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America's Iraq Decision
9/1/2006 | MosesKnows

Posted on 09/01/2006 8:23:36 AM PDT by MosesKnows

America's Obligation


I believe America has an obligation to answer this question as a nation.

"Does America want to win or lose in Iraq". It is just that simple.


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1 posted on 09/01/2006 8:23:36 AM PDT by MosesKnows
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To: MosesKnows

We have to win. If the US leaves now, it will hand an enormous victory to the Islamo-Fascists and probably induce a bloodbath in Iraq.


2 posted on 09/01/2006 8:26:13 AM PDT by RexBeach
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"Does America want to win or lose in Iraq". It is just that simple.

No, it's not that simple. America does not have a collective "want" of anything. There are people who do want to win, and people who don't. Right now, those who do out-number those who don't.


3 posted on 09/01/2006 8:29:27 AM PDT by L98Fiero (Evil is an exact science)
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As far as I am concerned, the U.S. won when Saddam was deposed. Now we are engaged in a different war...assisting Iraq in their fight against fascist forces trying to tear down their elected government and murder their citizens. Since the latter is the war we are engaged in now, I assume your question is about that one. Yes, we want our ally, Iraq, to win the war in which they (and we) are engaged. The U.S. and the free world have a lot more to gain from Iraq defeating its enemies, then from Iraq losing to its enemies.


4 posted on 09/01/2006 8:34:30 AM PDT by Lekker 1 (("Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau" - I. Fisher, Yale Econ Prof, 1929))
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"Does America want to win or lose in Iraq?"

Of course, the American people want to win in Iraq, but an even bigger question is do the Iraqi people want what we consider a "win" in Iraq?

5 posted on 09/01/2006 8:36:02 AM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: RexBeach
We have to win.

No, we do not have to win. Terrorist tactics bolstered by domestic support of the terrorist agenda could weaken American’s resolve. America may take the position they did regarding Vietnam, which was to lose.

6 posted on 09/01/2006 3:10:07 PM PDT by MosesKnows
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it's not that simple

It is that simple. America will win if more Americans want to win than want to lose; see how simple it is.

7 posted on 09/01/2006 3:14:32 PM PDT by MosesKnows
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The U.S. and the free world have a lot more to gain from Iraq defeating its enemies, then from Iraq losing to its enemies.

Well said.

8 posted on 09/01/2006 3:16:07 PM PDT by MosesKnows
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