Article copyThe AP via Tim Blair tells us that the situation in Iraq is indeed turning into a tragedy.
And I'm rather inclined to believe it, although the message still has to be authenticated:
Purported Letter: Iraq Holy War in Danger(By the way, make sure you don't miss Tim Blair's short yet hilarious comment)Frightening? Oh come on you pussy Ass-Zarqawi! What with these:
A leader of militants (DF: 'militants'. Sigh.) in Iraq has purportedly written to Osama bin Laden saying his fighters are being squeezed by U.S.-led coalition troops, according to a statement posted Monday on Islamic Web sites. (...)
"The space of movement is starting to get smaller," it said. "The grip is starting to be tightened on the holy warriors' necks and, with the spread of soldiers and police, the future is becoming frightening."
"On a tape claiming responsibility for the atrocities in Madrid, a man is heard to say, 'We choose death, while you choose life.'...And these:
Chief Palestinian Authority cleric Mufti Sheikh Ikrimeh Sabri stated, "We tell them, in as much as you love life, the Muslim loves death and martyrdom.So now that the Crusaders are bringing you free of charge and by the hundreds what you're supposedly worshipping, you're going to complain?
What's the trouble, Holy
Love death? Then stop crying and die.
Allahu Akbar, motherfucker.