Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Death and more death

Coordinated Bombings in Baghdad Kill at Least 121
New York Times - Steven Lee Myers, Marc Santora - ‎22 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD - A series of devastating car bombings rocked Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 121 people and wounding hundreds more, according to preliminary accounts by witnesses, the police and hospital officials.

Mullen: US 'losing war in Afghanistan'
Jerusalem Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
including some bound for Afghanistan - that "we are not winning, which means we are losing and as we are losing, the message traffic out there to insurgency ...

Logistical nightmares may doom US surge in Afghanistan Baltimore Sun

Pentagon was on defensive in Afghanistan review Los Angeles Times

No Deadline for US Exit From Afghanistan
The New American - Steven J. DuBord - ‎1 hour ago‎
Obama administration officials on December 6 made it perfectly clear that American military forces will remain in Afghanistan for a long time, playing down ...

Senator McCain keeps harping on the need to "win" in Afghanistan. Can "winning" be described, quantified, and achieved? Seems to me as though he's spouting nonsense.

Let us pray for the peoples of the Middle East and Central Asia.

--the BB

1 comment:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

Prayers ascending!