Yes, that’s it! DOUBLE our troops in Iraq! Why didn’t I think of that?
Pentagon’s Plan: More US Troops in Iraq
Boosting presence and aid, and an anti-Sadr offensive, carry risks but offer the best path to victory, military officials say.
And to make the deal even sweeter, let’s use gambling language to persuade! Yes, it’s a gamble that this just might work!
“I think it is worth trying,” a defense official said. “But you can’t have the rhetoric without the resources. This is a double down” — the gambling term for upping a bet.
This war has always been a gamble. But just who is winning this bet?