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Iraq’s Insurgency Runs on Stolen Oil Profits – New York Times

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Iraq’s Insurgency Runs on Stolen Oil Profits – New York Times

He said most fighters were seduced not by dreams of a life following Mr. bin Laden, but by a simpler pitch: “Here’s $100; go plant this I.E.D.”“Ninety percent of the guys out here who do attacks are just people who want to feed their families,” Major Kendrick said.

The First Brigade’s commander, Col. Scott McBride, concurs. “I don’t know that I’ve ever heard one person say, ‘I believe in a caliphate,’ ” he said.

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March 16, 2008 at 12:46 pm

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