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House Proceeding 04-08-08 on Apr 8th, 2008 :: 0:12:04 to 0:15:03
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:06:53 to 0:12:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:11:48 to 0:12:04( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: question of the discussions we had last week where we heard in testimony that we need to instill the will to win with the iraqi security forces. what's the best way to do that? >> well,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:12:04 to 0:12:23( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: what we need to do, senator, is what has been done successfully in a number of areas, and that is, of course, to train them, equip them, and then guide them in the early stages in their

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:12:04 to 0:15:03( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:12:23 to 0:12:40( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: operations and get them some confidence. one of the challenges in basra was that a very brand new brigade right out of basic training unfortunately got thrust into some pretty tough combat

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:12:40 to 0:12:57( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: and the results of that frankly are predictable. you have to enable them to get their feet on the ground, get some experience, to get combat under their belt and then gradually ease back and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:12:57 to 0:13:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: slowly but surely take their hand off the bicycle seat. that has worked in a number of areas and is working. fallujah fallujah is a tremendous example. it's one of the most dangerous cities

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:13:15 to 0:13:29( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: in iraq in the past. and there are challenges, but it has done extremely well. they have 10 police precincts now. there are no iraqi army forces required in the streets of fallujah at this

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:13:29 to 0:14:03( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: point in time. i believe the latest is a marine squad with each of the 10 precincts but going down to one for every other precinct and taking our hands off the bicycle seat even in fallujah.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:14:03 to 0:14:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: ramadi, similar results there. so some of the very tough areas. this has indeed worked in a number of the southern provinces, but there are clearly other challenges because of the security

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:14:15 to 0:14:32( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: efforts that are required. >> general, earlier today, you testified that the sunni communities have rejected al qaeda in terms of their extremist ideology. how important is that in the things

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:14:32 to 0:14:48( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: you are trying to accomplish? >> it's very important. it's not complete across the board, senator. i don't want to give that impression, but the fact that numerous sunni communities and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:14:48 to 0:15:03( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: probably the majority of sunni communities across iraq have rejected al qaeda and more importantly extremist ideology have been repelled by its indiscriminate violence and and who are the

F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner

0:15:03 to 0:15:18( Edit History Discussion )

F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner: practices that they have brought to their communities as they let them into their communities for a whole variety of reasons in the early years after liberation. this is very, very significant,

F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner

0:15:03 to 0:18:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner

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