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Petraeus says the US MUST launchmilitary strikes against ISIS terror armyas former general
Daily Mail ^ | 6/19/14 | David Martosko, Francesca Chamber

Posted on 06/19/2014 9:07:22 PM PDT by Nachum

The United States military should launch ´targeted´ strikes against the ´terrorist army´ of ISIS in Iraq--if the situation deteriorates so that it threatens the security of the West said David Petraeus. The retired general--who led commanded the surge eight years ago that rid the war-torn nation of al-Qaeda--said that he does support limited military action to stem the flood of ISIS troops. Former CIA chief Petraeus made these remarks on Thursday,

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Petraeus says the US MUST launch military strikes against ISIS terror army as former general claims to be massively ´disappointed´ Iraq has descended into chaos

Yoda: "Failed we have. Now things are worse"

1 posted on 06/19/2014 9:07:22 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 06/19/2014 9:07:52 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Is here worried about a mistress in Iraq?


3 posted on 06/19/2014 9:09:49 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: Nachum

Should launch is what the article says


4 posted on 06/19/2014 9:09:55 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: Nachum

Rinse. Lather. Repeat.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 9:10:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

Petraeus is right.

Sooner the better.

Last week would have been best


6 posted on 06/19/2014 9:12:33 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Nachum
the surge eight years ago that rid the war-torn nation of al-Qaeda

Evidently not, unless you believe that every last ISIS member is Syrian. The surge hurt al-Qaeda, but it did not destroy them. Sort of like cutting off the top of a weed, but leaving the seed in the ground to sprout again.

7 posted on 06/19/2014 9:15:50 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Nachum

Sometimes I think Obama’s only goal is to reduce the world population of CO2 exhaling animals (mostly human) by any means necessary.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 9:18:44 PM PDT by Citizen Zed ("Freedom costs a buck o five" - Gary Johnston, TAWP)
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To: rdcbn
Was it about 3 weeks ago that Iraq desperately asked the US for help and military intervention ?

If this was under Reagan ? we would have only heard about the carnage of the terrorist after the fact.
Obama is Nimrod tricky dicking around and going to lose Iraq.
9 posted on 06/19/2014 9:21:56 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: rdcbn

Come on, Obama’s going to dick around until it’s too late. He’s got a directive to establish the Caliphate. In a sane world there be a huge investigation of the 2008 & 2012 elections which would involve a FBI Investigation of the Media.

We do not live in a sane world


10 posted on 06/19/2014 9:22:14 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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To: Nachum

The Genrerals credibility was spent on the chest of a woman and in hearings where he lied to the people.


11 posted on 06/19/2014 9:23:33 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Nachum

No more risking US military lives. If the terrorists have OUR Stingers, they could shoot down US aircraft which would required US ground troops to attempt pilot rescue.....if not ordered to “stand down”.......aka Benghazi. I don’t trust the SOBs in charge today, including the highest echelons of the military. No need to double down on stupidity.
We’ve chosen not to fight Muslim terrorists in their backyards.... by electing Obama twice....so let’s prepare to fight them here, in our backyards, starting with major cities who are all Obama supporters.


12 posted on 06/19/2014 9:26:03 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Nachum

I suppose that it is reasonable to say that we MUST kill these bastards, any chance we get. It’s as good a time as any, better than most. Open season is the best policy, and don’t hold the heavy artillery in reserve.

What’s the spirit of the bayonet?


13 posted on 06/19/2014 9:26:12 PM PDT by BeauBo
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To: Nachum
didn't he love it when his word was good!...I was for him before I was against him!..But he'll never get a 2nd chance from me now....
14 posted on 06/19/2014 9:26:42 PM PDT by M-cubed
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I guess he waited for Obama to speak first.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 9:26:54 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Nachum

don’t worry, Obama will do whatever he deems to be politically necessary.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 9:31:53 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: rdcbn; no-to-illegals; All

A point was made that now ISIS holds at least 15 cities, and we should be drone bombing them as they travel across open desert. Or would they have innocent civilians and refugees with them as shields?


17 posted on 06/19/2014 9:39:07 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: American Constitutionalist; All

On the other hand if he takes action without consulting first he will also catch heck. Whatever he does will not be appreciated by many vociferous folk.


