It would probably be easier to count the number of countries the U.S. hasn’t bombed – with civilians often taking the brunt of the “shock and awe” (=”terrorist”?) actions. Now Pakistan where it is said most of the casualties are again civilian.
Bush is seeking British support. It’s looking likely after Brown is pausing for thought – no not his, the warmongering lot who advise governments I suppose.
Meanwhile Sarah Palin has been exposing herself. She will be prepared she says to commit U.S. troops against Russia to support Georgia and Ukraine, and supported Bush’s incursion into Pakistan without the need to consult the Pakistan government.
Vladimir Putin has been saying why Russia reacted to being given “a bloody nose” and playing down the idea that we’re entering a new cold war era. Russia is not trying to rebuild the Soviet empire he maintained. Can’t say exactly that they’re doing nowt though.
It is thought that Osama bin Laden is lurking in the Waziristan region, so is Bush making a last desperate attempt to nail him before he (Bush) leaves town? Whatever I’m booking my ticket for the “Stop the War” campaign in Manchester on 20th September.