Dean Esmay has a new catch phrase to replace “Loose lips sink ships”, “Thoughtless reporters kill soldiers.” It might be a strech, but in light of Cori’s posts it seems like a start. The idea that bad news becomes a self fulfiling prophecy is not a new one…
In light of this:
WASHINGTON – U.S. intelligence officials now believe that some foreign Islamic fighters are cooperating with remnants of Saddam Hussein’s regime, surviving members of a Kurdish Islamic militant group, a new crop of foreign Islamic militants and a smattering of Iraqi nationalists and angry Shiite Muslims to mount terrorist attacks in Iraq.
If these people want to kill Americans, where would you rather have them shooting?
In a militarized zone against perhaps the best armed fighting force in history?
They’ve already proved that they will attack in either place…