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solinvictus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-15-05 10:02 PM
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9. Gradual withdrawal...
Edited on Tue Mar-15-05 10:03 PM by solinvictus
A timetable of about a year. I'd honestly appeal to other Arab nations to assist in peacekeeping and training to take the sting out of "occupation". Additionally, I'd put Iraqis back to work rebuilding Iraq. If people have paying jobs, they are less likely to be shooting at our troops. Let them have jobs, make some cash, and spend it building their lives again. They can do it cheaper than Halliburton. I imagine that's a sore spot with them as well: get fired from your job as an engineer/construction worker/truck driver/whatever only to see foreigners take those jobs while your family begs for bread. It'd make me plant roadside bombs and take sniper shots at an occupier.

Edit: I'd arm the hell out of the Kurds to get some payback on the Turks. The Turks deserve it for their genocide against Kurds, Greeks, and Armenians in the region.
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