Between 11,000 and 15,000 Iraqis died in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Noncombatants made up about 30 percent of that, despite technological advances and fewer bombs dropped by the Coalition.
Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo is asking for donations to go cover the New Hampshire primary. Why didn’t I think of that?
Spammers have forced my hand!
There’s been a lot of speculation that Iraq was just the first in a line of nettlesome problems in the Middle East that neo-cons wanted to “solve.” Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said in an interview almost a year ago that Iran should be the next target. However, it seems Washington has decided to step up its campaign against Syria.
Freelance journalist Thierry Robin is blogging from Baghdad about the plight of women in post-war Iraq.