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Re: "Actually, quite the opposite. He accuses his allies of relying to much on heavy artilley and aerial bombing and says they "were trained for the Fulda Gap", meaning the area in Germany were the Soviets were expected to attack."

Sounds to me Gates is confused -- perhaps, he should re-examine his facts and determine who is who among NATO nation troops relying on massive air strikes. He will be surprised to learn that US Operation Freedom forces are rather gung ho with air strikes and dropping one-tonne bombs on largely civilian targets.

by The3rdColumn on Thu Jan 17th, 2008 at 07:59:14 PM EST
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