Wednesday, January 02, 2008


National Review's The Corner --

Lest we Forget Who We're Fighting [Michael Ledeen]

This comes from the Kuwaiti News Agency

BAGHDAD, Dec 31 (KUNA) — Members of the paramilitary Awakening Council of Al-A'zhamiya arrested three persons of Iranian nationality and handed them to the US forces, commander of the council Colonel Riyadh Al-Samerra'e said Monday.

He does no follow up. Which would lead him to --

Iraq denies arrests of Iranians

Published: Jan. 2, 2008 at 7:30 AM

BAGHDAD, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The Iraqi government denied local media reports that three men working for the Interior Ministry arrested as insurgents were Iranian citizens.

The ministry's chief of operations, Maj. Gen. Abdel-Karim Khalaf, told Kuwait's KUNA news agency the unidentified men arrested by U.S. forces Monday in Baghdad would be freed and were not Iranian.

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