Associated with the “Crusader” invaders and regarded as well-off, Iraqi Christians are often victims of sectarian violence, killings and kidnappings at the hands of both Sunni and Shiite Islamists, as well as criminal gangs. >>>>>
This only helps to further divide the secular nation of Iraq. It’s amazing what the West would do in those nations in order to divide and conquer. No matter how positive of a spin this article has, a Christian militia would be unheard of in a democracy that the U.S. believes in. An interesting point here is that this village seemed to have been thriving and living in peace prior to either of the invasions of Iraq – which is contrary to what the Western powers would like us to believe.
“The terrorists want to kill us because we are Christian. If we don’t defend ourselves, who will?” This quote sounds like it came out of the neo-conservative chapter of an RNC playbook.