Media Mouse has posted this week’s Iraq Watch news update. This week’s update looks at the following topics:
- Report Shows Pentagon Missed Chances to “Correct” Detainee Abuse – A number of recent news stories have revealed that the military is refusing to take responsibility of the actions of its members with regard to the abuse of detainees.
- Questions Continue Surrounding Shooting of Italian Journalist – After US troops opened fire on a car carrying Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena, Italian intelligence officer Nicola Calipari, and another intelligence officer, resulting in the death of Nicola Calipari, questions continue regarding the circumstances of the shooting,
- Military Facing Problem Meeting Recruiting Goals – Over the past year, the United States military has begun to see a significant drop in the number of recruits, with recent reports announcing that the Marine Corps and National Guard have failed to reach their recruiting goals.
- Demonstration Against the Occupation of Iraq Planned in Grand Rapids – A demonstration against the ongoing occupation of Iraq will take place in Grand Rapids on the second anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.
Read More: Iraq Watch.