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kuozzman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:25 PM
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Iraqi policemen (in plain clothes) carry RPGs?
Edited on Sat Jan-29-05 08:26 PM by kuozzman
That seems odd.
WARNING-the 4th photo is shows dead bodies.



An Iraqi policeman holds an rocket-propelled grenade while guarding a street in the southern holy city of Najaf.(AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)



An Iraqi police officer sits on a chair holding a rocket-propelled granade while guarding a street close to a polling station in the southern holy city of Najaf.(AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)

Boy, that uniform looks like it would be hard for a terrorist to replicate!
So does this one:


An Iraqi policeman points his pistol at oncoming traffic to stop people entering the southern Iraqi city of Basra without special driving permits Saturday Jan. 29, 2005. Security remains very high ahead of the elections scheduled to take place on January 30(AP Photo/Odd Anderson, pool)



Iraqi youths stand next to five dead bodies in Ramadi, an insurgent stronghold 113 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005. Insurgents claimed the men worked for the Americans. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:31 PM
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1. the last pic-kids hanging out on the street corner with dead bodies

I can not come close to how horrible it must be to them.
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kuozzman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:32 PM
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3. Look at these pics:
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theresistance Donating Member (595 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:33 PM
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4. Unfortunately they are probably used to death and destruction...
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theresistance Donating Member (595 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:32 PM
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2. I like the guy just sitting on the chair in the street
really confidence-building security measures!
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 08:53 PM
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5. Obviously ran out of Tazers
:eyes:
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