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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It took 130,000 of the best troops in the world to control over 12 million people of which 15% were “insurgents”. Four “insurgents” with crude weapons could tie up 150 Marines for most of a day.
9 posted on 08/10/2009 4:04:54 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit The law will be followed, dammit!)
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To: mad_as_he$$

That implies 3.25 million to control America, if 15% were insurgents.

They won’t come at us that way. They’ll do it like they always have - individually and sideways.


185 posted on 10/01/2009 4:31:39 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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Hell....two dumb asses tied up much of D.C. , Maryland and Virgina....not too long ago.

I've said for years now....Teams of trained folks could paralyze cities....airports, capitals, seaports, etc...

195 posted on 10/07/2009 5:06:47 PM PDT by Osage Orange (A community organizer cannot bitch when communities organize..... - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: mad_as_he$$
Your premise (Four “insurgents” with crude weapons could tie up 150 Marines for most of a day.) is assuming that the Marines had the discretion to prosecute the engagement without having their hands tied by the pseudo -leaders in DC. I can say that if there was the choice to fully engage the enemy as it should have, their abilities (insurgents) would have been nothing more than a fart in the wind.
248 posted on 01/05/2010 11:24:46 PM PST by SERE_DOC (My Rice Krispies told me to stay home & clean my weapons! How does one clean a phase 4 plasma rifle)
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“Four “insurgents” with crude weapons could tie up 150 Marines for most of a day....”

only because of the ‘rules of engagement’


378 posted on 06/28/2010 7:07:03 AM PDT by Former MSM Viewer
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To: mad_as_he$$

Four “insurgents” with crude weapons could tie up 150 Marines for most of a day.

not with proper air support....eliminate the area in which the insurgents used for their “fortress”...ELIMINATE it !!!!!


421 posted on 12/04/2010 9:46:55 PM PST by terycarl (interested and informed)
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