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Obama Close to Authorizing Military Training of Syrian Rebels
Wall Street Journal ^ | May 27, 2014 9:49 a.m. ET | Adam Entous

Posted on 05/27/2014 11:01:34 AM PDT by Hoodat

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is close to authorizing a mission led by the U.S. military to train moderate Syrian rebels to fight the regime of Bashar al-Assad and al Qaeda-linked groups, a move that would expand Washington's role in the conflict, U.S. officials said.

A new military training program, if implemented, would supplement a small train-and-equip program led by the Central Intelligence Agency which Mr. Obama authorized...

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; incompetent; obama; syria; treason
Now that all the good Syrian rebels are dead, Obama wants to train the bad ones. Never in human history has one been as incompetent as Baraq Obama in the arena of diplomacy.
1 posted on 05/27/2014 11:01:34 AM PDT by Hoodat
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To: Hoodat

How soon willl is be before we read stories about how the Syrian “trainees” open fire and kill their US army instructors?


2 posted on 05/27/2014 11:04:21 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Hoodat

Bar-Ack is not incompetent. He is not stupid. He is a evil fifth columnist, a racist, and a closet Muslim who hates CHristianity, America and everything decent.


3 posted on 05/27/2014 11:04:55 AM PDT by ZULU (https://www.facebook.com/freejustina)
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To: Hoodat

Good way to cause the democrats to lose the next election!


4 posted on 05/27/2014 11:06:53 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Hoodat

Can someone explain why Obama is obsessed with supporting Syrian rebels that have pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda?

This is the reason innocent Americans were killed in Benghazi, he was giving them arsenals of weapons to blow up towns, and has already pledged over $160 Million, just that we know of.

What is this obsession? Their neighbor Iran is threatening nuclear destruction, and death to America, and Obama is obsessed with Syria?

Pretty sure Obama and Iran are in cahoots. Is this about narco turf?


5 posted on 05/27/2014 11:08:41 AM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: Hoodat

IOW, we’re going to be arming them to the teeth. It’s clear Obama hates Christians, but is it all that necessary to arm al-Qaeda sympathizers who terrorize them in Syria?


7 posted on 05/27/2014 11:12:02 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: ZULU

I only give you 7 out of 8—he is still stupid.


8 posted on 05/27/2014 11:12:35 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Hoodat

Will he give them Club Gitmo level medical care, or just lousy VA, that our vets get?


9 posted on 05/27/2014 11:16:39 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Hoodat

Aren’t they the ones who massacred Christians?
That would explain it.


10 posted on 05/27/2014 11:18:30 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: ZULU

THANK YOU. I’m so sick of people who keep saying Zero is “incompetent” or doesn’t know what he’s doing. He knows EXACTLY what he’s doing. All of this is by design.


11 posted on 05/27/2014 11:18:42 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: Hoodat

Now you know how we got involved in the Vietnam war with Dem’s tinkering in other nations’ affairs!


12 posted on 05/27/2014 11:21:12 AM PDT by mdmathis6
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To: Hoodat

How does the USA sustain itself under a racist, anti American president, fomenting facism and race war in the streets through his lawless “Justice” Department, aided and abetted by an increasingly Marxist media?

Two plus more years of this is screaming for more than impeachment, but also removal from office.

God help us in your name, Jesus.


13 posted on 05/27/2014 11:22:32 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Hoodat

Why isn’t he arrested and charged with treason?


14 posted on 05/27/2014 11:23:48 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Hoodat

Syrian rebels are al Qaeda-linked ... raping and killing Christians.


15 posted on 05/27/2014 11:24:07 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Hoodat
Syrian rebels=Al-Qaeda scum and Muslim Brotherhood! Way to go
Barry Soetaro we've finally succumbed to our enemy
16 posted on 05/27/2014 11:30:18 AM PDT by kenmcg (b)
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To: Hoodat

So, Obama is going to PUBLICLY ARM AND TRAIN AL-QAEDA, and SOMEHOW HE’S NOT FROGMARCHED OUT IN CUFFS FOR A CRIMINAL TRIAL????!!!??

WHAT THE F***!!!!1!


17 posted on 05/27/2014 11:32:07 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Hoodat

I’m not in favor of getting involved in Syria but since 0bama says he is I have to wonder; is he waiting until every last Syrian is dead before he does something?


