October 29, 2007

A C&Ler emailed this over:

An Army brigadier general was wounded in a roadside attack Monday morning in northern Baghdad, according to Multi-National Forces-Iraq officials. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Dorko is the highest-ranking American officer to be hurt in Iraq since the conflict began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press report.

He was riding in a convoy when the bomb detonated at 9:40 a.m., Espie said. Members of the British security firm Erinys International were accompanying the convoy...

I hope they all recover quickly.

When you don't have enough troops to occupy a country then you just hire security firms out and give them immunity when they shoot civilians. And the Iraqi government thought they actually could kick Blackwater out of their country. Now that's funny.

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