…has been identified as Sgt. Asan Akbar of the 326th Engineer Battalion. An Army spokesman says the attack “hasn’t been linked to Akbar’s Islamic faith.” Yeah, life is full of coincidences.
UPDATE: This morning’s Washington Times cites an unnamed military source who describes Akbar as “a Muslim who opposes the war to disarm Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.” He was recently cited for insubordination and was barred from accompanying the 101st Airborne into Iraq.
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