Via Fox News...

"BAGHDAD, Iraq — A peace group blamed the United States and Britain for the abduction of four activists — an American, a Briton and two Canadians — shown in an insurgent video, saying the kidnapping was the direct result of the occupation of Iraq.

Meanwhile, in the central town of Baqouba, unidentified gunmen opened fire on a minibus early Wednesday, killing nine construction workers and wounding two others, the Diyala police said in a statement.

After a months-long hiatus in the kidnapping of foreigners, television footage on Tuesday once again showed Westerners held captive.

A German archaeologist — bound and blindfolded — knelt among masked gunmen in one video. Four frightened peace activists were shown in another blurry tape.

The latest attacks are part of a new wave of kidnappings police fear is aimed at disrupting next month's national elections.

Christian Peacemaker Teams, a group that has had activists in Iraq since October 2002, said it was saddened by the video of their workers. The workers, the group said, were working against the occupation of Iraq.

"We are angry because what has happened to our teammates is the result of the actions of the U.S. and U.K. government due to the illegal attack on Iraq and the continuing occupation and oppression of its people," the group said."


Let's see...

So called "Peace activists", and "Christian Peace activists", are hanging around an area not exactly known for loving foreigners, not to mention "Christian Foreigners" and get nabbed by Islamic extremists.

And this is the fault of the United States.

And this spare tire around my middle is due to Moon Tides.....






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