Sunday, January 21, 2007

Third-deadliest day of war for U.S. troops

Updated: 3:37 a.m. ET Jan 21, 2007

BAGHDAD, Iraq - At least 19 U.S. troops were killed in Iraq on Saturday, the deadliest day for American forces in two years and at a time of building congressional opposition to President Bush's decision to dispatch of more than 20,000 additional soldiers to the conflict.

The Saturday toll was the third highest of any day since the war began in March 2003, eclipsed only by 37 U.S. deaths on Jan. 26, 2005, and 28 on the third day of the U.S. invasion. Continue reading ...

Bush still refuses to accept that, for a majority of Americans, his Iraq war is no longer worth the sacrifice of another brave soldier.


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