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Originally posted by marg6043
On the third one, his whole idea is to go into other countries but right now Iraq has proven to be not the friendly take over.
Now militarily as now US does not have enough personnel in the ground to invade various countries at the same time, it does not even have enough soldiers to take over Iran.
Originally posted by dgtempe
The draft is coming. There's no doubt about this. How can we not have the draft if we're starting wars in half the world???
*knows Democrats want the draft* *sigh*
Originally posted by cavscout
Quite a few people have stated their opinions that we will not attack Iran or Syria, because we are taxed out in Iraq. I think Iran and Syria ARE his exit strategies for Iraq.
I was thinking, with all this focus on winning in Iraq, wouldn’t this provide a way to move the fight to another country and secure democracy in Iraq? The way I wee it, Pres. Bush has three options:
1. He can just pull out of Iraq. Not going to happen, and not even worth discussing (although I think this would be the best thing to do. If you jump out of the boat to avoid the waterfall, you are going to get really wet, but you’re going to avoid the waterfall.)
2. He can stay the course in Iraq without invading Iraqis neighbors. IMO, this strategy is doomed to failure.
3. He can continue to systematically invade other nations. While this is much talked about, most seem to think this would be done to get oil or U.S. friendly governments in charge. I think it is an exit strategy, a hail Marry. If he can shift the fighting to a new country and let Iraq heal, and say “I told you so” while at the same time having the resources in the next country to fight and “win” there by continuing on to the next country after that. It will eventually boil down to a standoff somewhere, but it will no longer be his problem.
Going to war with many nations systematically may be his only choice at this point.