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I think the bigger issue are the rules of engagement that don’t allow artilery and air strikes to be called in. You shoot at us with a mortar or light arms fire, we rain down artilery fire or call in the warthogs.


28 posted on 04/03/2010 1:32:36 PM PDT by gunnut
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We’ll go broke fighting wars like that. a bullet is way cheaper than a plane carrying a missile.


33 posted on 04/03/2010 1:37:25 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: gunnut
I think the bigger issue are the rules of engagement that don’t allow artilery and air strikes to be called in.

BINGO

And has resulted in a doubling of losses every month for the last year - double since the first year.

And yet the press is silent.

no air cover

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2009/09/08/75036/were-pinned-down-4-us-marines.html

fishbowls

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/03/world/asia/03battle.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1 LIVE LINK NEXT POST

76 posted on 04/03/2010 2:30:19 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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