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Saddam's Tribal Leaders: Stop Attacking U.S. GIs
| Carl Limbacher
Posted on 01/05/2004 8:20:30 AM PST by truthandlife
Tribal chiefs in Tikrit, Iraq - birthplace of captured Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and a focal point for resistance to the U.S. occupation by remnants of Hussein's regime - are calling for an end to attacks on U.S. forces.
Saddam's hometown leaders are urging that a "reconciliation committee" be established "to convince the resistance movements to cease operations against American forces," reports the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram - according to a translation published Monday by the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Since Saddam's capture on Dec. 14, attacks on U.S. forces have dropped dramatically from levels the month before, though GI's are still being killed at the rate of one-a-day.
TOPICS: Front Page News
KEYWORDS: goodnews; guerrillas; iraq; progress; reconciliation; saddam; tikrit; us
To: Ragtime Cowgirl
Thought you might want to see this! Good news!
posted on 01/05/2004 8:22:11 AM PST
(Prayers for all!)
More bad news for Democrats. It's not too late, though -- they can still run on hairstyle.
Very good news, if true and pursued by all/most of the chiefs.
Their livelihoods must have been threatened.
posted on 01/05/2004 8:22:37 AM PST
(Kool Aid - The Breakfast of Democrats)
Maybe they're realizing that the fastest way to get the US out of Iraq is for peace to ensue and have a clean hand off of national control.
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You nailed it....
posted on 01/05/2004 8:48:47 AM PST
Pray to our heavenly father that our armed forces conclude another spectacular mission.
posted on 01/05/2004 8:55:17 AM PST
(That Hillary really knows how to internationalize my MOJO.)
This is indeed good news.
Someone might want to send an invite to Howard Dean!
posted on 01/05/2004 11:15:09 AM PST
("I will do whatever the Americans want because I saw what happened in Iraq, and I was afraid"-Qadafi)
Yeah... but then they'll realize that the Kurds and the Shia have their places at the table already and the Sunni will be begging for the scraps.
Cool. That's how democracy works.
posted on 01/05/2004 11:42:38 AM PST
(The only thing that will defeat us is defeatism itself)
Any reporting about this in the New York Times?
posted on 01/05/2004 11:44:28 AM PST
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