posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 01:44 PM
Donald Rumsfeld is qutoed as having said that "the operation in Fallujah will take time". As to whether or not Fallujah will be a showdown Rumsfeld
would not say.
Rumsfeld says Fallujah operation will "take time"
2 minutes ago Politics - AFP
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said the operation launched to take the Iraqi city of Fallujah would "take time" but US-Iraqi
forces would see it through to the end.
At a Pentagon (news - web sites) news conference, Rumsfeld shied away from a question whether the operation in Fallujah would be a "final showdown"
and said that insurgents holed up in the city were determined to resist.
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As U.S. Artillery , War Planes and Tanks pounded the Iraqi Rebels Rumsfeld is quoted as saying this is a tough business.
Other U.S. sources say that in time the tipping will begin to take place as Residents of Iraq grow tired of innocent people being killed.