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Obama policy setting troop killers free in Iraq
The Washington Examiner ^ | October 3, 2012 | SeekTheTruth

Posted on 10/03/2011 7:57:54 AM PDT by seekthetruth

If a cop and a promising student were gunned down and the shooter was caught, only to be freed after four years, the outrage would be palpable. Politicos would fall all over themselves to register their indignation and the press would be on it for weeks.

It happened in the case of New York State Trooper John McKenna and Pace University law student Michael Glover, who were serving in Iraq with the Marine Corps Reserve. Yet this story is virtually unknown, even though the injustice is enormous and systemic.

Five years ago, Lance Cpl. Glover, having put a scholarship on hold to volunteer for combat duty in Iraq, was the pointman on a patrol outside of Fallujah when he was killed by a sniper's bullet. Capt. McKenna, Glover's platoon commander, earned a posthumous Silver Star for giving his life in an attempt to save Glover.

Months later, U.S. troops captured their killer, Muhammad Awwad Ahmad. Recently, the families of the fallen learned from the Defense Department U.S. forces turned Ahmad over to Iraqi authorities in June 2010, and that an Iraqi court set him free four months later.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhodoj; bhofascism; congress; democrats; iraqwar; military; nationalsecurity; obama; troops
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To: Americanexpat; MarcinIN; John O; Buchannanite1000; Lou L; curmudgeonII; Ignatz; RedState08; ...

Thank you for your service to our country.

Sending out an Indiana Freeper ping here.


21 posted on 10/03/2011 10:31:43 AM PDT by seekthetruth (A President is sworn to uphold the Constitution. If he doesn't, IMPEACH him!)
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22 posted on 10/03/2011 11:04:00 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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Killer terrorists released while our warriors are charged with alleged crimes and do time behind bars for doing their jobs and taking out the adversary.

The current ‘leadership’ is aiding and abetting the enemy.

Related:

8/2/11

“Sins of the Generals: Heroes, Shame and Tarnished Brass”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2786700/posts


23 posted on 10/03/2011 11:51:12 AM PDT by 444Flyer
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To: 444Flyer
Correction:

10/2/11

“Sins of the Generals: Heroes, Shame and Tarnished Brass”

24 posted on 10/03/2011 11:56:41 AM PDT by 444Flyer
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To: 444Flyer

BUMP!

Thanks for linking the article, it’s definitely related.


25 posted on 10/03/2011 12:01:16 PM PDT by jazusamo (The real minimum wage is zero: Thomas Sowell)
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To: 444Flyer; lilparakeet; AF68; morakheather; dtom; X-FID; NavyBaby; cutiepie24013; FreeRepFanIL; ...
Thanks for the ping. EVERY AMERICAN should be outraged about this so-called Commander In Chief's treatment of our brave Military!

Barak Obama:
“You want to be Commander-in-Chief? You can start by standing up for the men and women who wear the uniform of the United States, even when it’s not politically convenient.”

Since when has Obama been concerned about the morale of our brave men and women in uniform? This Administration's Rules Of Engagement and Catch and Release policies are nothing but panderings to Islamic terrorists at the grave expense of our brave men and women in uniform. Obama’s Administration's dangerous policies have been nothing but political convenience as he panders to his Code Pink / Military Hater “Progressive” base.

WE THE PEOPLE will not sit by and let Obama and his Administration endanger our young sons and daughters who go into battle against those terrorists who wish to kill Americans!

26 posted on 10/03/2011 12:38:18 PM PDT by seekthetruth (A President is sworn to uphold the Constitution. If he doesn't, IMPEACH him!)
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