The Bronx Blogger

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Has the tide turned in Iraq?

"Post-al-Zarqawi Raids Kill 104 Insurgents"

"The Beginning of the End?"

"Papers Show 'Gloomy' State of Insurgency"

I was directed to the third item by the website Refdesk.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

President Bush Visits Prime Minister Al-Maliki -- In Baghdad!

The Washington Post online has the following story up:

"Bush Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq".

I think President Bush is a person who enjoys being president.

I was directed to this story by Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit.

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Friday, June 09, 2006

What's next for Iraq?

Today's Washington Post features a special guest writer, Nouri al-Maliki.

Mr. Al-Maliki is the prime minister of Iraq. He represents the new government of national unity that was forged over many months of very intense negotiations among the various parties and factions in the new Iraqi parliament.

Here is Prime Minister Al-Maliki's piece for the Washington Post:

Our Strategy for a Democratic Iraq

Prime Minister Al-Maliki lays out an encouraging plan for securing Baghdad and the rest of Iraq. He also outlines proposals for tackling the other major problems facing Iraq, such as extensive government corruption.

Best wishes to you, sir, and all the brave Iraqis who are trying to reconstruct the country. The United States will help you achieve the success you deserve.

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