War News for August 12, 2003
Bring ‘em on: Three US soldiers wounded near Tikrit
Bring ‘em on: US base at Ramadi
racked by explosions.
Bring ‘em on: US convoy attacked in Baghdad
related fatalities. Two of these casualties were reported previously.
US forces begin Operation Ivy Lightning
is a growth industry in Iraq. Eighteen vehicles robbed near Fallujah. Victims included Thomas Friedman,
noted NYT warhawk.
: US troops kill two Iraqi policemen.
continues in Iraq.
Sixty-one New Zealand
troops off to Iraq, but will come home early if instability continues.
Fuzzy Math! How much
is Operation Iraqi Freedom costing the US treasury? Bushies won’t say.
Bidding continues for Iraqi reconstruction contracts
Home Front: Another American “human shield
” fined $10,000 for travelling to Iraq. Treasury Department says it’s because he ignored the sanctions against Iraq.
Local story: Wisconsin
soldier wounded in Iraq.