Is The Surge Working?

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    It seems like the shit has gone back to hitting the air impeller device.

    McCain says it's getting better. Bush says it's getting better. Someone needs to tell Sadr and his boys.
     
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    It's been getting better for five years now. Another hundred should do the trick.
     
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    WE are not looking at it correctly. WE are using a linear view. To see how well it works you need to look backward for all the improvments.

    Remember if we go all the way back to: "Major combat operations in Iraq are over." Hell that was success my friend.

    John Stewart had a great take on it. I will see if I can find it.
     
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    Sadr is an outright thug. He murdered all of the senior clerics who would have stood in his way of claiming legitimacy to his inherited position and now he's making trips to Iran to hang out in Oom to soak up some holiness so he can lay claim to be a real cleric. We've put up with him far too long and it's about time this fight started. Luckily, his fighters are sheep herders compared to the Sunni ex-military we've got fighting along with us. We're going in carefully but we need to make it decisive.
     
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    If we ever stop paying these people not to battle we will be in trouble.

    Bush's war will go on and on...sort of like the energizer rabbit.
     
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    Are these the same brave Sunnis who ran from US when we invaded Iraq?:eusa_whistle:

    Remember when sheep herders believe they are doing god's will, you may get some suprises in how they fight.

    Never underestimate your enemy.
     
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    Its a civil war. We can't fix it.


     
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    This is incredible. Where is the main stream media. Are they so busy annointing Obama that they have forgotten Iraq? bush's war is far from over.
     
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    Does this mean the surge worked?:shock:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080410/ts_nm/iraq_dc
     
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    If Sadr is able to make real his threat, how will they spin the success of the Surge then?

    Either destroy his forces or get the hell out and let them sort it out. How much are we paying them now? It would be cheaper to just pay all the Iraqis to be nice to each other and then get our troops out.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcclatchy/2914876
     

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