Counter Insurgency

2004-01-18. Iraq, Samarra.
Bravo Compagny 1/8 Infantry on a raid in search for insurgents, terrorist and weapons. These Iraqi men were arrested after soldiers found weapons in a nearby hotel. This is not the hotel, but the house of the hotelowner. All male were arrested; ‘You never know, they can be insurgents’ 2nd Lt Tumlinson said. The soldiers used their feet, on backs and head, to handcuff the suspect. All Iraqi prersent were shivering in fear.
©Geert van Kesteren