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kalian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:20 AM
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Joint Chiefs Chairman: War Going Well
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LAWRENCE, Kan. - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday that the war in Iraq is going "reasonably well" but acknowledged the United States faces long-term involvement there.

Gen. Richard Myers told reporters that fighting terrorism also is a long-term commitment and said, "Decades is probably not unreasonable."

Myers also said loosening a ban on top members of Saddam Hussein's former Baath party is important "so they feel a part of the new Iraq." He also defended the Pentagon's policy against releasing photos of flag-draped coffins of soldiers.

"There's some really tough challenges in Iraq, but it's actually going reasonably well," he said.


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Sure, I guess oil extraction DOES take decades... :mad:
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BlueEyedSon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:21 AM
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kalian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 09:24 AM
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2. Thanks....mods, please close this thread.
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