تعريف الدور الأمريكي في العراق
جايمس جيلمور- مرشح جمهور لمنصب
بوست - 18/6/2007
أعتقد أننا لا نستطيع أن نستمر
على سياستنا الحالية في العراق
و يتوجب علينا أن نبحث عن طريق
the U.S. Role in Iraq
James S. Gilmore III
you know from my public statements, I have supported
in troops in Iraq
in the belief that a new initiative was necessary to
is clear from the statements previously made by your
administration that there was never any intention to
become embroiled in a guerrilla war, urban or otherwise.
American power is not advantaged in such a situation.
Trying to fight a guerrilla war in the cities and towns
you, I reject the Democrats' policy of an immediate
withdrawal or a withdrawal on a timetable.
Unfortunately, they are playing to the polls to obtain
political advantage at home, to the detriment of the
I urge that we stop thinking it is our responsibility to
urge that we define our goals in terms of
a veteran of the U.S.
Army I believe we cannot just abandon
believe that the American
military is on target when officers ask for a
mission that includes maintaining -- either at bases in
Iraq at the request of Iraq or in bases in Turkey,
Arabia -- a military force powerful enough to
launch special operations missions against al-Qaeda or
Sunni insurgents in Iraq; train Iraqi troops to defend
their own country; and guarantee the security of the
Iraqi government, if so desired by Iraq.
approach of drawing down our forces while maintaining
the military presence needed to preserve democracy in
the country and launch special operations missions
against terrorists would save U.S. lives and tax dollars
as well as prevent Iraq from becoming a base of
operations for foreign jihadists and buy valuable time
to train Iraqi forces.
policy I suggest entails risk that the political or
military process inside
interests come down to protection of our national
security, protection of Israel's
right to exist, and averting, if possible, a general war
writer is a Republican candidate for president
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