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Give This Proposal Legs

Reader comment on item: In Iraq, Stay the Course - but Change It

Submitted by Arthur Schiff (United States), Oct 26, 2006 at 07:56

Securing the oil fields gives a future Iraq a source of revenue. Taking the U.S. out of the civil war might bring Iraqis to their senses. Rather than descending into chaos they might on their own arrive at a power or country sharing mechanism. Saving American lives transfers the debate from that concern to a longer range consideration of what will happen over time.

Pipe's proposal is the best idea I have seen.

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