Friday, April 27, 2007

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Sinister Symmetry - Car Bomb Deaths Soar During Iraq's Surge

Mike Davis - The Guardian - Apr 27th, 2007
Since the "surge" began in February, Sunni and al-Qaida insurgents have mounted at least 93 car bombings, killing or wounding more than 4,000 ...more

A Failure in Leadership: Bush's Lapdog Generals

LT Col. Paul Yingling - Armed Forces Journal - Apr 27th, 2007
After going into Iraq with too few troops and no plan for stabilization, the generals did not accurately portray the insurgency to the public ...more

Another Dubious Attorney Firing

Editorial NYTimes via Truthout - Apr 27th, 2007
Republican Renzi was locked in a close re-election battle last fall when the local U.S. attorney, Paul Charlton, was investigating him for corruption ...more

Serving British Soldier Exposes Horror of Iraq War

Terri Judd - The Independent - Apr 27th, 2007
"Basra is lost, they are in control now. It's a full-scale riot and the Government are just trying to save face," said Private Paul Barton ...more

The Myth of General Petraeus as Iraq Savior

Arianna Huffington - The Huffington Post - Apr 27th, 2007
The sooner Bush stops waiting for a play-acting god to intervene, the sooner we can do the right thing and bring our troops home ...more

What Happens After Bush Vetoes the Military Funding Bill

Erik Leaver - AlterNet - Apr 27th, 2007
If Bush can't agree to a plan like the one passed this week, then he really does want a war with no end ...more



 

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