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Let Them Kill Each Other
American Thinker ^ | 6/16/2014 | Mike Konrad

Posted on 06/16/2014 3:49:05 AM PDT by markomalley

I know, I know, the recent ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) gains have everyone scared. No doubt, the Islamophilic administration will want to step in, and save Islam from itself once again. Let me advocate a course of action that will make sense to all sides in America; the left and right; from militarists to pacifists: Let the Muslims kill each other.

After the administration blundered on Benghazi, on the Arab Spring, and Syria, Heaven itself has afforded it one last chance to set itself right. It is almost impossible for the administration to screw it up. All it has to do is nothing.

Yes, Nothing!

ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) is presently a large group of thugs with guns. They have no navy, no air force, except for a few captured helicopters, which they will soon break. The only ones they can threaten are their fellow Muslims. If they take over Iraq, who cares? They will soon reduce the Levant to the seventh century.

And this is a problem to us? OK, oil prices may spike for a while, but they are going to need to sell their oil because they’ve got nothing else to produce for export and can’t produce any of the fruits of modern industry. Meanwhile, the high prices will encourage domestic drilling and production of our nearly boundless reserves held in shale deposits, to the point where we will become a major oil exporter ourselves.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; iraq; isis; rop
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1 posted on 06/16/2014 3:49:05 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Ahem. Israel.


2 posted on 06/16/2014 3:51:16 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: markomalley

The do-nothing isolationist crowd speaketh.

By all means, leave Israel surrounded by enemies. (Just like Ron Paul wants.) They’ll leave the Great Satan alone then, won’t they? and still sell us oil too.


3 posted on 06/16/2014 3:51:53 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: markomalley

But if screwing it up means acting doncha know the clown won’t be able to hold still. He is probably about to wet himself just thinking about it.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 3:52:16 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Olog-hai
Then let Israel deal with them. Anyone Congressional candidate who runs on this campaign slogan will win re-election in November in a landslide:

No more U.S. military commitments in Third World sh!t-holes.

5 posted on 06/16/2014 3:56:06 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: markomalley

Col David Hunt is saying the same. It won’t be pretty but Syria and Iran won’t play footsie and will stabilize the situation if we stay out of the way.


6 posted on 06/16/2014 3:57:59 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: markomalley
Agree 100%, let them kill each other BUT...eventually they will reach Israel's (still our most reliable and stable ally in a 5,000 KM radius)borders, then what? WWIII?

Didn't WWII teach anybody anything, that EVIL must be snipped in the bud? Snipped OVERTHERE before it reaches US shores which, it surely will and soon.

So while these Arab/Islamic scum are not worth the sweat off our b*lls, they must be stopped. The irony of it all is that Iran is the main provider for most Islamic terror groups in the world today and now, we're supposed to make buddy buddy with them while they develop an A-Bomb to be used against us? Huh? Pres. Obama can you please, please wake up? What are you smoking?

7 posted on 06/16/2014 3:59:23 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Alberta's Child

Reganesque restraint.


8 posted on 06/16/2014 4:00:11 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Alberta's Child

“Let Israel deal with them” = abandon Israel to being surrounded by them.


9 posted on 06/16/2014 4:01:19 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Alberta's Child

Yeah, let Israel deal with them but...no reigning them in at the UN or anywhere else. They have been retrained since 1982, let ‘em lose...Hussein, hands off!


10 posted on 06/16/2014 4:01:43 AM PDT by Netz
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To: markomalley

Three day warning, then make the whole country a parking lt.


11 posted on 06/16/2014 4:02:08 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: Netz

Yes, World War Three.

This is just a brief power struggle to decide who runs the Caliphate, after all. This is not a massive civil war within Islam.


12 posted on 06/16/2014 4:02:19 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Essentially, that’s the US position now. What, me worry?

Obama shrugs this off as a playground fight, “stupid stuff,” and his slightly more articulate advisers scoff that it’s just “sectarianism.”

