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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Iraq Foils Plot to Put Terrorists at Posts

BAGHDAD, Iraq

The Iraqi interior minister said Tuesday that authorities had foiled an al-Qaida plot that would have put hundreds of its men at critical guard posts around Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, home to the U.S. and other foreign embassies as well as the Iraqi government.

A senior Defense Ministry official said the 421 al-Qaida fighters were actually recruited to storm the U.S. and British embassies and take hostages. Several ranking Defense Ministry officials have been jailed in the plot, the official said on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information. More....

1 Comments:

  • Another little noticed example of the new Iraqi government demonstrating its viability by handling its own internal affairs. Just as we all ostensibly want.

    By Anonymous Anotmo, at 8:01 AM  

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