Zarqawi Docs and intel Lead to 759 captures, 104 dead terrorists

There will also be a third thrust — now that the Iraqi forces are proving effective the international media will turn on them. They will become “death sqauds” ill mannered collectives of militias, they will be torturers, and ultimately the more effective the Iraqis become the more they will be maligned. The left hates winners, as has been amply demonstrated throughout both the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns.


Sorry for the misdirect, there was a DB crash and the blog is now crossed in link numbers due to recovery. So if you are looking for my Fourth of July post, it’s really here, or at the titled link above. 

Update: Heres a link to the article that contains the casualty and kill figures quoted above, courtesy Captain’s Quarters. Sorry for the sloppy blogging earlier, I posted while on a contentious conference call at work. A well appreciated visitor pointed out that I should link to the actual articles as well, thanks for the tip. The numbers quoted are really 759 captured, 104 confirmed kills.

Update II Breaking news, It’s being reported that US forces have captured a high value Al Qaida Operative, Sheikh Akeel — the only article I can find on this is from this morning’s India Daily. If it does turn out that Akeel was allied with Al Qaida it would explain the interuption of the scheduled conference by Al Maliki today.

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