Iraq – Original Problem Solved!

Good news on Iraq – the border dispute with Kuwait has been officially fixed. What has this got to do with today’s problems? More than you would think.

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AP Sticking to their Guns over Jamil Hussein

For those that don’t know the story, a few weeks back a fellow in the Iraq Police by the name of “Jamil Hussein” was quoted on a story involving the brutal murder of civilians. Turns out he is not in the Police. The AP have changed the story, but still stick by the truth of… Continue reading AP Sticking to their Guns over Jamil Hussein

Categorized as Iraq, Media

Harmeet Singh Sooden… Again (Sigh)

Our little friend Harmeet has one again kissed murder and “forgiven” it. Here’s a few quotes: “We unconditionally forgive our captors for abducting and holding us,” they said. And the murder of your fellow campaigner? I guess he’s have to forgive them himself. Oh, wait – he’s dead. “We have no desire to punish them.… Continue reading Harmeet Singh Sooden… Again (Sigh)

So much for the Iraqis wanting the US to leave…

From AFP on Yahoo News: WASHINGTON (AFP) – The leader of Iraq’s largest Shiite party urged senior US officials not to withdraw US troops from his country but to transfer more military authority to the government in Baghdad. .. Iraq’s government “asked for American forces to remain in Iraq while transferring more authority to Iraqi… Continue reading So much for the Iraqis wanting the US to leave…

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Guess Who

Who made this speech? …Now, I believe the facts that have brought us to this fateful vote are not in doubt. Saddam Hussein is a tyrant who has tortured and killed his own people, even his own family members, to maintain his iron grip on power. He used chemical weapons on Iraqi Kurds and on… Continue reading Guess Who

The “Nightmare” Bush Created Hasn’t Begun Yet

That’s according to this guy. About a week ago some left-wing bloggers began circulating rumours that Bush had secretly signed something called the “John Warner Defense Authorization Act of 2007” that “allows the president to declare a ‘public emergency’ and station troops anywhere in America and take control of state-based National Guard units without the… Continue reading The “Nightmare” Bush Created Hasn’t Begun Yet

Rumsfeld Gone

Inevitable, really given the hatred directed at him by non-republicans. He will be missed. By those who liked him: His direct, irascible, sometimes even folksy style appealed to many when things were going well. His famous dictum about there being “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns”, made pre-Iraq, was seen as quirky and “Rummy” at his… Continue reading Rumsfeld Gone