Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Another victim of Muqtada al Sadr in Basra. Iraqi journalist working for The New York Times, Fakher Haider, was abducted and gunned down by the radical Shia militias who form up the majority of the "police" in Basra. Most of these militias who literally control Basra right under the nose of the British forces are members of Sadr's gang. Just like their first victim, American journalist Steven Vincent, Haider also wrote reports to The Times about the infiltration of Shia militias within Basra's police.
Hariri Taped Assad
French magazine "Intelligence Online" says that Hariri taped Syrian President Bashar Assad using a recorder concealed in a pen. Here is what Assad told him.