Archive for March 23rd, 2007

Mar 23 2007

Waziristan Still In Upheaval

The Taliban are desperately trying to broker a ceasefire as it appears the fighting between foreign fighters tied to al Qaeda and local tribesman may be spreading: “Around 130 foreigners were killed and 62 captured, and the clashes are now spreading to other areas,” he told reporters at Governor’s House. The governor denied the government […]

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Mar 23 2007

House Supports Iraq Surge

Votes have consequences. And while the media can try and lie to America about the just finished House vote, the core controlling language – without any ambiguity – is the House just funded the Iraq War and the Surge. Therefore the House clearly supports the efforts that will be going forward the remainder of this […]

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Mar 23 2007

Iraq Updates – More Chemical Weapons Found

Some quick links. First, here is a round up of Coalition activities recently with the tally of people apprehended at 50 and one bomb factory dismantled. Second, here is reporting on how the surge has succeeded in tamping down violence in areas south of Baghdad. Third, here is reporting on how the Iraqis are executing […]

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Mar 23 2007

Krauthammer Should Quit GOP/Conservatism

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For his incompetence in feeding the liberal media and Democrat PR machine and his clear surrender on the AG issue Charles Krauthammer should resign as being a voice supporting the GOP or conservative causes. Every fight is worth engaging with the Dems, especially these easy ones. The AG issue was a partisan creation for political […]

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Mar 23 2007

Anti-War Demonstrators Booted From Pelosi’s SF Office

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While people have the right to petition their representatives, clearly that doesn’t apply to anti-war demonstrators camped out in front of Pelosi’s offices on the opposite side of the country from where she will be gaveling in her party’s limp Iraq war funding Bill (tacitly supporting the surge by supporting the funds for it). ust […]

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Mar 23 2007

Fighting Continues In Waziristan

The Foreign Fighters in Waziristan are getting a pounding in battles with local tribesman in now what is turning into a week of battles: Fierce battles between tribesmen and foreign al-Qaeda militants in northwest Pakistan have left up to 160 people dead, including 130 Uzbeks and Chechens, said a provincial governor on Friday. The fact […]

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Mar 23 2007

Iran Escalates Confrontation

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Iran is playing a very, very stupid game in the seizure of British forces in Iraqi waters. “At approximately 1030 Iraqi time this morning, 15 British naval personnel, engaged in routine boarding operations of merchant shipping in Iraqi territorial waters … were seized by Iranian naval vessels,” the ministry said in a statement. It is […]

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Mar 23 2007

Left With Full War Funding, KOS Kids Revolt

The Great Wizard of Kos himself penned a pathetic rationalization on why a Bill that fully funds the war, has no binding control on next year’s budget and efforts (that comes later this summer) and has benchmarks that only need to show ‘progress’ (whatever that is) is actually good. His lame excuse was the Bill […]

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Mar 23 2007

al Qaeda Pushed From Baghdad, To Diyala, And Out

al Qaeda seems to be in full retreat in Iraq. First they (and the Shiia Mahdi insurgents) bolted Baghdad when the US and Iraq started flooding the streets with military and security forces. al Qaeda spread out to Anbar and Diyala provinces. In Anbar, as we have been seeing, the local Sunni’s are allying with […]

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Mar 23 2007

Where Is Bin Laden? Check Google Maps

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I found this post describing how you can go to Google Maps to see high resolution images of where Bin Laden might be hiding out. I entered “Pakistan” and selected ‘hybrid’ so I could get satellite images with general map outlines and navigate my way around. If you zoom in you will find certain areas […]

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