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a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) [syn: insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel] 2: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment [syn: guerrilla, guerilla, irregular]
Originally posted by Darkmind
Imagine it: "Last night US Forces near Najaf successfully gruntled a party of disgruntled Iraqis. The gruntling procedure was carried out with the minimum use of force practicable with F-16s dropping special re-gruntling munitions."
"Reports of insurgents taking control of Ramadi are completely unsubstantiated," Captain Patrick Kerr of the 2nd Marine Division said in an emailed statement.
They've taken control of all the main streets and other sections of Ramadi," a reporter for Reuters there said earlier. "I've seen about 400 armed men controlling streets, some of which were controlled by Americans before."
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
Thanks for the laugh this morning, Souljah! (and SpittinCobra)
These Enemies of The Legitimate Iraqi Government (ETLIGs) sure make this Struggle Against Viole)nt Extremism (SAVE) a difficulty for the Coalition of the Willing (COW)
Originally posted by deltaboy
Its almost like instead of killing the enemy we are neutralizing the enemy. Same thing here. Of course I wouldnt be suprise if we called Al Qaida freedom fighers instead of terrorists. Semantics.