Huh? Should we expect US potlatch in Falluja?
I think there's a strong need for a major military accomplishment, not as a panacea or culminating victory but to demonstrate military success to both sides,' one senior military officer said. Even if U.S. troops take more casualties in such an offensive, showing Americans are willing to pay the price to do the job 'sends a very different signal, and it's a very important signal,' this officer said.
This gets uglier every day. Continuous lunacy of faith based warfare in Iraq. Tensions Rise Across Ranks In Iraq As Troops Are Told To Gut It Out? by Elaine M. Grossman