Ed Driscoll

Hello Mullah, Hello Fatwa

Stephen Hayes checks in from Camp Saddam:

John Murtha’s claim–that there was no connection “with terrorism in Iraq itself”–might come as a surprise to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines. In early April 2003, they found a ten-acre terrorist training camp ten miles outside of Baghdad. In an interview at the time with an embedded reporter from Stars & Stripes, Captain Aaron Robertson said: “We believe this is a training camp where Iraqis trained forces for the Palestine Liberation Front. This is what we would refer to as a sensitive site. This is clearly a terrorist training camp, the type Iraq claimed did not exist.”

Read the whole thing; apologies to both Spike Jones and Stephen Green for the title.