Obama: Airstrikes have destroyed arms, equipment

There are 6 comments on the Contra Costa Times story from Aug 9, 2014, titled Obama: Airstrikes have destroyed arms, equipment. In it, Contra Costa Times reports that:

President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed a broader long-term strategy to confront Islamic militants in Iraq, who have surprised U.S. intelligence with the fast pace of their approach on the Kurdish capital of Irbil.

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USA Today

Milwaukee, WI

#1 Aug 9, 2014
Oh yeah? And who is with us in this new war against ISIS? And since when are we Americans concerned about getting involved in Islamic holy wars? We just spent 3 trillion dollars and lost 4,500 lives in Iraq with nothing to show for it. And I would suggest that our next step be to purge the State Department of these adventurers who would so willingly push us into a needless war. It's bad enough the State Department chirps about a cease fire between Israel and Hamas, while Hamas does not seek peace. Screw these un-placatable Arabs. And lets replace our State Department adventurers.
USA Today

Milwaukee, WI

#2 Aug 9, 2014
The Islamic ISIS movement is the millennium holy war of the Arab World. And it is far larger in scope than the previous Gulf wars. And we the U.S.A. shouldn't be flippent about initiating action which could be a disaster. Certainly we are more than capable of defending our shores. And it may come to that. But our foremost concentration should be the focus on our internal national security, We already hear of many young Americans (of Arab decent) joining ISIS. Are we prepared to see these return and explode bombs in our cities?
A Teacher

Turku, Finland

#3 Aug 10, 2014
USA Today wrote:
Oh yeah? And who is with us in this new war against ISIS? And since when are we Americans concerned about getting involved in Islamic holy wars? We just spent 3 trillion dollars .
No need to worry, other 7 trillion dollars more to spend wouldn't be that bad to spend on already a lost wars. It's attrition and preemptive wars that U.S was driven into by U.S war's criminals and it's failed affiliates.

Perhaps, severe oil and markets crisis are underway. Irreversible economical collapse probably is coming soon.

What else might be moving on speedy ? No answer as yet but almost every one can make a simple expectations and predictions on coming events.

Are America and it's helpless affiliates ready ? Let them wait and see it.

USA Today

Milwaukee, WI

#4 Aug 10, 2014
A Teacher wrote:
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No need to worry, other 7 trillion dollars more to spend wouldn't be that bad to spend on already a lost wars. It's attrition and preemptive wars that U.S was driven into by U.S war's criminals and it's failed affiliates.
Perhaps, severe oil and markets crisis are underway. Irreversible economical collapse probably is coming soon.
What else might be moving on speedy ? No answer as yet but almost every one can make a simple expectations and predictions on coming events.
Are America and it's helpless affiliates ready ? Let them wait and see it.
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My Finnish friend, your comments are logical except for your youthful name calling (criminal affiliates). And a few years of maturity will help you. But you are correct in pinpointing big money oil interests, are at the root of Western initiatives in the Middle East. And I don't believe my nation is concerned about Islamic conflicts. It's all about oil and placating the Arab World to keep the oil flowing.
A Teacher

Turku, Finland

#5 Aug 11, 2014
USA Today wrote:
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My Finnish friend, your comments are logical except for your youthful name calling (criminal affiliates). And a few years of maturity will help you. But you are correct in pinpointing big money oil interests, are at the root of Western initiatives in the Middle East. And I don't believe my nation is concerned about Islamic conflicts. It's all about oil and placating the Arab World to keep the oil flowing.
I am Iraqi-Syrian as well as determined loyalist for the nobility of Brazilians.

My name is not really youthful. it's almost 34 years experience in political events out 45 years old.

“Baby Obama”

Since: Jun 08

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#6 Aug 11, 2014
USA Today wrote:
Oh yeah? And who is with us in this new war against ISIS? And since when are we Americans concerned about getting involved in Islamic holy wars? We just spent 3 trillion dollars and lost 4,500 lives in Iraq with nothing to show for it. And I would suggest that our next step be to purge the State Department of these adventurers who would so willingly push us into a needless war. It's bad enough the State Department chirps about a cease fire between Israel and Hamas, while Hamas does not seek peace. Screw these un-placatable Arabs. And lets replace our State Department adventurers.
You better concern yourself with the Islamic Holy War....

It's concerned with you.

Or are you gonna submit to Allah?

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