Saturday, January 16, 2010

First wave of US forces leave Iraq

Remember all the people who praised the "resistance" and complained that without "resistance" the US would be in Iraq forever?

"Among the first troops to invade in March 2003, and the first to help turn enemy insurgents into allies, the Marines will be the first major wave of American forces to go as the U.S. military begins a withdrawal to be completed by the end of next year. For them, as for the rest of the U.S. military, this has been the longest war since Vietnam.

At their peak in October 2008, an estimated 25,000 Marines were in Iraq, mostly in the country's western Anbar province. Now only about 4,000 remain. They, too, will be gone shortly after the Marines officially hand over responsibility to the Army on Saturday."

3 comments :

Anonymous said...

Bullshit. Reistance for a thousand years if necessary until every foreign occupation soldier is out.

Aton said...

It's Anon our little All American Hero. When did you flee the Iraqi people for the comfort of America? Why are you a traitor to the Iraqi people?

Iraqi Mojo said...

This anon may be a different resistance-loving American of Levantine descent.