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August 20, 2005

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Sunnis who support the democratic process are publicly assassinated; then we pick up this tidbit from Page 2:

On Friday, a Saudi insurgent leader, Abu Muhammad Hajeri, of Zarqawi's group, was found dead in Ramadi with three Iraqi members of the insurgency. Sunni tribal members, speaking on condition of anonymity, said tribesmen had killed them.

The killings were in retaliation for tribal deaths in clashes earlier this month, when Sunni tribesmen took up arms to prevent Zarqawi's group from enforcing an edict ordering the expulsion of local Shiites, the tribal members said."

'Red on red' activity is a hopeful development as previously noted. Curious if these Sunnis are defending their (Shia) countrymen, or just repudiating the Wahabbists.
But either way, the opposition continues to fracture.


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