Body Armor: Political Football

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by Annie, Mar 27, 2006.

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    Another writer that is 'covering' the story, from outside the "Green Zone" hotels:


    http://www.facesfromthefront.com/content/view/157/3/


     
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    Things like body armor are always a trade off between 'light and mobile' and 'heavy and static'. Truth is, each situation is different; there are times when all that armor should be worn and other times when it is an encumberance. It really is to bad that the MSM has made it such an issue.
    Another factoid is that there never has been nor will there ever be (in my opinion) such a thing as armed conflict without casualties and I dont care how much armor you issue to either side.
     
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    Agreed--the MSM has no business politicizing the war by cherry picking issues that they think will serve thier larger agenda of destroying the administration by using Iraq as the weapon. Whatever the policy regarding body armor, as long as the military are making the decisions I'll be OK with it.
     

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