Thursday, August 07, 2003

War News for August 7, 2003 Bring ‘em on: Two US soldiers, one wounded killed in Baghdad. Bring ‘em on: RPG attack on US troops in Baghdad. Witnesses report four US soldiers wounded, one Iraqi civilian killed. Car bomb explodes at Jordanian embassy in Baghdad. Iraqis storm Jordanian embassy after bombing. Baghdad, 100 days after the war. CENTCOM reports soldier dies of seizure in Mosul. US general reports Iraqi resistance places “bounty” on American troops. US reevaluates strategy in Iraq. Afghanistan: Taliban raid near Khandahar kills Mercy Corps worker, six Afghan soldiers. Afghanistan: Taliban claims RPG attack kills five Afghan soldiers near Pakistani border. Afghanistan: Op/Ed piece: Bush administration bungling creates fresh disaster. US concerned that terrorists may target passenger aircraft using missles. “Intelligence agencies say that the al-Qaida network has dozens of the small missiles, many of them Stingers made in the United States, left over from the American-led effort to help Muslim guerrillas oust the Soviet Union from Afghanistan in the 1980s.” Home Front: Cheney touts Bush administration’s success in anti-terrorism, jobs, and tax relief at Sacramento fund raiser. Home Front: Bush administration refused to penalize Saudi groups funding terrorism.


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