Thursday, April 07, 2005

Iraqi Sunnis Shift Position: 64 Clerics Legitimize Enlistment in New Iraqi Security Forces

Middle East Media Research Institute's dispatch on the Fatwa legitimizing enlistment in the Iraqi Police and Army.

To date, one of the insurgents' primary targets has been security personnel, most of whom are Shiites. The Sunni clerics' encouragement of Sunnis to enlist will necessitate a change in the insurgents' tactics, if not strategy.

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