Depends on one's POV. For the US manufactures and their employees, great. There no risk to current technology being lost to an enemy.
But if I were an Iraqi unit commander, ya, I'd object.
Care of equipment and weapons isn't a acceptable Third World concept. (While under the influence of Oklahoma Thinking juice, a couple of buddies and myself actually buried a MAK 90 in the backyard, where sprinklers went on once a day. After a month we dug it up and drove to Lyle Creek. A quick swab with a rag and it was good to go)
posted on 05/11/2007 7:08:12 PM PDT
(The BP guys will do more Prison Time than the Worst Jap POW camp commander,thanks W)
Something to note, though - it will make it easier for our guys to blend in, and harder for the bad guys.
posted on 05/11/2007 7:09:51 PM PDT
(Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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