shows snipers' chilling work in Iraq
(CNN) -- Chilling scenes from a videotape made by insurgents show
the work of snipers in Iraq, targeting and killing American troops,
taking them down with a single bullet from a high-powered rifle.
The graphic video of 10 sniper attacks was obtained by CNN --
through intermediaries -- from the Islamic Army of Iraq, one of
the most active insurgent organizations in Iraq.
interrogates man in stadium 'threat' case
MILWAUKEE.- FBI agents questioned a 20-year-old Milwaukee man
as they tried to determine who made apparently phony Internet
threats of "dirty bomb" attacks at NFL stadiums this
accepts Iraq-Vietnam war comparison
The escalating violence in Iraq could be compared to the 1968
Tet offensive in Vietnam, which was a turning point in that war,
the US president admitted last night.
In an interview on ABC News, George Bush was asked whether he
agreed with the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, who
wrote that the real "October surprise" was what "seems
like the jihadist equivalent of the Tet offensive".
envoy delivers message to North Korea's Kim
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese envoy met North Korean leader Kim
Jong Il Thursday and delivered a personal message from China's
president — the highest-level Chinese visit to its isolated
ally since the North's nuclear test last week.
Korea's 'Mr. Bomb' remains mystery
By KELLY OLSEN
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER
SEOUL, South Korea -- The scientists who have propelled North
Korea's decades-long nuclear program are, like much else in the
tightly controlled communist country, shrouded in a deep veil
plan will end terrorism in Iraq”
(AlJazeera) In a recent interview with BBC’s Jim Muir, Iraqi
President Jalal Talabani expressed support for the idea of opening
talks with Iran and Syria, saying that such a move could end the
current violence in his country "within months".
Blair rejects leaving Iraq as storm grows over strategy
CATHERINE MacLEOD, Uk political editor
Tony Blair dismissed any possibility of an early exit from Iraq
amid growing unease on both sides of the Atlantic about the military
'Grave consequence' for North Korea nuke transfer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush said Wednesday the United States
would stop North Korea from transferring nuclear weapons to Iran
or al Qaeda and that the communist regime would then face "a
grave consequence." Bush refused to spell out how the United
States would retaliate. "They'd be held to account,"
the president said in an ABC News interview.
October death toll in Iraq hits 70
By STEVEN R. HURST, Associated Press Writer
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Eleven more U.S. troops were slain in combat,
the military said Wednesday, putting October on track to be the
deadliest month for U.S. forces since the siege of Fallujah nearly
two years ago.
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