18 posted on 06/19/2014 9:41:14 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Nachum

Not really listening to you, Dave. Had you given a damn, you would have performed a citizen’s arrest on the president before he destroyed the country. Too bad. You got burned when they dug up your secrets. Now you just have to deal with getting yelled at by their kids at college.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 9:45:26 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: gleeaikin

Can be certain isis is using all means possible including human shields to advance. They know our weaknesses when it comes to our taking action (imho). Our ‘civilized’ culture and all other ‘civilized’ cultures have been studied by their generals and the word is out there to blend with the innocents as this last push is being made. (imho) obama and his crowd blew our chances about three to five weeks ago to do air strikes ... currently the lay of the field says the only way is boots on the ground, regrettably. Many innocents are going to perish no matter the course taken, Gleeaikin. Not a situation for any sane person. Sanity was possible about three to five weeks ago but that time has gone and insanity will probably win this day in Iraq (imho). obama waited too long and he probably waited too long on purpose.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 9:51:36 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Nachum
We need a one word muslim policy: Quarantine.

As long as they stay over there, let them kill each other and let Allah sort it out. It becomes our business if they form a Caliphate and start expanding.

21 posted on 06/19/2014 9:51:48 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Nachum
Yoda: "Failed we have. Now things are worse"

No, "Failed we have. Now worse things are."

22 posted on 06/19/2014 9:54:55 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Nachum

Not one more soldier, not one more airplane, not one more bomb. Not one more.


23 posted on 06/19/2014 9:56:03 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

Thanks for the correction!


24 posted on 06/19/2014 9:58:10 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

Active Duty ping.


25 posted on 06/19/2014 9:59:36 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

But little bath house barry bastard boy says the caliphate cannot be stopped, it is inevitable don’tchaknow ... and he’s working his hardest to see that it arrives on his watch.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 10:00:57 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: gleeaikin

I fear the time for worrying about innocent civilians is coming fast to an end. I am not sure I want to be the Shite air force either, but something has to be done and fast.


27 posted on 06/19/2014 10:02:53 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: Vince Ferrer
We need a one word muslim policy: Quarantine.

And encourage the ones on our soil to leave and go fight, and cancel their citizenship the minute they leave. Petraeus showed his heart the other day when he criticized America for being too blue and too red, like Shiaa and Sunni. Even attacked re-districting for making it so. It has not entered into his mind that the American schism is good vs. evil, unlike the evil vs. evil is muslimland. Put another way, Petraeus is a statistician who does not grok that American Christianity raised all boats of all countries and ethnicities around the world, including and unforunately the worst, Islamic boats, via oil. Not a Godly man, and has spent no time analyzing the Crusades. His highest and best use is a pest management director at Orkin, not a World Human analyst.

28 posted on 06/19/2014 10:09:05 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: MHGinTN
But little bath house barry bastard boy says the caliphate cannot be stopped, it is inevitable don’tchaknow ... and he’s working his hardest to see that it arrives on his watch.

Saying it is inevitable and actually making it happen are two different things. A quarantine policy would include trade restrictions on technologies that can be used against us. Left to their own devices, do you think they can truly be a big threat?

29 posted on 06/19/2014 10:10:28 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Citizen Zed
Sometimes I think Obama’s only goal is to reduce the world population of CO2 exhaling animals (mostly human) by any means necessary.

Yeah...Obama and the dims lie about everything...including global warming.

So what happens if it's the opposite and we plunge into a mini ice age...?

What with with coal power stations being shut down and no preparations made...expect a big reduction in CO2 exhaling animals (mostly human).

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sunspot formation is triggered by a magnetic field, which scientists say is steadily declining. They predict that by 2016 there may be no remaining sunspots, and the sun may stay spotless for several decades.

The last time the sunspots disappeared altogether was in the 17th and 18th century, and coincided with a lengthy cool period on the planet known as the Little Ice Age....and lasted 400 years.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news203746768.html#jCp also

A drop of 1.2 degrees in global temperatures translates into an estimated 21% drop in global corn production.

30 posted on 06/19/2014 10:11:57 PM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Nachum
former general claims to be massively ´disappointed´ Iraq has descended into chaos

Oh please. We all knew this would happen, just like it did in Nam. Afghanistan will be next. I do not know, maybe he is just being PC, and not telling the truth, like Obungler, you dork, you F'ed it up.

31 posted on 06/19/2014 10:12:25 PM PDT by Mark17 (Rudyard Kipling: Liberals be wary, when the SHTF, The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon will clobber you)
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To: Nachum

David Petraeus...honor graduate of the Wesley Clark School of Political Hackery and Perfumed Princery....


32 posted on 06/19/2014 10:13:57 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: Citizen Zed
Sometimes I think Obama’s only goal is to reduce the world population of CO2 exhaling animals (mostly human) by any means necessary.

That may be true. It certainly WILL be true if the Hillaghazi is elected next.

