Thursday, October 30, 2003

Iraq war news
Videotape Is Said to Show Torture Under Hussein Rule: "Fox News on Wednesday evening broadcast portions of a videotape showing what it said were graphic examples of torture at the hands of Iraqi soldiers."

In New York Times: World Special

The Bad News Is Good News for Democrats: "Democrats are finding a voice to challenge the administration on national security, insisting that their criticism is patriotic and in the best American traditions."

In New York Times: World Special

U.S. troops detain dozens in Iraq raid: "American soldiers carried out pre-dawn raids Thursday in Saddam Hussein's hometown and detained more than a dozen suspects, some believed to be involved in setting up a new terrorist cell, the U.S. military said."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Lawmakers Reach Iraq-Afghan Aid Deal: "Congressional negotiators agreed Wednesday on an $87 billion aid package for Iraq and Afghanistan that meets a White House demand that none of the money be provided as loans. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Congress issues Iraq deadline to CIA: "US senators give the CIA 48 hours to supply files on intelligence it gathered on Iraq prior to the war."

In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)

Saddam's deputy 'behind attacks': "Saddam Hussein's number two could be behind recent anti-Western attacks in Iraq, says a US defence source."

In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)

AP: Private Firms Do U.S. Military's Work: "In Iraq, private contractors do just about everything a soldier would do. They sling Spam in mess tents. They tote guns along base perimeters. They shoot. They get shot. Sometimes they get killed. And it's not just in Iraq, but around the world - in conflict zones from Liberia to Kosovo to Afghanistan - that the United States is putting hired help behind the front lines to ease the burden of its overworked armed forces. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Cut losses: Leave Iraq: " (USATODAY.com)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq


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