Saturday, September 20, 2003

In Iraq, Demand Makes Security Growth Industry: "Some Iraqis have turned to political militias and private companies for their own protection having already given up on the Americans."

In New York Times: World Special

U.S. Is Struggling to Make New Iraq Resolution Matter: "The intense diplomatic efforts over a new resolution to change the military and political realities in Iraq are aimed at making it matter."

In New York Times: World Special

Three nations asked to bolster Iraq force: "The United States has asked Turkey, Pakistan and South Korea to send up to 40,000 troops total to Iraq as part of a global U.S. drive for help to secure the country still wracked by violence, officials from those nations told The Associated Press."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

U.S. tanks patrol Iraqi city after ambush: "U.S. tanks and armored fighting vehicles rumbled through Saddam Hussein's hometown and its outskirts early Saturday in a show of force following a coordinated ambush against American forces that killed three soldiers and wounded two."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

A Look at U.S. Daily Deaths in Iraq: "As of Friday, Sept. 19, 298 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Saudi says his country against terrorism: "Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States insisted Friday his country stands firmly against terrorism, despite continued criticism from Capitol Hill that funds could still be moving through Saudi charities to organizations such as al-Qaida."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq


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