American troops, trying to stabilize Iraq, have now been authorized to kill or capture Iranian insurgent terrorists in the country.
The Washington Post reports:
The Bush administration has authorized the U.S. military to kill or capture Iranian operatives inside Iraq as part of an aggressive new strategy to weaken Tehran's influence across the Middle East and compel it to give up its nuclear program, according to government and counterterrorism officials with direct knowledge of the effort.
This is good news for soldiers and Marines who said they needed their hands untied so they could fight insurgent terrorists who continue to plant IEDs on roadways and hide explosives in vehicles, causing death and destruction in Baghdad and other locations.
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