One day after Iraqi governing council member Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim directly blamed the U.S. for the death of his brother, one of the most prominent religious leaders in Iraq, and scores of others in last Tuesday's bombing in Najaf, Al-Hakim has changed his mind.
He now says Saddam Hussein loyalists are to blame, calling them, "enemies of Iraq." In addition, he has promised that…contrary to any former implications…Shiite Muslims who want the, "occupation of Iraq" to end will not go so far as to take up arms against coalition forces.
Friday, September 05, 2003
OH, OK, SO MAYBE ITS NOT OUR FAULT AFTER ALL...