We all know public support for the Iraq war is waning, much to the dismay of Bush and company. So what is a military to do to win the public back?
Well, 2 under cover UK soldiers went undercover posing and began firing at the Iraqi police!
That’s pretty low. The UK is essentially using it’s own soldiers as fodder to keep stirring up the pot, probably to justify keeping our troops in Iraq to fight those darned insurgents. In summary, our soldiers are there to stop insurgents. And when the insurgents stop attacking, we pick up the slack!
And this was the first time they got caught… it’s unclear how long this may have been going on. After all, if Bush and Blair want to stay in Iraq, is it in their best interest for peace? Peace would mean a pullout, and that puts a big damper on their plans for Iran.
Update by Stephen VanDyke: This is only the tip of the iceberg of this scandal. Sploid is following the , including the story of how British troops busted their comrades out of jail, freeing 150 inmates in the process:
In a major show of force, British soldiers used tanks to break down the walls of the central jail in this southern city late Monday and freed two Britons, allegedly undercover commandos, who had been arrested on charges of shooting two Iraqi policemen.
About 150 Iraqi prisoners also fled as British commandos stormed inside and rescued their comrades, said Aquil Jabbar, an Iraqi television cameraman who lives across the street from the jail.
Update by Rick Rajter: Wow, these “undercover cops” certainly bring a lot of weaponry on their secret missions… courtesy of reuters.
There are some that are speculating (of course we can all speculate and some ideas are plausible and others can be stupid), that the UK and US, with it’s immense desire to stay in Iraq, might be inciting violence and attacks as a reason to stay and prevent these very same attacks! Bizzaro world, strikes again.