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Friday, January 2nd, 2004
Bremer and CPA "Extremely Offended" at Call for UN Role
Ethnic Violence in Kurdistan Boils Over; 3 Dead on Thursday, 5 Dead on Wednesday
Top 5 Tasks Remaining in 2004 in the War on Terror
6 US troops wounded Weds.; Bomb blast in Baghdad Kills 8 Iraqis
Saturday, January 3rd, 2004
More Ethnic Violence in Kirkuk
Sunnis Protest Mosque Raid
1 US soldier Killed, 4 wounded
30 Bulgarians Refuse to Serve
Sunday, January 4th, 2004
Iraqi MI5 in the Works, funded at $3 bn
Kurdish Ethnic Conflict leaves 6 Wounded; Curfew imposed by US
Mars Rover "Spirit" Lands Safely!!
Responses to 'Top Five Tasks in War on Terror for 2004'
3 US soldiers killed Friday, 3 wounded
Monday, January 5th, 2004
Basra: Ward Leader Assassinated; Labor Riot against al-Khorafi Construction Co.
Democratic Presidential Debate: Lieberman, Kerry slam Dean
New Sunni Fundamentalist Militia Announced
US arrests Kurdish official but Acquiesces in Continued Kurdish Semi-Autonomy
US Soldier Shot, wounded in Tikrit
Tuesday, January 6th, 2004
Baathists being Rehabilitated (to offset Shiites?)
Clark Prescient on NATO
IGC Complains about Announcement that Coalition Troops will Stay
Kirkuk Issue Made Complex by Turkmen, Kurdish Ethnic Nationalism
Resistance to US Military Presence Continues Unabated in Iraq
4 US Soldiers wounded
Wednesday, January 7th, 2004
New Opinion Poll Results in Iraq: 48% View US Positively
Syria, Turkey agree on Kurds
2 Frenchmen Shot; 4 Protesters Die
Thursday, January 8th, 2004
Clark Blames Cheney, Sees Bush as Cipher
Iranians more Favorable on Iraq
Kurdish official Calls for Campaign of Civil Disobedience
Sistani, Kofi Annan, Consult by Phone
36 US troops Wounded in Mortar Attacks
Friday, January 9th, 2004
No WMD. Nada. Bupkes*.
Pachachi: Fundamental Law to be Drafted by Jan. 31
9 US Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Downing
Saturday, January 10th, 2004
al-Hakim: IGC will Invite UN Election Commission to Iraq
Bombing Wounds 37, Kills 5 at Shiite Mosque in Baqubah
British Kill 6, Injure 11 in Amarah Unemployment Riots
A Cheney Coup D'Etat? And the Death of Crassus in Iraq
IGC Will Implement Islamic Law in Personal Status
Kurds win on Loose Federalism in IGC's Fundamental Law
Sunday, January 11th, 2004
Bremer Opposes Kurdish Canton; Talabani insists on it
Higher 2-day Casualty Totals
Situation in Basra
What does it mean that Saddam is a P.O.W.? IGC Annoyed
Monday, January 12th, 2004
Mahmud Osman: We don't want to Kurdify Kirkuk
Questions about Clark's "Consistency" on Iraq and al-Qaeda
Sistani Insists on General Elections
Tuesday, January 13th, 2004
Bremer Will seek Compromise with Sistani
International Law still Allows the US to hand Saddam over to Iraqis for trial
1 US Soldier Killed; Ukrainian Troops fire over Heads of Kut Protesters
Wednesday, January 14th, 2004
Another Helicopter Shot Down; Bomb in Baqubah; 4 Killed at Fallujah Protests
Clark Gains on Dean in New Hampshire
Continued Demonstrations in Kut: Ukrainians kill 1, wound 2 Demonstrators;
Mass demonstrations by Women, Others, against Sudden Islamization of Law
Thursday, January 15th, 2004
Dean Calls Clark a "Republican."
