Bad PR

This is just about the last thing the U.S. needs. Militant Islamic extremists have
already declared jihad against the U.S. A few more stunts like this and some moderate
Arab nations may start to hate us to. If this is the lasting image of the war in
Iraq, it certainly won’t reduce terrorist activity.

Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners Inflame Arabs

Fri Apr 30, 3:15 PM ET
By Samia Nakhoul

“DUBAI (Reuters) – Photos of U.S. soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners inflamed
Arab sentiment, sparking rage, hatred and a grim comparison that U.S. liberators
were no better than ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.”