All Iraqi Insurgent Forces Are Now Merged Together!

DEBKAfile Intelligence

9 May 2005

DEBKAfile’s military sources reveal: A merger of all Iraq’s insurgent forces is behind the deadly surge of violence that has climbed to 55 attacks per day.

Joint commands and operational units, including al-Zarqawi’s al Qaeda wing, are focusing action on Baghdad area timed for formation of new Iraq government.

The result is hundreds of Iraqi and scores of American dead in sharply escalated car bomb and suicide attacks and strikes against military targets by large groups of gunmen