Iraq News Is Bleak, Even for Pentagon's 'Early Bird'
by Jim Lobe
Published on Tuesday, June 14, 2005 by the Inter Press ServiceWASHINGTON - "Readers of the Pentagon's 'Early Bird' news file, a daily compilation of around 50 stories circulated throughout the U.S. national-security bureaucracy, could be forgiven Monday for reaching for the Rolaids, a popular over-the-counter medication for queasy stomachs.
As with the Jun. 10 edition, the file's lead stories all dealt with Iraq. Indeed, news about Iraq, which faded to the inside pages after the Jan. 30 elections and well into the spring, has made a surprisingly strong comeback in the Early Bird of late, just like the Iraqi insurgency itself." [...] Click here for the whole articleOr click here for the article as reposted on Common Dreams with direct links to related articles