Sunday, October 05, 2003

War News for October 5, 2003 Bring ‘em on: Former Iraqi soldiers riot in Basra and Hilla. More military families sound off: “Claudia Coleman wants to know why she has to send bottled water to her thirsty son serving in the Iraqi war zone as the Bush administration wants to spend $87 billion more to help put the country back on its feet.” The Three-Block War. General Sanchez: US troops will remain in Iraq at present levels for “years.” NYT Editorial: An Army overstretched in Iraq. More Republicans cash in on their Bush connections. US deploys elite helicopter and sniper units to guard oil pipelines. Iraqis say reconstruction contracts are rigged.


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