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Iraqi Death Tally Triples Official Reports

The violence unleashed after last week’s bombing of a Shiite Muslim shrine claimed 1,300 Iraqi lives, triple the number reported by the U.S. military. Outside of major U.S. offensives, these have been the deadliest few days in the last three years in Iraq.
UPDATE: The violence continues with multiple attacks claiming 68 lives on Tuesday.

Posted on Feb 27, 2006 READ MORE


Iraq Teeters Toward Civil War

After insurgents bomb one of the holiest Shiite shrines in Iraq, at least 138 die in reprisal battles —marking the worst Shiite-on-Sunni violence since the outbreak of the Iraq war. University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole calls the day “apocalyptic.”

Posted on Feb 22, 2006 READ MORE


U.S. Threatens to Cut Off Iraqi Aid

America’s ambassador to Iraq says the United States might cut funding to the Iraqi government if it puts sectarian politicians in two key posts.
Iraq’s prime minister angrily rejects the call, saying, “We do not need anybody to remind us, thank you.”

Posted on Feb 21, 2006 READ MORE


Army Gives ‘Hearts and Minds’ Another Go

New commander plans to emphasize improving Iraqis’ quality of life, rather than fighting insurgents. | story
Presidential advisor Karen Hughes’ disastrous “listening tour” across the region last year proved that this is a tough sell, to put it mildly.

Posted on Jan 30, 2006 READ MORE


U.S. Army Seized Wives as Tactic

In at least two instances, American forces have seized wives of insurgents as a means of “leverage.” | story

Posted on Jan 27, 2006 READ MORE


Al Qaeda, Taliban on Rise in Afghanistan: Report

Remember the “other” country we liberated? The Independent reports that it’s going back to hell in a handbasket. | story

Posted on Jan 17, 2006 READ MORE


Bowing to Pressure, Army Adds to Soldiers’ Armor

The move comes in the wake of a New York Times report that shamed the military over the issue. | story

Posted on Jan 11, 2006 READ MORE


High School Teacher Beheaded in Afghanistan

Suspected Taliban insurgents targeting educated community leaders | more

Posted on Jan 4, 2006 READ MORE


How Do the Iraqis Treat Their Prisoners?

A maverick U.S. Army major finds that some of his Iraqi counterparts have fewer scruples about going “over the line” while interrogating suspected insurgents. U.S. News & World Report has the story.

 

Posted on Jan 1, 2006 READ MORE


Who Will Rule After Bush’s ‘Victory’?

The big winners in Iraq will be Iran’s ayatollahs, sponsors of their fellow Shiite theocrats who are the main U.S. surrogates on the ground in Iraq.  To make sure, they’ve arranged a double whammy:

Posted on Dec 2, 2005 READ MORE


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