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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/12/2005 9:40:46 AM EDT
He's the independent ex-special forces reporter running around northern Iraq with the US military and doing some excellent first-hand reporting. He hasn't filed anything since August 31, here's his latest

michaelyon.blogspot.com/2005/09/battle-for-mosul-progress-report.html

Link Posted: 9/12/2005 12:07:23 PM EDT

Kurilla worries that a premature military withdrawal from places like Mosul could give the enemy a chance to regroup. "Without a strong Coalition military presence in the near term, all our gains would be eroded," Kurilla predicted, "Worse, we'd be consigning our Iraqi allies, who have become increasingly effective fighting side by side with us, to a brutal civil war against an enemy that is savagely intent on clinging to a power they should never have possessed."

obviously col kurilla is no strategist! after all that great warrior donald rumsfeldt has said we have all the troops we need in iraq!

good to see he's expected to come back 100%.
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