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dArKeR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-04 03:01 PM
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Fear Campaign Worries Military
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With videos of kidnapped civilians and leaflets threatening violence, one top U.S. military officer said insurgents were operating a brilliant campaign of fear that experts said was meant to drain international workers from Iraq and isolate the U.S. military and its allies.

Guerrilla masters of intimidation are also successfully countering the U.S. military's own psychological campaign.

One of the most demoralizing weapons in the campaign has been the release and broadcast of four videotapes of hostages, one of whom was filmed during his execution.

Insurgents have also issued a burst of fliers and statements warning Iraqis against cooperating with the U.S.-led occupation. The U.S. military used similar fliers and warnings to intimidate the Iraqi army during the war.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/04/17/iraq/main6123...

I saw on ABC affiliate: Rebels agree to release Maupin in exchange for '1' Iraqi fighter being held by US soldiers.

I'm no commander, no soldier, no politician... but even if a war is going on this seems to me INSANE not to accept this. They're not even asking for millions of dollars, more guns, food, tranportation... BUSH IS INSANE, BUSH IS INSANE!

Tell me what would happen if this was Limbaugh, Delay, Hastert, Lott, Gingrich, Cheney's child being held! ALL REPUBLICANS ARE DIRTY SHIT! THE AMERICAN MEDIA IS DIRTY SHIT FOR ALLOWING BUSH TO BE PORTRAYED AS INTELLIGENT!
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