WAR’S ON: Well, after all the hemhawing, it sure appears hostilities are imminent. According to WaPOtwo B-1 Bombers struck communications and tracking radars Iraq yesterday, ostensibly in retalliation for Iraqi actions in the no-fly zone. These types of targets were the first hit in Gulf War I, and will certainly be the initial focus of Gulf War II.

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