Of course, Islam forbids…Of course, we reject…Of course, we abhor…Yet the blood continues to flow while the bland talk bamboozles the unwary. “Govt talks resume; Shi’ite family massacred,” from Reuters, with thanks to JE:
DUKAN, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq’s most powerful Shi’ite politician met its Kurdish president at a lakeside retreat on Thursday to sketch out plans for a grand coalition government capable of ending the country’s violent sectarian unrest.
In an illustration of the size of the task they face, 11 members of a single Shi’ite family had their throats slit in an attack south of Baghdad. Police said insurgents had warned the family to move out of their largely Sunni neighborhood.