Skip to comments.U.S. Secretly Flying Drones Over Iraq
Posted on 06/12/2014 7:11:41 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
The U.S. since last year has been secretly flying unmanned surveillance aircraft in small numbers over Iraq to collect intelligence on insurgents, according to U.S. officials. Officials wouldn't say what types of drones were being used but said the flights were conducted only for surveillance purposes. The program was launched with the consent of the Iraqi government.
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Well, it’s not a secret any more. Great OPSEC.
But didn't the WH say that had no idea the insurgents were going to make a move?
Some intel operation Obama is running, eh?
Well, well, well.
Taliban Mullah in Chief Obama is finally getting his chance to silence the skeptics of his Obamadrone Military Strategy.
Will the advancing hordes of Islamic Terriorists be held at bay by the mighty attacks from Obamadrones?
Will Taliban Mullah in Chief Hussein Obama prove that he didnt need no stinking Status of Forces Agreement with Iraq?
Wiil the VA be ready for the sprained finger casualties of the Obamadrone Joystick Pilots during and after this epic, high-tech, razzle-dazzle battle?
Sit back folks and marvel as the old-style boots-on-the-ground bad guys confront the mighty Obamadrones of Obamanation!
INTO THE ABYSS!
They still had the drones primed to look for Tea Party people.
That must be the problem.
an Obama Drone Oldie!
” I’m ‘Really Good at Killing People’ - BHO
Active Duty ping.
Obama and Intel dont belong on the same PAGE!
Wait a second. We have been flying drones over Iraq for a year and they didn’t see this coming?
You know what this is? This is Obama letting Maliki know that because he didn’t sign the agreement, tough crap.
Really, Obama is nothing more than a vindictive POS.
If the military and State Dept. really wanted to keep these things a secret they would get Obama to tell them who he got to do it with his birth certificate, college records and Kenyan passport.
Fifty cents says that Obama went to play a game of Spades with Reggie when this was happening.
The Bush administration had negotiated a SOFA with Maliki.
It was Obama who couldn't be bothered to sign it or fulfill it.
There is a rumor that these secret Obamadrones are carrying red paint so as to clearly mark the Obamaredline in Iraq.
This is progress for Obama, as he is learning from Putin’s laughing at Obama’s vaguely defined red line in Syria.
Iranian forces putting down ISIL might be Iraq’s best hope at this point. Which raises some questions:
What happens when Iranian aircraft and presumably some US aircraft find themselves sharing the same airspace over Iraq?
What if Iran bails out Iraq, but Iraq is partitioned along Sunni and Shiite lines? Iran (Shiite majority) will then hold a lot of sway in southern Iraq where there will be a lot of Shiites. => Not far away is Bahrain where currently a Sunni minority rules a Shiite majority and the home to an American Naval Fleet. (The Syrian conflict in the exact reverse, where the Russians have a strategic naval base in Syria. Payback is a bitch and under Obama we’ll pay dearly.)
Are you volunteering for combat duty?
Lest anyone forget, O had that one drone flown to Iran.....
It wouldn't surprise me in the least to learn that the drones are being used to feed recon data to ISIS.
It was my understanding that we have been training fighter pilots and drone pilots for ten years. Wouldn’t that make it obvious drones were flying around? Why then did the trainees not hammer the ISIS in at least Tikrit? Balad air base is only a stones throw away. That would of been some good live fire training, yes?
I guess that depends on what Obama’s real agenda is, doesn’t it?
I think that Frank Marshall Davis wrote a poem to young Barry with a similar sentiment. Yucko!
I just read....the poem....
yucko is right!
I would say that it’s rather obvious we are flying over there. Sure we are....and have been...I know for a fact we are. Just doesn’t need to be advertised.