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Obama promises to defend Poland against Russia as Reid urges caution about action
The Daily Caller ^ | March 3, 2014 | Grae Stafford

Posted on 03/03/2014 5:59:37 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Polish news site Thenews.pl is reporting that President Obama in a telephone call on Sunday to Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski “assured him ‘unequivocally as to Poland’s security, knowing that Poland is not only a neighbor of Ukraine but Russia as well.’

Speaking Monday after a meeting of Poland’s Nations Security Council – with Poland’s Defense Minister, Foreign Minister, Prime Minister and opposition party leaders in attendance - Komorowski informed the media that he had directed Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski to “request NATO consultations under Article 4 of the alliance’s founding treaty.”

Article 4 of the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on April 4th 1949 and states that “The Parties will consult together whenever, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence or security of any of the Parties is threatened.” Poland, which shares a border with Russia and is a recent addition to NATO, is concerned that, while Ukraine is not a member of NATO so it is not party to the principle of mutual defense, the current aggressive posturing by Russia may be a precursor to more belligerent actions by Moscow. Komorowski also raised the case for actions being taken against Russia saying, “Poland should present the case for a very firm stance on sanctions, both political and economic.”(continued)

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; Russia; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhorussia; easterneurope; europeanunion; germany; harryreid; nato; obama; poland; putin; russia; ukraine; unitedkingdom; viktoryanukovich; war; yuliatymoshenko
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He's slouching towards World War III. Do you have a fallout shelter?
1 posted on 03/03/2014 5:59:37 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama won’t do squat to help them and everyone knows it.


2 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:03 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He said the same thing to Israel.


3 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:29 PM PST by mgist (.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boy, it’s a good thing we didn’t station any US missiles there back when we had the chance.


4 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:57 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

"...what would he do, what would he do?"

5 posted on 03/03/2014 6:03:02 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He's going to defend Poland's borders from Russia?

6 posted on 03/03/2014 6:03:09 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There is no threat to Poland...
None at all.

This is just a White House desperate to win a media cycle, because Putin is kicking their a**.


7 posted on 03/03/2014 6:03:44 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why doesn’t his nips take it before the UN?

Come on ,The Won, you are missing an opportunity to pontificate before a world body.

Of course they will tell you to take a flying leap. Maybe if you bow.


8 posted on 03/03/2014 6:04:35 PM PST by OpusatFR
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A “promise” from a chronic liar is worth not very much...


9 posted on 03/03/2014 6:05:07 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If Obama looks in Putin's soul he will see.


10 posted on 03/03/2014 6:05:19 PM PST by McGruff (Every night has it's dawn.)
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To: tcrlaf

Truth.


11 posted on 03/03/2014 6:06:13 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zippy promises to defend madagascar from Russia, sounds just as rediculous doesnt it.


12 posted on 03/03/2014 6:06:23 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If you like your country, you can keep it. Period.


13 posted on 03/03/2014 6:07:18 PM PST by Hugin
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To: ronnie raygun

If putin invaded Miami Beach, Obama would draw the
line at North Carolina...


14 posted on 03/03/2014 6:08:55 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cases and cases of flyswatters are airlifted into Poland...


15 posted on 03/03/2014 6:09:28 PM PST by servo1969
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Send in the gay cabaret! That will scare them!


16 posted on 03/03/2014 6:11:59 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A pink promise from a known serial liar.

Elle oh elle.


17 posted on 03/03/2014 6:13:22 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama can’t defend Maryland much less the Ukraine or Poland. He has our military worn out and now down sizing to three tank platoons and 14 infantry companies and 35 companies of queers. He couldn’t defend anything. I feel for our military folks. They are between queers and Obama. What a choice.


18 posted on 03/03/2014 6:13:39 PM PST by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters just uttered the Quote of the Week on FNC:

“Vladimir Putin is a trained KGB operative. He sizes up people quickly. Putin has Obama’s number, and Obama’s number is ZERO”.


19 posted on 03/03/2014 6:14:24 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: chris37; tcrlaf

20 posted on 03/03/2014 6:14:27 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...President Obama in a telephone call on Sunday to Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski “assured him ‘unequivocally as to Poland’s security, knowing that Poland is not only a neighbor of Ukraine but Russia as well...

Brilliant. The man is f'ing brilliant.