These groups really don’t give a darn about the sect; most of them may be Sunnis, but they’ve been killing Sunnis, too, if they’re allied with the civil authority of the former state of Iraq. What these people want to do - and what they have even announced they want to do - is build a trans-national and even trans-sectarian caliphate.

And they don’t plan to limit it to the ME. I happened to see some photos on Twitter of some of their fighters yesterday, and guess what - a group of them were clearly blond. Probably they were from Chechnya, or possibly they were the European or American jihadis who are flocking to Iraq right now.

In any case, this is neither a “regional conflict” or a “sectarian conflict.” This is Islam, seeing its chance because of the weakness of the West and the fact that it has the sympathy of American leaders. Israel is not the only place that should be worried right now.

And shrugging them off as rag-tag rowdies is ridiculous. Aside from the fact that this attack has got them $2.5 billion in new assets (they’re paying fighters as much as $600 per month, a good sum in the ME), not to mention modern US equipment, they are organized militarily and are moving right along, taking city after city.


13 posted on 06/16/2014 4:08:28 AM PDT by livius
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To: markomalley

“The only ones they can threaten are their fellow Muslims. “

Disagree. They have more resources now as well as our wide open borders to get up to huge mischief in the USA; to say nothing of an American president who hates America as much as they do.


14 posted on 06/16/2014 4:13:19 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: markomalley

We are looking at America’s future.

Some time in the near future it’s won’t be rebels attacking the army...it will be the post office, DEA, FBI, BLM, IRS, and a whole host of governmental entities that are now arming themselves against the citizens.

It is coming as sure as the sun rises in the morning and will be led by our Marxist President, Congress and Supreme Court.

My only solace is that I have no children who will have to live through it and I am old enough that I expect to be on this world for no more than 10 more years.

My generation will the last to know America as it was...what a shame!


15 posted on 06/16/2014 4:14:18 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Olog-hai

That’s too bad. I don’t like welfare cases in the Middle East any more than I like them in Detroit.


16 posted on 06/16/2014 4:14:41 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Alberta's Child

Thanks for showing the real you. IBTZ?


17 posted on 06/16/2014 4:16:05 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: markomalley

Jihadis are today’s nazis, with a twist of Allah.

If they are not stopped, why was Hitler stopped?

The purpose would not be to save “good” muslims, it would be to stop the evil ones.

When Iraq falls, it may be time to consider some serious bomb dropping - enough to set them back to very primitive times.


18 posted on 06/16/2014 4:16:35 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: markomalley

I’m going to guess that Mr. Konrad has never dared to play a game of chess, since he always gets beaten at checkers, and possibly tic tac toe.


19 posted on 06/16/2014 4:18:46 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Olog-hai

History does not repeat itself, but it ryhmes. The US financially is in many ways like the West Roman Empire, Financially broke and politically divided. The average US citizen had enough of war, especially when it costs lives and treasure at a time when our cities and infrastructure is collapsing due to lack of funds. A few more Iraq and Afghanistan and the US will financially implode from all her debts. We are forced to adopt the strategy of the East Roman Empire. Due to lack of funds and manpowe, the ERE deployed diplomacy and used dirty tricks to keept their enemies fighting amongst themselves. Right now the US needs the Shiites and Sunnis killing each other. Sometimes doing nothing is a strategy. Not everything Ron Paul proposes is crazy. The US after WW2 made the strategic mistake of supporting the partition of British Palestine into a homeland for Jewish refugees in an area surrounding by nationalistic Arabs who were against it. At that time Britain and US were powerful and the Arabs were not, thus the Jews thought they can get away with it. Maybe if they beat the Arabs in several conventional wars, the Arabs will give up and accept the Jewish homeland. Problem is the Arabs did not give up, they persisted and closed the tech gap that gave Israel and the US unlimited power over the Arab resistance. Gen Marshall the Sec of State at the time when Pres Truman was in charge actually forsaw the mess. The US cannot be the ally of Saudi Arabia (oil) and at the same time offend the Arabs by insisting on a homeland for Jews. He predicted decades of trouble for the US for this diplomatic mistep. 6M Jews vs 300M Arabs and expect peace? Even a kid in 8th grade will figure that is trouble. That is my 2 cents. The sad part is all this could have been avoided if the leaders after WW2 thought with their brains and not their emotions. Ironic the US leaders that skillfully lead the nation in WW2 against the Nazis and Japan, gave into emotions and not long term strategic thinking. Sad part is the US must see this through (we tried to avoid another Holocaust by creating a nation that may be the next site of a Holocaust). Eventually the Arabs will get their act together and march on to Israel. It will end when the Arabs drive the Jews into the sea or the Jews nuking the ME.


