Tuesday, October 04, 2005
Meanwhile, Back in Iraq.
GOI: Yeah, remember Iraq? It's that pesky place that where we are still in a war.
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Four U.S. soldiers and a Marine have been killed in attacks in Iraq, military officials said Tuesday.
Since the beginning of the Iraq war, 1,944 U.S. troops have died.
Shiite and Kurdish lawmakers quietly passed a rules change that would make it almost impossible to vote down the draft constitution in this month's referendum, a source close to the Iraqi government told CNN.
The United Nations expects the National Assembly to review the rules after the world body criticized the recent move, Reuters reported.
"We have expressed our position to the National Assembly and to the leadership of the government and told them that the decision that was taken was not acceptable and would not meet international standards," Jose Aranaz, a legal adviser to the U.N. electoral team in Iraq, told Reuters.
GOI: Ahh corruption and questionable election rule changes in Iraq. Bush should be proud. Oh yeah and just a friendly reminder:
It has been 1,484 days since the first plane hit the first World Trade Center tower on September 11, 2001 and President Bush said that we would get Osama bin Laden "dead or alive."
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