Hero of the Day
Kennedy's attack on Bush
Kidnappers have Private Prisons
One US Soldier Wounded, Several KBR Employees Killed, Samarra Guerrillas killed
Saddam Warned Baathists against Cooperating with Radical Islamists
Sistani Plays the Tribal Card; Demonstration in Basra
Wave of Demonstrations against Abrogation of Civil Personal Status Law
Friday, January 16th, 2004
Cole on Lehrer 1/16
US HQ in Kirkuk comes under Fire; Civilians killed by bomb near Tikrit
30,000 Shiites march in Basra demanding Free and Fair Elections
Saturday, January 17th, 2004
Bomb in Baghdad Kills 1, Wounds 3
Democratic Candidates in Iowa Differ on Iraq, and it Probably Doesn't Matter
Nathan Brown on the Trial of Saddam
The Paul O'Neill Controversy: Smith on the Iraq War Planning and the PNAC
Shiite Preachers throughout Iraq support Sistani, Slam US Plans as "Colonialism....
Sunday, January 18th, 2004
Benny Morris on the Arabs
Bomb Blast Rocks Shrine City of Karbala; 13 Injured
Cobban on CPA Laws and Transition to new Iraqi Government
Latest Tomgram on Chalmers and the US Military
US and UN: Caught between Shiites and Sunnis
Whistle-Blower on US Dirty Tricks at UN to be Tried in UK
23 Killed (2 Americans), 130 Injured (including 6 Americans) in Baghdad Car Bomb...
3 US Soldiers Killed North of Baghdad
Tuesday, January 20th, 2004
British Say Open Elections Feasible
Wednesday, January 21st, 2004
3 US soldiers Wounded in Mosul Blast
5000 Sadrists March in Baghdad
Monday, January 26th, 2004
Kay, Powell, Backtrack on WMD
The Question of Elections in Iraq
Sunday Times Alleges Torture, Kidnapping in Basra
6 US Soldiers killed over Weekend, Over a Dozen Wounded; 2 Iraqi police dead, do...
Tuesday, January 27th, 2004
Annan Will Send UN Election Team to Iraq
Bombs Rock Baghdad on Monday
Breaking News: Kerry Leads, Dean close second, Edwards and Clark tied for Third
Breaking News: Kerry Wins New Hampshire
Breaking News: Same as Headline Below
Controversy over 45 Minute Claim
Iraqi Women's Rights Imperiled
Kerry, Edwards surge in New Hampshire; Health Care beats Iraq as Concern
Wednesday, January 28th, 2004
Bomb at Baghdad Hotel kills 3; In other attacks, 6 US Troops Killed, 2 CNN Emplo...
Bush: Saddam posed grave threat to US
Humanitarian Grounds for Iraq War?
Informed Comment up for Koufax Award
Sachedina Interview by Cobban: Sistani is Trying to Bring in the UN
Thursday, January 29th, 2004
Hutton Inquiry Whitewashes Blair Government's Exaggerations
Pachachi Envisages Triumvirate as Iraqi Executive
10 Members of Iraqi Civil Defense Force wounded in Blast
10,000 Shiites Protest in Nasiriyah, seek Resignation of Provincial Council
Friday, January 30th, 2004
Bahr al-Ulum: Federalism can work with 18 Provinces
Hilfiker on Army Strong-Arm Tactics in Sunni Heartland
Is Kerry's Inconsistency on Iraq a Liability?
John LeCarre on Iraq Intelligence Failure
Who is Hasan Ghul?
Saturday, January 31st, 2004
Debate Begins on Constitutional Provisions in Iraq
Demonstrations in Halbaniya
Dutch Embassy Destroyed by Rocket; 4 Policemen gunned down in Mosul
The Islamic Party: Neither US nor IGC Suited to Organizing General Elections
MI6 to be Called before Parliament on Weapons Estimates
Rieff on Iraqi Shiites
"China's Rise, America's Fall"
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