Frontline: The Middle East
Sector Q Counterinsurgency Task Force – Alpha Group
Corpsman: The combatants have dug in at the oasis just beyond the mirage.
Captain: Good work soldier. We need to know their numbers. How many enemy Yemeni are there?
Corpsman: Iraq my brain and I still don’t know how many enemy Yemeni.
Captain: This is really what I’m asking you.
Corpsman: What Israeli?
Captain: Oh, please be Syrias. We’ll need our face masks for the firefight. Where are they?
Corpsman: I am being serious. Damascus on the table. They were very expensive.
Captain: Yeah the masks were expensive; Egypt us.
Corpsman: Who jipped us?
Captain: No. Who, is the guy on first base.
Corpsman: What about that Jew on second?
Captain: Lowenstein is not a Jew. That Israeli true. Ikanstan this anymore. I’m too old and my knees hurt. And no matter how much they hurt – you can’t Sudanese.
Corpsman: Oman. That is really true.You can’t sue the knees but you can Suez.
Captain: That Israeli true. Tell me about it. In fact Tel Aviv.
Corpsman: OK. Hey Aviv. Do you know how many enemy Yemeni are at the oasis?
Aviv: No, the whole thing’s a mirage. Fallujah, didn’t I?