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  •  Probably not, but... (none)
    ...There's absolutely no reason to think they ever will be. In all likelihood, things are only going to get worse for the Iraqi government. At this point, the two main options are Korea or Vietnem: stay there essentially forever (only with active insurgency as oppose to an armistice) or leave and allow the inevitable to occur. Militarily, the former option simply isn't realistic; we're going to run out of troops soon, and - whereas in Korea we could negotitate a stable if tense armistice - our soldiers on the ground are going to continue to die indefinitely.

    "Say what you will about Bill Clinton, we never had to worry about whether he had gone crazy." - John Aravosis

    by Ben Grimm on Tue Nov 29, 2005 at 08:40:08 AM PST

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    •  You are right (none)
      You are exactly right.  And this is what is scary.  This is going to be a fact that that fascist president cannot and will not swallow.  Or for that matter, that torture-loving Mussolini wannabe Cheney

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