July 7, 2006

Great News Just Keeps On Coming in Iraq

Hatched by Dafydd

Iraqi Security Forces, accompanied by U.S. air power, captured two high-ranking commanders in Muqtada Sadr's Mahdi Militia yesterday -- though one of the captured lieutenants may have been trying to create his own militia. The ISF also killed or wounded more than thirty of Sadr's fighters.

The two unfortunates are "Abu" Diraa, captured in eastern Baghdad, and Adnan al-Unaybi, arrested 60 miles south of Baghdad, near Hillah. On a cheery note:

An al-Sadr aide, Sheik Abdul-Hadi al-Darraji, denounced the Baghdad raid, saying 11 civilians were killed and dozens wounded as U.S. jets fired on the area as people were sleeping on their roofs because of the searing summer temperatures and electricity shortages.

Perhaps Rep. John Murtha (D-PA, 75%) will rise, balancing precariously on his hind legs, and demand an immediate court martial for the pilots and flight officers who committed these war crimes against humanity.

And on an even more cheerier note:

There were no casualties among U.S. or Iraqi soldiers, the Americans said.

There, that's what I'm talking about -- a kill ratio of infinity to one. All right, as you were. Just thought you'd like to hear about these raids. If we don't point these things out -- who will?

Hatched by Dafydd on this day, July 7, 2006, at the time of 4:35 AM

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The following hissed in response by: MTF

"If we don't point these things out -- who will?"

Exactly why I read this blog first. Great story with which to start the workday.

The above hissed in response by: MTF [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 7, 2006 6:42 AM

The following hissed in response by: Big D

Of course killing and capturing al Sadr's flunkies is significant, since it means the government is not taking orders from him, or Iran.

His sun its setting. Good riddance.

The above hissed in response by: Big D [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 7, 2006 9:13 AM

The following hissed in response by: dasbow

So does this mean the Popularly Elected Iraqi Government is finally getting serious with Mookie? I would really like to see him killed or captured in a raid.

The above hissed in response by: dasbow [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 7, 2006 9:39 AM

The following hissed in response by: Big D

Golly Monkyboy,

So Prime Minister Maliki killing Sadr's men is a sign of fealty and support? Oh, right they belong to the same party, so of course they must like each other. Thanks for pointing that out.

Oh, also, Sadr is not Sistani's successor. Sistani is supposed to name his own successor and has no love for Sadr.

It's amazing how many mistakes you can make in just one sentence. Keep up the good work.

The above hissed in response by: Big D [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 10, 2006 9:45 AM

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