reply to post by RFBurns
150 fully armed troops... over several days, on a rotating pattern... you could train how many in 13 days?
How many troops went into Iraq? Nowhere near the population figures.
How many troops went into Afghanistan? Nowhere near the population numbers.
This is one city, an opportunity to gain methods and new tactics for new troops in combat on your home soil, in urban areas. They know the American
nation is going to be harder to control than any other nation they've ever attacked, and they'll want to avoid what happened in Gaza for PR around
Perhaps what has happened in Gaza has made them wonder just how their image will be damaged if the same were to happen when they take control of the
You don't fight a war man to man, you fight an enemy with superior firepower, superior training and superior tactics. They control water, power,
money, infrastructure, policing, hospitals... everything. You do know how much chaos comes about the minute you pull the plug on the main power supply
How many troops would it take to control a city once the lights go out, the water is off, the transport network is stopped?
There is no other rational explanation for this as far as I am concerned. But the fact that people are just accepting this as the norm is what is
The fact that some are suggesting that this is all ok and nothing to worry about is actually really scary.
When in the history of your country have you seen this before? In what modern nation not currently at war is this accepted?
One word immediately springs to mind here, and that is DENIAL.
If this were currently happening in a major city in the UK there would be a riot in London the following day demanding answers and demanding that
government steps down.
You are not at war in your country, you have invaded Iraq and Afghanistan without having training over your own cities, why is it suddenly a good idea
Sorry, no excuses are going to wash with me on this one. This is a very severe warning of what is to come, and nothing is going to convince me