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McCain: Send U.S. Special Forces to Rescue Nigerian Girls
Daily Beast ^ | May 13, 2014 | Josh Rogin

Posted on 05/13/2014 1:33:08 PM PDT by C19fan

The United States should send in special forces to rescue the hundreds of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram—whether the Nigerian government gives permission or not, according to Sen. John McCain.

“If they knew where they were, I certainly would send in U.S. troops to rescue them, in a New York minute I would, without permission of the host country,” McCain told The Daily Beast Tuesday. “I wouldn’t be waiting for some kind of permission from some guy named Goodluck Jonathan,” he added, referring to the president of Nigeria.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: boko; bokoharam; islam; mccain; nigeria
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Here we go again. If Special Forces was sent to every spot McCain wants to intervene in there would be no Special Forces to send to Nigeria.
1 posted on 05/13/2014 1:33:08 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Why, Juan, why?


2 posted on 05/13/2014 1:35:24 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: C19fan

hey johnny, how about we send you and your little girlfriend linda graham to nigeria? we will even let you fly the mission.


3 posted on 05/13/2014 1:36:00 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: C19fan

Whatever happens, it should happen without McCain suggesting something should take place, that might actually be taking place.

This guy is an utter fool.

Speculation in these instances is not helpful. It can cause your enemy to take measures that would make it hard to achieve the desired results.

McCain has been around long enough to know better than to shoot his mouth off in a situation like this. That he does it, further reveals his complete mental decay.


4 posted on 05/13/2014 1:37:10 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: C19fan

Every once in a while, John McCain says something that is right and correct.

Yes, we should send the Special Forces and this should have been the first thing our Cowardly President should have done.

Oh, and spare me the “It’s none of our business” crap.


5 posted on 05/13/2014 1:37:48 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: C19fan

Send them to his office! Please...


6 posted on 05/13/2014 1:38:05 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: C19fan

Juan is ready to defend everyone ... but us.


7 posted on 05/13/2014 1:38:19 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: DoughtyOne

Once again, if McCain is for it, I have a red flag.


8 posted on 05/13/2014 1:38:33 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: SoConPubbie

Except you don’t telegraph that to the enemy. You urge it through channels. This guy is a blithering idiot.

I agree with you, but you don’t blab it to the media.


9 posted on 05/13/2014 1:39:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: C19fan

Special Forces: Send John McCain to Rescue Nigerian Girls


10 posted on 05/13/2014 1:39:36 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: C19fan

"They're not all bad guys"


11 posted on 05/13/2014 1:39:49 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - Time For A Second Party)
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To: hadaclueonce

My red flag is that this stopped clock can be right twice per day. The only thing is, I want the enemy to be surprised, not warned in advance.


12 posted on 05/13/2014 1:40:19 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: C19fan

His Goodluck Jonathan comment sounds racist to me.


13 posted on 05/13/2014 1:41:10 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: C19fan

He knows that if the pacifist unMessiah sends in the troops, he instantly become a racist


14 posted on 05/13/2014 1:41:27 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: kingattax

Do we have an Aeronca Champ or Piper Cub that'll fly that far? That's about all the aircraft I want to risk to the negative ace.

15 posted on 05/13/2014 1:41:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: C19fan

Give them the intelligence and location.


16 posted on 05/13/2014 1:42:37 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: C19fan

How ‘bout sending special forces to free our Marine from the Mexican jail?


17 posted on 05/13/2014 1:43:09 PM PDT by ponz7
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To: C19fan

Right, McStain. But, we couldn’t send in Special Forces to Benghazi, to help rescue Amb Stevens and others, could we?

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/diplomat-us-special-forces-told-you-cant-go-to-benghazi-during-attacks/


18 posted on 05/13/2014 1:44:20 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: C19fan

The united States military is not a hostage rescue service for the world.

Juan McNutz needs to shut up and sit down. This is the same moron who wanted boots on the ground in Kosovo in 1999 and in Libya in 2011.

This is the same idiot who said “ Fight with me” in 2008 and then took a dive to Obama, the one person he would NOT fight, when he should have fought.

