Battles in Baghdad Pit U.S. against Syrians, Palestinians, Jordanians

(Jerusalem Post) - Caroline Glick According to reports, the defense of Baghdad is largely being carried out by some 5,000 Palestinian, Syrian, and Jordanian troops. Iraqis surrendering to U.S. forces have detonated explosive belts strapped to their bodies as the Americans approached them. A directive was issued to force all surrendering Iraqis to undress before approaching U.S. forces to prevent a recurrence of such incidents.

2003-04-08 00:00:00

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