The majority of the public and many candidates for President are demanding that the U.S. pull out of Iraq ASAP. Troops are dying for a war based on lies. What about the war on Jihadists can really use dispassionate informed debate argues that these demands to withdraw, although based on valid reasons, are out of synch with what’s happening in Iraq today, and deliberative debate on the advantages and disadvantages of continuing with the current strategy versus a timetable for withdrawal.. Some more recent information from Commanders in the field suggest that their current strategy and tactics may be working. Here are RealPlayer videos of presentations by two generals in Iraq:
- Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, Multinational Corps – Iraq CommanderPentagon Briefing from Iraq on July 19, 2007 -a 45 mintute presentation from Iraq with Q&A from press at Pentagon.
- Major Gen. W.E. Gaskin, Commanding General, Multinational Force – WestBriefing from Iraq to Pentagon press on Al Anbar Province, July 20, 2007
While I don’t trust President Bush or his cronies to give us honest information, I do trust our servicemen and women in Iraq.