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Friday, December 2, 2005

Strategy For Victory

Posted by on December 2 at 10:51 AM

Bush has a plan—at last. Unfortunately the insurgents in Iraq have a plan too, and they’ve had one for a lot longer than Bush has. Ten marines died today…

A roadside explosion killed 10 US marines and wounded 11 more outside of the troubled Iraqi city of Fallujah, the US military said as they launched a new operation in the nearby city of Ramadi. The deadly attack against a foot patrol occurred Thursday, a US military statement said, and was the bloodiest single attack on US military since August.

Fallujah, of course, is one of the cities that Bush claimed US and Iraqi forces have secured. Not so much, as it turns out.