Thursday, October 14, 2004
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U.S Attacks Delayed? Part II

In an earlier post, I mentioned an L.A. Times story that ran in newspapers nationwide, including my local newspaper, the Huntsville Times. The L.A. Times headline was "Major assaults on hold until after U.S. vote." The Huntsville Times headlined with a variation on same theme: "U.S. to delay major assaults until elections." It's looking more and more like someone at the L.A. Times"cooked up" a story. Here's the evidence:

From CNN today:

American troops and Iraqi special forces launched a major operation in
Falluja late Thursday aimed at disrupting future attacks by insurgents who
control the volatile city, the U.S. military said.

From the L.A. Times Monday (see my earlier post):

The Bush administration plans to delay major assaults on rebel-held cities
in Iraq until after U.S. elections in November, say administration officials,
mindful that large-scale military offensives could affect the U.S. presidential

I'll say it again...the L.A. Times has some explaining to do.

If you are interested on the real story of what is going on in Fallujah, read this.