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U.S. Officials Meet Iraq Insurgent Groups

U.S. officials have met figures from some Sunni Arab insurgent groups but have so far not received any commitment for them to lay down their arms, Western diplomats in Baghdad and neighboring Jordan said Wednesday. Three more U.S. troops were killed in

Iraq — two of them in roadside bombings, the U.S. command said. The meetings, described as being in the initial stage, have not included members of al-Qaida in Iraq or like-minded religious extremists, the diplomats said on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the subject. Full Story

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