Thursday, May 12, 2005

More chipper Iraq news

The establishment of a new government in Iraq seems to have made the daily violence there considerably worse, not better. A number of experts say that there's little distinction between current affairs and civil war, and the insurgents are learning fast...

(via Booknotes)

Update: news that Guantanamo humiliations included desecration of the Koran are causing riots in a number of nations. As Rafe said, "Looks like our hearts and minds campaign to win Muslims over to our side is going swimmingly."

Update 2: A week later, there's some doubt about the Koran story. Of course, the public relations battle may already be lost...

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