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Build a fence

Reader comment on item: Salvaging the Iraq War

Submitted by LindaK (United States), Jul 24, 2007 at 11:21

"redeployed to the deserts and borders where they and their high-tech equipment can play a strategic role."

  • Contain or rollback the Iranian and Syrian governments.
  • Assure the free flow of oil and gas.
  • Fight Al-Qaeda and other international terrorist organizations.
  • Provide a benign presence in Iraq.

    These are worthy strategic objectives and appear possible IF the borders are closed and controlled. This is a similar proposition to our Mexican and Canadian borders at home. Where's the fence? A high-tech fence would negate the need for so many troops.

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