27 November 2006

Civil War

It's official.

In a bombshell, however, Matt Lauer on the Today
show this morning revealed that NBC had studied
and perhaps debated the issue anew, and then
decided that it will now use "civil war" freely. "For
months the White House rejected claims that the
situation in Iraq has deteriorated into civil war," he
said. "For the most part news organizations like
NBC hesitated to characterize it as such. After
careful consideration, NBC News has decided the
change in terminology is warranted and what is
going on in Iraq can now be characterized as civil