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Iraqi President Says U.S. is Collectively Punishing Iraqis

HeadlineOct 01, 2004

Meanwhile Iraqi president Ghazi al-Yawir has criticized the U.S. for relying so heavily on air attacks in Fallujah, Sadr City and elsewhere. The Los Angeles Times reports the Iraqi president drew a parallel between U.S. tactics in Iraq and Israel actions in the Palestinian territories and said the Iraqi people view the strikes as “collective punishment” against them.

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