33 posted on 06/19/2014 10:15:10 PM PDT by Mark17 (Rudyard Kipling: Liberals be wary, when the SHTF, The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon will clobber you)
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To: Nachum
the way the terrorists run around in the back of pickup trucks, send over some A-10s and annihilate them with machine gun fire!
34 posted on 06/19/2014 10:19:13 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Vince Ferrer

That is another issue. I was pointing to the FACT that bath house bastard boy Obama believes the Islamic future, not the Biblical future. Perhaps little bastard barry is secretly longing fo the twelfth I-mama to arise from the well during his lifetime, so he’s forcing the issues in the Middle East.


35 posted on 06/19/2014 10:31:44 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: MHGinTN

zero has a serious problem with Americans clinging to their bibles and guns, because it presents a threat to muslims clinging to their guns and korans.

He’s quite invested in his Islamic agenda, he just can’t figure out how to spark it seriously and take credit for it.


36 posted on 06/19/2014 10:40:01 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: txhurl

After watching this degenerate vermin for too many years now (seven going on too many), I’m convinced he is a sexual degenerate, lying, drug addled demon possessed anti-American fraud. He is also treacherous and a sick scumbag.


37 posted on 06/19/2014 10:43:31 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: txhurl

And he is the face of what the democrip party really is, evil.


38 posted on 06/19/2014 10:44:04 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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And he is the face of what the democrip party really is, evil.

Yes. Never thought I would ever see anything that would make me say that, but yes.

Evil.
39 posted on 06/19/2014 10:55:51 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Nachum

Enough already. Let them slaughter one another on an industrial scale. Let the whole country burn, Syria and Egypt too. Afghanistan, let it burn.

Next terrorist attacks the US, immolate the country that trained and sent them.

Why do we build all these nuclear weapons and not use them against Satan worshipping savages that only yearn to kill all of us?

Folly, stupidity, phony maudlin coreless liberals have brought this on us.

The world operates by force, business operates by force, arguments that force should not rule human endeavors are made by the people who have no backbone and no standing other than to wring their hands and cry crocodile tears for the oppressed.

Well, last time I checked I did not oppress anyone but these savages want me dead anyway.

Okay, you want me dead? How about I want you dead? How about my nation can roast your nation and turn it into glass? Still want to jump off the porch and have at it?

That would be my paradigm in dealing with these murderous savages.


40 posted on 06/20/2014 12:02:51 AM PDT by the anti-mahdi
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To: American Constitutionalist

Iraq is already lost!!! It gets worse....Obama has lost the entire Middle East and North and SubSahara Africa to his Muslim terrorist brothers!!! The USA under Obama and the Democrat Party is now the laughing stock of the entire world!!! Hey.....Obamabots...out there.....How’s the Obama “Hope & Change” working out for you!!! Nah....I’ll ask ya again, after Obama’s Muslim terrorists come to pay America a not to welcome vist!!! You Obamabot folks are not-too-bright!!!


41 posted on 06/20/2014 12:03:51 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

“Obama has lost the entire Middle East and North and SubSahara Africa to his Muslim terrorist brothers!!! “

Recall that his slip of visiting “57 states” probably refers to the 57 states(?)/ groups of the muslim Caliphate. It wouldn’t surprise me that in 5 years the Caliphate is once again, and that obama is chosen as their leader. You know, the “great uniter” that he is. Or at the least, their ambassador to the U.S.


42 posted on 06/20/2014 12:10:09 AM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Nachum

So which side, in this sordid tribal argument, are we suppose to choose.


43 posted on 06/20/2014 12:57:14 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Nachum; Jet Jaguar

He also said that the US shouldn’t become the Shiite air force.


44 posted on 06/20/2014 1:45:59 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Nachum

It’s. Not. Our. Problem.


45 posted on 06/20/2014 2:20:31 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Be a part of the American freedom migration: freestateproject.org)
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To: Nachum

Why did the US train ISIS?

Why did the US weaponize ISIS?

Now you know why Obama will do NOTHING of substance.


46 posted on 06/20/2014 2:33:07 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Nachum

Good luck with that, General.

On the other hand, if you want a qualified home decorator, the US Army is there to provide.


47 posted on 06/20/2014 3:22:21 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Nachum

I don’t understand. We left Iraq. Obama said the terrorists (one side or the other) were on the run and decimated. The Iraqi were pushing us out and wanted us gone really really bad.....
Now all of a suddent we are needed back there?
I’ll pass........


48 posted on 06/20/2014 3:28:52 AM PDT by 48th SPS
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To: Nachum

President Jarrett disagrees.


49 posted on 06/20/2014 3:37:01 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Nachum

What has been reported in the media is that Petraeus said that he’s against the US Airforce becoming the Iraqi Airforce.


50 posted on 06/20/2014 4:04:39 AM PDT by nikos1121 (lo)
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