18 posted on 05/27/2014 11:41:14 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Hoodat
The same Syrian rebels that care beheading Christians as they are encountered. The same rebels that were furnished chemical weapons to conduct a false flag so Obama would have excuse to put US troops in place to topple Assad. What a POS.
19 posted on 05/27/2014 11:44:35 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: mgist
"Can someone explain why Obama is obsessed with supporting Syrian rebels that have pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda?"

I'll answer a question with a question. If Obama were a Muslim supporting transnational Islamists who relish killing Christians and trying to recreate the Greater Caliphate, would he do anything different that he already has throughout the Middle East and North Africa?

20 posted on 05/27/2014 11:44:38 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Truth29

BUmp!


21 posted on 05/27/2014 11:54:34 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Hoodat

It’s already happening. We even gave them chemical weapons.


22 posted on 05/27/2014 11:55:10 AM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent
Good way to cause the democrats to lose the next election!

You're giving them too much credit for intelligence.

23 posted on 05/27/2014 11:58:33 AM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: ZULU

He is Satan’s Favored Son.


24 posted on 05/27/2014 12:14:06 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent
good way to cause the dems to lose the next elections!

No, it isn't. Most Republicans in DC are war mongers who support the war and domination agenda of the global elite.

Watch....even our constitutional conservative faves won't speak out for an end to arming rebels and the chaos which has been caused by the policies of the US.

25 posted on 05/27/2014 12:18:51 PM PDT by grania
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To: Lazamataz

He already got away with arming Boko Haram. Maybe he figures he can get away with this as well.


26 posted on 05/27/2014 12:28:42 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Hoodat

John McCain & Lindsey Graham approve.


27 posted on 05/27/2014 12:43:43 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Hoodat

Shit, if I’m Barack Obama, I officially appoint the head of Al Qaeda as the new DHS chief. Why not? Who’s stopping me?


28 posted on 05/27/2014 12:46:15 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz
Why not? Who’s stopping me?

Mitch McConnell? BWWAAHAAAHAAAAAHA!

29 posted on 05/27/2014 12:49:01 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Lazamataz
"Shit, if I’m Barack Obama, I officially appoint the head of Al Qaeda as the new DHS chief. Why not? Who’s stopping me?"

Valerie Bowman Jarrett born in Iran, is a Senior Advisor to the President of the United States and Assistant to the President for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama administration.

yup, did that to.

30 posted on 05/27/2014 12:55:29 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: Hoodat
Does anyone think this will end well?
31 posted on 05/27/2014 12:57:47 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: mgist
This is the person running the show.
32 posted on 05/27/2014 1:01:31 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: Hoodat

He’s armed all the terrorist cartels.

Obama On The Red Line And On The Rat Line
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 04/13/2014 18:22 -0400

Seymour Hersh’s Blockbuster: Obama On The Red Line And On The Rat Line

Read Seymour Hersh’s devastating account of Obama’s Red Lines and Rat Lines and weep for the Republic. It is no more.


33 posted on 05/27/2014 1:05:21 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: Hoodat

Who does Barry think that Putin is going to support?


34 posted on 05/27/2014 1:20:09 PM PDT by golf lover (goingf)
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To: mgist

Yup.


35 posted on 05/27/2014 2:05:24 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: ZULU
Bar-Ack is not incompetent. He is not stupid. He is a evil fifth columnist, a racist, and a closet Muslim who hates CHristianity, America and everything decent

You forgot closet homosexual.

36 posted on 05/27/2014 3:54:16 PM PDT by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
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To: Hoodat

Just watched on frontline tonight an interview with moderate Syrian rebels talking about the training they’ve been receiving via the US. Guess frontline jumped the gun on their reporting, being that the White House is still “thinking” about it.


37 posted on 05/27/2014 8:29:33 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: mgist

Isn’t this the same side McCain and Lindsey Graham were recommending we support?


38 posted on 05/30/2014 9:35:50 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Hoodat; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

Active Duty ping.


39 posted on 05/30/2014 9:36:32 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: mgist; LucyT

Yep.


40 posted on 05/30/2014 9:37:57 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Lil Flower

Hmmmm. Wonder how long this training has possibly been taking place.


41 posted on 05/30/2014 9:39:06 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

Not if McCain has his way.....he’s all for it.


42 posted on 05/30/2014 9:44:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: minnesota_bound
Why isn’t he arrested and charged with treason?

Pigment protection.

43 posted on 05/31/2014 12:47:44 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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