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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] This is an automated compilation of submissions to email@example.com Articles for inclusion in this daily news mailing should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a full reference to the source of the article. Today's Topics: 1. FPIF News | Of Rumor & Reality (IRC Communications) --__--__-- Message: 1 From: "IRC Communications" <communications@DELETETHISirc-online.org> Organization: Interhemispheric Resource Center To: email@example.com Subject: FPIF News | Of Rumor & Reality Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 09:42:18 -0600 [ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What=92s New at FPIF "Working to make the U.S. a more responsible global leader and partner" http://www.fpif.org/ April 30, 2004 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Introducing a new commentary from Foreign Policy In Focus Of Rumor and Reality By Colonel Daniel Smith, USA (Ret.) Rumor and reality continue to clash one year after President Bush declared = an end to major combat operations in Iraq. May 1st marks a full year since President Bush declared major combat to be = over in Iraq. At that point, 138 U.S. military personnel had died in Iraq, 115 killed by hostile fire. Since then, another 598 have died, 456 in combat. Of this latter number, 12= 6 were killed in April alone; that=92s 22% of total combat deaths (571) in = one month. Many of these casualties come from the three-week stand-offs at Fallujah an= d Najaf. Brigadier General Kimmitt, a Coalition Provisional Authority spoke= sperson, has warned repeatedly in the last ten days that time is running ou= t for peaceful settlement of the confrontations. "Our patience is not etern= al," he remarked on April 28th. Dan Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> is a military affairs analyst for Foreign Policy i= n Focus (online at www.fpif.org ), a retired U.S. army colonel, and a senior fellow on Military Affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation= . See new FPIF commentary online at: http://www.fpif.org/commentary/2004/0404rumorreality.html With printer friendly PDF version at: http://www.fpif.org/pdf/gac/0404rumorreality.pdf For related material see: The Psychology of War: Iraq and Vietnam By Colonel Daniel Smith, USA (Ret.) (April 7, 2004) http://www.fpif.org/commentary/2004/0404iraq-vietnam.html Rendering an Account on Iraq By Colonel Daniel Smith, USA (Ret.) (March 18, 2004) http://www.fpif.org/commentary/2004/0403iraq-ann.html Why So Many Were So Wrong for So Long By Col. Daniel Smith, USA (Ret.) (February 5, 2004) http://www.fpif.org/commentary/2004/0402wrong.html Fighting By the Rules, Not Against Them By Col. Dan Smith, (Ret.) (December 18, 2003) http://www.fpif.org/commentary/2003/0312rules.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Distributed by FPIF:"A Think Tank Without Walls," a joint program of Interh= emispheric Resource Center (IRC) and Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). For more information, visit www.fpif.org. If you would like to add a name t= o the "What=92s New At FPIF" list, please email: communications@irc-online.= org, giving your area of interest. Also see our Progressive Response newsletter at: http://www.fpif.org/progre= sp/index.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Interhemispheric Resource Center(IRC) http://www.irc-online.org/ Siri D. Khalsa Outreach Coordinator Email: email@example.com Siri D. Khalsa Communications Coordinator Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC) firstname.lastname@example.org IRC Projects Online: IRC (www.irc-online.org) FPIF (www.fpif.org) Americas Program (www.americaspolicy.org) Self-Determination In Focus (www.selfdetermine.org) Project Against the Present Danger (www.presentdanger.org) End of casi-news Digest _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk