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This last article-about pulling out and leaving behind a strongman

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Submitted by Gary (2nd generation American/ Indiana-born) (United States), Apr 13, 2004 at 20:15

David,

You are correct. I agree. The coalition has done all it can do. To get involved with internal "king off the hill" struggles is worthless. I want our troopers safe from that menagerie of idiots who care not for life. If we don't like what they end up with we can go in again and take it even harder; as it is much easier to invade their country than to daily hold onto it with an "attempt to try to trust them" (I think that is our lesson we have proven to ourselves, yes?). But for now they can have their most radical vengeful souls fight it out amongst each other and then in the process, kill each other off. Then when we go in again, it probably won't be as hard. After a couple of "cycles" of that kind of strategy, the phenomenon will have been corraled, contained dissipated and even tamed. What do you think? (I am not cynnical...I am serious!)

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