Friday, August 24, 2007

Which Commander To Listen To

I've an idea which one's advice Bush is more likely to heed.

Top general to urge Iraq troop cut 24 Aug 2007 at 3:00am - Advice by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs poses a potential clash with supporters of the buildup. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is expected to advise President Bush to reduce the U.S. force in Iraq next year by almost half, potentially creating a rift with top White House officials and other military commanders over the course of the war.

General rejects Warner pullout remarks - 24 Aug 2007 at 11:42am - The U.S. military commander in one of the more troubled areas of Iraq said Friday that embracing Sen. John Warner?s call to begin troop withdrawals before the end of the year would be ?a giant step backward.

Omar Khadr case sparks debate over U.S. terror law - 24 Aug 2007 at 2:07pm - U.S. government lawyers argued Friday that discrepancies between the new federal terror law and the way it is being carried out should not stall one of the Pentagon's first terrorism trials, involving Canadian Omar Khadr.

U.S. bomb kills 3 British soldiers in Afghanistan - 24 Aug 2007 at 8:20am - Three British soldiers were killed by a bomb dropped by a U.S. warplane in southern Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defence said Friday.

Thought for the day:
A different language is a different vision of life. -Federico Fellini (1920 - 1993)


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