TITLE

Secret Service

AUTHOR(S)
Lizza, Ryan
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;4/14/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 14, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the first days of the war, the Fedayeen Saddam shattered hawks' cakewalk predictions by harassing American troops and supply lines with guerrilla tactics. Prior to the war, Iraqi television regularly featured reports about the fedayeen and even described in fairly plain terms how they would fight. To be sure, Saddam rambles on Iraqi television for hours about many subjects--but few have been as prominent as the fedayeen. Yet there was shock and awe in Washington over the fedayeen's use of suicide bombers last weekend at a military checkpoint in southern Iraq, with some commentators even suggesting that this finally proves Saddam supports terrorism. During a massive military war-game exercise last year, the "enemy" used suicide attacks to sink U.S. ships and other unconventional methods to thwart U.S. technological advantages.
ACCESSION #
9453989

 

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