It’s not just high-ranking Iraqi generals who are sad to see the United States finally withdrawing from their country. Now even insurgents are saying they’re just not ready for us to leave. “Yes, we fought them to the death and we dreamed of the day when they would leave Iraq,” says Abu Mujahid, who lost a leg fighting Marines and lives with pieces of shrapnel stuck in his skull. “But their withdrawal at this time is not in Iraq’s interest.” First you try to kill us, now you can’t live without us … make up your damn mind, Abu. [AP]
“It’s not a time to get complacent,” he says. “We have to remain disciplined going forward.”
But he says yesterday 779 died people and that is the highest number yet.