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No Go Zones

Reader comment on item: Does Rumsfeld Favor Getting U.S. Troops out of Iraqi Inhabited Areas?

Submitted by Davod (United States), Dec 5, 2006 at 13:30

The UK forces gave away the cities and towns very quickly. They also refused to police the borders, preffering instead to say that was an internal Iraqi issue. To tell you the truth they have probably been locked away for a considerable time. They were part of the problem. The Iranians and El Sadr' people have been moving back and forth without hinderance.

No go areas have worked particularly well for the French police. I believe they have 56 of them in France.

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