Comments:Obama sets deadline to withdraw troops from Iraq
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I love how President Obama ignore the words like "Victory" or "Democracy" and treated the Troops like victims when his party accuse our men and women of murdering innocent people and trying everything in their power to abandon Iraq.--KDP3 (talk) 15:35, 1 March 2009 (UTC)
Good For Current Events For Children.
I think this is a good article for kids to do for current events in school. It is telling about what our new african american President Barack Obama is doing to settle this war between the Iraqi's and the U.S. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 220.127.116.11 (talk • contribs)
Waiting to see what happens
Well, so far so good. I'm tempted to celebrate, but I think I'll save that until after the troops are out of there.
18.104.22.168 00:36, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
Read between the lines....
Obama said he'll pull out all combat troops. Then what will be implemeted is "trainers".... same thing with a different name.
In Viet Nam, the first "advisor" was killed in 1959. Advisor was another name for "troop". We didn't stop "official" military actions Viet nam until 1973.
Another thing to consider is if we are in the process of implementing a troop removal in Iran, why are we adding tens of thousands of troops into Afghanistan this very minute?
Don't be fooled by the smoke and mirrors of the "troop pullout". The combat in the Middle East will not be without U.S. troops any time soon.
- Congrats you are one of few people to see the "Messiah" of the Liberals is a lying PoC like every other politician.--22.214.171.124 13:24, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
- obama is not speaking of pulling troops out of afghanistan, but rather iraq. he is quoted in this news piece as saying that the iraq withdrawal will allow for more attention to afghanistan, so i don't konw what you complaint is. and to 126.96.36.199, please, if you want to have a discussion, leave out the snide remarks of "liberal messiah" and such. lets have an intelligent conversation, not an ad hom fest. cheers. - Imind (talk) 02:59, 4 March 2009 (UTC)
- Yeah, what a surprise. Fephisto (talk) 10:45, 7 March 2009 (UTC)
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Iraqi deaths are not unknown
It is incorrect to say that the Iraq deaths are unknown. Instead it would be better to state their reportage is highly politicised. In this vain I find it disheartening to see that although the link to the Wikipedia page on Iraqi Deaths is included it is prefaced by reference to tens of thousands although only one of the quoted six surveys range below 100,000. So if the desire is to quote the lowest aggregated range of the surveys then more correctly it should be referenced as in excess of (at least) 100,000 (98,170 being the only quoted figure technically in the tens of thousands).