Interesting Clues to Saudi, Iran and Syria Connection in Terror

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    The following article if true could explain a great many things about the reliability of our Arab allies and their alliances.

    http://www.debka.com/article.php?aid=878

     
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    It is pretty clear to me that attacking Iran is more than benefitial to US securities, but can the US afford to add another front to the war?
     
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    only if we either 1) implement a draft or 2) start paying soldiers MUCH better.
     
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    Actually another front would do several beneficial things for the United States.

    1) It would stop a great deal of insurgents from entering Iraq through the borders of Iran which would be captured.

    2) Insurgent attacks and shootings in Iraq would diminish proportionately with reduced foreign insurgents.

    3) The money spent by the US government would not be spent in Iraq or Iran but in these United States building more bombs, jet warplanes, helicopters and munitions putting Americans to work and creating Americans who can buy more goods.

    4) The US economy would rebound like it is beginning to right now because the federal government would be spending on American industry and workers instead of wasteful spending on useless government projects (like how fast Ketshup roles down an incline).

    5) More young men and women who cannot find gainful employment right now in the market place will be DRAFTED into military services creating a larger percentage of American's working.

    6) The Arab world would see that America is not a paper tiger (like under Bill Clinton) and be less likely to attack our assets abroad and here. This is a historical fact that when Islam sees strength and determination in their enemies, they RETREAT....

    7) The world and the United States would be safer by far with wars waged on their homeground rather than the US being a sitting target waiting for a 'red terror alert.'

    The question is whether America cannot afford another front at this time?
     
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    They are getting paid quite well in Iraq from what I hear, and that is part of the problem with more deployments. The other is, of course, the bodies needed.

    A friend of mine in the reserves was telling me he could get something like 5k a month, which seems decent.
     
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    Not compare to oil companies employees, but it is a different topic
     
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    What rank? Me thinks your friend is bullshitting. Is he an officer, or enlisted?

    An E9 (highest enlisted pay grade) with 26 years in service gets a base pay of $5,047.00 per month. An 04 (Major) with over 10 years in service makes just under $5,000 base pay per month.
     

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