Argument: Following withdrawal, insurgents would attack Iraqi govt/troops
- Staff Sgt. Matthew St. Pierre, said in 2007 to CNN. - "I think it would cause a huge vacuum that the enemies of Iraq -- enemies of the government -- would take advantage of[...] We are the buffer right now and when we pull out, the people who support us are going to feel the wrath, and the people who are against us ... they're going to ultimately win. And I think that's unfortunate."