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9 Insurgents killed in Iraq – 5 were Syrian.

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posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 12:18 PM
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Score 9 more for the good guys. It’s too bad those Syrians were able to convince those 4 Iraqi’s to fight the Americans to advance their agendas (read: jihad, not oppression)

I wonder how many Iraqi’s have died because of foreign terrorists like these Syrians threatened them or paid them off to fight against the Americans?

“Marines kill 9 insurgents in Iraq battle”

“BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Marines in western Iraq reported killing nine insurgents, including five Syrians, in a battle Thursday that included a U.S. air strike.

The strike took place near Haditha in the village of Cykla, where insurgents "were using buildings as safe houses and firing positions," the Marines said in a written release.

Marines and Iraqi security forces were on patrol when insurgents armed with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fired at them from three buildings.

"Three laser-guided bombs and one global positioning system-guided bomb successfully destroyed all three buildings and caused minimal collateral damage to the surrounding community," the Marines said.

Two insurgents were detained for questioning…”


Some day the coalition and the Iraqi’s will purge Iraq of these Islamic Radical terrorists from other countries. Only then will they be able to prosper.




posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 12:29 PM
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Originally posted by skippytjc
Some day the coalition and the Iraqi’s will purge Iraq of these Islamic Radical terrorists from other countries. Only then will they be able to prosper.


I sincerely hope so, but i think in all honesty this will never happen,because while ever you have people supporting terrorist and terrorism, it will continue.

Its like supporting anything, when the support dies, so does the ideologies along with it. Just a thought........................



posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 02:58 PM
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And the other 4 were probably Saudi.



posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 03:07 PM
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You know guys, and I think you do, this whole Iraq thing could have been so much better if it wasn’t for the foreign fighters and jihadist who care nothing for Iraq.

Biker, your son can attest to this: The Iraqis WERE happy to be liberated from Saddam, they welcomed the coalition.

But then these bastards from other places came in and started making things hard. Made things unsafe for reconstruction and order. Then that builds discontent among the Iraqi's. Now look at this mess.

The situation in Iraq could be (and will be) beautiful. It’s these Syrian, Saudi, Iranian; etc bastards who just want the west to fail, even at the cost of Iraqi's

It’s too bad. In the end it’s the Iraqis who are suffering at the hands of the terrorists.



posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 03:26 PM
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Brigadier General John Custer and many others on the ground in Iraq still say the insurgents are 95% Iraqi. As much as you and Fox News would like us to believe the Syrians and Iranians are largely responsible for the insurgency, the commanders on the ground disagree.



Bloomberg

While their numbers have increased in the last six months, foreign fighters continue to comprise only about five percent of the diverse insurgency facing 138,000 U.S. troops and the up to 75,000 Iraqi soldiers considered sufficiently trained and equipped to conduct operations with U.S. forces, Custer said.

In fact, the biggest misconception about the up-to-20,000- strong insurgency is that it's largely composed of foreign fighters loyal to Iraqi al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Custer said.

``This is a largely Iraqi Sunni, Arab insurgency,'' he said. ``One of the biggest misconceptions, I guess because of the `rock star' status of Zarqawi, is the foreign fighter piece: that there are thousands and thousands of foreign fighters pouring into Iraq.''

Zarqawi `Fully Recovered'

``When you take a look at who we have killed, who we captured, who we have in detention, it is 95 percent, at least, Iraqi-Sunni-Arab, and if you look at the Zarqawi network you will find that it's vastly Iraqi,'' he said.



posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 03:29 PM
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its more like foreign Arabs who cause the most casualties, like suicide bombings, etc. they are pretty much the important part of the chaos than thousands of Iraqis.



posted on Jul, 29 2005 @ 03:31 PM
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Originally posted by deltaboy
its more like foreign Arabs who cause the most casualties, like suicide bombings


I will concede that point.
It does seem as though most of the suicide bombing were foreign.
More specifically, Saudis.



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