Six Iraqi groups team up to drive Americans out

Does this mean that the Iraqis stand up, because in that case the Americans can stand down.

Six Iraqi insurgent groups have joined forces to form a “political council” and “liberate” Iraq from US occupation, Al-Jazeera television said on Thursday, as violence in the country killed at least seven people. A US rights group announced Thursday it was filing a lawsuit against private security contractor Blackwater on behalf of a survivor and the families of three victims of a deadly September 16 shootout in Baghdad.

A spokesman for the “political council of the Iraqi resistance” was shown on Al-Jazeera with his face blacked out, announcing the formation of the coalition to liberate Iraq.

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