Skip to comments.There Are No Jihadis in Iraq; pt4/5 "Those NO TIES Lies"
Posted on 09/28/2006 6:37:31 AM PDT by Blackrain4xmas
As soldiers and Marines by the hundreds of thousands return home from Iraq they are telling their stories. They are telling family and friends of what they saw and of who they fought. They are writing books that tell of their experiences. Amazon.com is full of them. They have fought and lived through a dramatic and on-going historical event. To them it is real-not politics and so they tell the truth. They describe an invasion and an occupation where Islamic extremists and Iraqi thugs are the enemy. They tell tales of a fight against terrorists; people who rammed cars filled with explosives at tanks as they fought their way through terrorist training camps at Nasariah, Khifl, Salman Pak and many more.
The people who wrote the SSCI Phase II report distort and deny that reality.
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Friends of mine who are in Iraq tell me that a large number of failed terrorists (who had attempted to set up IEDs, perform car bombs that didnt go off and were apprehended, etc) are foreigners. Saudis, Syrians, Egyptians, even a few Chechens. This is not reported at all by the media, because it would not serve the myth that the Iraqi people are rising up against us.
I've heard the exact same thing. Reporting 4000 AQ killed in Iraq (as AQ declared today) should come with shock and awe to those who haven't been reporting it. The Brookings Inst Iraq Index has a breakdown that shows it well.
The fact is that almost 80% of the deaths in Iraq come from suicide bombers, and almost 80% of them are foreigners affiliated with AQ.
Somehow editors and producers don't see that as "the story" deserving reporting. Instead we get Amber Alerts, blondes missing in Bermuda or wherever, and so forth.
Saddam's regime never supported or trained foreign terrorists at all because it was secular. All those foreign fighters appeared out of thin air once the war started!
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