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Old 06-01-2007, 01:09 AM
 
Location: The best country in the world: the USA
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The Sunni's the people who caused the most trouble after the Fall of Saddam, are now allying themselves with the USA to stop the terrorirts!!

See the news peice form the Liberal Yahoo News and the Conservative Fox News:

FoxNews:

Baghdad Residents Call for U.S. Help to Battle Al Qaeda

Thursday, May 31, 2007

BAGHDAD — U.S. troops battled Al Qaeda in west Baghdad after Sunni Arab residents challenged the militants and called for American help to end furious gunfire that kept students from final exams and forced people in the neighborhood to huddle indoors...

FOXNews.com - Baghdad Residents Call for U.S. Help to Battle Al Qaeda - International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News

Yahoo News:

Sunnis revolt against al-Qaida in Iraq

By STEVEN R. HURST, Associated Press Writers 22 minutes ago

BAGHDAD - U.S. troops battled al-Qaida in west Baghdad on Thursday after Sunni Arab residents challenged the militants and called for American help to end furious gunfire that kept students from final exams and forced people in the neighborhood to huddle indoors...

Sunnis revolt against al-Qaida in Iraq - Yahoo! News (broken link)


Sound off: What do YOU think about this??? It seems like the news of possible US withdrawing from Iraq is causing the Sunnis to be scarred they will plunge into civil war and the Sunnis are now fighting Al-Queida and they even snitched out Sunni terrorist places where they were tourturing 42 Iraqis....

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Old 06-01-2007, 04:19 AM
 
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I guess the Americans are being welcomed as liberators at last. Right?
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Old 06-01-2007, 06:30 AM
 
Location: MO Ozarkian in NE Hoosierana
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This is semi-oldish news, yet nonetheless VERY welcomed!!! Especially if it can be given some legs, and does indeed continue.

Insurgents report a split with Al Qaeda in Iraq - Los Angeles Times

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Insurgents report a split with Al Qaeda in Iraq
The U.S. hopes to take advantage of the Sunni rebel schism, which has resulted in combat in some areas.
By Ned Parker, Times Staff Writer
March 27, 2007

BAGHDAD — Insurgent leaders and Sunni Arab politicians say divisions between insurgent groups and Al Qaeda in Iraq have widened and have led to combat in some areas of the country, a schism that U.S. officials hope to exploit.

The Sunni Arab insurgent leaders said they disagreed with the leadership of Al Qaeda in Iraq over tactics, including attacks on civilians, as well as over command of the movement.

U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, on his last day in Iraq, said Monday that American officials were actively pursuing negotiations with the Sunni factions in an effort to further isolate Al Qaeda.

"Iraqis are uniting against Al Qaeda," Khalilzad said. "Coalition commanders have been able to engage some insurgents to explore ways to collaborate in fighting the terrorists."

...snip...
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Old 06-01-2007, 06:33 AM
 
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Fox news
LOL
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:44 AM
 
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Fox news
LOL
What's wrong? Yahoo, AP and many other reputable agencies are reporting it?I don't see it on CNN's website
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:49 AM
 
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What's wrong? Yahoo, AP and many other reputable agencies are reporting it?I don't see it on CNN's website
CNN LOL
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:42 AM
 
Location: Port St. Lucie and Okeechobee, FL
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"Insurgent leaders and Sunni Arab politicians say divisions between insurgent groups and Al Qaeda in Iraq have widened and have led to combat in some areas of the country, a schism that U.S. officials hope to exploit."

This just points up the difference between insurgents and terrorists that I discussed in another post. Don't get your hopes up. The Sunni insurgents are still killing Shiites, and the Shiite insurgents are still killing Sunnis, and they're both still killing Americans. Al Qaeda does have a presence in Iraq, thanks to our invasion, but it is relatively small and does not have anywhere near the effect that the insurgents have.

Al Qaeda are the really weird guys who will kill anyone, even the Sunnis with whom they share a religious philosophy. The Iraqi Sunnis are disassociating with them in order to get back to their primary mission of killing Shiites and Americans.

There is little hope.
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:48 AM
 
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This might be good news.

But the enemy of your enemy is not always your friend.
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:55 AM
 
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this is not new. They don't like them, but that is not the main issue in that country now, it's the communal civil war.
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Old 06-01-2007, 02:59 PM
 
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Fox news
LOL
That makes it false? Not newsworthy? What if Olberman reports it?

What's your point?
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