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Insurgent elections....

Mark Sandell Mark Sandell | 13:29 UK time, Monday, 23 October 2006

US troops in Iraq
Is Iraq becoming THE hottest issue at the US Mid Term elections?
80 US military personnel lost their lives there in the last month - the worst for two years.It's led to pressure on President Bush to change tactics. He, in turn, has urged the Iraqi government to start sorting out security.

We were joined at our meeting earlier today by Steve and Justin , two listeners to WHYS in the US, and they both told us that Iraq is certainly one of the top issues there. There are some who have speculated that the rise in attacks is designed to coincide with the Mid Terms as well.
Talking of Steve, he suggested we have a look at the story about two of the men involved in the Bali bombings in 2002 being let out of prison early to mark a Muslim festival.
So we are. Thanks to both Steve and Justin for taking part and making a valuable contribution to our editorial meeting......though i am disappointed not to have got our Belgian MP on the agenda... but here's a reggae mix of his interview from our friends at YouTube..


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