Thursday, February 19, 2004

War News for February 19, 2004 Bring ‘em on: Two US soldiers, one Iraqi civilian killed in roadside bomb ambush near Khaldiyah. Bring ‘em on: One US soldier wounded in ambush near Kirkuk. Bring ‘em on: One US soldier wounded in heavy mortar attack at Abu Ghraib. Bring ‘em on: Iraqi scientist assassinated in Baghdad. Bring 'em on: One Iraqi policeman wounded in roadside bomb ambush in Baquba. US soldier seeks asylum in Canada. The soldier is a combat veteran of the Afghanistan campaign. Commentary Opinion: “Iraqis are suspicious of the United States’ motives there — not unreasonably, given reports of inflated contracts and expedited bidding processes. The United Nations’ stronger presence will give greater legitimacy to the postwar effort. It will deflect criticism that America is only after Iraq’s oil.” Casualty Reports Local story: Michigan soldier wounded in Iraq. Local story: South Dakota contractor wounded in Iraq. 86-43-04. Pass it on.


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