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2012-11-06 Iraq
Suicide bomber kills at least 27 by army base near Baghdad
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Posted by ryuge 2012-11-06 05:23|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [268 views ]  Top

#1 Definitely war turning to the rebels. Can't be long before Assad heads to exile in Russia. Assuming he doesn't meet with an 'accident' first.
Posted by phil_b 2012-11-06 05:40||   2012-11-06 05:40|| Front Page Top

#2 While it's still Sunnis counting coup over Shia, it's Iraq, phil_b.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-11-06 08:41||   2012-11-06 08:41|| Front Page Top

#3 The rationale for booting Uncle Sam was the idea that the US presence was to blame for the continuing violence. No GI's in-country, no terrorist attacks. That theory has proven false. Iraqi dead from terrorist attacks has risen slightly instead of falling. Can't say I'm overly displeased with the idea of no GI's getting killed in Iraq.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-11-06 10:32||   2012-11-06 10:32|| Front Page Top

#4 The total number of Iraqi dead logged by icasualties is about 60K. Syria is approaching 40K and country is in ruins, whereas we invested hundreds of billions in Iraq's infrastructure. I have to wonder if Iraqis ever think of their dead as the cost of toppling Saddam rather than the fault of a warmongering Bush. My guess is probably not.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-11-06 10:37||   2012-11-06 10:37|| Front Page Top

#5 The reluctance of Iraq to extend the US a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) was a gift! I hope the same happens soon in AFG. Enough blood and treasure. Let the buggers do their own "nation building". The entire region isn't worth a warm pale of camel piss. If they fok with us, say nothing and put hot steel on target! They respond quite well to iron bombs.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-06 10:42||   2012-11-06 10:42|| Front Page Top

#6 Maybe not so much rationale but sales pitch with a dollop of slander.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-11-06 11:35||   2012-11-06 11:35|| Front Page Top

#7 This seems to be what the people of the region do best. They will have to do this until they tire of killing one another. In other words, their teachable moment will have to come at great cost. The blinders of islam are on quite firmly, and it will take substantial force to remove them.
Posted by remoteman 2012-11-06 14:04||   2012-11-06 14:04|| Front Page Top

#8 So much for the "Religion of Peace"(tm)
/sarc off

No one can kill them off better than their own - see Tamerlane.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-11-06 14:18||   2012-11-06 14:18|| Front Page Top

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