Iraq Resistance

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Theories about who is behind the attacks on U-S forces in Iraq. Numerous theories abound about who is behind the increasing attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq. Some analysts believe Saddam Hussein is responsible, while others believe the attacks are the work of an Islamist cell claiming to be affiliated with al Qaeda. But the violence in Iraq may not be an organized phenomenon. Britain had a similar experience in the early 20th century, when its army lost some 2,000 troops trying to "keep the peace" in Iraq during the British occupation. NPR's Guy Raz reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from