Monday, July 30, 2007

Fear and Divisions

Iran attacks U.S. plans for Saudi arms deal - 30 Jul 2007 at 9:41am - TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Foreign Ministry accused the United States on Monday of seeking to create fear and divisions in the Middle East after reports Washington was readying major arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.

Big U.S. presence in Iraq until mid-2009: commander - 30 Jul 2007 at 9:43am - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. generals expect to need a large contingent of troops in Iraq until the middle of 2009, the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq said on Monday.

Iraqi parliament adjourns in blow to Bush - 30 Jul 2007 at 11:56am - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament went into summer recess for a month on Monday despite failing to enact a series of laws that Washington sees as crucial to stabilizing the country and reconciling warring Iraqis.

Thought for the day:
"Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything." -Frank Dane


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