White House press secretary Tony Snow on reports that two U.S. combat brigades will "surge" into Iraq without undergoing the usual counterinsurgency training in California's Mojave Desert first: "Well, but they can get desert training elsewhere, like in Iraq."
Yes, and they can learn first aid by treating their own wounds
Tony Snow on why U.S. troops don't need the usual training before "surging" into Iraq.
March 1, 2007 7:12PM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve