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February 26, 2008

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“Are you going to ask the locals what they know?” I said.

Nah,” he said. “That's their deal. The Iraqi Police have their sources. We're their liaisons, their trainers. We're not in charge anymore. We're just here to help them become police officers instead of paramilitaries.

From Michael Totten, helping (a little) look for explosives and weapons caches in Fallujah.

PS, the video posted of a massive IED going off near an American convoy is heartbreaking. Not graphic, because it's shot from long distance, but there is very little doubt that many American heroes were killed or badly wounded by the blast.


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