Terrorists Won’t Return to Anbar Province, General Says
By Gerry J. Gilmore
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2008 – Al Qaeda has worn out its welcome with Sunni residents of western Iraq’s Anbar province and, consequently, the terror group’s influence there is over for good, the Marine Corps’ most senior officer said here today.
The Sunnis became [...]
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The Iraqi people have learned that freedom is worth fighting and dying for. Al Qaida is running. Communications, logistics, medical, food and community support have diminished dramatically since the citizens have become tired of the violence. Terrorist leaders are being killed or captured on a regular basis….Iraqi citizens are revealing to Coalition Forces the location [...]
Iraqis are taking solid steps toward self-sufficiency