Blogging at Billmon’s The brief blogging I’m doing this morning is courtesy of the kindness of Billmon, whom I’m visiting. He’ll have something to say about a talk I gave yesterday evening at Swarthmore on Iraq, over at his blog.
Archives for November 2005
Dems Press for Iraq Investigation Toward A Unified Field Theory of the Fraud? Senator Harry Reid, backed by Senators Charles Schumer and Debbie Stabenow, invoked an arcane rule of the senate allowing it to be closed on Tuesday. Reid and the Democrats were protesting the inaction of the Senate Intelligence Committee, headed by Pat Roberts […]
Talabani Opposes Military Action against Syria Admits Helplessness Some 20 Iraqis were killed or wounded in guerrilla violence on Tuesday. In one incident, a 13 year old boy carried out a suicide bombing that killed the head of the emergency police in Kirkuk. Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said Tuesday before the United Nations: “I categorically […]
Car Bomb Kills 20 in Basra 7 US Troops Killed Bombing near Qaim Guerrilla violence in Iraq killed 7 GIs on Monday, making October the deadliest month in Iraq for US troops since the January 30, 2005, elections. Al-Zaman/ AFP/ DPA: Monday evening, guerrillas detonated a car bomb in the middle of Basra, killing at […]
Libby Replaced by Scandal-Ridden Aides Vice President Richard Bruce Cheney replaced his indicted chief of staff, Irving Lewis Libby on Monday with two problematic figures– David Addington and John Hannah. As Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel note, Addington is the author of legal memos justifying torture of prisoners held by the US abroad, in direct […]