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Originally posted by The Vagabond
The Iraqi insurgency is factionalized, under-experienced, under-equipped, and under-coordinated. No tunnels, no safe haven in the North, a much farther distance from the safe zones over the border to the population centers, easier to observe terrain and no significant heavy artillery. The Iraqi insurgency lacks the size, organization, and combat power to take the fight to the field in a semi-conventional manner and deliver the coup de grâce.
Originally posted by xpert11
Given the lack of border security and the general all round lack security measures I don't think that the distance to Iraq's borders is much of a problem.
I don't think that we will see a semi conventional war war from the insurgents either but I still maintain that Iraq's demise isn't going to be pretty.
First of all the insurgency is the Iraqi people and as long as is an Iraqi in Iraq they will stay strong, so is illusions to think that the Insurgency is dying .
Originally posted by Syrian Sister
Rare to find someone who embraces the truth like this.
Originally posted by marg6043
Thanks Syrian Sister, I may be An American citizen but I am no blind to the doings of my elected government and the actions behind its foreign policies, the invasion of Iraq and the truth behind destabilizing the middle east region.
I hate how corporate power has taken hold of our great nation and ruling within the government.
They care less about the countries they target and the misused of our proud troops to get what they want.
Shame on them all and the devastation they are causing to other nations under false pretenses.
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
Insurgency is getting weaker?
I think its the exact opposite...what with the ever increasing rate of explosions, death, us fatalities...
specially being the war is starting to cost a very pretty penny......
also being Iran hasnt had anything stopping its supply lines.
wow, to me it seems everything is coming up trumps for the insurgents...
public support for the war is dropping
public support for bush is where it should be, almost non existent..
and the independant media are starting to show the reality on the ground in Iraq, which is going to further isolate the American's plans...
.... im still failing to see anything that says the insurgents are .. if you pardon the pun
'' in their last throws ''
I think, this is a very big slap in the face for America. it was intended to be that way. No one expected the Americans to take the offer, simply by airing it, gives that sort of atmosphere that the insurgents are the ones calling the shots in Iraq.
which is 100% true..
well, accept for that small, boxed in cement walled area they call the greenzone, and no one dares step foot outside that anymore, unless your an armoured convoy.
Sigh... such stupidity, by so few, is going to ruin the lives of so many
[edit on 25-12-2006 by Agit8dChop]