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Posted: 1/27/2006 12:39:23 PM EDT
Documents Show Army Seized Wives As Tactic
AP - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago

The U.S. Army in Iraq has at least twice seized and jailed the wives of suspected insurgents in hopes of "leveraging" their husbands into surrender, U.S. military documents show. In one case, a secretive task force locked up the young mother of a nursing baby, a U.S. intelligence officer reported. In the case of a second detainee, one American colonel suggested to another that they catch her husband by tacking a note to the family's door telling him "to come get his wife."



This ought to bring a media shitstorm.


Link Posted: 1/27/2006 12:43:16 PM EDT
Who fucking cares?
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 12:52:05 PM EDT
good for them.
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 12:58:41 PM EDT
I bet a lineup was a bitch with all the chicks in curtains.
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 1:02:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/27/2006 1:42:44 PM EDT by The_Beer_Slayer]
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    We've been taking hostages since very early on long before the insurgents did. -sfexpat2000

    One of the first publicized cases involved the U.S. kidnapping the CHILDREN of one of the Iraqi generals to use as a bargaining tool for information. -MountainLaurel

    So, are we 'Hitler' yet? -htuttle


    Here we go Wondered how long it would take someone to play the SS card and infer our troops are Nazis. -Army
    RE: They are truth hurts... -MrPrax



Shok
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 1:03:40 PM EDT
I think that the problem begins when you start having the military do police work.

They just don't have the training or the mindset to do this stuff.

I am not trying to bash the military or cops for that matter, just stating my opinion.
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 1:11:13 PM EDT
Bet we did not cut their heads off....Unlike 'other' hostage takers in the area......
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 1:32:54 PM EDT
Is...that a hotlink to DU?? Kill it with fire!
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 3:04:17 PM EDT
They're probably laughing. We did them a fucking favor!
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 3:07:58 PM EDT
So what? They don't care about women.
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 5:02:20 PM EDT
72 virgins for a wife is a good trade
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 5:03:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By vanilla_gorilla:
Who fucking cares?




+1
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 5:04:34 PM EDT
probably ugly enough to make you want to get it with a camel
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 5:09:53 PM EDT
Damn, if they'd guarantee to come get mine; I'd like to know where I can sign up as an insurgent. Where the hell is their recruitment office???
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