reports US soldier died from injuries received during small-arms and RPG attack in Baghdad.
US soldier wounded
when the convoy he was in was attacked with small arms fire, rocket propelled grenades and mortars near Muqdadiyah.
News analysis: “The attacks are coming every two hours
Another Iraqi cleric denounces
US appointed interim government.
Another Iraqi resistance group
pledges to continue anti-American attacks.
Wanting it both ways
: US wants a UN resolution as a way to get more troops, but refuses UN role in peacekeeping.
Soldier sounds off
about Lieutenant AWOL’s “Bring ‘em on” comment: “`Myself and every last man in my unit are deeply offended that our President would make such a statement inviting us to be attacked. President Bush has lost the respect of every soldier I have spoken to because of his speaking those irresponsible words. Those words spread like wildfire among the troops.”
Wolfowitz says United States
was unprepared for the collapse of law and order in post war Iraq. No, Wolfie. YOU were unprepared to administer post-war Iraq. This was YOUR plan. YOU chose to ignore the advice of the professionals, and YOU still don’t have a plan.
: Blame CENTCOM, blame Garner, blame Franks, blame Saddam Hussein…
Officers say criticism
of Bush’s war ended careers. Of course, this has nothing to do with Wolfie’s visit.
Three peacekeepers wounded
Local story: Tennessee Guardsman
killed was grandfather to seven. And he didn’t go AWOL when called to duty, either.