Monday, May 14, 2007

Head 'em, move 'em out...

"An al-Qaida front group, the Islamic State in Iraq, claimed Sunday that it had captured U.S soldiers in a deadly attack on a U.S. convoy the day before in Sunni area south of Baghdad that is known as the "triangle of death" - a longtime al-Qaida stronghold.

Meanwhile, 4,000 U.S. troops backed by aircraft, intelligence units and Iraqi forces were scouring the farming area around Mahmoudiya and the nearby town of Youssifiyah for the third day, as the military promised to make every effort available to find the missing soldiers.

Lt. Col. Christopher Garver, a U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad, said the military could not verify the claim by the Islamic State of Iraq but "it would not surprise me if ... al-Qaida in Iraq is involved in this because there are similarities to what they've done before.""

Ah, this is what we should hearing more often, the US Army taking the fight to the terrorists.

And Just as a reminder of who we fight:
"On Sunday, five civilians were killed execution style on the streets of Baquoba by gunmen who appeared to be accusing them of collaborating with the U.S. led coalition."

Thugs, murderers, and terrorists. This is not our fathers war, but I am not sure which I prefer.

1 comment:

Jonathan said...

That's the problem. Most citizens don't realize who the enemy really is. I doubt there has ever been a war in our country's history where the (cough - liberal - cough) media has tried to defend the enemy as vehemently as in this war.

They want to kill us! Yet we hear more about the pacifist Muslim...blaa blaa...let's keep the focus on winnin the war, not working the make our enemies feel comfortable!