"Khalid Awad, a commander of the Jamiat Brigades, another insurgent group in Anbar, said: "We must confess that if it was not for al-Qaeda, neither Iraq nor Afghanistan would have been occupied. For al-Qaeda has awakened the American ogre against the Islamic nation after the September 11th events, and it is still causing disasters." "
Saturday, April 14, 2007
The Washington Post reports Key Sunni militant groups are severing their association with al-Qaeda in Iraq, blaming the Iraq war on al-Qaeda, even as "Key Democrats" insists that we're simply fighting a civil war in Iraq that's unrelated to al-Qaeda or the Global War on Terror.