I'm sure you haven't forgotten about Iran contra/Reagan and Ollie North.
The Illuminati need civil war in Iraq.
Their MO is order out of chaos which they create.
Divide and conquer!
The so-called Al Qaeda operatives, insurgents, freedom fighters and perhaps even US military personnel can be supplied their arsenal of weapons by our government in order to target certain areas to create fighting between different groups.
Those groups who are not US military are quite possibly provided compensation for their actions which goes to their family in the event of their death.