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Iraqi Military Spokesman Says Al Qaeda the Only Source of Order in Fallujah

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According to Iraqi General Mohammad al-Askari, Al Qaeda fighters have set up a government in the city of Fallujah. Gen. al-Askari added that, "There is no police and no order there other than those of Al Qaeda."

That War on Terror really has worked out great, hasn't it?

From UPI:

BAGHDAD, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- There is no sense of order in the restive western Iraqi city of Fallujah apart from that imposed by al-Qaida, a spokesman for the Iraqi military said.

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, a Shiite, said Monday area tribes and local residents should work to regain control over parts of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province. Iraqi military spokesman Gen. Mohammad al-Askari said Fallujah, one of the largest cities in the province, is in the hands of fighters loyal to al-Qaida.

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