posted on Jul, 12 2006 @ 06:05 AM
Well not really a suprize it is, the US is very good at invading countries, but lousy at anything else.
Maybe because US force were so gung ho and shot anything and everything on the way in. and have failed completey to win the hearts and minds of the
when you go about raping and murding civilians, the local population tends to get abit upset. also with the insurgent problems they are now worse off
then they were under saddam.
Look at Barsa, when the brits are in control, apart from the odd roadside bomb, there is no where near as much volience as there is in baghdad. The
Brits took a different approach in basra and tried to win the hearts and minds of the local people, working with the mulla's to sort out the
Even when 2 soliders where kidnapped and we went in to get them back, there wasnt that big of a backlash.
The US lost the war after abu griad, if you are going to intergate prisoners, which everyone does for intel, dont let some stupid hillbilly guard take
pictures of it and then let those pictures get into the hand of the media.
When pic's appeared in a british tabliod of an "iraqi" being beaten up and P*** on in the back of truck. The Royal Miltairy police where all over
it like greenpeace on a whaleing ship. they trace the truck within days and found out where it was and 3 soidlers where charged and booted out the