20 posted on 06/16/2014 4:20:05 AM PDT by Fee ( Big Gov and Big Business are Enemies of America)
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To: Olog-hai
IBTZ?

Uh, no. I'll be celebrating my 14th anniversary on FR later this year.

21 posted on 06/16/2014 4:21:17 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Fee

US recognition of Israel was not a mistake.


22 posted on 06/16/2014 4:21:17 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Alberta's Child

By sympathizing with Arab national socialists?

I’ve seen others go too for expressing such sentiments.


23 posted on 06/16/2014 4:22:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; Fee

It may have been well-intentioned, but it was delusional. Fee’s assessment is a good one.


24 posted on 06/16/2014 4:23:04 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Olog-hai
“Let Israel deal with them” = abandon Israel to being surrounded by them.

No. Israel has been surrounded by enemies it's entire life. What it is now is removing any shackles that might prevent Israel from doing whatever it believes it should do to defend itself.

25 posted on 06/16/2014 4:23:20 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: markomalley

Yeah, the muslims will kill each other, but nothing about those non-muslims who will become victims of those ISIS demons.


26 posted on 06/16/2014 4:23:47 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Olog-hai
By sympathizing with Arab national socialists?

No, by sympathizing with Americans and standing up for American principles when they are threatened by big-government globalists.

27 posted on 06/16/2014 4:24:30 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Olog-hai
By all means, leave Israel surrounded by enemies.

And if we were to send troops in, send B-2s on bombing runs, or any other action…Israel will still be surrounded by enemies.

The only way for Israel not to be surrounded by enemies is if Islam is eradicated from the face of the planet. And, even then, Israel would have its share of enemies (though the ones that remain would likely not be as homicidal).

Do you think that Americans have the stomach to do what needs to be done? How about our European allies? Will they have the stomach to go to the millions of Muslims that they've allowed in their midst and demand that they repudiate their beliefs or be gunned down? Far more likely that modern European states demand that Christians apostatize or die.

Over the past 4,000 years, Israel has been surrounded by enemies. God has always protected Israel…as long as Israel didn't do a nose-dive into sin, and even then He always managed to rescue them after they've learned their lesson and returned to Him. Sure, we could act to shield Israel, but as long as this government plays with that garbage "religion of peace" BS and try to save these savages from themselves while allowing them to continue to utter their blasphemies, nothing is going to change.

The only way that the problem can be solved is for God to get "Old Testament" on the enemies of Israel.

28 posted on 06/16/2014 4:24:52 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: DoodleDawg

There has never been a cohesive Caliphate even close to being formed for the majority of the modern state of Israel’s history.

It’s closer than ever now.

And they still regard the USA as the “great Satan”. No action or inaction on the USA’s part will change that viewpoint for them.


29 posted on 06/16/2014 4:25:04 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: markomalley

The headline sounds like what my father, or the average person would say.


30 posted on 06/16/2014 4:26:20 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: markomalley

If “we” don’t get the stomach, then what non-stomachs “we” possess will be ripped out by the enemy instead.

I certainly do not trust Obama to even be forced into doing the right thing, that said. Denial of his being in league with the enemy in question is impossible in the face of the evidence.


