War News for September 15, 2003
Bring 'em on: US soldier killed in Baghdad
Failure becomes policy: Rumsfeld
lowers expectations on obtaining foreign support. "If there's another U.N. resolution, my guess is the most we could hope to get for, by way of additional international troops, would be something between zero or 10,000 and 15,000."
Satellite imagery of North Iraq oil pipeline
fire. (It’s still burning, folks.)
Bush administration military malfeasance
continues. "When I get phone calls from parents who tell me their kids have been shipped to Iraq and they don't have Kevlar filling for their flak jackets, that makes parents angry. That makes me angry," said Rep. David Obey, D-Wis.
defends failure in Iraq with lies and distortions.
US asks South Korea
for additional troops for Iraq.
Bush personally asks for South Korean troops, attempts to exploit
domestic Korean politics.
in Korea over supporting Bush’s War.
Korea Herald editorial
Citizen soldiers bearing burden of Bush’s War
with little relief in sight.
Powell makes ritual neo-conservative pilgrimage
to Iraqi mass grave.
CPA efforts to exhume mass graves
slipshod and disorganized.
Americans beginning to realize Bush has no plan
Robert Reich editorial
: How to pay for Bush’s War.
slams Bush. “Clark told the Tennessee Democrats that when he retired from the Army, a colleague warned him that in civilian life, ‘There's no one in charge.’ ‘That's never been more true than since January 2001,’ Clark said, speaking of the presidency of George W. Bush.
Reporter: Bush bullied
the press during run-up to war.
Gooper spin machine
breaks sound barrier.
Goopers explain Iraqi rebellion is just a PR problem
, and selfish Americans are ungrateful to Bush for $87 billion no-plan spending request.