• PeteG60 wrote a new diary post: WH Petition: Get out of Iraq COMPLETELY

    2011-09-26 06:52:35View | Delete

    Please support and sign my petition to the White House to get completely out of Iraq. Text:   Candidate Obama pledged in 2008 to get out of Iraq. Then President Bush signed an agreement in 2008 to get all US troops out of Iraq by the end of 2011. President Obama is violating his campaign promise [...]

  • I doubt if they had briefed a journalist beforehand. Leaks happen all the times and I would think that concern about a leak was nothing unusual. Weather in that region can be unpredictable, and these kind of glitches are easy to look at in hindsight but hard to predict in advance.