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Has Pentagon chief reversed his position on striking Syria?
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 9/04/2013 | Anna Mulrine

Posted on 09/04/2013 8:49:43 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the top Pentagon officer repeatedly warned against the costs and potential entanglements of military involvement in Syria. Now he's testifying on behalf of the White House.

The nation's top military officer warned repeatedly in recent months that getting US military involved with Syria is a dangerous proposition...

Did he change his mind or is he just doing the White House's bidding?

In the past, he has made it clear that US military intervention could tip the balance of power in favor of Islamist rebels who don't necessarily have the interests of the United States at heart...

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


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To: clintonh8r

General James Mattoon Scott: Where are you now that we need you?


General James Mattoon Scott was nothing but a stinking traitor.


41 posted on 09/05/2013 6:22:17 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Jordan Lyman was a traitor.


42 posted on 09/05/2013 6:36:11 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: clintonh8r

So you’re in support of a military coup and a military dictatorship, eh? Thats what Scott wanted, and thats who you seem to idolize. Scott was peeing all over the Constitution and the Founding Fathers.


43 posted on 09/05/2013 8:27:46 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Lyman was selling out the country to the Soviets, so I guess I can assume you would support that.


44 posted on 09/05/2013 8:30:24 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

All the big brass have been thoroughly vetted, and those remaining are Obama butt boys. All the ones with cajones have been purged.


45 posted on 09/05/2013 3:34:27 PM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Dempsey is a political hack, a punk. OF COURSE he’s got his hands down Ubama’s pants.


46 posted on 09/05/2013 3:39:03 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: clintonh8r

Well, at least it’s out in the open that you despise the Constitution and the Founding Fathers.


47 posted on 09/05/2013 6:36:30 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Ann Archy

Follow the money!


48 posted on 09/05/2013 8:02:33 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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