TITLE

Keeping Faith with the "Purple Thumb People"

AUTHOR(S)
Madonna, Ray
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2007, Vol. 133 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the debate in the U.S. over the pullout of troops from Iraq. The author observes that a section of the people feel that the war to remove dictator Saddam Hussein and eliminate the threat of nuclear weapons is accomplished. He feels most arguments for withdrawal are driven by a desire to end the American casualties. The author suggests a strategy that will allow the U.S. to diminish U.S. casualties while supporting the people of Iraq.
ACCESSION #
26737789

 

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