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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2014, 01:39:13 PM »
All our sacrifices for nothing....thanks Obama

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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2014, 01:39:56 PM »
If there are any Christians left in Iraq they better get the hell out now...

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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2014, 02:21:13 PM »
GWB saved Iraq from al-qaeda

Barack Obama gave it to them on a silver platter

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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2014, 02:22:35 PM »
In the words of Gen. Colin Powell, "you break it, you own it." So much for the "nation building" of muslim lands.

So much for training the military in muslim lands. So much for wasting our country's lives, limbs and treasure on the pipedream that these types of places will adopt democracy, live in peace, etc.
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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2014, 02:23:24 PM »
In the words of Gen. Colin Powell, "you break it, you own it." So much for the "nation building" of muslim lands.

So much for training the military in muslim lands. So much for wasting our country's lives, limbs and treasure on the pipedream that these types of places will adopt democracy, live in peace, etc.


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They better evac them now before they have another Benghazi on their hands...but then again they may not care.

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Obama will sit idly by while the Caliphate is restored.
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Obama will sit idly by while the Caliphate is restored.

Not quite.  What we are seeing is Iraq breaking up into essentially three groups: Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds, which is what the Bush Administration warned about endlessly to little or no avail.  When we summarily withdrew from Iraq because Obama failed to negotiate a Status of Forces Agreement, it set the stage for years of civil war.

We are witnessing the Obama Doctrine in action.

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Iraq open to American airstrikes on radical militants, U.S. officials say
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2014, 09:52:27 PM »
(CNN) -- Iraq's government Wednesday indicated a willingness for the United States military to conduct airstrikes against radical Islamist militants who have taken over one large city and are threatening to fully control another, a U.S. official told CNN.

Several U.S. officials said Washington views the situation as "extremely urgent" and is looking to see what more support the United States can provide to the Iraqi government, in addition to weapons and vehicles it has already provided.

Part of this will be giving Iraqi officals intelligence they can use to go going after the militants, believed to be from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS and ISIL.

Assistance could also involve training and "kinetic" activity, U.S. officials told CNN, but they wouldn't specify whether those options included airstrikes.

Baghdad's openness to airstrikes was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday night.

More plus video report: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/11/world/meast/iraq-violence/index.html
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However, Obuttocks is closed to anything of that sort.

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Iraq Militants, Pushing South, Aim at Capital
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I don't know. A few high altitude bombing runs are a minimal risk and would shore up his foreign policy chops in the eyes of his base.
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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2014, 10:32:05 PM »
Sounds like South Vietnam, 1975, all over again.

From early on in both Iraq and Afghanistan, the outcome once we left was a foregone conclusion.

Tell me folks, honestly -- who did NOT expect this?

Who in this forum REALLY BELIEVED that once we were no longer present there, that the islamic militants would not make their moves?

The enemy in Iraq was never really Saddam.
The enemy in Afghanistan was not, and is not now, the taliban.
The enemy is something else.

Have you figured out what (and who) that is, yet ??
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Re: U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster
« Reply #15 on: June 11, 2014, 10:34:03 PM »
Just all that American equipment such as night vision goggles and other material in the hands of Al Queda

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White House weighs sending fresh aid to Iraq amid distrust of al-Maliki
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« Reply #17 on: June 12, 2014, 10:55:39 AM »

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« Reply #18 on: June 12, 2014, 11:20:50 AM »
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iraq/10895007/Repent-or-die-al-Qaeda-forces-announce-rules-for-Iraqi-territory-they-now-control.html

Repent or die: al-Qaeda forces announce rules for Iraqi territory they now control
ISIS, the al-Qaeda group that has swept through northern Iraq, releases list of rules that citizens must live by: including 'repent or die'


A man is executed in a new video released by ISIS


By Damien McElroy

12:51PM BST 12 Jun 2014

 Iraq crisis: follow live updates

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has set out a list of rules for residents of Mosul as it seeks to impose its Islamist rules on Iraq's second city.

Referring to the area by its ancient name, Nineveh, the group says it has a clear set of instructions for the remaining occupants of the city and surrounding area.

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This is the Obama Doctrine in action.  The four year ongoing slaughter in Syria is not enough, Obama is going to stand by and do nothing while Iraq descends back into even bloodier civil war.

I fear the day is coming when one of these warring extremists gets their hands on a nuclear warhead, uses it, and sets off a nuclear brush war all over the Middle East.

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Not quite.  What we are seeing is Iraq breaking up into essentially three groups: Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds, which is what the Bush Administration warned about endlessly to little or no avail.  When we summarily withdrew from Iraq because Obama failed to negotiate a Status of Forces Agreement, it set the stage for years of civil war.

We are witnessing the Obama Doctrine in action.

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The Kurds are Christian?


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« Reply #23 on: June 12, 2014, 12:18:23 PM »
I wonder if Obama would do anything if the Pakistani Government called to say that their nuclear warheads are in jeopardy, and requesting US Military aid to secure them??  I think the warheads would be long gone before Obammy got around to making up his mind about anything.

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This is the Obama Doctrine in action.  The four year ongoing slaughter in Syria is not enough, Obama is going to stand by and do nothing while Iraq descends back into even bloodier civil war.

I fear the day is coming when one of these warring extremists gets their hands on a nuclear warhead, uses it, and sets off a nuclear brush war all over the Middle East.

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Plus I fear the day this very thing happens here in the states..
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