Thursday, December 01, 2005
Good News, Bad News From Iraq
By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military said Thursday that suicide bombings fell in November to their lowest level in seven months after joint U.S.-Iraqi operations west of the capital.
Nevertheless, Lynch warned that al-Qaida in Iraq will likely step up attacks in the next two weeks to try to disrupt parliamentary elections Dec. 15.
GOI: It's a small victory but it's a victory, however, I think it is unfortunately an anomaly.
It other news:
Elsewhere, the U.S. command said four American service members had been killed, three of them due to hostile action and the fourth in a traffic accident west of the capital. All deaths occurred Wednesday. The latest deaths raised the U.S. fatality toll for November to at least 85.
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