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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-22-10 01:47 PM
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12. ''failure'' of Iraqi forces is racist and ahistorical
Previous Iraqi forces managed to fight Iran, a bigger country to a draw, and invade Kuwait.

Current Iraqi INSURGENTS have inflicted casualties on the forces of the world's only superpower.

They are entirely capable of defending and policing themselves.

The real question is can we train Iraqis to oppress their own people to benefit our oil companies? They would have had a better chance of that if they left Saddam's army intact, so they could do the same job for a different boss.
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  -US troops to return only if Iraqi forces fail cal04  Aug-22-10 09:15 AM   #0 
  - Is that like conditions on the ground?  Lasher   Aug-22-10 09:18 AM   #1 
  - It's not the military's call.  rug   Aug-22-10 09:24 AM   #2 
  - Don't get too comfortable at home guys.  Dr.Phool   Aug-22-10 10:05 AM   #3 
  - Not "if".... "When they fail.." nt  Bigmack   Aug-22-10 10:16 AM   #4 
  - Definition of failure of Iraqi forces: fail to be obedient to US oil companies  yurbud   Aug-22-10 01:43 PM   #9 
     - ''failure'' of Iraqi forces is racist and ahistorical  yurbud   Aug-22-10 01:47 PM   #12 
     - train Iraqis to oppress their own people to benefit our oil companies  saigon68   Aug-22-10 02:51 PM   #14 
     - I did not train them to "oppress their own people"...  PacerLJ35   Aug-23-10 12:34 AM   #16 
     - Read up sometime on the Iran Iraq war, it's not as clear cut as you make it seem. nt  Javaman   Aug-23-10 08:48 AM   #19 
     - What I was going to say, but you posted it first. "Failure" is not being  truth2power   Aug-22-10 02:49 PM   #13 
  - Prediction: A complete failure occurs on January 1, 2012.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-22-10 10:19 AM   #5 
  - But but but but but but I thought  Phlem   Aug-22-10 10:51 AM   #6 
  - for those too young to remember...  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-22-10 11:46 AM   #7 
  - If it's relatively calm there, it's safe to leave 50K troops, but if it's violent we need more  yurbud   Aug-22-10 01:38 PM   #8 
  - Define "complete failure"  daleo   Aug-22-10 01:45 PM   #10 
  - well this is reassuring  Betty   Aug-22-10 01:47 PM   #11 
  - LOL  saigon68   Aug-22-10 02:52 PM   #15 
  - ...  Solly Mack   Aug-23-10 05:52 AM   #17 
  - My first prediction...  Javaman   Aug-23-10 08:45 AM   #18 

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