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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 08:13 AM
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U.S. forces kill 6 during raids in Iraq
Edited on Fri Dec-29-06 08:16 AM by maddezmom
BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. troops killed six people and destroyed a weapons cache Friday in separate raids in Baghdad and northwest of the Iraqi capital, the U.S. military said.

American forces killed four people and destroyed two buildings in a morning raid in the village of Thar Thar, northwest of Baghdad, the military said in a statement.


In another raid, U.S. troops killed two people and captured two others in a raid against purported al-Qaida terrorists in Baghdad, the military said. Two Iraqis were also wounded. A cache of AK-47s was seized in that raid.

FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, Dec 29

RAMADI - The U.S. military said gunmen shot a policeman and a woman and wounded three others, including two children, when they attacked their home in Ramadi on Wednesday. A U.S. statement said Iraqi police later arrested 13 suspects.

BAGHDAD - U.S. forces killed two suspected insurgents and wounded two civilians in a raid on an al Qaeda target in Baghdad on Friday, the U.S. military said. A U.S. statement said its forces "regret the injuries the local nationals sustained".


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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 08:52 AM
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1. This war is looking more and more like Vietnam.

Get out with honor V. Peace with Honor.

Need to cut of the insurgents source of weapons, need to bomb Iran V. Need to cut off the communists source of weapons, need to bomb Cambodia.

Need to have insurgent body counts V. Need to tell the Americans back home how many commies we killed today.

Picture of Saddam being hung by Iraqis V. Picture of Viet Cong being executed by gunshot to the head by South Vietnam officer.

You don't know which Iraqi to trust, even within their police V. you can't trust any Vietnamese

IEDs V. trip wires and booby traps and fragmentation grenades.

Hadditha and other atrocities V. Mei Lei and other atrocities.

Henry Kissinger V. Henry Kissinger

People refusing to fight in Iraq V. draft dodgers

surge V. rapid escalation

The only things left are:

Pictures of us leaving the Green Zone when it becomes indefensible V. pictures of helicopters and the rooftop of the embassy


Some other stark and sad memorial in DC V. The Wall
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