Sunday, February 22, 2009

U.S., Iraqis launch anti-al-Qaida offensive

U.S., Iraqis launch anti-al-Qaida offensive: "BAGHDAD — U.S. and Iraqi forces have started a new military offensive in northern Iraq aimed at rooting out al-Qaida and other Sunni insurgents, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Sunday."

(Via Air Force Times - News.)

BBC: Iran sought deal over nuclear program

BBC: Iran sought deal over nuclear program: "Iran in 2005 approached the West with an offer: 'We stop killing you in Iraq, stop undermining the political process there, you allow us to carry on with our nuclear program,' British diplomat John Sawers told the BBC in an interview that aired Saturday. Tehran began shopping its offer around Europe after the U.S. accused Iran of aiding the Iraqi insurgency.




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