31 posted on 06/16/2014 4:27:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Alberta's Child

Is that how you’re describing Israel?


32 posted on 06/16/2014 4:27:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
A lot of anti-Semitism floating to the surface on this thread.
33 posted on 06/16/2014 4:29:16 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: TalBlack
Our first priority should be what we're going to do about Obama. Those screaming for him to "do something" don't seem very bright. Everything he's done so far has made things considerably worse and having him do more of it just means the end of Israel sooner rather than later.

Lest we forget. All of Obama's doing something leads us closer to the goal at a sprint rather than a trot.

Obama advisor (Now UN ambassador) calls for the invasion of Israel
34 posted on 06/16/2014 4:29:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: markomalley
I favored intervention until I read this article.

Now, I agree, let them kill themselves.

Obama is so incompetent he is more likely to make things worse - see all of North Africa for reference.

Too, as Europe is dependent on ME oil, perhaps they will remove their head from their butts & see muslims for what they really are - psychopaths.

35 posted on 06/16/2014 4:29:56 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Olog-hai
That's how I'm describing Israel's supporters in the U.S. government over the years who think it's important to support a foreign country at the expense of U.S. taxpayers ... for 65 years.
36 posted on 06/16/2014 4:30:15 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Olog-hai
Your point sounds contradictory, it is a great upheaval within Islam to see who will run the Caliphate, that is why Iran is running quickly to get the bomb.
37 posted on 06/16/2014 4:31:24 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Netz

It’s not that great of an upheaval. As soon as one side gets the upper hand, things will quiet down and refocus on who they regard as the “enemies of Islam”.


38 posted on 06/16/2014 4:33:12 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Alberta's Child

That is anti-American propaganda.


39 posted on 06/16/2014 4:33:31 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: markomalley

We should have nuked several of those cities in the days immediately after 9-11. They’d still be trying to figure out how to get the electricity back on.... and how to live in a radioactive wasteland.


40 posted on 06/16/2014 4:35:07 AM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: Olog-hai
That is anti-American propaganda.

LMAO.

41 posted on 06/16/2014 4:37:03 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: markomalley

If they keep it in the family so to speak I would not really have a problem.
They won’t. It will spill over into the West.


42 posted on 06/16/2014 4:37:08 AM PDT 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: Alberta's Child

That’s the kind of garbage that comes out of Stormfront.


43 posted on 06/16/2014 4:38:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Do they ever “settle down” or does that mean 328 murders, 785 rapes and 2,567 building burned to the ground instead of higher numbers?


44 posted on 06/16/2014 4:38:29 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Kozak

There is nothing non-imperial about Islam. Just have to see the history of those that fought the Ottomans.


45 posted on 06/16/2014 4:39:15 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

What — a focus on America’s interests first?


46 posted on 06/16/2014 4:41:19 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Netz

Call it switching targets. That happens when they find leadership they regard as satisfying.

Remember that Khomeini was all about downplaying Sunni-Shi’a differences during his lifetime.


47 posted on 06/16/2014 4:41:44 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Alberta's Child

I notice you don’t use the term “USA”.

Abandoning allies is not in the USA’s best interest, nor does it exemplify any honorable character. But under Obama, that is generally what has happened, and here you are cheering it on.

As Solzhenitsyn pointed out to us, “Must one point out that from ancient times, a decline in courage has been considered the first symptom of the end?” That agrees with George Washington’s assertion that the USA must “at all times be ready for war”.


48 posted on 06/16/2014 4:44:30 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: markomalley

Israel and ‘73 war.
Only Nixon re-arming Israel kept them from falling.


49 posted on 06/16/2014 4:45:14 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Olog-hai
I am glad to see you're calm, cool and collect in this, the final weeks of US influence in the Middle East. The dodo is hitting the fan and this is only the beginning. Once the Islamofacists succeed, they encourage the Paleostinians to act as they are doing right now.
50 posted on 06/16/2014 4:46:30 AM PDT by Netz
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