War News for August 16, 2003
Bring ‘em on: Two US convoys attacked
, several US soldiers reported wounded.
Bring ‘em on: US patrol ambushed near Baquba
; one US vehicle destroyed, nor reports of casualties.
Bring ‘em on: Turkish embassy in Baghdad
10,000 Iraqis demonstrate against US in Sadr City
Muslim clerics demand
US end occupation.
Holy Man Gary Bauer
clamors for jihad.
Portrait on an insurgent
Inside the Iraqi resistance
US still blames Saddam Hussein
for Iraqi revolt. And Lieutenant AWOL still blames Clinton for the recession, deficit, power failures and the pretzel that whipped his ass.
Wanting it both ways: Bush administration seeks UN recognition
of Iraqi provisional government and resists giving UN security
Republicans try to dodge flap over reductions
in combat pay. Notice that the DoD spokesman says they'll look to offset reductions by using other incentive pays, not that they'll actually restore the cut in imminent danger pay or family separation pay. And why are the troops getting "imminent danger pay" and not "hostile fire pay?"