3 Turks 307 Other Foreign Fighters In

3 Turks, 307 other Foreign Fighters in Custody

The Kurdish militias say they have arrested three Turks, with Turkish passports and cellphones, whom they believe responsible for recent bombings in Kirkuk that killed 5, in front of headquarters of Kurdish parties. (al-Zaman). Meanwhile, a US military spokesman said that it had 307 foreign fighters in custody, including 140 Syrians and 70 Iranians, along with a smattering of Yemenis, Saudis and Palestinians. Since altogether there are 11,000 people in custody, the 307 are “just a trickle.” High military spokesmen increasingly admit that most armed resistance to the Anglo-American occupation is homegrown.

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