Skip to comments.Hagel: Begin Iraq withdrawal within 6 months
Posted on 08/04/2006 1:39:32 PM PDT by jmc1969
The United States needs to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq within the next six months, Sen. Chuck Hagel said Thursday, rather than ratcheting up its military commitment now.
With Iraq exploding in sectarian violence and moving closer and closer to a straight-out civil war, Hagel said, the Bush administrations decision to transfer nearly 5,000 additional U.S. troops into Baghdad is only going to make it worse for us.
With violence out of control and militias in charge, Hagel said, U.S. troops increasingly are seen as occupiers.
Its also possible Iraq may evolve into some kind of Islamic republic, he said.
In the end, he said, feed(ing) more American troop fodder into the fight could result in even a worse defeat.
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Hagel: Begin shutting the hell up---NOW!!!
When is this Jackass up for reelection?
Hagel: Time for Wapner.
Pandering to the Moonbat-wacko voters...is he in a tight election race?
Hmmmmmmmm. Let's see now. When was Hagel elected Commander in Chief?
Give it a rest Chuckie. You're not the only Vietnam veteran in government.
Hagle's a genius. So let the violence in Baghdad spiral further out of control so the militas and death squads feel they can operate with impunity and thus the violence will worsen. That won't make things worse for us or anything. THINK genius boy. The sooner we collar this violence and those committing it, the sooner then we can justify leaving. To leave Baghdad in an uncontrolled spiral of violence will be a defeat. Get a grip dipsh-t.
He seems to be culling attention more recently; likely trying to position for POTUS 2008.
Hillary-Hagel, the left's dream ticket for 2008
Only if we are withdrawing towards Iran!
Well, we've got plenty of RINOS, but, do they have DINOS?
Me: Good candidates begin challenge to Hagel SOON.
This is why frankly I prefer not to have a Viet vet in government. With all due respect to our people who served there, other than McCain, Viet vets currently serving in government (not referring to non-government vets) all seem to be defeatists who view every conflict through the lense of Vietnam, no matter how non-analogous the conflict may be to Vietnam. So many of them seem to have gotten into government with the single minded notion of wanting to be there to "prevent further Vietnams." Kerry is the perfect example of this mindset.
I don't think the democrats will every nominate a republican for their ticket
The new... Lowell Weiker.
Only have Dino's in Nebraska, where the Democrat senator is more conservative than the Republican.
LMAO, I hope if Hagel's running for POTUS in 08 he's doing so for the Democrats. His stupid rhetoric and far left posturing won't make him anything other than a laughing stock among GOP primary voters.
But we need an administration that stamps out this stupid talk with a forceful reply.
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