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“Insurgents have struck inside the Green Zone, which includes the U.S. Embassy, on six of the past seven days, once with deadly consequences. A U.S. soldier and a U.S. government contractor were killed Tuesday night by a rocket attack that also seriously wounded a civilian.”
The Green Zone is the most heavily-fortified US position in Iraq. A river on one side, seventeen-foot high blast walls, and a hundred or more soldiers guarding it. It’s where the Coalition Provisional Authority ruled from, it’s where the US Embassy is, it’s where the Iraqi government meets. And this article now implies that the safest place in Iraq is not safe from insurgent attacks. That sounds… bad.
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