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Originally posted by pepsi78
There is intrest, It's oil, united states will never leave.
Thats why they are there in the first place, north corea is much dangeros, to it's people and to others ,why hevent they freed them?
I think any way leaving now would compromise the iraqy people so it's good any way from a point of view that they stay.
I think the iraqy people blame the U.S for what hapen with them but at the same time want U.S forces to stay for protection.
I think they rather have the US military in stead of radical forces.
United States is doing good involuntary by staying in iraq, while robing iraq of OIL they do offer protection.
It's like food for OIL program another rip off, sort of that.
Washington insists Iraq is making progress on the security, political and economic fronts progress despite the violence sweeping the battered country nearly three years after the invasion to oust Saddam Hussein.
But the Americans showed signs of increasing impatience after last week's bombing of a holy Shiite shrine unleashed clashes that left at least 119 people dead since Wednesday and fueled fears of a Shiite-Sunni civil war.
Originally posted by crmanager
We really need to get out of Germany. It's 1948 and we have been there for 3 years after the end of hostilities and it is costing us lives and money.
But we are, dare I say it, strangling the life out of the insurgency and the iraqis themselves are changing.
The Mosque bombing was meant to start the civil war. It came close but it didn't.
Originally posted by deltaboy
Its ironic, people say Americans can only leave if somehow we suffered heavily casualties or that oil is runned out. How about the American troop withdrawal from Saudi Arabia?