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US And Iran Vs. ISIS In Iraq? Washington, Tehran May Be Mulling A Partnership
International Business Times ^ | 13 June 2014 | Howard Koplowitz

Posted on 06/13/2014 6:05:15 PM PDT by Lorianne

The U.S. may be joining forces with an unlikely adversary -- Iran -- if President Barack Obama decides to use force in Iraq. And it’s an idea that Tehran is open to, according to a senior Iranian official.

“We can work with the Americans to end the insurgency in the Middle East,” the official told Reuters in a story published Friday. "We are very influential in Iraq, Syria and many other countries."

The possibility of Iran working with the U.S. to quell the insurgency has been discussed internally among high-ranking Iranian officials, the source said. But it was unclear if those talks reached anyone else, including the United States.

Iran sent two units of its elite Quds Forces into Iraq on Thursday to fight alongside Iraqi soldiers. The units are already making progress, helping the Iraqis reclaim most of Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit from the al Qaeda offshoot the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; iraq; isis; lebanon; rop; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 06/13/2014 6:05:16 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

What could possibly go wrong?


2 posted on 06/13/2014 6:06:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Americans in harm’s way for the benefit of Iran, good idea?


3 posted on 06/13/2014 6:08:18 PM PDT by research99
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To: BenLurkin

E X A C T L Y


4 posted on 06/13/2014 6:09:00 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Lorianne

Hold it, I thought conservatives got crucified for working with Iraq to fight Iran, but this is ok?

Liberals are starting to learn that keeping those two groups equaled out and fighting each other is ok.

Say it isn’t so.


5 posted on 06/13/2014 6:09:01 PM PDT by LowOiL ("Abomination" sure sounds like "ObamaNation" to me.)
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To: Lorianne

Well, as long as they kill each other it’s a win-win for us.


6 posted on 06/13/2014 6:09:23 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: BenLurkin

I would trust a Reagan with such a temporary alliance but not Obama.


7 posted on 06/13/2014 6:09:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Zero, Plugs, and Lurch already are in an alliance with Iran over its nuclear weapons program, and aligning with Iran is consistent with their backing down over the line in the sand in Syria. All this is consistent with Zero’s policy of turning on every ally of the US, and in his goal of annihilating the Jews and Israel. Thanks Lorianne.


8 posted on 06/13/2014 6:10:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Lorianne

Stupid. That puts us in the middle of a religious war and on the wrong side to boot.


9 posted on 06/13/2014 6:11:57 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: cripplecreek

Pretty much says it for me too.

I wouldn’t trust Obama in any situation.


10 posted on 06/13/2014 6:12:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Lorianne

US aircraft flying attack FOR the Ayatollah..!

Oh, now that’s perfect.


11 posted on 06/13/2014 6:14:47 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Lorianne

The enemy of my enemy? Problem is OBozo has made 3/4 of the world our enemies!


12 posted on 06/13/2014 6:16:39 PM PDT by nomad
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To: Lorianne

If Obummer has anything to with it, it will be a disaster for America.


13 posted on 06/13/2014 6:20:01 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Lorianne

So the US is going to help get the weapons back from the maniacs we armed and trained so they could destroy Syria?


14 posted on 06/13/2014 6:27:24 PM PDT by grania
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To: research99

Iranians will also be in harm’s way for the benefit of the USA.

Who would you rather have on your side when fighting ISIS — Iranians who are Shia and hate Sunnis or Saudi Arabia who are Sunni and provided almost all of the terrorists for 9/11?


15 posted on 06/13/2014 6:46:11 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: nomad

But you still haven’t asked yourself the question whose side Obozo is on when we can safely assume that he is Sunni.

He himself stated that he would be on the side of Islam when the situation turns ugly. He didn’t say that he would be on OUR side.

FYI ISIS is Sunni. Now do the rest of your homework.


16 posted on 06/13/2014 6:54:57 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Lorianne

The Won is walking away clearing the field for Iran.

Iran has no need of us in the region and now they will get a third of Iraq as a client state and can coordinate terrorism and the bombing of Israel.

He has a tee time and no interest in these things. They are all someone else’s problems.


17 posted on 06/13/2014 6:55:32 PM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Lorianne

It is sounding like even Iran has strong apprehensions about ISIS.

US-Iran partnership? The enemy of my enemy is my friend.


18 posted on 06/13/2014 7:11:40 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy

Jarrett, the Director of National Intelligence, and Obama are all muslims. Jarrett is Iranian.


19 posted on 06/13/2014 7:13:17 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: Lorianne

If Minitrue were a true news outlet the question might be asked about Iran’s long standing desire to take over Iraq....


20 posted on 06/13/2014 7:38:48 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun free zones?)
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To: nomad

No, that’s not true at all!

The muslim world still hates us
and
he alienated us seeking to destroy relationships with our ww2 allies and G7 trading partners.

He is trying to bat 100% of the world against America.


21 posted on 06/13/2014 7:54:26 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Lorianne

I’ve mentioned her numerous times, Venezuela funded Chavez’ campaign. Chavez turned Venezuelan into a NARCO nation.

I see the same thing happening here, and have said we are being duped.


22 posted on 06/13/2014 8:02:36 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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To: Lorianne

ISIS has pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda. Iran has had an allegience with Al Qaeda for years.
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/10/opinion/bergen-iran-al-qaeda/

The Iraq army outnumbers ISIS rebels 40 - 1. None of this makes sense.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/13/isis-s-secret-allies.html


23 posted on 06/13/2014 8:21:18 PM PDT by mgist (.)
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