January 07, 2006

Iraq? Terror ties? C'mon!

Via the Weekly Standard:

THE FORMER IRAQI REGIME OF Saddam Hussein trained thousands of radical Islamic terrorists from the region at camps in Iraq over the four years immediately preceding the U.S. invasion, according to documents and photographs recovered by the U.S. military in postwar Iraq. The existence and character of these documents has been confirmed to THE WEEKLY STANDARD by eleven U.S. government officials.

Many of the fighters were drawn from terrorist groups in northern Africa with close ties to al Qaeda, chief among them Algeria's GSPC and the Sudanese Islamic Army. Some 2,000 terrorists were trained at these Iraqi camps each year from 1999 to 2002, putting the total number at or above 8,000.

And there's much, much more.

Posted by Rhodey at January 7, 2006 12:43 PM | TrackBack

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and cbs, cnn, msnbc, abc, wash. post, los ang. times, ny times does not report this why? I can't remember.....refresh my memory!

Also, the wonderfully raggish wilm news urinal continues with its liberal ways....Saturdays paper had all......all of its non in house by line articles from the following sources...wash post and la times.........hmmmmmmmmmmm...

Posted by: schmitt at January 7, 2006 08:22 PM

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