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To: NormsRevenge
“There are the baseline problems of poverty, and literacy, and violence that have occurred over the last three decades in that country, so that's not going to turn around quickly,” he said

I don't know this guy at all so I don't know if he is or is not the man for the job. But the statement above seems like the his intention is to overcome poverty,illiteracy and violence. That's not why we should send our troops over there for. It that's your goal send social workers our troops need to be free to fight and nothing else.

I am hearing from those on the ground that their hands are already being tied in this fight.

8 posted on 02/18/2009 1:58:40 PM PST by Recon Dad (Marsoc Dad)
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To: Recon Dad

Prayers for our troops. I can’t say I trust our CiC at all, but if our soldiers have a complete green light( which I wonder about the ROE’s over there) we’ll do alright.


9 posted on 02/18/2009 2:12:07 PM PST by Karliner (Things are more like they are now than they have ever been before. DDE)
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