Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Monday, March 31, 2003

We may be arming Iraqi opposition soon.

A senior US commander said Iraqis may be handed "limited amounts" of weapons to make them "more reactive" against the regime.

Lieutenant General James T Conway, who commands 85,000 US and British Marines in Iraq, said the confidence of Iraqi civilians would have to be won first.

He told the Washington Post: "At that point, we would consider giving them limited amounts of weapons."

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