Congressional leaders have announced their

Congressional leaders have announced their intention to hold hearings on Iraq for several weeks, perhaps hoping that a vote can be pushed back beyond the election. Whether this has any bearing on the actual progress of the war remains unclear. Debka File reports that last night, in a “massive air raid,” 100 American and British fighter-bombers attacked and destroyed Iraq’s western air defense installation near the Jordanian border. According to Debka File, the attack leaves Iraq defenseless against landings of special forces anywhere west of Baghdad.