Skip to comments.Senators fear Iraq war may spill to Iran, Syria
Posted on 01/11/2007 5:13:27 PM PST by Flavius
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Well, Iran's not the only problem out there. Plenty of countries support Jihadism, either directly or indirectly.
It won't be over when Iran is gone, either.
It can't all be blamed on Carter. You've got to blame it on Mohammad.
There are no foreign terrorists in Iraq, they are just 'local Iraqi insurgents" but we when these 'insurgents' cross the border going out of Iraq we cannot chase them? What? You know, I once thought our Congress couldn't look any more foolish than they already did, but I have been shown to be wrong....way wrong.
I would put it right to Biden. Ask him straight up, if we are on the tails of those that attacked and killed American soldiers, would you approve the measure that we chase them down regardless of wether they enter Syria or Iran? What is he going to say? No? Yeah Right.
Further, I would put Syria and Iran to task an ask them publicly for their position on us chasing these terrorists. Oh and while we are at it Pakistan as well. What are they going to say? No. OK then we know where they stand publicly and no appoligies can be made for them as non terrorist supporting nations.
W did say it's time to put the cards on the table right? I realize that was many many months ago, but he was being diplomatic waitin fo proper amount of time so that the words "rushed into this" cannot be used honestly.
As long as the other countries are Iran and Syria, the plan sounds okay to me.
Probably me. I have posted Iraqi security force casualties numerous times. They have been increasing over the past three years as they take on more of the burden of fighting. Conversely, US casualties [dead and wounded] in Iraq have declined for the second straight year. 2005 was less than 2004 and 2006 was less than 2005. The MSM uses casualty figures to attack the war effort and never puts them in context.
'Nuclear' Iran and Assad's Syria are about to discover the full implications of over due reciprocity. That's the Bush plan, not the continued public displays of blatant appeasement coming from Capital Hill.
... Whereas Congress has taken steps to pursue vigorously the war on terrorism through the provision of authorities and funding requested by the President to take the necessary actions against international terrorists and terrorist organizations, including those nations, organizations, or persons who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such persons or organizations;
Whereas the President and Congress are determined to continue to take all appropriate actions against international terrorists and terrorist organizations, including those nations, organizations, or persons who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such persons or organizations;
Whereas the President has authority under the Constitution to take action in order to deter and prevent acts of international terrorism against the United States, as Congress recognized in the joint resolution on Authorization for Use of Military Force (Public Law 107-40);
SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.
(a) AUTHORIZATION- The President is authorized to use the Armed Forces of the United States as he determines to be necessary and appropriate ...
(2) acting pursuant to this joint resolution is consistent with the United States and other countries continuing to take the necessary actions against international terrorist and terrorist organizations, including those nations, organizations, or persons who planned, authorized, committed or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001....
Notice lil' Dick Durbin carefully specified the Iraq war resolution and not the sept 18 2001 "GWOT" resolution. The jerks still want to pretend that Iraq is independent of the GWOT and not they want to pretend Iran and Syria are as well... which is amusing in that in the Iraq debate all we heard from the dims is "What about Iran? What about N Korea?"
The internationalist wing - anyone who was on Saddam's and Kofi Annan's payroll. Hagel, oil for food and Scott Ritter's sugardaddy al khafaji seem connected at the hip.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Only a few? I'm sure they'd be lined up around the block. I know my wife would be in that line.
I think I have not been paying enough attention to Hagel's associates. Any good links?
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