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Liberation, etc.

The left wants to ignore the Iraqi celebrations at Firdos Square, some Arabs are saddened by them, and the foreign press keep rolling at CENTCOM.

9:45 AM, Apr 10, 2003 • By JONATHAN V. LAST
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But the real prize this week goes to Greg Frost of Reuters, who, wrote on April 8, "Like Iraqis, Americans Once Used 'Irregulars.'"

"As U.S. and British authorities accuse Iraq of not fighting fairly," Frost writes, "some historians have noted wryly that British officers made the same complaints about American colonists in the late 18th century."

Jonathan V. Last is online editor of The Weekly Standard.