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Originally posted by Mokuhadzushiand then the Americans will not have sufficient troops to handle the uprising elsewhere in the Sunni areas.
Originally posted by Gazrok
The solution seems simple enough...
US troops move out.
Insurgents move back in.
US announces another raid, and for the populace to evacuate.
US troops move back in.
Eventually, the people will tire of hiding these rats and will start ratting them out until Fallujah is no longer a safe haven.
This can be repeated for other such havens as well, and with few troops. Eventually, the Iraqi populace siding with the insurgents will grow less and less as they keep evacuating and then coming back to more destruction. Some people just need to learn the hard way.
[edit on 19-11-2004 by Gazrok]