Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Iraqi Troops: Asleep on the Job?

In Time, here via MoonOfAlabama
And at least one American soldier said he was angry that the role of Iraqi troops was exaggerated after the battle. "A gunfight broke out and we were fighting [the Mahdi Army] for about four hours," the soldier told TIME. "The army article made it sound like we were just there supporting the Iraqi Army, but we did all the work. We just had four humvees out there with some Iraqi [troops]."
Iraqi soldiers check a house during a military operation in the holy city of Karbala, southern Iraq, April, 2008.

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