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    The NeoCon policy of creating terrorists "over there" is working.

    Al-Qaida-linked gunmen parade defiantly through several Iraqi towns
    The Associated Press

    ...BAGHDAD, Iraq – Al-Qaida-linked gunmen staged military-like parades today in a string of towns west of Baghdad, underlining the growing confidence of Sunni insurgents in a part of Iraq where U.S. and Iraqi forces maintain a heavy counterinsurgency presence.

    Like the audacious show of force by up to 60 insurgents in the city of Ramadi on Wednesday, the latest parades — including two less than a mile from U.S. military bases — were staged in support of an announcement this week by a militant Sunni Arab group that it had created an Islamic state in six of Iraq's 18 provinces, including the capital, Baghdad.

    The declaration was made Sunday by the Mujahedeen Shura Council — an umbrella organization of Sunni insurgent groups that includes al-Qaida in Iraq — in a video posted on the Internet.

    Iraqi insurgents are not known to control any territory in Iraq, but the declaration appeared designed to counter the adoption this month of a law that paves the way for Iraq's mainly Shiite south to establish an autonomous region similar to a Kurdish one in the north.

    Significantly, two of Friday's four parades — involving dozens of gunmen in the towns of Haditha and Haqlaniyah — took place less a mile from U.S. military bases, according to witnesses. There were no reports of clashes...


    Ignorance + Arrogance = Disaster

    by Lefty Coaster on Sun Oct 22, 2006 at 12:57:17 AM PDT

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