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Another Glorious Victory for Our Forces in Najaf! [not]

Interesting story regarding the glorious victory at Najaf by the US and our valiant allies in The Independent:

US ‘victory’ against cult leader was ‘massacre’
By Patrick Cockburn in Baghdad
Published: 31 January 2007There are growing suspicions in Iraq that the official story of the battle outside Najaf between a messianic Iraqi cult and the Iraqi security forces supported by the US, in which 263 people were killed and 210 wounded, is a fabrication. The heavy casualties may be evidence of an unpremeditated massacre.

Healing Iraq [several long articles with sources]
The Media Cover-up of the Najaf Massacre Atlantic Free Press
Robert H. Reid Analysis: Najaf Battle Raises Questions The Guardian, January 30, 2007
Dahr Jamail and Ali al-Fadhily Official Lies over Najaf Battle Exposed Inter Press Service
Stop the Massacres Being Done in Our Name No Questions Asked
Patrick Cockburn The Waco of Iraq? US “Victory” Against Cult Leader was a Massacre Counterpunch

See also: Keyword ‘Najaf’ on scanlyze

Copyright © 2007 Henry Edward Hardy

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31 January, 2007 - Posted by | Army, Bush, Independent, Iraq, massacre, media, military, Najaf, news, politics, repression, scanlyze, war, war crimes

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