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2006-01-26 Iraq
SUSPECTS CAPTURED THROUGHOUT NORTHERN IRAQ
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Posted by Glenmore 2006-01-26 08:20|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [481 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 ...And for the most part, it's just catch and release. We can't do anything other than turn them over to the Iraquis, and the Iraquis won't do anything other than hold them untill their tribe pays a bribe makes bail.

When I was over there, we had may repeat customers. I personaly caught at one village the same IED planting team 5 times.

One funny thing though, for some reason this particular team's IEDs never seemed to be functional...(I have my speculations, but I will not comment. You may discuss among yourselves.)
Posted by N guard 2006-01-26 08:37||   2006-01-26 08:37|| Front Page Top

#2 Catch-&-release is a good idea as long as they are tagged while in custody. Then they can be tracked to their dens and burrows...
Posted by Spot">Spot  2006-01-26 08:45||   2006-01-26 08:45|| Front Page Top

#3 Spot has made a point jokingly that I think needs to be thought about seriously.

I don't think we have micro GPS transmitters yet, but when we do we should tag every suspect and also tag all our military and civilian personnel so they can be tracked down if kidnapped.

Until we have the micros, we ought to make mini GPS bracelets, false teeth and so forth for similar use.
Posted by mhw 2006-01-26 09:11||   2006-01-26 09:11|| Front Page Top

#4 N Guard: We have left the point where it's obvious who the bad guyz are. Good for us, actually, in that it is now a cross between a gigantic 'Cops' episode and extensive counterintelligence scheme.

For example, more and more, those who are picked up are informants with hot information; we not only catch and release, but give them lots of pretty paper to take home with them.
Posted by  Anonymoose 2006-01-26 09:26||   2006-01-26 09:26|| Front Page Top

#5 When I was over there, we had may repeat customers. I personaly caught at one village the same IED planting team 5 times.


[sic]?

- When I was over there, we had many repeat customers. I personaly caught one IED planting team at the same village 5 times.

N guard thx for serving...but a 5 time catch and release program is not only depressing but a dangerous tactical blunder. [my opinion]

You would think the line companys would be trusted to decide for themselves what actions to be taken.

eg. any catch and release varmit recaptured repeatedly doing the same s*it should have to meet allah right after a short and brutal de-brief.
Posted by RD 2006-01-26 09:46||   2006-01-26 09:46|| Front Page Top

#6 Instead of tag and release how about shave and a haircut to ensure they don't have lice. It's got to be harder for a hairless 20something to hide in the crowd in Iraq than it would be in the west.

Oh, and pick a random one once in awhile, keep him seperate, and let him keep his hair and beard so the others think he might have turned a dime on them.

If folks complain that it is unIslamic we can point out the numerous cases of non-bearded Muslims and how it would be against the Geneva conventions to not delouse them properly. We can also offer wigs and stuff to help them with their islamic issues until their hair grows in again.
Posted by rjschwarz">rjschwarz  2006-01-26 09:51|| rjschwarz.com]">[rjschwarz.com]  2006-01-26 09:51|| Front Page Top

#7 Observation: Most, if not all, already have a burr cut. Under that Italian tablecloth / towel is a lace doily thingy - and it don't fit if youze got any hair.

A big fricking tattoo, think of it as a Scarlet Letter, in the middle of the forehead would be a perm solution.

I'm just sayin'...
Posted by .com 2006-01-26 10:23||   2006-01-26 10:23|| Front Page Top

#8 a .45 caliber tattoo...
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-01-26 10:29||   2006-01-26 10:29|| Front Page Top

#9 RD re: #6--sorry about the fractured syntax. It is/was a stressful topic for me. Your revision expresses my thoughts.

As for the idea of tagging, I did suggest it. Even went so far as to look up the pet Id chip thing. Actualy, there were few options for implantable RFID out in the commercial sector. Everything currently assumes a working range of <100M. If DARPA has something better, they aren't talking.

Anyway, I put together a power point presentation.(Yes, I have a Power Point badge! Grin!) With various options, including a "faked" option where nothing was actualy implanted, but with an incision and stitches and evrything.

The Chain of Command was not amused. Evidently, any sort of marking or tracking system that modifies the subject being tracked is somehow a violation of the laws of war somehow.

I have come to the conclusion that one of the first real military reforms is to shoot most of the lawyers.
Posted by N guard 2006-01-26 12:30||   2006-01-26 12:30|| Front Page Top

#10 We are at war. If you catch the same phuck twicwe the second time should be terminal.

King Henry, VI part II act IV
"The first thing we do, lets kill all the lawyers."
It's a joke about lawyers sure it is. There are too many lawyers.
Posted by Sock Puppet O┬┤ Doom 2006-01-26 16:15||   2006-01-26 16:15|| Front Page Top

#11 N guard

pet Id chip, including a "faked" option where nothing was actualy implanted, but with an incision and stitches and evrything.

jeeze, never occured to me to fake them, but now that you mention it what fantistic psychological warfare potential. evil eh! LOL

muses: implant a barely audible beeper in their noggin.

Then show them several hours of Predator UAV videos tracking perps, ending of course with Hell Fire Moments®. BuWaWaWaWa

Anyway, I put together a power point presentation.(Yes, I have a Power Point badge! Grin!) With various options, including a "faked" option where nothing was actualy implanted, but with an incision and stitches and evrything.

LOL

Posted by RD 2006-01-26 17:05||   2006-01-26 17:05|| Front Page Top

#12 Don't shave their beards, shave half their beards, right down the middle, say full beard right side, clean shaven the other side.

Turbans cover hair, but men don't cover their faces, let them decide whether or not to shave the other side, no Rambo shit, use an electric razor.

Hummm, maybe a clear cut stripe down the center leaving a long semi-beard on either side. Get the upper lip too, about three inches wide, continue down the chest, and up the back as well.

That'd be harder to hide, it just screams "I was Caught by the Americans" and let them try to convincr their pals that they didn't talk to be released.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2006-01-26 22:26||   2006-01-26 22:26|| Front Page Top

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