- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at email@example.com.
I see this report that four Saudi citizens were killed fighting government forces in Anbar province. I remember lots of articles about Saudi support for Sunni insurgents, but I can’t remember Saudi citizens being killed before.
I can’t imagine what it must be like to be a Sahwa leader living in Samarra nowadays. Their numbers are decreasing.