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WAR: U.S. Marines Move in on Fallujah

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posted on Apr, 5 2004 @ 08:56 PM
There are reports of firefights breaking out in Fallujah as the US marines move into that city.

U.S. Forces Launch Major Fallujah Operation

FALLUJAH, Iraq Skirmishes broke out between U.S. Marines and Iraqi gunmen Monday as the Marines launched Operation Vigilant Resolve in the volatile city in which four American civilians were slain last week in one of the more grisly displays of violence since the war began last year.

Fox News is reporting that there is a force of 1,200 U.S. marines and Iraqi security forces surrounding the city, and that marshall law has been enacted.

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[Edited on 4-5-2004 by William One Sac]

posted on Apr, 6 2004 @ 02:03 AM
Well it's about damn time. Hopefully things turn out okay and won't just create more hatred towards the U.S. Even tho I feel that nothing will stop hatred from the Arab world against the United States. But I still feel it's about time the U.S. stops being the nice guy and really unleashes itself onto that city to show all insurgents that it's not going to be pushed around anymore. I just hope...

posted on Apr, 6 2004 @ 02:52 AM
Great, about time.

The next stage is to move a line of bulldozers to one side of the city and then drive them through the middle, making the next Bagdad freeway.

If there isn't much complaint from other nations (excepting any europeans who whine at the drop of a pin anyway) , the practice could be repeated through bagdad until nothing taller than a car remains.

posted on Apr, 6 2004 @ 05:55 AM
With all the attention on the US Marines, nobody seems to have noticed that this is a joint operation with the Iraqi security force. It would be interesting to see how many of them are also taking part in this operation and what their mandate is.

If the operation is successful, the Iraq security services could prove themselves capable of holding things together once power is handed over. This incident is perfect training for a new army.

posted on Apr, 6 2004 @ 06:14 AM
This was story link was posted by Ocelot, the subject: WAR: Mogadishu-Style Treatment of Civilian Dead

Iraqi police 'were too scared' to help Americans in Fallujah

Very interesting article,


[Edited on 6-4-2004 by Hoaks]

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