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ck4829 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 03:10 PM
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Almost half of the foreign insurgents in Iraq are Saudi citizens, not Iranian or Syrian
Edited on Mon Jul-16-07 03:11 PM by ck4829
Nearly half of the foreign detainees held in Iraq are Saudi citizens, and lists of their names were given to Saudi officials during a recent visit by an Iraqi delegation, national security adviser Mouwaffak al-Rubaie said in remarks aired Monday.

Al-Rubaie's comments to Al-Arabiya television were made during a three-day visit last week to Saudi Arabia in which he met senior officials, including Interior Minister Prince Nayef.

"The Iraqi government says that nearly half of the foreigners in Iraqi prisoners are from Saudi Arabia. Hundreds of them are in Camp Bucca and other prisons controlled by coalition forces," al-Rubaie said. He did not give a total figure of Saudi detainees.

Last week, al-Rubaie said before leaving for Saudi Arabia that the majority of the suicide bombers and "those who drive the vehicles to blow up our innocent civilians, Iraqis, are Saudis." Al-Rubaie, who headed the delegation, said then "we need to stop the flow of suicide bombers, we need to stop the fatwas (religious edicts) coming from Saudis to justify the killings of innocent Iraqis."
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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 03:11 PM
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1. No, almost half of foreign insurgents.
That's, what, one half of one percent?
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rainy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 03:12 PM
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2. The MSM keeps ignoring this point no matter how many times it is brought
up. Webb brought it up yesterday on MTP and Tim just let it pass without comment as usual.
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maxsolomon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 03:15 PM
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3. they're JUST NOW telling SA that their nationals are in custody?
tell me again how our alliances with SA & Pakistan are helping things?
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whistle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 04:37 PM
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4. How many insurgents are there in Iraq? I heard 5,000, if that is the case
...then just 5,000 enemy insurgents are holding some 165,000 American troops and all of the support military infrastructure in a stalemate and costing American taxpayers over $12.0 billion per month :wtf:
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