Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Iraq War Vet, Warns Against U.S. Military Action in Iraq.

The former Nat'l Guard helicopter pilot who was shot down describes potential air strikes mission as complex.
1:00 | 06/19/14

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Transcript for Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Iraq War Vet, Warns Against U.S. Military Action in Iraq.
How difficult is another military engagement there it's very difficult and that's why I don't support boots on the ground on under the current conditions. And even air strikes people NATO airstrikes -- -- and then a couple of fighter jets they come and they fly over they blow things up they leave maybe they're based out of Italy or Germany or even cover. That's not how it works. The long logistical tail -- that goes with an air strike. Is this really significant and most -- put -- understand what is your downed aviator procedure. In case one of those pilots get shot down I know a little something about what it's like to get shot down in Iraq and and you want to have those contingency plans well if you're gonna have those. Where those folks going to be base who's gonna do that Tom target selection. Is that -- special forces on the ground -- have special forces on the ground and what's a logistical -- to support them to -- -- -- when we need to and the way things are right now I don't see anything that satisfies. Com myself in terms of what's the end state how to -- how this is finished and and how we gonna support any military action there.

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