21 posted on 03/03/2014 6:15:33 PM PST by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; a fool in paradise

Posturing. Had to call someone to demonstrate the MSM news programs his toughness! Lichtenstein’s phone was busy!


22 posted on 03/03/2014 6:16:28 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

he called Greenland too


23 posted on 03/03/2014 6:17:21 PM PST by dontreadthis
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To: tcrlaf

Exactly....


24 posted on 03/03/2014 6:18:58 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if he would consider giving Arizona a call.


25 posted on 03/03/2014 6:19:35 PM PST by marron
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

It appears that his Oscar for “Best Portrayal of Neville Chamberlain in a Pretense of Governance” is now under a bus.


26 posted on 03/03/2014 6:22:34 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lookie, lookie—another RED line in the sand!


27 posted on 03/03/2014 6:23:35 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

1939


28 posted on 03/03/2014 6:25:32 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: Hugin

Tag material right there.


29 posted on 03/03/2014 6:26:27 PM PST by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: Lurker

Was just gonna say the same.

Dos ve dana Poles and Cheks ...


30 posted on 03/03/2014 6:27:28 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FYI: Poland’s leaders do in fact think there is a danger, despite what uninformed Internet fools tell us. The Russkies have started conducting military maneuvers in the Kaliningrad region, which is far from Ukraine and borders both Poland and Lithuania, as well as Navy maneuvers on the Baltic sea.


31 posted on 03/03/2014 6:28:12 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s put his curse on Poland


32 posted on 03/03/2014 6:28:42 PM PST by ncpatriot
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Damn, the Poles are in quite a spot.

The One says he’s got their back. Hell, that SOB doesn’t have MY back.


33 posted on 03/03/2014 6:29:43 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Revolting cat!

Of course, but what good is it to have a pledge from this administration and the fools therein?


34 posted on 03/03/2014 6:30:50 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

35 posted on 03/03/2014 6:32:26 PM PST by caww
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To: marron
I wonder if he would consider giving Arizona a call.

Why would he? He's already ceeded Arizona to Mexico... I still can't believe that Barky and his band of thugs in the "Just Us" department sued AZ over illegal aliens!

Mark

36 posted on 03/03/2014 6:32:59 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That goes without saying, I was merely commenting on the actual military moves that Putin as any military leader in his situation is doing outside Ukraine to show his muscle and issue a warning to the rest of the world.


37 posted on 03/03/2014 6:33:33 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama should just shut up.


38 posted on 03/03/2014 6:35:07 PM PST by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: caww

Now that funny cartoon ROFL


39 posted on 03/03/2014 6:35:26 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: tcrlaf
Yes, Putin is throttling Obama on the world stage with no repercussions.

However, to say there is no threat to Poland, along with the other NATO members bordering Ukraine, is both premature and depends only upon the current frame of reference in time.

Encouraging Russia with such impotence does not bode well for future events.

40 posted on 03/03/2014 6:35:43 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Doogle

OMGGG Doogle PJ boy is worst thing you could do on photoshop with this President put a girl there

If you going photoshop honey have you at look Smuffette from Smurfs


41 posted on 03/03/2014 6:36:23 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Defending Poland is how the last one began in earnest. This idiot really is illiterate.
42 posted on 03/03/2014 6:38:27 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Poland believes that, I won’t feel sorry for them. Obama is not going to protect Poland. Obama wants Russia to have the whole Europe in their grasp!


43 posted on 03/03/2014 6:43:09 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: null and void

LOLOLOL!

That is great!

This guy is such a jackass.


44 posted on 03/03/2014 6:43:21 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37; tcrlaf

I stole it fair and square from tcrlaf...


45 posted on 03/03/2014 6:45:07 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"“The most important thing is for us – the United States – to make sure that we don’t go off without the European community,” Reid continued."

Who would have ever guessed that Harry Reid was smarter than anyone in the Obama administration?

46 posted on 03/03/2014 6:46:19 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Boogieman

Good thing the Poles have that missile defended we installed !
Oh wait...


47 posted on 03/03/2014 6:48:23 PM PST by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Barack Obama - World Renown Military Strategist


48 posted on 03/03/2014 6:48:42 PM PST by Iron Munro (Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As if Hussein’s “promises” meant anything.


49 posted on 03/03/2014 6:51:18 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: null and void

I hate to say this but that grandma is right


50 posted on 03/03/2014 6:56:47 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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