Saturday, July 29, 2006
False Dilemma, Mr. Bush.
Israel can justly be accused of cowardice by its enemies.
Just as the U.S. can also be justly be accused of cowardice for its clandestine prisons & torture protections of the unitary executive branch.
Americans produced one victory in 2003, Iraq.
What kind of a victory was it, though?
Estimated number of foreign fighters in Iraq in May 2003: 100
Estimated number of foreign fighters in Iraq in May 2006: 1,500
Number of civilian casualties in Iraq since U.S.-led invasion: 20,600 – 37,200
Estimated number of 88 Iraqi military battalions that are capable of operating independently: 0
Number of multi-fatality bombings in June 2004: 9
Number of multi-fatality bombings in June 2006: 57
Average number of daily attacks by insurgents in June 2004: 45
Average number of daily attacks by insurgents in June 2006: 90