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Marines find weapons

Discussion in '2006 Archive' started by thjplgvp, Sep 7, 2006.

  1. thjplgvp

    thjplgvp Member

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    "Washington D.C. - U.S. Marines from Regimental Combat Team 5 found hundreds of weapons recently during Operation Rubicon in Mushin, Iraq, west of Habbaniyah, U.S. officials reported.
    The Marines, assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment and 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, seized more than 500 mortar rounds, nearly 100 artillery rounds, more than 130 rocket-propelled grenades, an excess of 120 grenades, 22 mines, 10 mortar tubes, 20 rifles and machine guns, 18 sets of body armor and various other items including binoculars and bayonets."

    http://www.military.com/features/0,15240,112362,00.html?ESRC=marine-a.nl

    For everyone we find I wonder how many we have no clue on? I also wonder who sells this stuff and through what means?
     
  2. LadyEagle

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    Iran, among others. Russia did and so did France, if I'm not forsaken. And didn't the US, also, at one time, back when Rumsfeld and Saddam were shaking hands?
     
  3. Revmitchell

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    Have we found any American weapons there?
     
  4. Forever settled in heaven

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    still no WMDs? no way!
     
  5. Revmitchell

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    Uh... 500 canisters of them.
     
  6. Jack Matthews

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    No WMD's, at least, not anything that comes close to fitting the description of those things that Bush spoke about. Most of what Reagan sold to Saddam back in the '80's went to his war with Iran, although I believe they did capture some of it during the first Gulf War.
     
  7. Revmitchell

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    wmd's are wmd's are wmd's. They were found, Saddam denied having them and no amount of liberal spin can change that.
     
  8. donnA

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    we had a thread a few months ago about that being in the news. finding the wmd is old news now.
     
  9. LeBuick

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    Really, they found some WMD. I must of overslept that day???
     
  10. Magnetic Poles

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    Grenades, mines, and bayonettes are NOT WMD. Examples of WMD:

    * Nuclear Weapons
    * Biological Agents
    * Chemical Weapons
     
  11. El_Guero

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    You left out hijacked airlines in the hands of terrorists . . .


     
  12. donnA

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    Those would be what they found. You must have seen it , it was on tv, they had video.
     
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