Obama faces limited options in Iraq c...

Obama faces limited options in Iraq crisis, doubts over air strikes

There are 1398 comments on the Reuters story from Jun 13, 2014, titled Obama faces limited options in Iraq crisis, doubts over air strikes. In it, Reuters reports that:

Two and a half years after President Barack Obama disentangled America from a long, unpopular war in Iraq, his options for helping the Iraqi government stave off a militant onslaught are slim as doubts simmer over whether even punishing air strikes would be effective.

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#207 Jun 17, 2014
foster wrote:
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The 8 years in office he didnt think. Why else would he agree to a Troop Withdrawl in 2008? Or, go into Iraq to begin with?
He didn't think America would elect a traitorcrat like barock, the yellow, of Benghazi.

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#208 Jun 17, 2014
conservative crapola wrote:
Poll Finds the American People Strongly Side With Obama On Not Sending Troops To Iraq
...by a nearly two to one margin (54%-28%), the American people are strongly siding with President Obama's decision..
http://www.politicususa.com/2014/06/17/poll-f...
The same neo-con losers that were beating the war drum for flubsie's phoney war, try to re-play their same failed hand.
Americans are dumb, thanks to tenured teacher unions.

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#209 Jun 17, 2014
the Light wrote:
Talking about brave with the lives of others.....Obama sends the U.S. troops to fight for his nasty azz and then if their lucky enough to return... he promptly lets them die with the VA. He's a Muslim and they are brainwashed into hating America, so everything he does is to destroy the Country.
Have you met Cat 74???
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#211 Jun 17, 2014
mjjcpa wrote:
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Americans are dumb, thanks to tenured teacher unions.
In your case, it's your liquid protein diet, Au Dumbo.

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Obama got Osama!

#212 Jun 17, 2014
American_Infidel wrote:
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It was the GREAT President Bush's tough on terrorist policies and waterboarding (that Odummy banned)...that captured bin laden. Now Obama is trying to steal credit from the GREAT President Bush's accomplishment. What a moocher.
Wow, this is a big [freaking] deal. First Osama bin Laden, then Muammar Qaddafi and now this bastard who ambush our Ambassador…

President Obama’s strong and brilliant leadership is being applauded around the country by so many patriotic Americans. It was great today to tune into the news as this story broke; as so many laid praise at the White House steps. Obama is taking the enemy off the battle field/off the streets and it didn’t take him over 10 years or his successor to do the job and what a great job by Special Forces who followed their Commander-in-Chief’s orders to the “T”.

God bless America and President Obama!

This great news made my week!
Let this be a lesson to all terrorist (be they radicals in other countries or domestic right-wing fox news watching - Bundy ranch loitering tea-baggers)… you will not kill Americans and get away with it, not while President Obama is in the White House!

Benghazi would not be forgotten and President Obama made sure that our Ambassador and the three others with him were avenged.

Another win for President Obama and patriotic Americans… what a great day!

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#213 Jun 17, 2014
conservative crapola wrote:
Poll Finds the American People Strongly Side With Obama On Not Sending Troops To Iraq
...by a nearly two to one margin (54%-28%), the American people are strongly siding with President Obama's decision..
http://www.politicususa.com/2014/06/17/poll-f...
The same neo-con losers that were beating the war drum for flubsie's phoney war, try to re-play their same failed hand.
Then why is he sending troops? Oh wait, for 'security' and 'advisors', well then OK. At least the next president can say 'Obama did it'

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#214 Jun 17, 2014
RustyS wrote:
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Then why is he sending troops? Oh wait, for 'security' and 'advisors', well then OK. At least the next president can say 'Obama did it'
no need to wait.

you can say it now.
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#216 Jun 17, 2014
Hunglo wrote:
<quoted text>Nope, I'm suggesting that Obama consult with with those who understand how things work in the real world before opening his mouth.
You find those WMDs yet?

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is not the way to pay old ones

#217 Jun 17, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You find those WMDs yet?
I'm pretty sure that they're up your azz, why don't you ask the goat.

Petal Power

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#218 Jun 17, 2014
STAY HOME..and let the Middle East.. Work out their disagreements!!

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#219 Jun 17, 2014
RustyS wrote:
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Then why is he sending troops? Oh wait, for 'security' and 'advisors', well then OK.
To protect US assets- embassy and embassy personnel.

Still struggling to read, Trombone?

“To contract new debts...”

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is not the way to pay old ones

#220 Jun 17, 2014
fyi wrote:
To all:
Rather than violently emit hot noxious gas from your backside please describe what you would do to end this crisis. Please give your reasons and how you think our Middle East allies would react. You may disregard this request if you are only here for the BS.
The best solution to this mess has already passed. The inexperienced Iraqi government should have been groomed for the role they were taking on and been backed by a small US military force in country. Obama blew that one. With the current situation, I would deploy members of Marine Recon, Special Forces and US Army Rangers to Baghdad to join Iraqi forces in calling air support provided by at least one carrier, AC-130 gunships and a group of helicopter gunships. That force to be determined after discussing the situation with the proper military commanders. I never would've made the promise to the American people that there would be no boots on the ground or made any commitment before talking to my military commanders. I certainly wouldn't be playing golf.

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#221 Jun 17, 2014
Hunglo wrote:
I certainly wouldn't be playing golf.
What you would be doing is still illegal in 11 states.

Wipe your chin, shug.
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#223 Jun 17, 2014
Where was G.W.Bush on 9/12/01?
Where was Obama on 9/12/12?
Where was Obama while Iraq was disintegrating?

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Grants Pass, OR

#224 Jun 17, 2014
Hunglo wrote:
<quoted text>The best solution to this mess has already passed. The inexperienced Iraqi government should have been groomed for the role they were taking on and been backed by a small US military force in country. Obama blew that one..
Right.

Because Obama didn't toll around on the ground and beg pretty please let me keep our US troops here in Iraq since it's already been five years we want to stay like we have stay in Korea for fifty years come on, I'll be your friend...

No, Obama isn't a Republican.

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#225 Jun 17, 2014
Hunglo wrote:
With the current situation, I would deploy members of Marine Recon,
You should stick to finding your way down to the welfare office because I am sure with all your recent posts your renewal date is coming up.

Leave your phone number here and I am sure tactical command will give you a call just as soon as you get back in.

Petal Power

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#226 Jun 17, 2014
RustyS wrote:
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Then why is he sending troops? Oh wait, for 'security' and 'advisors', well then OK. At least the next president can say 'Obama did it'
THEY all do...FOLLOW the LEADER..Syndrome!!

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#227 Jun 18, 2014
Cat74 wrote:
How long do you think it will take the Democrats to figure out Obama has destroyed their party?
November 2014

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#228 Jun 18, 2014
foster wrote:
<quoted text>The 8 years in office he didnt think. Why else would he agree to a Troop Withdrawl in 2008? Or, go into Iraq to begin with?
Because he meant to leave troops, but Obama didn't.

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#229 Jun 18, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>booted out off office with a 22 percent approval rating.

Wipe your chin dear
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