Or . . . “How to spread the goodwill message of Thanksgiving to Iraq.” But what better way to celebrate the kindness of the American indian towards the pilgrims than to reenact their subsequent slaughter and theft of land, but with Abrams tanks and Apache helicopters. I’m fucking psyched. As the prophet Muhammad Malcolm X had fortold: “I didn’t land on Plymouth Rock . . . Operation Plymouth Rock landed on Musayyib.”
Just so you know, this ridiculous military code name is completely true. From Reuters — More ‘Surgical’ U.S. Raids Go on South of Baghdad:
Operation Plymouth Rock, named in reference to Thursday’s U.S. Thanksgiving celebration of the first British settlers, involves 5,000 U.S. troops, Iraqi police commandos and several hundred British soldiers from the Black Watch regiment.
To keep the cranberry and drumstick references flowing, here’s a more in-depth article from none other than (gobble gobble) Turkey’s newspaper, Kavkaz Center —:
Targeting an area dubbed as one of the ?Ã„Ãºno-go?Ã„Ã¹ zones in Iraq and ?Ã„Ãºdeath triangle?Ã„Ã¹ for US-led occupation troops, the US-led offensive ?Ã„ÃºOperation Plymouth Rock?Ã„Ã¹, is targeting cities of Latifiyah, Mahmudiyah, Yusufiyah, Iskandariyah, Haswah and Musayyib, reported Agence France-Presse (AFP).