July 28th, 2003


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While in Baghdad, on Thursday, we see a glimpse of the kind of force that chased down Uday and Qusay:

"On Thursday, the U.S. army captured, in Tikrit, of a group of men believed to include as many as 10 Saddam bodyguards. Soldiers learned from them that Saddam's new security chief -- and possibly the dictator himself -- were staying at one of the farms, Russell said.

Hundreds of soldiers, backed by Bradley fighting vehicles, surrounded the farms as Apache attack helicopters hovered above. No shots were fired as about 25 men emerged from the houses peacefully. They were detained briefly and released later Sunday.

However, not all in Baghdad are pleased with the actions of the U.S. Army. On Sunday, U.S. forces raided the home of Prince Rabiah Muhammed al-Habib in an upscale west Baghdad neighborhood and killed an undetermined number of people, witnesses said. One hospital reported at least five Iraqis killed.

The prince, one of Iraq's most influential tribal leaders, was not there when the raid occurred but told the AP he believed the Americans were searching for Saddam.

"I found the house was searched in a very rough way. It seems the Americans came thinking Saddam Hussein was inside my house," al-Habib said without elaborating."

Meanwhile, back in the U.S., the President is on the campaign road for his re-election:

(the previous one was fun, and got some interesting discussion going, so i thought i'd try my hand at it again.
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