Another shocker from Iraq
FOXNews.com [AP]- U.S. & World News – Pentagon: Russia Gave Saddam War Intel
My Way News [AP]- Russia Spies Operated in Iraq Through 2003
This Pentagon report reveals that a Russian mole in CENTCOM fed detailed information on U.S. plans for the 2003 invasion of Iraq to Saddam and the Iraqi military. Russian duplicity and betrayal is not nearly so surprising, however, as the details of how Saddam’s military managed to suffer a humiliating defeat anyway.
In his eventful life, Saddam Hussein has progressed through the ranks of the Baath party from a pretty good street thug and assassin to become one of the worst military commanders in modern history.
MRO cameras check out
SPACE.com — Camera Works: New Mars Orbiter Images ‘Fantastic’
JPL.NASA.GOV: News Releases
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has returned its first test images from Mars orbit. The detail in the images is amazing, even though MRO’s current orbit is several times higher than the expected final mission altitude.