CSM. Kurdish Intelligence officers suggest thousands of groups in Iraq's bazaar and not hundreds. The
insurgent groups compose themselves in very small cells of two or three
people. “Each cell has an “emir,” – a word that usually means a cleric,
but in this case denotes a leader. The emir is the one with the
decisionmaking powers who gives orders for bombing or attacks. Most of the groups communicate by Internet. “Telephone communications in Iraq are difficult,” says Majid, “but the Internet is everywhere.”
point of strength of the terrorist is information,” he says. “They have
exact information. They have people in every office, every department –
police, Iraqi National Guard, Health Ministry, education, electricity,
and municipality. And the people cooperate with them – sometimes
willingly, sometimes not.”
[John Robb's Weblog]

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