War News for October 8, 2003
Bring ‘em on: One US soldier wounded in convoy ambush near Tikrit
. No casualties reported in another ambush near Fallujah.
Bring ‘em on: Homemade bomb explodes near US checkpoint in Baghdad
Bring ‘em on: British base near Basra
Iraqis demand release of detained cleric
Iraqi guerrillas threaten to abduct
Bush starts PR blitz
to convince Americans his Iraq adventure is a success. Condi’s on point: “SPEAKING AT THE Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, Rice reviewed the justification for the invasion of Iraq, emphasizing the end of human rights abuses under Saddam Hussein and evidence of progress towards normalcy.”
? What the hell is this all about? Hey, Condi, are you sure you're not trying to bullshit me?
Bandits still terrorize civilians
on Iraqi roads. Hey, Condi, are you sure you're not trying to bullshit me?
Bushies may get Turkish troops
for Iraq duty in exchange for $8.5 billion in US loan guarantees
IGC says Turkish troops will cause further destabilization
Iraqi Kurds warn of further violence
if Turks are deployed.
“Hundreds” of SA-7 shoulder-fired missiles
missing. US offers $500 while these missiles sell for $5,000 on the market. Hey, Condi, are you sure you're not trying to bullshit me?
Saddam spotted in Baghdad
! “A large area of Baghdad's Karada neighborhood was sealed off with residents and guests, among them several foreign correspondents, prevented from entering or leaving the area where at least 100 soldiers were deployed.”
, but Bill O'Reilly is a loon. Terri Gross proves it
. Listen to the interview.