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Ear to the Ground

Sunni Leader Links Maliki to ‘Death Squads’

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Posted on Aug 12, 2007

Just as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced a renewed effort to restore unity to his government, the leader of the largest Sunni political group, Adnan al-Dulaimi, accused him of working with Iran to support sectarian violence against Sunnis.


Washington Post:

“The fact on the ground is that police and the army, under Maliki’s control, are protecting the militias and are facilitating access to the Sunni areas,” Dulaimi said in an interview.

In a six-page written statement, Dulaimi appealed to neighboring Arab countries to help stop Iranian action in Iraq.

“Four years have passed with our houses being violated and our mosques being raped, and we have been killed, displaced, set aside and marginalized,” Dulaimi wrote in the letter, which was signed by “the Sunnis of Mesopotamia.”

“And you Arabs are sleeping and are not aware and have not moved anything and not even bothered yourself to condemn what is taking place against your brothers on the hands of the Iranian militia and death squads.”

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By VietnamVet, August 14, 2007 at 3:59 pm Link to this comment

Elder Earl

The unsourced item you provided only proved one thing: there is no credibility in the Iraqi government.

The very first paragraph was steeped in a lie: indicating that Bush is smart. Most of what he has done to this great nation proves otherwise.

Nice try, though not very convincing!

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By Elder Earl, August 13, 2007 at 10:17 am Link to this comment

Well the same writer wrote this about our President. In it they define who are the terrorist.


President Bush is much smarter than most liberals thought and the 9/11 Commission confirms it in their report. However, I’m confident liberals haven’t seen it because of their tendency to compartmentalize and not see outside of their little box.
President Bush has vision. He’s already doing a lot of what the Commission says about terrorism.
Is al Qaeda the Enemy?
Usama Bin Ladin issued a fatwa declaring that every Muslim should try his utmost to kill any American, military or civilian, anywhere in the world.
Al Qaeda represents an ideological movement, not a finite group of people. In this way it has transformed itself into a decentralized force.
The enemy is not just “terrorism.” It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam.
The enemy is a perversion of Islam that goes beyond al Qaeda to include the radical ideological movement, inspired in part by al Qaeda, that has spawned other terrorist groups and violence. Thus our strategy must match our means to two ends: dismantling the al Qaeda network and, in the long term, prevailing over the ideology that contributes to Islamist terrorism. (Goodbye Saddam!)
The U. S. government should identify and prioritize actual or potential terrorist sanctuaries and have realistic country or regional strategies for each. (Goodbye Saddam!)
Define the message and stand as an example of moral leadership in the world. (President Bush’s message; The enemy are the terrorists and those that support them. Bring ‘um on. )

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By Douglas Chalmers, August 13, 2007 at 2:15 am Link to this comment

Quote: “I remember Baghdad before the war- one could live anywhere. We didn’t know what our neighbors were- we didn’t care. No one asked about religion or sect. No one bothered with what was considered a trivial topic: are you Sunni or Shia? ......On a personal note, we’ve finally decided to leave….”

Baghdad Burning http://riverbendblog.blogspot.com/ “....I’ll meet you ‘round the bend my friend, where hearts can heal and souls can mend…...”

#Sunday, December 31, 2006 - A Lynching… It’s official. Maliki and his people are psychopaths….. America the savior… After nearly four years and Bush’s biggest achievement in Iraq has been a lynching. .......He’s like a vulture in a suit…”  Saddam: “Heya hay il marjala…?” - which is basically saying, “Is this your manhood…?”

I guess that she and her family finally did leave - dead or alive?!?!

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