Sunday, February 27, 2005

Iraq and the Insurgents

Here's a heartening column on the state of the Iraqi insurgency from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

"Lt. Col. Jim Stockmoe, chief intelligence officer for the First Infantry Division ... recalled the increasing missteps of the resistance in Iraq in an interview earlier this month ... 'There were three brothers down in Baghdad who had a mortar tube and were firing into the Green Zone,' Stockmoe said. 'They were storing the mortar rounds in the car engine compartment and the rounds got overheated. Two of these clowns dropped them in the tube and they exploded, blowing their legs off.' The surviving brother sought refuge in a nearby house, but the occupants 'beat the crap out of him and turned him over to the Iraqi police' ..."

According to the article, things really are getting better. For some good news, read the rest of it. Found via Lucianne.

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