Skip to comments.Kerry refuses to rule out U.S. ground troops in Syria, then backtracks
Posted on 09/03/2013 1:22:06 PM PDT by Perdogg
Secretary of State John F. Kerry refused Tuesday to rule out putting U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, saying the president needs to retain the ability to send in forces in very select circumstances as the Obama administration officially began to make its case for retaliatory military strikes on the Assad regime.
Testifying to the Senate, Mr. Kerry accused critics of armchair isolationism and said there are risks to acting, but that the risks of inaction are even worse. But asked whether President Obama would accept an authorization from Congress that specifically banned putting U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, the secretary balked.
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Think the U.S. can fight a two front war in the Middle East and Asia ? I’m sure the Chinese don’t.
I would be shocked if China didn’t move on the contested areas in the Pacific.
We are rapidly running out of countries for Obama to invade. Just how many countries in the middle east do we have troops in now??
Well, there is always war crime trials for the assholes that get us into this mess.
U know its fubar when MSNBC is against Obama!!!
But the U.S. Guv can’t find the time to put troops on the Mex border. Geez!
The enemies are inside the wires. Turn your weapon inward....
And they will lose it, too. Badly.
And here I was thinking we would all be speaking Mexican before we would be speaking Chinese.
That ugly democrat congresswoman from Florida with the frizzy hair said it was stated as a fact that there would be no boots on the ground. The way these people look into the camera and lie is pure evil.
- Saddle up Kerry, Obama, McCain, Graham
- You jump over Syria first
- Send us an email from Hell
Kerry has no say in the matter. This is between Congress, that Usurper in the White House, and the Secretary of Defense.
People in congress simply cannot think on their feet. Dempsey and Kerry and Hagel need to be asked “Are you saying our soldiers won’t be in Syria under the American flag? Are you also saying they won’t be in Syria under the UN flag?”
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