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TPMmuckraker September 10, 2007 11:49 AM

TPMmuckraker September 10, 2007 11:49 AM: "It took some time and effort, but, with the aid of TPM readers, we've obtained two complete lists of monthly Iraqi civilian casualties from January 2006 forward. Taking these numbers on their own terms, they do not bear out the claims made by the Bush administration and U.S. military that the surge has reduced Iraqi civilian casualties. Comparing each month's death toll in 2007 to the death toll from that same month in 2006, the numbers show that surge has not made Iraq safer for the civilian population. By some measurements, Iraqis are in greater danger than a year ago."

Al Jazeera English - News - Clashes At Belgian Anti-Islam Rally

Al Jazeera English - News - Clashes At Belgian Anti-Islam Rally
Two leaders from the far-right Vlaams Belang party are among dozens of people arrested by Belgian police during an anti-Islam rally that had been banned by authorities.

Police clashed with protesters who gathered in Brussels, the Belgian capital, to demonstrate against what they called "the Islamisation of Europe".

The march on Tuesday was timed to coincide with the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York and organisers had predicted about 20,000 people would attend.

In the end, only one hundredth of that number were reported to have turned up and were nearly outnumbered by reporters and police.

Sep 11

Today some Americans and the media would again cry about what 19 misguided young men did 6 years ago to date. Except of course to the families of those perished that day, no one would think of the day of the disaster different than any other day. I feel sick and sad to know that day opened another chapter for American terrorism unleashed on other people who couldn’t defend themselves. Most importantly the people who are a million plus who are killed in Iraq by American terrorism are as innocent as the New York attack and the Pennsylvania but Americans don’t think that it is a correct comparison. The blood of Americans is more pure, Americans have a right to murder people of other nations without being accountable, Americans are always right. It is in that false premises they started the war. Just like Hitler’s Germany Bush’s America too prefer to go to the road to disaster. Today the commander of the American terrorist forces in Iraq testify in front of the war monger bunches in Washi…