posted on Jan, 8 2004 @ 10:08 AM
the remark about 'caveats' was to include the 10 year,
extended mission, scheme....
the jist of the post, was to point out the mixed messages being issued from the administration...
#1::the war on terror, may be a generation long....
aboard carrier, upon landing, sign: Mission Accomplished
#2::USA pushing forward for Iraq, for self gov. in June 04... 'stop loss' put in place, at this time->extending all troops tour of duty (when
presumably 'we' are in process of winding-down)
#3::new activations of stateside units, being sent to Iraq...while present troops are locked in beyond expected rotations, enlistments...(appears a
Build-Up is underway)
it seems the administrations policy is ever changing,
no WMDs found->Saddam,bathists,sons & chain ofcommand are no longer->
the 130-150 thousand troops it took to accomplish the regime change....must now remain and be bolstered with more troops (to help protect the
sir, the Problem-Reaction-Solution sequence is being shaped, manipulated, reshaped....even under the large umbrella of A War Unlike Other Wars...the
War on Terror,
the Axis of Evil....
the recent 'submissions' by libya & syria & iran...on the face of american strength/forcefullness-> will only reinforce the administrations' Bush
Policy and lead to what??
in a quandry....just fishing for viewpoints... eom