Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Another Example of Not Winning In Iraq

Christians are being purged from Baghdad:

An exodus of Christians is under way in the southern district of Dora after groups affiliated to al-Qa'eda issued a threat of "convert or be killed".

Most have fled to Kurdish northern Iraq, where the village of Ankawa has grown into an overcrowded "city of Christ", while others leave for Syria or Jordan.

Priests claim that half Baghdad's pre-2003 Christian population - estimated in the hundreds of thousands - has fled or been killed. They also claim that the Iraqi government is failing to protect them.

And even the surge can't save them.


Daniel Hoffmann-Gill said...

Keep the non-winning examples coming!

Larry said...

Where are the voices of Falwell and Robertson on behalf of these Christians stuck in the crossfire of Bush's wasted war.

Don't they care that their chosen President has ignored what is supposed to be a group they care about the most?

CHUQ said...

A lot of the "Christians" being targeted are Mandeans and no body in Iraq will help them. They are treated like lepers by most.