|US and British forces are increasingly playing a supporting role in the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's stalled offensive against the Mehdi Army militia. The explosion of violence over the past four days is making a mockery of George Bush's claim that America had turned the corner in Iraq. The Sadrists were expected to do well against ISCI in provincial elections in October so Maliki wanted to crush them before the vote
Read the rest of the story HERE:
Lifelong reader, sometime writer with eclectic tastes and libertarian leanings. Don't hold my semi-notorious Berkeley history against me, I settled down so completely after 40 that I can barely recall my loosy-goosy self. But it sure beats going to (more...
|The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author
and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.