Fanning The Flames

If they had asked we would have told them this would happen:

“It is not just a simple victory. It is a great one. The big superpower of the world is defeated by a small group of mujahedeen (fighters). Did you see the mujahedeens’ clothes and weapons in comparison with the huge individual military arsenal and supply that was carrying every American soldier?” exclaimed Abu Abdullah, who is considered one of the most important operational members of Hamas’ Izzedine al-Qassam Martyrs Brigades, Hamas’ declared “resistance” department.

“It is no doubt that Allah and his angels were fighting with them (insurgents) against the Americans. It is a sign to all those who keep saying that America, Israel and the West in general cannot be defeated on the ground so let us negotiate with them,” Abu Abdullah said.

Abu Abdullah said following a withdrawal from Iraq, the U.S. will be defeated on its own soil.

The very policies which brought us to the current conflict are now put forth as its solution. The one sure way to demonstrate that you are prey instead of predator is to turn your back and flee.

Well, who is surprised?

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1 Response to Fanning The Flames

  1. Marcus says:

    My first thought is, I’d like for him to come try it! The difference between war in Iraq and war on the home front would greatly change the outcome, as the Iraq war is too distant and the American people become detached. They don’t see the point of the fight, or the importance of winning, because it doesn’t directly affect their daily lives.
    My second thought (more rational) is that I hope to never see the day that a country makes that mistake, as many US citizens would suffer, even if it was from previous indecision.

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