Father of marine killed in war speaks out

Twenty year old Marine Lance Corporal Jesus Suarez del Solar died in the first week of the war. The Department of Defense first told his father that his son had been shot by Iraqis; later he learned that a cluster bomblet had killed his boy, whose unit had been sent without warning into an area where the weapon had been used.

Fernando Suarez del Solar told an Orange County Weekly reporter: “Mr. Bush said there was a connection with al Qaeda, that there were massive destruction weapons, but they find none. I would ask Mr. Bush why he didn