Friday, October 22, 2004

Hidden enemy: U.S. official says insurgents in Iraq fueled by Saudi cash

'Bout time this story comes to the front of the line. Maybe after the election we'll be able to concentrate on the REAL issues.

WASHINGTON - Iraq's new security forces are heavily infiltrated by insurgents, and the guerrilla groups have access to almost unlimited money to pay for deadly attacks, according to a U.S. defense official who provided new details on the evolution of the rebels.
A significant part of the insurgents' money is coming from sympathizers in Saudi Arabia, and the Saudi government is neglecting the problem, said the official, who was authorized by the Pentagon to speak on the issue this week, but only on condition of anonymity. more.....

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