More than 160 people have been killed since Tuesday in Iraq. Where are the crocodile tears?Submitted by go213mph on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 08:32
Can you IMAGINE if 160 people were killed last week, here in the US? Considering what the criminals in DC did to the people of Boston while looking for a teenager suspected of killing 3...its really hard to even imagine the show of force that would be displayed if a handful of individuals killed 160! But, alas, the people who were killed in Iraq last week were not real people at all. They were brown in color, lived in a far away land, and they are still trying to get used to the "Freedom and Democracy" that the MIC has blessed them with.
Reuters) - Bomb blasts in Baghdad killed at least 20 more people on Friday at the end of a week of bloodshed that prompted a United Nations envoy to warn Iraq was "at a crossroads".
More than 160 people have been killed since Tuesday, when troops stormed a Sunni protest camp near Kirkuk, triggering clashes that quickly spread to other Sunni areas in western and northern provinces.
Although well below the heights of 2006-7, this week's violence was the most widespread since U.S. troops pulled out of Iraq in December 2011. Militant attacks have increased this year as Iraq's fragile ethnic and sectarian balance comes under growing strain from the civil war in neighboring Syria.