Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Can I Get a Little Support Here?

Bush seeks cooperation from new Congress - 3 Jan 2007 at 8:17am - WASHINGTON -- President Bush pushed his signature agenda in a newspaper opinion piece Wednesday while asking Democrats, in charge of the House and Senate for the first time in his presidency, to work with him on legislation over the next two years.
I'm sure the new Congress would likewise welcome Bush's support.

FBI Documented Possible Gitmo Mistreatment - 3 Jan 2007 at 8:30am - Newly released FBI documents offered new details about interrogation practices. Agents documented more than two dozen incidents of possible mistreatment, including one detainee whose head was allegedly wrapped in duct tape for chanting the Quran.

Iraqi PM wants out of job early: report - 3 Jan 2007 at 10:01am - Iraq's prime minister has told a U.S. newspaper he will not seek a second term and wishes he could leave the job early.

U.S. Distances Itself From Saddam Hanging - 3 Jan 2007 at 8:16am - An American military commander says the U.S. "had absolutely no direct involvement" with Saddam Hussein's execution, as international outrage builds surrounding an unofficial mobile phone video showing the former Iraqi leader's death.

US sends mixed messages on Saddam's hanging - Irish Examiner - 3 Jan 2007 at 1:48pm - The Bush administration today sent conflicting signals about the taunting and baiting that accompanied Saddam Hussein’s execution as the White House did not join criticism of the former Iraqi president’s hanging and the state department and US military raised questions about it.

Iraq to hang two Saddam aides Thursday - 3 Jan 2007 at 7:47am - BAGHDAD (AFP) - Iraq will execute two former henchmen of Saddam Hussein on Thursday, five days after the former dictator was himself hanged in Baghdad, an official at the Iraqi prime minister's office has said.


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