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posted 30 March 2003 02:59 AM      Profile for satana     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Everyone is saying the same thing: "Everyone hates Saddaam, but the Americans are worse. They are invading our country.", "The US made a tactical error. They thought the people will join them, but we know better.", "All the Iraqi people are armed. Evryone will resist the invaders. Even if they win, they will never control the country."....

Everything I'm hearing is leading me expect another kind of Afghanistan: Some control in the capital with chaos in the rest of the country. And endless killing, ...

The young men waiting aboard the grubby bus that was taking them home to Iraq were adamant. "We are going back to fight the Americans and the British," one of them said. "We are going back to fight for our homeland."

One of the others added: "If the Jordanians would let us, we would take guns with us now, so we could start fighting them the moment we crossed the border."

Aber, a native of al-Nassiriya, Iraq, left his job as a waiter in Beirut’s southern suburbs Wednesday to take up arms against American and British forces invading his country.
Aber, who declined to disclose his last name, did not return home alone. Six other Iraqi young men, who had entered Lebanon illegally, joined him in their quest to defend their homeland.
Groups of Iraqi youths residing in countries neighboring Iraq are taking off to Baghdad to join military and paramilitary militias fighting the US-led invasion, according to Nour al-Tamimi, the press attache at the Iraqi Embassy in Beirut.

[ 30 March 2003: Message edited by: satana ]

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