Skip to comments.Obama considers special forces to help in Iraq
Posted on 06/16/2014 2:09:05 PM PDT by kingattax
WASHINGTON (AP) The White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in an urgent attempt to help the government in Baghdad slow the nation's rampant Sunni insurgency, U.S. officials said Monday.
While President Barack Obama has explicitly ruled out putting U.S. troops into direct combat in Iraq, the plan under consideration suggests he would be willing to send Americans into a collapsing security situation for training and other purposes
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In or out Obama. You can’t have it both ways.
Obama never passes up an opportunity to get more of our guys killed.
Haven't we trained enough of these maniacs already?
A little late for training.
Both ways is just how he's going to try to have it. One foot on the dock and one foot in the boat and both on banana peels.
Exactly. Send in a small force without support and no matter how well they fight, they will be overwhelmed.
He said “no boots on the ground”. . . he didn’t say ANYTHING about “loafers”. We got any “light in the loafer” special forces units after Zer0 has worked his magic on the military??
My thoughts exactly.
The forces in Mosul were supposedly “trained” and abandoned their posts so quickly that the French are envious.
look what type he gets to replace them with? his type.
Guess he’ll be sending them in barefoot — he did promise “no boots”
Special Forces are the tip of the spear, but they need the whole spear behind them to effective. Even my 6 year old knows that.
No. Let Allah help them.
This is a situation that calls for the war machine fighting capabilities, not squad sized special ops teams.
it takes skill to write a statement that is accurate, ironic, sad, and funny all at the same time.. *hat tip to you*
Too bad he outed Seal Team Six after they killed bin Laden, and now most of them are dead. Col. McRaven,their leader, was spared by God for some good purpose. If you haven’t read his remarkable graduation speech at the University of Texas last month, please do.
Yeah, that’s about it. He’ll wind up getting a lot of people killed.
NO FRIGGIN WAY.
The afghans were shooting the soldiers that were training them in the back, before we pulled out. Why subject our troops to that crap again.
And who do you train. Both sides hate us and want to kill us.
If you are not going in to take the Country, then do not go in..
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