And who knows better about democracy than Iran, right?
(That was sarcasm.)
Presumably, Nouri's bombings of Falluja's residential neighborhoods which killed 4 today and left five injured will also be seen as a form of democracy as well?
That wasn't the only violence in Iraq today . . .
National Iraqi News Agency reports a Tikrit attack left 2 police members shot dead and two more injured, 1 person was shot dead in Shaab, security forces killed 12 suspects in Al-Siger, the Ministry of Defense announced 35 suspects had been killed outside of Mosul, 1 police member was shot dead in al-Ishaqi and two more were left injured, a Mosul car bombing killed 1 Iraqi soldier and 1 civilian, an al-Qayyarah bombing left 2 police members dead, a Baghdad attack left 4 people shot dead, an al-Mahmudiya bombing left four people injured, 1 former police officer was shot dead in his al-Qayyarah home, and Joint Operations Command stated they killed 18 suspects in Falluja.
I'm traveling in some vehicle
I'm sitting in some cafe
A defector from the petty wars
That shell shock love away
-- "Hejira," written by Joni Mitchell, first appears on her album of the same name
The number of US service members the Dept of Defense states died in the Iraq War is [PDF format warning] 4489.
Isaiah will have a comic tomorrow. We're all tired. I'm not even cross-posting tonight. I'll put this at the backup sites tomorrow.
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