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Empire Notes

October 1, 5:00 pm.
October 1, 5:00 pm. 5000 troops, 3000 American and 2000 Iraqi auxiliaries, have stormed Samarra, a town in Salahuddin province that had become a rebel stronghold by the end of May. Over 100 Iraqis have already been killed in the attack. To the New York Times, they are all "insurgents," but of course every time that claims of civilian casualties made by Iraqi doctors on the ground treating the wou ...