Freedom and Fearon January 11, 2005 at 12:00 am
“Iraqi Insurgents Using Bigger Bombs,” by Nick Wadhams, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Page 1A (from Associated Press).
U.S. claims of the antidemocracy supported by the insurgents
“‘It’s fair to say that they are afraid of the elections, they are afraid of what the outcome will be, and they want to do everything they can to derail that process, because that’s just one more step toward their demise,” U.S. military spokesman Lt. Col. James Hutton said.
Seem to be supported by the Sunni Ba’athi-Salafists themselves
In a suggestion that the insurgents were looking for new ways to intimate voters, a militant group posted threats in at least two towns warning it would deploy “highly trained” snpiers to target voters around Iraq during the elections.
While the Shia are desperate for democracy
The leader of Iraq’s largest Shiite Muslim political group said in an interview broadcast Monday that “if elections were postponted, this will lead to a serious legal problem because Iraq will be without a legitimate authority.”
“No legimate authority has the right to postpone the elections because this will lead to more problems,” said Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, head of Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq.
Which side supports freedom, and which terror? Which side should we defend, and which should we destroy?