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US/Iraqi troops flood Baghdad

Is this the last gasp before all out civil war? Iraq seems to have continued its spiral downwards as the Israel/Hezbollah conflict distracts the MSMs attention. 35 more people were killed today at a Shiite shrine in Najaf. Shiite religious … Continue reading

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Coalition Fatality ticker

Linked below is an excellent Flash representation of coalition fatalities since the Invasion of Iraq. Make sure you have the sound turned on as the effect is increased greatly. I found myself re-running it multiple times… just to grasp the … Continue reading

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Assessing the Iranian Threat

Last week, the prospect of a showdown with Iran at the United Nations Security Council seemed inevitable. This week, the rhetoric has been toned down somewhat, and today the Chinese delegation expressed it’s support for a possible Russian solution to … Continue reading

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UK losing (or lost) it’s grip on Basra?

Over the course of the past 2 years most of the criticism of the Iraq war has been focused squarely at US forces and the US Administration. However, the 2nd largest member of the “Coalition” (and the only one remaining … Continue reading

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The UK… played as patsy.

Yet another document has been published by the Sunday Times. (Audio Podcast Available) This time, it is the Cabinet Office paper produced on July 21, 2002 to be supplied to the attendees of the meeting of July 24, 2002 to … Continue reading

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