'The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency' Rages On

Citing a major difference in opinion the between the Pentagon and the armed groups fighting American forces in Iraq the Iraqi’s have given up the term ‘insurgency’ to describe their insurgency. The armed insurgences have decided that from now the struggle they are involved in shall be known as ‘The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency’.

The fight between the Pentagon and the fighters involved in ‘The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency’ began when, in what US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld described as an “epiphany,” the secretary said the Iraqi’s behind the insurgency should not be described, as “insurgents” as the term “gives them a greater legitimacy than they seem to merit.” Rumsfeld went on to describe the fighters merely as `Enemies of the legitimate Iraqi government’.

“The fighters of the ‘The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency’ are very upset at Rumsfeld for his comments he made at the press conference.” Says Middle East expert Juan Cole, of the Web site Informed Comment. “Rumsfeld said that the ‘The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency’ was not legitimate as the Iraqi fighters had no real standing in the conflict and did not fit the definition of insurgents. The Iraqi fighters involved in the ‘The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency’ also took umbrage with the Secretary’s use of the christen word ‘epiphany’ to describe his altered thinking. Make no mistake about it, the fighters in Iraq a very hurt and upset by these comments.”

The fighters involved in the ‘The Armed Conflict Formerly Known as The Iraqi Insurgency’ have sworn to defeat the American forces and one day reclaim the term ‘insurgency’ to describe their struggle.