Iraqi man’s slaying dominates Arab media

Yet every atrocity has a champion to defend it

Some defend Marine in killing

Those darned French….

Chirac questions US-led Iraq war
 In a BBC interview Mr Chirac suggests the situation in Iraq has helped to prompt an increase in terrorism..

Military warns of being under strain

Continued fighting in Iraq is straining U.S. forces nearly to the breaking point, even as the Pentagon pumps more than $5.8 billion per month into sustaining its forces there.

With the Iraq war approaching the two-year mark, Hunter suggested that continuing to fund the overall U.S. military on a peacetime basis — with periodic “supplemental” war spending — may no longer be sufficient.