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Doesn't sound very sophisticated
"It included plans to mass troops in defensive rings around the capital,"....
Saddam's been watching American "westerns"?? His plan was to "circle the wagons"??
More medival than western
Layers of rings, expendable bodies, to protect the center by multiple layers of defenders.
And even if they don't want to fight, they're between two groups that will kill them while trying to get to each other, so fight they will.
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So, Saddam missed the memo about modern warfare,...
...especially the part that says that if it stands still, you can hit it - and if you can hit it, you can kill it...or bypass it.
spelling ''defense'' wrong
Perhaps they didn't know YOU were going to read the article
(NT) Like it would have made some difference. -- Rob
Couldn't hurt; might have saved some lives...
But the Euro-poltroone are aghast at the prospect!
Also it puts the lie to "if only Bush had waited, Europe would have helped." They were NEVER going to help, no matter what. They were bought and sold by Saddam.
I think they all spell defense wrong
Across the pond, don't they?
(NT) They do a lot of things wrong.
From the same web page,
RE: Saddam's Defense Plan
Germany sharing Saddam?s Defence Plan was no great benevolent act of friendship on their part.
My guess is that Saddam?s Defense Plan was no more than a one pager, possibly two pages counting the crayon sketch mentioned.
1.Burn Oil Wells.
2. Drop Weapons.
3. Raise Hands.
4. Saddam Go Hide In Spider Hole.