Assailants on Tuesday targeted the convoys of the interim government's ministers of environment and education in two separate bombings in Baghdad, officials said.Neither is this, or this. Probably not this either.
Neither of the ministers was hurt, but at least five people were reported dead.
Meanwhile in Najaf, plumes of black smoke rose above the embattled city after American warplanes bombed insurgent positions overnight and supporters of a radical cleric charged that shrapnel from a U.S. attack had hit parts of the Imam Ali Shrine. The military denied the claim.
Tuesday, August 24, 2004
A Stable and Democratic Iraq
I'm pretty sure that this is not what C-Plus Augustus had in mind when he said - on so many occasions - that Iraq was moving toward stability and democracy.