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, October 04, 2005

Iraq police release detained British national

eircom/reuters:Iraqi police released a British citizen on Tuesday, a day after detaining him near the Saudi border with an armed group, a police official said.

The Briton, identified on his business card as Colin Peter Wanley, appeared at a police news conference in the southern city of Najaf on Tuesday after his release.

"Ten people were arrested yesterday close to the Iraqi-Saudi border. One of them was British," said Saadoun al-Jabiree, an Iraqi border police spokesman.

Those detained had eight Kalashnikov assault rifles, two pistols, ammunition, radios and GPS satellite navigation equipment, he said. Wanley and two Iraqis were released while the other seven were still being held, he added. Read more