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Steven Rathje on War & Peace

Republican Senate Challenger


Leaving before securing Iraq will only embolden the enemy

Steve believes that leaving Iraq prior to securing the region will only embolden the enemy. He also believes that setting any timetable for departure will only play into the hands of the enemy. They will simply lay low and wait for us to leave and then begin a bloody reign of terror and economic instability unlike this world has ever known. Defeating Al-Qaeda and the Jihadists in Iraq is essential not only for the safety, security and economy of this nation, but for all nations around the world.
Source: Campaign website, www.steverathje.com, "Issues" Mar 2, 2008

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