Skip to comments.Obama Giving Up In Iraq; To Make It Official Tomorrow; All Brigates Out In 16 Months.
Posted on 01/21/2009 4:19:35 PM PST by MindBender26
Maj just got the word, on Shep Smith show, scheduled to be announced tomorrow. All combat brigades to be out in 16 months.
Real effect is immediate surrender of purpose. No commander is going to undertake any major mission knowing that, at the very longest, no US offensive military power will be in-country after next Spring, so why waste lives to gain something we soon will give away.
Offensive operations will stop. Brigades will go into a useless, purely defensive mode. It's over. Our POTUS surrendered.
About 3000 Americans volunteered to pay the ultimate price in Iraq so we could be free. Obama just ensured those sacrifices will have no lasting meaning.
Bush prayed for every one of them and their souls. Obama just pissed on every one of their graves.
Come on, is anyone really surprised???????
We in the national Guard were just talking about this on duty today.
We are so screwed.
No, 0bama is a coward.
Wonder how many military bases he is going to close down? :o
Why? When we are this close?
CHANGE our enemy can count on.
Nope, not surprised. This is what the sheeple voted for.
The dumba**-in-chief just ensured we will be attacked again on our soil.
Our enemies will trumpet that as a victory for themselves and will conclude we are weak enough to be attacked.
None fought in vain....we were safe for at least the last 7 1/2 years. Thanks to our brave men and women who served.
Will there be any U.S. forces in Iraq after the combat brigades leave?
Isn’t the drawdown scheduled for mid 2010 anyway?
We will be back there within 10 years!!
No, he is no coward. He is a bought and paid for Islamic anti-American sympathizer.
And this surprises anyone?
This will be seen as nothing but weakness by our enemies.
Look for Iraq to cozy up to Russia now.
And so the decline and destruction of America begins...
Obama will eventually cut our military power and spending in half as well....get ready for it..because it is coming fast!
Very sad day!
My impression is that we have already won. whether it stays won is another matter I always suspected in some future years it would fall apart as the people are not capable of governing (being frank). At least when it does we can blame Barak Obama.
Sometimes you have to wonder what’s going on in God’s mind.
Will we see any high level (Chief Joints of Staff) resign off this?
He wants a blood bath so bad ~ guy's shaking with anticipation.
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