The largest air assault on occupied Iraq since the invasion three years ago.
Proof for one and all, that our flag is still there. Quickly, the story of the new Iraqi parliament being sworn in without hardly looking each other in the eye, much less resembling anything government-like, is overshadowed.
Some write today that the war in Iraq is still a good idea. President Bush released his new national security strategy (.pdf) which suggests a second war — with Iran — looms in the near future. John Bolton, our man at the UN, is already ramping up war rhetoric to the assembly. Will we ever learn?