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posted 27 October 2003 08:35 AM      Profile for Kimura     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
sorry if i'm stepping on your toes, majorvictory.

CBC reports that a series of five suicide bombings in Bagdhad Monday morning have killed 37 people, 25 of them Iraqi. The targetted areas were four police stations and the int'l Red Cross HQ. All of the bombings took place within one hour.

BBC reports that there would have been a sixth bombing at another police station, but officers managed to prevent it. A police sergeant said that the would-be suicide bomber was shouting "Death to the Iraqi police! You're collaborators!"

On top of that - there were more US casualty reports for Sunday. Three dead and four wounded in two other attacks.

This is all within 24 hours of the rocket attack that killed a US colonel and endangered Wolfowitz.

Okay. Is it reasonable to say the situation is getting out of control? That the Bush admin misjudged the level of resistance?

*Edited to add*

CBC changed the report on me and now say "around 30 people" have been killed. well, that's a relief.

[ 27 October 2003: Message edited by: Kimura ]

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posted 27 October 2003 09:29 AM      Profile for pogge   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
From the NY Times

All over the city, the occupying authorities have put up large billboards featuring bucolic scenes of date palms arched over a river bank. Inspirational messages are splashed over the pretty pictures. "Baghdad is getting better," says one.

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posted 27 October 2003 10:24 AM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Aha. The Madison Avenue contract. I wondered when we'd hear about that one.

Any prospects for Disney?

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posted 27 October 2003 10:50 AM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
That would be in Dubai, well, they're going to out-Disney Disney.
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