All able bodied men in Nigeria need to be beating a path to Boku Haran’s locations and start killing every terrorist they find.

If we can point them out to them, fine, but other than that, our men should not be risked.

Hell, we lead one million plus of our own babies to the slaughter every year in America through abortion on demand, so why are these girls worth the lives of our soldiers.

Nigeria has men. Let them do their job and protect their own women.

As for Juan McLoser, he needs to go home to Arizona and look for the strawberries.


19 posted on 05/13/2014 1:45:11 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: SoConPubbie

Wouldn’t that be an invasion of a sovereign country and an act of war?

I didn’t think we had a lot of “USA = World’s Policeman” advocates on this site anymore.


20 posted on 05/13/2014 1:45:12 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Dalberg-Acton
Wouldn’t that be an invasion of a sovereign country and an act of war?

Couldn't care less.

The lives of those children are more important than the bleating of the leader of a third-world country or the bleatings of Libertarians.

BTW, do you consider yourself to be a Christian?
21 posted on 05/13/2014 1:47:44 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: C19fan

Obama won’t do anything to help the girls and stop the muslim terrorists.

He says it is just a matter of educationg the muslims.

Must be another case of “Workplace Violence”.


22 posted on 05/13/2014 1:47:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: kingattax
"hey johnny, how about we send you and your little girlfriend linda graham to nigeria? we will even let you fly the mission."

I suspect we already have an adequate number of drones in the area...

23 posted on 05/13/2014 1:48:06 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: exit82

Well said, I agree with you completely.


24 posted on 05/13/2014 1:48:51 PM PDT by surrey
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To: C19fan

I am tired of American forces dying for everyone else. Obama uses these guys and not long after, the special forces have all kinds of mysterious accidents.

Obama isn’t president CIC quality, so people should quit wanting him to use troops.


25 posted on 05/13/2014 1:48:54 PM PDT by dforest
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To: C19fan
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26 posted on 05/13/2014 1:48:58 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: DoughtyOne
Except you don’t telegraph that to the enemy. You urge it through channels. This guy is a blithering idiot.

I agree, but I am pretty sure our "illustrious" leadership is still not going to lift a finger to rescue those children.
27 posted on 05/13/2014 1:49:06 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Dalberg-Acton; SoConPubbie

If such a rescue were part of a systematic effort to rid the world of Islam, I’d be all for it.

Problem is....it won’t be.


28 posted on 05/13/2014 1:50:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: C19fan

Get some of those rich hollywood liberals to donate some money and hire mercenaries


29 posted on 05/13/2014 1:51:39 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: kingattax

“hey johnny, how about we send you and your little girlfriend linda graham to nigeria? we will even let you fly the mission.”.......

Be sure to take Hitlary along with you.


30 posted on 05/13/2014 1:51:43 PM PDT by DaveA37
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To: SoConPubbie

Though we most often agree, Nope. Not this time. If you (9the general you) want America to be ruler of the world, then sending our SF makes sense. Lets be the Empire everyone says we are and stop denying it. Give the Military Worldcop badges and declare ourselves Kings.

I very much think those girls should have been rescued Day 1. By the country they are in. But we supplied and protected the people who kidnapped them. Until we get our collective sXit together and figure out if we are America under a Constitution or Rulers of the Earth, we damn well need to stay the hell out of other countries.

Not every atrocity on earth demands a US military intervention. Maybe then the rest of the planet would take care and sort its own crap out.


31 posted on 05/13/2014 1:53:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: SoConPubbie

Unfortunately, it is none of our business.

When did the rescue of these couple hundred unfortunate young girls become a moral imperative requiring armed invasion of yet another country, a more or less friendly one this time, when we calmly stood by and watched something like 10M people murdered in civil wars in Central Africa?

Actually, of course, we didn’t watch. We ignored the slaughter.


32 posted on 05/13/2014 1:54:52 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: C19fan

Gosh had McCain become President, we would be at war with practically every country. Our military would be HUGE with close to 5 million most likely.


33 posted on 05/13/2014 1:55:16 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: SoConPubbie

“BTW, do you consider yourself to be a Christian?”

