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Friday, May 14, 2004
  Iran to Israel: Don't strike nuclear plants
"TEHRAN - Iran's top nuclear negotiator warned Israel yesterday that his country would certainly retaliate if the Jewish state were to attack Iranian nuclear facilities."
If you destroy our ability to nuke you, we will....uhhh... be really. really, pissed... 
  "But they never HAD WMD!!!"
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Piece by piece, the complete story of European opposition to the Iraq war keeps trickling out... 
Wednesday, May 12, 2004
  Who Says We Can't Be Subtle?
Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog: A New E-Mail from the Front in Iraq: "I Ask That the American People Be Brave"
The fighting we are engaged in against the uprising of Muqtada Al-Sadr is one that is extremely sensitive and risks catastrophe. Had we entered this previously, it would not have been possible for us to win. Over the months, we have been involved in preparations and much planning. Thus, today we are scoring amazing successes against this would-be tyrant.
 
  OK - Now I get it!
From the AP lead; "They staged those photographs, which I understand were going to be shown to the prisoners' families by way of threats unless he came forward with some valuable information", said Sen. John Warner, R-Va., the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Arab terrorists don't fear bombs, guns, or death. But they DO fear 'humiliation'. How many times have we all heard about 'Arab humiliation' as the justification for their actions, no matter how heinous?

So the intel doodz finally figured out what makes these asshats tick? 'Bout fuggin time. Would have been nice if they hadn't turned it into a total cluster, tho...

So... let's look at the results. On one hand; court-martials, worldwide outrage, Congressioal hearings. On the other hand; Fallujah has gone absolutely silent. Resistance in Karbala has been token, at best. Residents of Najaf protesting in the streets AGAINST fat-boy al-Sadr.

Sounds like we are finally learning how to fight this war.

 
  Muslims never behead anyone, without good reason - right?
Amnesty condemns beheading
Arabic papers play down beheading
Arab media link slaying to abuses