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KLHJ2 08-27-2008 12:16 PM

Anbar Province handover on Aug 28
 
I heard it on CNN just now. No updated link yet.

This link will provide some background
[URL="http://news.aol.com/political-machine/2008/06/24/iraq-to-take-control-in-anbar-province/"]Iraq to Take Control in Anbar Province - Political Machine[/URL]

I would have thought that the Anbar province would have been the last one handed over to the Iraqi police force for 2 reasons.

1. Area of most insurgency

2. H4 is in Anbar (location in Western Iraq where scuds were launched towards Israel during Desert Storm)

Sheriff Gonna Getcha 08-27-2008 12:49 PM

re: Anbar Province handover on Aug 28
 
Anbar used to be a hotbed of AQI activity. Anbar locals used to be very hostile to U.S. and coalition forces. However, from everything that I've read, Anbar is now one of the safer spots. Supposedly, the locals got really tired of AQI and decided we're preferable to the guys who cut off heads and make music videos of such decapitations.

That Guy 08-27-2008 03:12 PM

re: Anbar Province handover on Aug 28
 
we'll still be there training and providing air support and backup as needed i'd imagine...

saden1 08-27-2008 03:16 PM

re: Anbar Province handover on Aug 28
 
I'm ready to handover the whole f'ing country...I hope soon inshallah.

Miller101 08-27-2008 06:24 PM

re: Anbar Province handover on Aug 28
 
This is weird man.............progress in the war in Iraq? Its weird man.

Now, don't get me wrong. Our troops our doing great, but.............its just weird man.

BleedBurgundy 08-27-2008 07:05 PM

re: Anbar Province handover on Aug 28
 
Somebody should fix the title of this thread, unless we've finally decided to hand over Rhode Island.


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