Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Double Mission?

Even before President Bush can unveil his new way forward in Iraq, Defense Chief Robert Gates ordered an Army division to Kuwait.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has signed orders that will send the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade to Kuwait shortly after the New Year, senior defense officials said Tuesday.

Are they there to beef up the Iraq mission or to contain Iran’s vengeful actions post Israel’s bombing of their nuclear enrichment facilities? Time will tell, but my money says sometime before January 9th as America’s new Congress meets that day. Then again I rarely win the Texas Lottery…

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