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U.S. general: Anbar insurgents mostly Iraqis

Most insurgents who are battling U.S.-led forces in Iraq’s Anbar province are local Iraqis loyal to al Qaeda, and not foreign fighters, the U.S. commander in the region said Monday. During a video news conference from the provincial town of Falluja, Maj. Gen. Richard Zilmer said the insurgents intend to create a strict Islamic state, similar to Afghanistan’s Taliban regime before the U.S.-led invasion toppled it in 2001. Full Story

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