In a region fierce with enemies, it's especially alarming when your friends start to fight. So the recent rumblings between Kurds and Turks have reminded U.S. officials that they can take nothing in Iraq for granted, especially the country's greatest success story. Seventy percent of U.S. military air cargo reaches Iraq through Turkish airspace, and over the border flow the grandfather clocks and designer clothes that make Iraqi Kurdistan feel so much more prosperous than the rest of Iraq.
Muslims use Google Earth to attack Israel
A group linked to the Palestinian Fatah movement apparently uses the online satellite maps to identify targets for rocket strikes. Members of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade say the aerial pictures make it easier for them to search for potential targets, according to a report in The Guardian. The newspaper was shown images of the Israeli town of Sdeerot by the militant group's commander in Gaza.
Khaled Jaabari said: "We obtain the details from Google Earth and check them against our maps of the city centre and sensitive areas."
Al-Aqsa is one of several groups firing rockets from Gaza into Israel.
OBSESSION is one of the most informative web sites regarding the deceitful ploys of Islam. Visit it at http://www.honestreporting.com/obsession/whatwecando.htmOn that site, there is provided a time line of Islamic killings and woundings since 1968. Below is an abbreviation of that time line. Read it and be informed.
In July 1968, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) hijacked Israeli El Al Airplanes.
In 1970, Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) killers attacked bus in West Bank, killing Barbara Ertle of Michigan and wounding two others from the US.
In March 1970, PFLP lodged rockets at US Embassy, Beirut, as well as the American Insurance Company, Bank of America and John F. Kennedy library.
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