Wednesday, November 29, 2006

So, What's the Plan?

Judge Strikes Down Bush on Terror Groups - 29 Nov 2006 at 8:54am - A federal judge struck down President Bush's authority to designate groups as terrorists, saying his post-Sept. 11 executive order was unconstitutional and vague.
This judge seems to be interfering with the Bush administration's unconstitutional right to arbitrariness.

White House Losing Faith In Iraqi Leader? - 29 Nov 2006 at 8:21am - As President Bush leaves for his summit in Jordan with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, a newspaper released a classified memo by a top White House adviser that expresses doubts about whether al-Maliki has the capacity to control the violence.

Bush Talks With Iraqi Leader Delayed - 29 Nov 2006 at 1:27pm - President Bush's high-stakes summit with Iraq's prime minister has been delayed for a day after public disclosure of U.S. doubts about Nouri al-Maliki's capacity to control sectarian warfare.
Bush, who had insisted all along he had an adequate plan for "post-war" Iraq, is now suddenly, inexplicably without one, and now plans to ask al-Maliki what his plan is, and how the U.S. can assist in its implementation.

Defense nominee criticizes Iraq planning - 29 Nov 2006 at 11:42am - WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director Robert Gates, President Bush's nominee for defense Secretary, criticized the handling of the war in Iraq and said he will improve Pentagon postwar planning if he is confirmed.
Gates: "you need a plan for Iraq" Bush: "got one" Gates: "no, you haven't" Bush: "I don't?" Gates: "no" Bush: "damn"

Saudi will intervene in Iraq if U.S. withdraws: aide - 29 Nov 2006 at 8:35am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using money, weapons or its oil power, Saudi Arabia will intervene to prevent Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias from massacring Iraqi Sunni Muslims once the United States begins pulling out of Iraq, a security adviser to the Saudi government said on Wednesday.

France, U.S. agree useless to talk to Syria: Chirac - 29 Nov 2006 at 8:25am - RIGA (Reuters) - France and the United States agree there is no point in talking to Syria because the conditions for an honest dialogue do not exist, President Jacques Chirac said on Wednesday.

We don't believe it, either (at least not without seeing the video).

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