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Though a quick victory in Iraq would be nice I have to wonder if it is possible?
(1) Final and complete defeat of the enemy in a military engagement. (2) Any successful struggle against an opponent or obstacle. (3) The state of having triumphed.
Originally posted by Jehosephat
skipshipman, if you are talking about the effects of depleted uranium dust, you obiously know nothing about actaul studies and only rely on rhetoric to fan the fires of the argument.
How much DUP ammo was expended and detonated agaisnt armored targets in the last 20 years in iraq to create this "dust" which is the only way to really create it in combat.
Don't know that fact do you? Niether do I. Probly some military bean counter could. But the facts are there is a possibilty of harm caused by the dust yet no one has been able to find that magic number to understand how much harm could be caused by expended DUP munitions.
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No politician wants to bring back the draft. But with stop-loss measures and using an Emergancy force like the National guard in combat causes a lot of problems and has allready reduced the recruitment numbers of the "All volunteer army" If Bush mandated a draft, it almsot assures a Democratic victory in 2008. But if he can wait tell 2008 the Democratic president would be forced to do it, and end up being a one term president.