internationales weblog zum irak-konflikt, dem "krieg gegen terrorismus", etc.: fakten, meinungen, hintergr´┐Żnde
international blog on the conflict in iraq and "war on terrorism" and the like: facts, opinions, backgrounds


easterbrook :America will come to a complete standstill while Rice issues two hours' worth of scripted denials and vague generalities; at least, that's what cable news seems to assume.

"THE WAR INTENSIFIES: Like all of you, I have been trying to make sense of the various reports emerging from Iraq about the escalating violence there."

Riverbend:Now it seems we are almost literally reliving the first few days of occupation? I woke up to the sound of explosions and gunfire last night and for one terrible moment I thought someone had warped me back a whole year.


The American Underground goes textiles: "We are sorry that our President is an idiot."

There will be no bodycount? Well, here it is:
CNN Bodycount.

Raed in the Middle: "AsSadr is NOT reflecting a minority of Iraqis, this is a stupid big lie.
Whether we liked him or not, he is the political and religious leader for MILLIONS of Iraqis in the southern region"


Baghdad Burning: "There have been demonstrations by Al-Sadr's followers in Baghdad and Najaf." (riverbend blog)

From Dear Raed Blog: "You have to be careful about what you say about al-Sadir."