The Kensington Review

1 September 2003

Latest Commentary:
The occupation of Iraq has now cost more American lives than its conquest. On August 26, 2003, Spc. Darryl Dent, 21, of the National Guard's 547th Transportation Company, became the 139th US warrior to die since President Bush announced the end of "major combat operations." American dead during those operations numbered 138. The fact that the occupation was going to be harder than the conquest was foreseeable and foreseen -- just not by the White House, whose policy is adrift. Click here to read more.

Prime Minister Tony Blair should have been smarter than this, or he is exceptionally confident. Last week, testifying before an inquiry chaired by Lord Hutton, Mr. Blair said that if his government had "sexed up" information about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, he would have to resign. It won't take much now for him to lose his job. Click here for more.
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