Assumption of Command

24 March 2005

Huge Success by a combined Iraqi and American Force

A joint force of Iraqis supported by Americans has conducted a highly successful raid. One of the best things is that the information leading to this raid come from the Iraqi citizens.

85 Militants Killed in U.S. Raid in Iraq

Iraqi officials also credited other successes to a torrent of intelligence that has begun flowing from citizens heartened by Jan. 30 elections and emboldened by film footage aired on state television that shows captured insurgents confessing their roles in attacks.

"Before, the people had a neutral stance toward this issue," said Sabah Kadhim, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry. "Now, they have turned against the terrorists."

(Via Citizen Smash)