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November 2006

For Those Who Cry for Saddam …

November 9, 2006 // Arab Times - Kuwait - English

IN his recent book about the war in Iraq, "State of Denial," Bob Woodward recounts a story told by Prince Bandar Bin Sultan, who was Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Washington for 25 years. After the seizure of the Grand Mosque in Mecca by the Juhaiman Group in 1979 , Prince Bandar and late Saudi King Fahd once met with [Read more]

America's Newfound Humility and Why We Might Regret it

November 7, 2006 // 24 heures - Switzerland - French

Americans are voting today to renew their national legislature. The timing is therefore appropriate to evoke a strange phenomenon: the recent rhetorical toning-down of George W. Bush. Sentences like "Mission accomplished," "bring'em to me dead or alive," "we are winning," "America won't cut and run," and "we'll stay [Read more]

America's Newfound Humility and Why We Might Regret it

November 7, 2006 // 24Heures - Switzerland - French

Americans are voting today to renew their national legislature. The timing is therefore appropriate to evoke a strange phenomenon: the recent rhetorical toning-down of George W. Bush. Sentences like "Mission accomplished," "bring'em to me dead or alive," "we are winning," "America won't cut and run," and "we'll stay [Read more]

Bush Wants No Less than Victory, But Over Whom?

November 6, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

It isn't clear which army President George W. Bush wants to defeat in Iraq. Does America really face an army in Iraq? Does America really know who it is fighting? We live in Iraq and Bush and his administration are thousands of miles away. To any sane person, we would be better placed to interpret conditions on the [Read more]

At Last, Bush Admits the 'Dreadful Reality' of Iraq

November 4, 2006 // Basaer News - Iraq - Arabic

U.S. President George Bush announced on Oct. 21 after a 90-minute White House meeting with high-ranking generals that he would undertake all needed adjustments in tactics to get Iraq's spiraling violence under control. In the presence of his war cabinet, he also frankly acknowledged his predicament with regard to the [Read more]

At Last, Bush Admits the 'Dreadful Reality' of Iraq

November 4, 2006 // Basaer News - Iraq - Arabic

U.S. President George Bush announced on Oct. 21 after a 90-minute White House meeting with high-ranking generals that he would undertake all needed adjustments in tactics to get Iraq's spiraling violence under control. In the presence of his war cabinet, he also frankly acknowledged his predicament with regard to the [Read more]
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