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TA-ATTACKS: Three More U.S Marines Killed in Baghdad

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posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 03:44 AM
Two US Marines were killed during an operation near Fallujah in the Al-Anbar province of Iraq, and a third died shortly after of wounds recieved during the same operation. The Marines were with the First Marine Expeditionary Force and were conducting "security and stability operations."

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three U.S. marines died on Monday in guerrilla attacks west of Baghdad, the American military said on Tuesday.
A brief military statement gave no further details.

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.

[edit on 6-7-2004 by Banshee]

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 03:47 AM
Bloomberg's got some info:

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 03:48 AM
Does anyone see this stopping in the near future? No. Has the war really finished for the coalition or is it just starting? They can't pull out now.

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 04:05 AM
Well the only way to stop this sis to go back to Nam tactics be ruthless no mercy use spec ops if we do that we will have zarqawi in no time

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 04:13 AM
Westpoint, you think that being heavy handed is going to win more "hearts and minds"(as they say)? The Iraqi nation feels humiliated and now many people look back to Saddam with a nostalgic feeling because of the way he represented their nation, even though he was a tryrant.The people are not going to help the coalition forces anymore than they are now if more civilians get killed by heavy handed tactics even if it does kill terrorists.

Think of the way that the civilians were treated in Nam, think how many were killed, napalmed, and poisoned by Agent orange. Is that what you want to happen?

It's a really hard situation.

[edit on 7/6/2004 by earthtone]

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 04:34 AM
hey better them than US troops if it meant no more troops getting killed i would do anything to get that and the hearts and mids well that is No2 priority. You have to do some of this
and this
and even this
works great for interrigation its the only way to crack the terrorists.

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 04:53 AM

Originally posted by earthtone
Does anyone see this stopping in the near future? No. Has the war really finished for the coalition or is it just starting? They can't pull out now.

True, they can't pull out now, but they have trained the Iraqi Guard and they are now being called in and are fighting side by side with us when something is going on.

It's a start. The transistion is progressing. It will ultimately end when the Iraqi's themselves are capable of defending their own country and we are working/doing everthing we can to get them to that point.

posted on Jul, 6 2004 @ 05:00 AM
Soon with the grace of god we can kiss good by to the nightly blood bath on are news shows. As soon as the people of iraq learn to fend for then selves we can slowly leave but its going take a while i think.

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