Saturday, July 07, 2007

What the MSM Missed About Iraq's Jihadists, Insurgents, and Freedom Fighters

At first … they would only target Shia, but over time the new al Qaeda directed attacks against Sunni, and then anyone who thought differently. The official reported that on a couple of occasions in Baqubah, al Qaeda invited to lunch families they wanted to convert to their way of thinking. In each instance, the family had a boy, he said, who was about 11 years old. As LT David Wallach interpreted the man’s words, I saw Wallach go blank and silent. He stopped interpreting for a moment. I asked Wallach, “What did he say?”…
Read what the local sheik of “al Ameriki tribe” (i.e., Lt. Wallach) answered… (two paragraphs above Michael Yon's first photo (more insurgent courage here))

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