Thursday, April 19, 2007

Surge = Catastrophe?

Top Senate Democrat to Bush: Iraq war is lost - 19 Apr 2007 at 2:51pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Thursday he told President George W. Bush the Iraq war was lost and the recent U.S. troop increase had accomplished nothing.
It's probably not fair to say the escalation has accomplished nothing:

"Humanitarian catastrophe" looms in Diwaniyah - Thursday, April 19, 2007 03:21:12 PM - BAGHDAD, 11 April 2007 (IRIN) - A week of fierce clashes between US-Iraqi forces and Shia militiamen in Diwaniyah has brought the city to the brink of a "real humanitarian catastrophe", health workers said on Wednesday. Aid agencies and doctors are demanding they be given access to a desperate population who have become prisoners in their own homes.


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