Welcome

Thank you for visiting paducahsun.com, the online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Imprisoned Iraqi defends activities

Associated Press

LOUISVILLE - An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq doesn't consider himself a terrorist for his time battling U.S. soldiers in Iraq. Instead, he compares himself to the Americans who fought for independence from British colonial rule in the 1770s.

In a letter to The Associated Press, Waad Ramandan Alwan, 33, also lashes out at President George W. Bush, who organized the multinational coalition that invaded Iraq in 2003 to oust Saddam Hussein.

"There is a resistance in Iraq; they are not rebellions," Alwan wrote from a federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind. "If what happened in Iraq had happened in America you would have done what I did in resisting the conquest."

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 31388b0a0b544a1b9b3c076d3af30a05
Top Classifieds
  • Downsizing Due To Health Museum Quali ... Details
  • CONCORD AREA MCHS - 3 miles ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't b ... Details
  • 14' JON BOAT with electric s ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Local sports schedule
  2. College takes a stand for freedom
  3. SORDID Left doing its best to deny money talks
  1. McAmis to face trial in January
  2. Coach hopes to rebuild home destroyed by fire
  3. McCracken's McKamey picks Indiana Hoosiers
  1. Local sports schedule
  2. College takes a stand for freedom
  3. SORDID Left doing its best to deny money talks
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...