Zarqawi Targets Female Soldiers

(Washington Times) Rowan Scarborough- Terrorists in the Abu Musab Zarqawi network in Iraq are specifically trying to kidnap an American female soldier to further horrify the U.S. public, two senior defense sources said. "We have heard through intelligence channels that several extremist organizations are attempting to capture coalition servicemen and women," said a senior military officer in Iraq. "We have instituted additional force protection methods to thwart these attempts." Of the 140,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, about 11,000 are women.

2004-07-01 00:00:00

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