ATTACK ON CAMP LIBERTY
(House of Representatives - February 14, 2013)

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                         ATTACK ON CAMP LIBERTY

  (Mr. POE of Texas asked and was given permission to address the House 
for 1 minute.)
  Mr. POE of Texas. Madam Speaker, as the sun was rising in the Iraqi 
desert, three dozen mortars rained down on Camp Liberty. Camp Liberty 
is where innocent Iranian exiles, including women and children, live. 
This unprovoked attack left six people dead and dozens wounded.
  Now, who was responsible? Was it the Iraqis, the Iranians? Looks to 
me like both governments should be held accountable. These dissidents 
stand for an Iran free of the extreme mullahs and the tyrant 
Ahmadinejad.
  Over 3,000 unarmed freedom fighters currently live at Camp Liberty 
and remain in imminent danger. The Iraqi Government has proven on more 
than one occasion it is unwilling to protect Iranian dissidents in 
Iraq.
  The United Nations has the responsibility to ensure these people are 
moved to safer locations and even other countries. Not one more life 
should be stolen by those who protect the oppressive Iranian regime and 
the little fellow from the desert, Ahmadinejad.
  And that's just the way it is.

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