Over and over again, I read left-wing commentators saying that the insurgents in Iraq are freedom fighters, fighting a completely justifiable self-defense war against a vicious invader. Some even add that if it were their country, they'd be out there taking pot-shots with their own AK-47. There is a certain huggable humanity to the lefties descriptions of these 'peoples warriors'.
All I can say is, read this article:
Remember now, these are primary school teachers in a primary school. Tell me how hacking the heads off primary school teachers advances the cause of freedom and self-governance in Iraq?