Archive for August 29th, 2007

Aug 29 2007

Ahmed Zakayev Testimony Destroys Litvinenko Timeline

I ran across a transcript of Ahmed Zakayev’s testimony to UK authorities during the time earlier this year when Russian investigators went to London to interview people, under UK authority supervision, regarding the death of Litvinenko. Zakayev is a Chechen rebel in exile and lives across the street from the Litvinenko house at the time […]

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Aug 29 2007

A Very Sound Idea For Iraq

It is a pleasure to read someone who is objective, balanced and innovative when assessing our situation in Iraq. Even more so when the person has a good idea to add to the debate: Gen. David H. Petraeus’ military surge is working, but it’s meeting only one of its two primary goals: to provide security. […]

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Aug 29 2007

For The War Weary

For those who have given up on Iraq there is an important lesson from history at National Review for folks to ponder. Actually, it is a good read for proponents and opponents.

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Aug 29 2007

America Thinks Iraq Is Winnable

The reason Bush is gaining confidence in Iraq is because (a) the tide is turning there against al-Qaeda and (b) a majority of America sees that Iraq can be won: A majority of Americans say the United States can win the war in Iraq, but the country is sharply divided along party lines about every […]

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Aug 29 2007

Bush Goes All In On Iraq

Things must be going very well in Iraq if Bush is ready to up the ante and go all in with Congress: President Bush plans to ask Congress next month for up to $50 billion in additional funding for the war in Iraq, a White House official said yesterday, a move that appears to reflect […]

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Aug 29 2007

Litvinenko Incident Clear As Mud

The truth about what happened to Alexander Litvinenko has become clear as mud. The joint, timed media shows that Berezovsky and the UK authorities were performing (i.e., the mysterious Russian assassin the UK detected, detained, and then released back to Russia and never told Russia about) have now moved to Russia. Recently the Russian authorities […]

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