The Sons of Iraq

In Army, Military, Terrorism on August 11, 2010 at 7:52 am

“The Sons of Iraq” were born as a result of disgruntlement and  mini-rebellions against militants associated with al-Qaida  in late 2006. They soon grew into a success story in Iraq that was capitalised  by General David Petraeus, the then commander of US Forces in Iraq. He employed them in the role of counter terrorists to quell the insurgency. Each member was being paid a $300 monthly salary…..

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