Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Iraq a Civil War?

Sunnis kill over 200 Shiites, Shiites retaliate

NBC and MSNBC recently reported that they will now call what is going on in Iraq a “civil war.”

Definition of "Civil War" A war between political factions or regions within the same country.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary: A war between opposing groups of citizens of the same country.

Webster’s New World Dictionary Second Edition: A war between different factions of the same nation.

Is the violence in Iraq a civil war? Make the decision yourself.