Wednesday, December 24, 2003

War News for December 24, 2003 Bring 'em on: CENTCOM reports three US soldiers killed by roadside bomb near Samarra. Bring ‘em on: Suicide bomb kills four in Arbil. Bring ‘em on: US convoy attacked with small arms fire in Mosul. Bring ‘em on: Iraqi CDC member killed in action in Mosul. Bring ‘em on: Attempted assassination of aid to Iraqi minister in Baghdad. Bring ‘em on: Iraqi security guard wounded in Mosul during ambush of US military convoy. Bring ‘em on: One Iraqi killed, two wounded by landmine in Baghdad. Bring ‘em on: Heavy fighting reported in Baghdad. Bring 'em on: Baghdad Sheraton mortared, firefight ensues. Ethnic fighting between Arab and Kurdish Iraqis reported in Kirkuk. Bottom line on Iraqi reconstruction. “With most of Iraq suffering from power interruptions lasting an average of 16 hours daily, it's a little hard to party in the dark. How many US soldiers does it take to change a light bulb? About 130,000 so far, but don't hold your breath.” Hey, don't blame the troops for this fiasco - Bremer's CPA and the Bush administration are the people who are screwing the pooch on Iraq reconstruction policy. The troops are just trying to hold its head. Casualty Reports Local story: Texas soldier killed in Iraq. Local story: Montana soldier killed in Iraq.


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