Friday, September 26, 2008

In the News: Sep-26

Contractor wants immunity in Abu Ghraib suits - 26 Sep 2008 at 2:16pm - Defense contractor CACI is claiming immunity from lawsuits alleging torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

IRAQ: Parliament demands financial help for IDPs, refugees - September 26, 2008 3:27:00 PM - BAGHDAD, 25 September 2008 (IRIN) - A parliamentary committee on displacement and migration demanded the Iraqi government allot US$4 billion in next year's budget to meet the needs of more than four million internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees.

Is Surge Responsible For A Less Violent Iraq? - 26 Sep 2008 at 8:29am - The last of the U.S. troop reinforcements have left Iraq, and no one doubts they helped to improve security in Baghdad. But while the surge was given much of the credit for the security gains, Iraqis believe there were other important factors at work.

Thought for the day:
I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man, and I hate people like that! -Tom Lehrer (1928 - )


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