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U.S. Military Taking Heavy Casualties

The Emperor & Cabal in Bushington, D.C. (Dominion of
Cheney), are now saying that 80,000 more Army troops
and 30,000 more Marines are needed in Iraq to bring
an end to the Iraqi resistance.
'Elsewhere' In Iraq - 47 US
Troops Killed In Ambushes
By Omar al-Faris
Jihad Unspun
12-14-4

(JUS) - The Americans reportedly suffered very heavy casualties over the weekend in several hot spots. A total of 47 Americans were reportedly killed in just two ambushes in Saqulawiah and Duhamiah, another 18 in Abu Ghraib, and 12 more were reported killed in Taji. Several armored vehicles and other mechanized vehicles were also destroyed.

Here are details of just a few of the weekend attacks:

47 American Soldiers Killed In Two Ambushes; Chinook, Drone Shot Down

According to Mafkarat al-Islam, 47 Marines were killed in several ambushes by resistance fighters in Saqulawiah and Duhamiah on Saturday. Resistance fighters ambushed an American formation at Al.Boasam grave, north west of Saqulawiah, at 11:00 Saturday morning.

Six Bradley vehicles were destroyed and all soldiers on board were killed. Four Jeeps were also destroyed, reportedly killing all soldiers on board those vehicles as well. Mujahideen in the area also shot down a Chinook and a drone. A total of 42 Americans were reportedly killed in this one ambush alone. In another ambush, Mujahideen destroyed a Bradley armored vehicle using a locally manufactured land mine. This ambush was carried out on the Saddah road near Al-Duhamiah. Five Marines were reported killed in that attack.

18 American soldiers killed in Abu Ghraib

Mujahideen attacked an american convoy in "White Gold" village, near Abu Ghraib at about 10:30, Saturday morning. Seven Americans were reported killed when a Bradley armored vehicle and a personnel carrier were destroyed.

Another attack took place in "Al-Samilat Village", south of Abu Ghraib, at about 14:00 Saturday afternoon. Three Americans were killed when their Bradley armored vehicle was destroyed.

A third attack was carried out in the old street in Abu Ghraib. An explosive device was detonated as an American convoy passed by. Four American soldiers were reported killed, a jeep was destroyed, and a GMC vehicle was disabled.

An American convoy was the target of yet a fourth attack on Saturday evening. This attack took place in "Ganoub Village", in Abu Ghraib and was carried out using road side bomb. Four American soldiers were reportedly killed, a jeep was destroyed, and a Bradley vehicle was disabled. (JUS)

A message from the Iraqi resistance (Video).

A Must See Video.

This takes a while to download and it is in English.
 http://207.44.245.159/article7468.htm
I don't know what to make of this 14.Dec.2004 09:32

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Also available at IFC. hmmmmm


A Message From The Iraq Resistance

Islamic Jihad Army - A message in English

"We are simple people who chose principles over fear."

transcript/video

 http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article7468.htm

Sorry to be a stickler for detail 14.Dec.2004 10:04

Toe Tag

But what is your source for the claim that another 110,000 troops are being requested for duty in Iraq? So far, the only increae I'm aware of is from 138,000 to 150,000 for the elections in January.

Sources 14.Dec.2004 10:14

twospiritwarrior

CNN -- Censored News Network; Fox News; CBC..............

Request for Tech Assist. 14.Dec.2004 14:24

mac

When the linked webpage appears, I get a drop down error pane to the effect that the media file has content of MIME type "", and that there is no plug-in installed for this MIME type, so the content cannot be displayed.
However, I'm able to click on "source file", and get a 9.6MB download that invokes the Gatesware media player, which then plays the download with audio only--no video, even though the windows media player screen is sized for a video presentation.

Any thoughts on how I might try seeing the video along with the stirring and inspiring audio? I'm on a Mac with Safari browser (also Gatesware windows IE for Mac).

thanks

video file 14.Dec.2004 17:29

helper

is in .wmv format which is microsoft's own video format.

windows media player is probably the only software that can play it.

vlc for os x may be able to do it too but I'm not sure.