Profile of an Iraqi Insurgent Mohammed (an alias) is helping Americans train a new Iraqi police force. But for a year, he smuggled weapons to Iraqi insurgents and participated in attacks on U.S. troops. He says he grew disillusioned with the insurgency, which he says has been "hijacked by foreigners" and directs its attacks against Iraqis, not Americans.
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Profile of an Iraqi Insurgent

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Mohammed (an alias) is helping Americans train a new Iraqi police force. But for a year, he smuggled weapons to Iraqi insurgents and participated in attacks on U.S. troops. He says he grew disillusioned with the insurgency, which he says has been "hijacked by foreigners" and directs its attacks against Iraqis, not Americans.