dusty pickup truck for a spur-of-the-moment courtesy call.
AP count: Iraqi deaths hover near lowest level 3/3/2009, 11:34 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Casualties among Iraqi civilians and security forces last month hit their second-lowest level in nearly four years with 283 deaths linked to war-related violence, according to an Associated Press tally.
Iraq: Key figures since the war began
3/3/2009, 6:43 a.m. PST
The Associated Press 

(AP) U.S. TROOP LEVELS:
_October 2007: 170,000 at peak of troop buildup.
_March 2, 2009: 140,000
_Confirmed U.S. military deaths as of March 2, 2009: At least 4,252.
_Confirmed U.S. military wounded (hostile) as of Jan. 31, 2009: 31,010.
_Confirmed U.S. military wounded (non-hostile, using medical air transport) as of Jan. 31, 2009: 35,841.
_U.S. military deaths for February 2009: 16
_Deaths of civilian employees of U.S. government contractors as of Sept. 30, 2008: 1,264.
_Iraqi deaths in February 2009 from war-related violence: 283, the second lowest number of casualties reported in one full month since the AP began tracking this figure in April of 2005.
_Assassinated Iraqi academics as of Feb. 16, 2009: 414
Iraq struggles with spending plan as oil dips 3/3/2009, 5:10 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi lawmakers struggled Tuesday to hammer out spending plans that could include additional cuts in reconstruction and military purchases because of falling oil prices.
US military says number of Iraq detainees falling 3/3/2009, 1:37 a.m. PST
BAGHDAD (AP) The U.S. military says the number of detainees it is holding in Iraq has dropped to 13,832 from a peak of 26,000 two years ago
US commanders hone battlefield diplomacy in Iraq 3/3/2009, 12:08 a.m. PST
DAWR, Iraq (AP) Sheik Sabah Mutasher appreciated the U.S. Army's efforts to build a school for his tribe. But he didn't embrace the American mission until Col. Walt Piatt showed up in a dusty pickup truck for a spur-of-the-moment courtesy call.

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