Bush Signals Possible Shift in Iraq Policy

An Iraqi man picks up a bench by a destroyed market stall in the town of Mahmoudiyah

hide captionAn Iraqi man picks up a bench by a destroyed market stall in the town of Mahmoudiyah, 20 miles south of Baghdad, Oct. 22, 2006.

AP Photo/Haidar Fatehi

The death toll for U.S. troops in Iraq tops 80 — the highest of any month this year. President Bush indicates his administration may make course corrections, while insurgents make a target of markets crowded with shoppers preparing for Ramadan's closing feast.

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