Monday, August 13, 2007

Iraqi Gov't Tries to Buy $40 million in Black Market Weapons Without U.S. Knowledge

"As the secretive, $40 million deal neared completion, Italian authorities moved in, making arrests and breaking it up. But key questions remain unanswered. For one thing, The Associated Press has learned that Iraqi government officials were involved in the deal, apparently without the knowledge of the U.S. Baghdad command _ a departure from the usual pattern of U.S.-overseen arms purchases."
Italy Probe Unearths Huge Iraq Arms Deal - The Huffington Post

If their own government is working against us, how can we "win"? Perhaps they just want us out.

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