War News for September 16, 2003
Today in History:
On September 16, 2002, Iraq unconditionally accepted
the return of U.N. weapons inspectors which Bush dismissed as unacceptable.
Bring ‘em on: US-appointed Iraqi police chief killed in al-Khaldiya
Bring 'em on: Four Mississippi
Guardsmen wounded in Iraq. This incident ocurred on Friday, but the first time I saw it mentioned in the press was this morning, when the story appeared in local media. More evidence that the Bush administration has instituted an official, "if they don't ask, we won't tell" policy regarding conflict, casualties and the media.
on Cheney’s Sunday morning lies
Meet L. Paul Bremer. A bungling, slick-talking neo-conservative ideologue
, who has made a dog's breakfast of post-war Iraq but what a fashion statement!
reports 101st Airborne hosts event for orphaned children in Mosul.
US raids in Tikrit
leave Iraqis angry.
US and UN stalled
Desperate Bush administration presses for Turkish troops
in Iraq, despite warnings that Turkish troops will further erode security. Proving once again that the Bushies are less interested in actually stabilizing Iraq than they are in the appearance "coalition building."
Member of Iraqi Governing Council
says US troops “mistreat” Iraqi civilians.
Bush’s palace intrigues
: Sometimes Cheney’s in charge. Sometimes it’s Powell. Sometimes nobody can tell.
Charles Rangel rallies support
Editorial: Americans are demanding answers
Local story: Michigan
soldier killed in Iraq.
Local story: Florida
soldier shot at Baghdad University in July.
Local story: Wisconsin
soldier wounded in Iraq.
Local story: New York
Army reservists serving in Iraq. “No one is happy about this," Montera said. "But we will do what we are asked to do.”