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Originally posted by HardCore American
Well, I hope the U.S. learned lessons from the last time they tried to take Fallujah.
1. Finish what you start. ( If ya don't kill me, you only make me stronger.) that quote keeps ringing in my head.
2. Don't leave some half a**'d ex-baathist general in charge when they're done.
Unbelievable what happened the first time around!
This cease fire? It's a joke!!!!! al-Sadr has no intentions on keeping his word! Happened once. He's (imo) just a mouthpiece for the anti-american movement over there anyway.
And they have enough nerve to call us puppets
Originally posted by USTerrain
I think we should cordon off the entire city, send psyops out with pamplets giving them a few days to evacuate with searches of those that will evacuate, then after say 72 hours, start with MLRS strikes combined with carpet bombing by B-52's. Sadly, you must make the citizens of Iraq fear the U.S. even more than they fear the insurgents they hide because of that same fear.
In the end, I don't really give much of a damn what the people of Iraq think about the United States or her troops. We have helped much of the world through aid packages, blood of our troops, disaster relief and we are ridiculed on a day to day basis by the same people we helped. At the end of the day I know that Americans can lay their heads on their pillows and close their eyes knowing that we have done good things for this world and no amount of profanity, spitting, burning of our flag can change that.