of things getting better in iraq??? nothing is getting better in iraq. the people that are still there, are living in fear. they're living without amenities. what have we done?
Gunmen in Iraq Kidnap Eleven Tribal Leaders Allied With U.S.
By Amit R. Paley Washington Post Foreign Service
BAGHDAD, Oct. 28 -- Eleven tribal leaders who had banded with U.S. troops to fight the Sunni insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq were kidnapped Sunday morning, the latest in a string of such attacks, fellow tribesmen said.
The Shiite and Sunni sheiks, members of the al-Salam Support Council, a group fighting al-Qaeda in Iraq in volatile Diyala province, were taken from their cars by gunmen as they were returning home from a meeting in Baghdad with a government official, the tribesmen said. ..........