This is the nature of the enemy. This is why we must remain vigilant and we must be committed to defeating them.
Insurgents in Iraq detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle with two children in the back seat after US soldiers let it through a Baghdad checkpoint over the weekend, a senior US military official said Tuesday. The vehicle was stopped at the checkpoint but was allowed through when soldiers saw the children in the back, said Major General Michael Barbero of the Pentagon’s Joint Staff.
“Children in the back seat lowered suspicion. We let it move through. They parked the vehicle, and the adults ran out and detonated it with the children in the back,” Barbero said.
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Anyone believing that this is not the most important issue of our time is not seeing what is happening, is not listening to what these people are saying with words and actions, is looking at this issue as a political sound bite and not a life-and-death battle.