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Ironduke
22 Nov 03,, 04:56
Bush Surprises Pentagon On Iraq Troops
United Press International
November 21, 2003


LONDON - President George Bush blindsided the Pentagon in London Thursday, saying if more troops were needed in Iraq, they would be sent.

That contradicted earlier Pentagon statements claiming the goal was to reduce troop strength, and reportedly startled both National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of State Colin Powell at the news conference.

"We could have less troops in Iraq. We could have the same number of troops in Iraq. We could have more troops in Iraq. Whatever is necessary to secure Iraq," Bush said.

He said there are now 130,000 Iraqis trained to work in the army, security, intelligence and border protection, and ultimately they would take full control of their country.

Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke to reporters in the early afternoon, focusing largely on the bomb attacks in Istanbul earlier in the day.

Blair described the attack as "a struggle between fanaticism and extremism on the one hand and people who believe in freedom and in tolerance on the other."


http://www.military.com/NewsContent?file=FL_bush_112103

Leader
22 Nov 03,, 20:59
Translation: "We're not running from Iraq. Period."

s_qwert63
22 Nov 03,, 23:30
Originally posted by Leader
Translation: "We're not running from Iraq. Period."

Translation#2: "We're just getting more and more mired like we did in Vietnam!"

Leader
22 Nov 03,, 23:49
Originally posted by s_qwert63
Translation#2: "We're just getting more and more mired like we did in Vietnam!"

:roll dumb ass

s_qwert63
23 Nov 03,, 00:14
Originally posted by Leader
:roll dumb ass

"dumb ass" is spelled as dumbass, dumbass!

Leader
23 Nov 03,, 00:23
Originally posted by s_qwert63
"dumb ass" is spelled as dumbass, dumbass!

fuck off

s_qwert63
23 Nov 03,, 00:31
Originally posted by Leader
fuck off

So was I right or wrong?

Leader
23 Nov 03,, 00:59
Originally posted by s_qwert63
So was I right or wrong?

You were WRONG.



dictionary.com:


No entry found for dumbass.

As proved above, you are a dumb ass.

Lunatock
23 Nov 03,, 01:37
Watch the bad language. Both of you.

Leader. Don't get dragged down with the Communist, who's already on probation. Soon to be on the banned wagon.

Leader
23 Nov 03,, 01:48
Originally posted by Lunatock
Watch the bad language. Both of you.

Leader. Don't get dragged down with the Communist, who's already on probation. Soon to be on the banned wagon.

Sorry about that. Just got a little tired of by called an idiot and a skinhead. And then he wants to discuss if dumb ass is one word or two.:roll