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BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« on: June 16, 2014, 06:40:31 PM »
http://www.businessinsider.com/obama-is-sending-275-us-troops-to-iraq-2014-6

Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq

    Hunter Walker

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President Barack Obama is sending 275 U.S. troops to Iraq to "provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad" in the wake of territorial gains made by the jihadist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS.)

Obama announced the decision in a letter Monday sent to Speaker of the House John Boehner and President Pro Tempore of the Senate Patrick Leahy in which he notified them of the deployment as required by the War Powers Resolution.

"Starting on June 15, 2014, up to approximately 275 U.S. Armed Forces personnel are deploying to Iraq to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad," wrote Obama. "This force is deploying for the purpose of protecting U.S. citizens and property, if necessary, and is equipped for combat. This force will remain in Iraq until the security situation becomes such that it is no longer needed."

In a statement from the White House Friday, Obama said he was considering a variety of options to deal with the escalating situation in Iraq, but stressed he would "not be sending troops back into combat." Last week, hundreds of personnel were evacuated from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad as the ISIS militants came closer to the city.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request from Business Insider about whether this represents a change in the president's position on Iraq and whether more U.S. troops may be sent into the country.

View Obama's letter below:

War Powers Iraq Letter

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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2014, 06:43:32 PM »
I guess they wanted some soldiers that weren't going to shed their gear and run once danger approached. Stay safe brothers.
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2014, 06:54:29 PM »
I guess they wanted some soldiers that weren't going to shed their gear and run once danger approached. Stay safe brothers.

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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2014, 07:02:10 PM »
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This action has been directed consistent with my responsibility to protect U.S. citizens both at home and abroad,

unless you are in a jail in Mexico. Or dying in Beghazi.
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2014, 07:05:45 PM »
I guess they wanted some soldiers that weren't going to shed their gear and run once danger approached. Stay safe brothers.

That is what confuses the Muslims in Africa and M.E. When Muslims hear gunfire they run away from it. When we hear gunfire we move toward it.
 
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« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2014, 07:13:22 PM »
Too bad these troops have no Commander in Chief.
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2014, 07:19:34 PM »
Too bad these troops have no Commander in Chief.
yep. Why only 275? notice Friday no troops on the ground then over the weekend his poll numbers drop and IRS is heating up. I fear for the safety of these troops. I know they are the best but obama isn't .



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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2014, 07:21:02 PM »
I hope they're not going to be sleeping together in one building.    [/s]
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2014, 07:22:28 PM »
After they rescue and clear out that embassy obama will let isis or iran have it. isn't it a old palace of Sadam? isn't it the biggest embassy in the world? A great prize for obie  muuzeeii pals isn't it!


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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2014, 07:25:00 PM »
The IsIs troops are estimated at 16,000. I take no pleasure in saying this, but American forces could kill that many in a single night, if they wanted to, and if they put the full force of the American military to bear.
 
Obama likes what is happening and he does not want to stop it. I do not know why?
 
Is this an, "I will stand with the Muslims..." moment? Could be?
 
I always thought Obama is a Shia Muslim from his love of Iran and his Madrassa. Something is going on and whatever it is, it not good. He is a Shia. So what is he doing?
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« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2014, 07:28:09 PM »
unless you are in a jail in Mexico. Or dying in Beghazi.

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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2014, 07:31:01 PM »
That's it! It just occurred to me. This guy is a real deal Iranian surrogate.
 
What he is doing is coming up with a scheme that will give Iraq to Iran.
 
I don't normally say this, but, Allah is Akbar. He really is. In this case Allah is winning.
 
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« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2014, 07:33:45 PM »
So what is he doing?
Downright terrifying. Also him letting all those people in from anywhere on the planet.


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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2014, 07:36:06 PM »
Remember Valerie Jarrett...was born in Iran....just saying..
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2014, 07:40:43 PM »
Remember Valarie Jarrett...was born in Iran....just saying..

Yikes.  I forgot about that.

We're so screwed......   **nononono*
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #15 on: June 16, 2014, 08:07:45 PM »
So much for ruling out any and all "boots on the ground".  I cannot imagine a more hazardous place to be right now, and these people will be practically naked against jihadis driving M-1 tanks...

This is gonna be really ugly.


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« Reply #16 on: June 16, 2014, 08:33:36 PM »
I do not think that is enough considering the amount of contractors in Iraq. Another 1975 Fall of Saigon. No thought of logistics. You would probably need around the clock evacuation for everyone to leave the country
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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #17 on: June 16, 2014, 09:05:41 PM »
If Obama is really going to give Iraq as a gift to Iran, that is going to be a real problem for us with Suadi Arabia, Turkey, and Jordan.
 
He is doing the big deal here. The mask is coming off.
 
How would America like to have a President who cannot travel out of the country because more than half the world wants to kill him?
 
Obama has a talent for pissing off everyone who has ever known him. But the guys he is messing with now are some big dogs. Some really big dogs. They do not forgive and forget. Playin' with some big fire here.
 
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« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2014, 09:18:08 PM »
Remember Valerie Jarrett...was born in Iran....just saying..

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Re: BREAKING>>>>Obama Is Sending 275 US Troops To Iraq
« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2014, 12:07:54 AM »
I do not think that is enough considering the amount of contractors in Iraq. Another 1975 Fall of Saigon. No thought of logistics. You would probably need around the clock evacuation for everyone to leave the country

There are about 20,000 US citizens in Iraq, and another 10,000 or so from other nations. Many of the contractors are in the north and, if they are smart will make tracks for the Kurdish zone. The Kurds may not like it much, but they won't kill the foreigners and will probably be willing to get them into Turkey for a nominal fee.

The ones more to the West can and should slip into Jordan at first opportunity.

In Baghdad, well - the river is navigable all the way to the sea so start sending them out on any boat you can find. Don't have to go all the way, just far enough away to be picked up safely.
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« Reply #20 on: June 17, 2014, 12:11:45 AM »
There are about 20,000 US citizens in Iraq, and another 10,000 or so from other nations. Many of the contractors are in the north and, if they are smart will make tracks for the Kurdish zone. The Kurds may not like it much, but they won't kill the foreigners and will probably be willing to get them into Turkey for a nominal fee.



They are going to hit refugees fleeing from the fighting. What about those contactors who have families with them or Iraqis that helped us during our occupation? Many of these contractors may have wives and children.Vietnam had the same problem with refugees fleeing from the fighting. This why the USS Ronald Reagan and USS George H.W. Bush Carrier is supposed to "alleviate".
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