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88. You cant take the troops out!
Here's what will happen if you do:
1. As the troop withdrawl begins, we lose all sorts of international credibility. No one in the world likes anyone who doesnt finish what they start.
2. With no police force or army, the country of Iraq will begin to tear itself apart, breaking up into tribal and ethnic states to the north, south, and center of Iraq.
3. With no governmental order established, the only source of unity comes with the many different religous orgs that run the countries. Soon, most towns are run by Mosques and religious heads of state.
4. No credible ties with Al Quaeda were ever established in Iraq. Now, however, the country is run by religious Right-wingers (sound familiar to anyone?). Al Qaeda is now accepted into Iraq with open arms. Most likely, the dominant religious figure takes power over Iraq.
5. Troops arive home, finally, to a country with a sluggish economy. Thousands upon thousands of troops refuse to renew their contracts in the National Guard/US Forces. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps recruits come in at only a trickle. Newly returned soldiers find it extremely hard to find any sort of job worthwild. While thousands of new jobs were created under president bush, working at WalMart for minimum wage seems not worth it to some. The jobs they used to have no longer exist or have been taken by other workers.
6. With smaller forces to work with, the US is even more unprepared than before 9/11. Now there is another state that fully sponsers Al Qaeda and any actions it takes against the US and its allies.
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