War News for November 27, 2003
Bring 'em on: Two US soldiers wounded in mortar attack near Baghdad
Bring 'em on: Insurgents fire RPG at Italian embassy in Baghdad
Bring 'em on: US troops ambushed near Abu Ghraib
Bring 'em on: Two US soldiers wounded, five insurgents killed in two attacks on US troops in Mosul
Bring 'em on: Police sergeant assassinated in Mosul
dies during US interrogation.
reported as supporting insurgency.
US takes Iraqi family members
: Why the insurgency is spreading north.
Report from Mosul
. "It is not too late, residents say, to rebuild trust, but few Iraqis express much hope. Since the attacks against Americans increased, commanders have sent more troops into the city and detained dozens of suspected militants. The result appears to be a descending spiral, in which the crackdown is draining away much of the good will that remains."
Additional 3000 Marines
deployed to Iraq.
Bush is losing the war against the insurgents, so he wages war to keep the American electorate
from learning about it.
Counterterrorism experts say Bush is lying
about Iraq and the war against terrorism. "Experts who have served in top positions in both Republican and Democratic administrations are increasingly suggesting that the Iraq war has diverted momentum, troops and intelligence resources from the worldwide campaign to destroy the remnants of al-Qaeda. They note that the presence of U.S. troops in an Arab homeland is serving as a major recruiting tool for signing up and motivating new jihadis, or Islamic holy warriors. 'Fighting Iraq had little to do with fighting the war on terrorism, until we made it [so],' said Richard Clarke, who was a senior White House counterterrorism official under Bush and President Bill Clinton."
Local story: Utah
soldier dies in Iraq.