Read Major K’s analysis of the critical role played by American forces in Iraq in situations like the aftermath of the assassination of a Sunni Shiek. The U.S. military is trusted by all sides except the terrorists. Key question:
Secondly, for all of the people at home and in the media that think we are such a widely hated and mistrusted “occupying force,” I would like to know why they think the Iraqis hate their honest broker. I have found that only the arhabi do.