Date registered: Sep 2004
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Originally Posted by Jayhawk
Even you can't be that dumb! There are very different places in Iraq: Some are dangerous and some are not. More troops are good in more dangerous places, fewer troops are good in less dangerous places... Wake up and don't be blinded by your hatered of our President and our country.
Playcock, the British are leaving southern Iraq in a mess. The so-called "Iraqi government" has no presence there, the place is ruled by Shiite militias and gangs, and the Iranians have riddled the place with spies. They want out. Now, who will prevent Iran from simply walking in and taking over the place? The Shiites?
Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions. They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor does it entitle us to do as we please. Instead, they knew that our power grows through its prudent use; our security emanates from the justness of our cause, the force of our example, the tempering qualities of humility and restraint.
-President Barack Obama, 1st Inaugural address