Reuters: “U.S. officials said their plan was to disrupt such networks while staying inside Iraq.”
While she was being challeneged about whether Bush is allowed to invade Syria, Condoleeza Rice said: “Obviously, the president isn’t going to rule anything out to protect our troops, but the plan is to take down these networks IN Iraq.”
It came just hours after US troops broke international law by invading an Iranian consulate building in Irbil in northern Iraq.
Syria’s Vice-President Farouq Ash-Sharaa says the American plan to send 21,500 more foreign troops to Iraq will make the problem worse: “Increasing the number of American forces in Iraq…is to throw oil onto the fire.”