Tuesday, August 12, 2003

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. Four non-combat related fatalities. Two of these casualties were reported previously. US forces begin Operation Ivy Lightning. Highway robbery is a growth industry in Iraq. Eighteen vehicles robbed near Fallujah. Victims included Thomas Friedman, noted NYT warhawk. Fratricide: US troops kill two Iraqi policemen. Heat wave 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.


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