Category Archives for Overheard in a Fallujah bunker

September 13, 2007

Overheard in a Hemreen bunker, Thursday, Septermber 13

TweetFirst militant: “Forgive me for bringing this up just now, Farhad, but I’m beginning to wonder if this fight is worth dying for.”* Second militant: “– Blasphemy! We do the work of God, Javeed, and the work of God is … Continue reading

13. September 2007 by Jeff G.
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June 25, 2007

Overheard in a Baqubah bunker, Monday, June 25

TweetFirst militant: “Point of clarification, Tahir. What, precisely, is, an ‘arrowhead ripper’, anyway?”* Second militant: “What does it matter, Brother? Just make sure your weapons are loaded, and that you are prepared to die for the greater good of Allah’s … Continue reading

25. June 2007 by Jeff G.
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July 23, 2006

Overheard inside a Beirut bunker, Sunday, July 23

TweetFirst militant: “Question:  If ‘we’ are all Hizbullah, then why are not all of us crouched down here in earthen bunkers drinking warm water and eating stale pita pieces beside buckets of our own waste, waiting for the IDF to … Continue reading

23. July 2006 by Jeff G.
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July 21, 2006

Overheard inside a Beirut bunker, Friday, July 21

TweetFirst Hezbollah militant: “Bad news, brother.  The Zionist war machine is massed on the border and is threatening to invade on the ground.  It could happen at any moment now.” Second Hezbollah militant: “Really?” First Hezbollah militant: “I shit you … Continue reading

21. July 2006 by Jeff G.
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July 19, 2006

Overheard inside a Beirut bunker, Wednesday, July 19

TweetFirst Hezbollah militant: “Have you heard the latest buzz, brother?”* Second Hezbollah militant: First Hezbollah militant: “Evidently, we great warriors of Allah may soon be met by the unified muscle of the world.” Second Hezbollah militant: First Hezbollah militant: “In … Continue reading

19. July 2006 by Jeff G.
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July 14, 2006

Overheard inside a Beirut bunker, Friday, July 14

TweetFirst Hezbollah militant: “You know something, brother?” Second Hezbollah militant: First Hezbollah militant: “I think the Zionist monkeys and pigs might be serious this time.” Second Hezbollah militant: First Hezbollah militant: “And while for obvious reasons I don’t know how … Continue reading

14. July 2006 by Jeff G.
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July 13, 2006

Overheard inside a Beirut bunker, Thursday, July 13

TweetFirst Hezbollah militant: “Have you noticed, brother, how the Israeli fighter jets sound very much like wasps?” Second Hezbollah militant: First Hezbollah militant: “Giant wasps.  With giant stingers.  And giant missiles.  With laser targeting.” Second Hezbollah militant: First Hezbollah militant: … Continue reading

13. July 2006 by Jeff G.
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June 8, 2006

Overheard inside a Baquba bunker, Thursday, June 8

TweetFirst militant:  “So…” Second militant:  “So.” First militant: Second militant: First militant: “…Do you think he’s at least, you know—enjoying his virgins?” Second militant: “That depends, brother.  Do you suppose Allah will permit him to saw their filthy heads off … Continue reading

08. June 2006 by Jeff G.
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March 22, 2006

Overheard inside a Salah Ad Din bunker

TweetFirst militant: “I must say, Widaad, I do not find the sound of heavily-armed enemy weaponry buzzing over our heads very…pleasing to the senses.”* Second militant: “Nor do I, Amal.  Nor do I.  But I will say this:  I very … Continue reading

22. March 2006 by Jeff G.
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December 10, 2005

Overheard inside a Ramadi bunker, Saturday, December 10

TweetFirst militant: “I confess to being quite dispirited this day, Fahad.  For if the grapevine is to be believed, Iraqi locals—our own Arab brethren (peace be upon them)—turned over brother Amir Khalaf Fanoos to the infidel occupiers, siding with the … Continue reading

10. December 2005 by Jeff G.
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