How liberal of you to introduce a non sequitur into the debate.


34 posted on 05/13/2014 1:55:33 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: C19fan

McCain here reveals himself, yet again, to be a senile idiot who should have retired long ago.


35 posted on 05/13/2014 1:55:50 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Norm Lenhart
I very much think those girls should have been rescued Day 1. By the country they are in. But we supplied and protected the people who kidnapped them. Until we get our collective sXit together and figure out if we are America under a Constitution or Rulers of the Earth, we damn well need to stay the hell out of other countries.

I'm surprised Norm by your response.

Let's say you are President, You would really sit on your hands when you could actually save the lives of children?

Your very Christianity demands otherwise, irrespective of your politics.
36 posted on 05/13/2014 1:55:51 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Norm Lenhart
But we supplied and protected the people who kidnapped them.

You have evidence of this?

37 posted on 05/13/2014 1:56:38 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: SoConPubbie

You know what, this is exactly the type of situation he would involve himself in. Why it’s for the children. Can you think of a more appealing way for him to show he cares for children, cares for Christians, and is a super-hero?

I understand why you say what you do, but I don’t know. This looks to be irresistible to me.


38 posted on 05/13/2014 1:57:51 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: C19fan

The problem, John, is that we do not have a stated interest in the form of policy associated with those kidnapped girls. Under what pretense would we involve the US Military in an effort to “rescue” someone?

There is no foreign policy and our military has no leadership. We are completely helpless at the moment.


39 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:00 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Tagline deleted at the request of an offended FReeper.)
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To: exit82

It sure is a good thing that McCain didn’t win when he ran for President.


40 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:17 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: C19fan

Give them the same treatment given to Ambassador Stevens who asked for help and got nothing.


41 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:31 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Dalberg-Acton
How liberal of you to introduce a non sequitur into the debate.

Oh, it goes right to the heart of the debate as both a Christian and a Conservative.

If your Christianity does not drive your politics, you are not a Christian. You cannot compartmentalize areas of your secular life and not apply your Christianity to those areas like politics.

You Christian ethics and morals either apply to 100% of your life, or your Christianity does not work, and is not authentic.
42 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:34 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: kingattax

beat me!

Take his daughter too....please.


43 posted on 05/13/2014 1:58:37 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: C19fan

How about a special force of one named McCain!

It’s Nigeria’s concern and none of mine!


44 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:05 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: DoughtyOne
You know what, this is exactly the type of situation he would involve himself in. Why it’s for the children. Can you think of a more appealing way for him to show he cares for children, cares for Christians, and is a super-hero?

I understand why you say what you do, but I don’t know. This looks to be irresistible to me.


And I understand your points as well DO.
45 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:46 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: ponz7
How ‘bout sending special forces to free our Marine from the Mexican jail?

How 'bout sending the Marines in and just taking over Mexico. We already have many of their 'citizens' living here anyway.

46 posted on 05/13/2014 1:59:59 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: SoConPubbie

It’s none of our business and I could care less, it’s Nigeria’s peoblem.


47 posted on 05/13/2014 2:00:16 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: bonfire

meghan the mouth going too ? great idea !


48 posted on 05/13/2014 2:00:29 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Are you aware of the special camps in North Korea for children and families, and the torture they undergo regularly? Thousands or tens of thousands of them, not 200 and some.

Should we invade Norkland to rescue them? If not, why not? Because the Norks have a very non-trivial military and (possibly) usable nukes?

Does that change the moral imperative or do we only bluster about making threats about invading countries that are unable to fight back effectively? Christianity on the cheap.


49 posted on 05/13/2014 2:00:30 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: BenLurkin; Dalberg-Acton
If such a rescue were part of a systematic effort to rid the world of Islam, I’d be all for it.

Problem is....it won’t be.


Really doesn't matter in the final analysis does it?

Either you save the girls lives or you don't.

The Cowardly, Craven Evil one in the White House has and had the power to save the lives of these girls.

He chose not to.


50 posted on 05/13/2014 2:02:27 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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