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Iraqi war 'will be short'

Rumsfeld: Iraqi campaign would not be "a W War III'
If an America-led war with Iraq starts it is most likely to be short, according to the US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

It "won't be a World War III", as the US military is vastly powerful than 10 years ago at the time of the Gulf war, while Iraq's capabilities have declined, he said.

Mr Rumsfeld said he was concerned about possible terrorist attacks sponsored by Iraq.

"I have no doubt that if he's able, he would like to see that terrorist attacks occur in the event that military action was taken."

Mr Rumsfeld was speaking on a call-in radio show broadcast by two American radio stations - National Public Radio and Infinity.

He reminded the audience that the ground combat in the Gulf War, in 1991, had lasted just 100 hours.

"I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today would last five days, or five weeks or five months, but it certainly isn't going to last any longer than that," he said.

Mr Rumsfeld insisted that the Iraqi regime has continued its chemical, biological and nuclear weapons programmes and it is prepared to use them.

The United States would do it [the military action] in a manner that would be respectful of human life on all sides but would be determined to do the job and finish it fast

Donald Rumsfeld Mr Rumsfeld believes the Iraqi leader could launch chemical or biological attacks on US troops as he has done in the past, against Iran and the Kurds.

"One has to be prepared and concerned that could occur," he said.

According to Mr Rumsfeld, if Saddam Hussein had to be ousted by military force, Iraq would be run by a military command until all weapons of mass destruction were tracked down.

Then some sort of interim government would take control of the country.

Mr Rumsfeld said that if the military action becomes necessary, "the United States would do it in a manner that would be respectful of human life on all sides but would be determined to do the job and finish it fast".

above the smoke

bushdaddy had the savings and loan debacle plus his son neil got some negative press. No new taxes,watch my skinny lips hurt him a little. The Iran/cuntra debacle when he was the vp, missed him but he had to silence his had picked monster and pardon men who sold missles to our greatest enemy. Oh and kills thousands of civilians and got seals killed. Then his kids friend shot Reagan.
George1's old friend Sadamn bailed him out. Made the oil and weapons guys hundreds of billions. sadamn kept his toys and got to see who dared blink to oppose him. His republican (to good) guard got some killing practice after lipps set the Kurds up for him.
our fighting general was so disgusted he quit. It was an elaborate ruse and money maker. Halburton was there to help sadam to Hell with it being illegal. missionarys bringing formula and medicine were arrested.
Sadamn is oils creation. He killed a million iranians for us ummm with the help of sarin nerve gas. The kurds were practice run.
The clowning around they do now is to keep away from bush2's "limitations"

I actually regestered as a republican to vote for 1 in a primary. He was elected, he made his mark, and had allies jumping in to help. Kuwait is still paying.

Jr. has made a few fatal errors. Lost the budget, taxcuts for the rich. cut ecosystem funds, wised off to his handler and got slapped up. 9-11 is his by default, so is enron. wellstone had to die because he wouldn't shut up.
the other damecraps are either scared shitless or sitting on a fortune.

nazicorp.bush demands god like power. If he signs that
20,000,000 will get very angry. the fuckin coward is afraid, so are the clowns around him. talk war huh??