They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Basra attack by British linked to alleged Mahdi Army 'terrorism'

Juan Cole of 'Informed Comment' has analyzed the events that took place in Basra yesterday and suggests that this series of disasters can be traced back to early September when British soldiers were killed by roadside bombs - 'convinced that the attacks are coming from Muqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi Army, [the British Army] finally moved against that group on Sunday'.
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