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Obama Lining Up ISIS Targets and Keeps 'Prerogative' To Strike
ABC News ^ | June 23, 2014 | By ALI WEINBERG

Posted on 06/23/2014 3:01:45 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

President Obama is lining up ISIS targets in Iraq and may launch an attack on the militant Islamic militia that is threatening Baghdad even if he does not get an agreement with the Iraqi regime, Secretary of State John Kerry said today.

Speaking in Baghdad after meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and other political leaders, Kerry said Obama is “each day” gaining more certainty of the targets he would strike if the United States decided on its own to take military action.

“He has reserved the right to himself, as he should, to make a decision at any point in time if he deems it necessary strategically,” Kerry said.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraq; isis; leadingfrombehind; quagmire; syria
Cowboy?
1 posted on 06/23/2014 3:01:45 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yea right...


2 posted on 06/23/2014 3:03:54 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"YEEHAW"
3 posted on 06/23/2014 3:05:18 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He would never hurt his buddies. Plus he would take out all the weapons he gave them.


4 posted on 06/23/2014 3:05:21 PM PDT by oust the louse (The Democratic Party might as well be called the Death Party. Abortion & ObamaCare/death panels.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Check the defense budget for crimson paint for yet another red line.


5 posted on 06/23/2014 3:09:19 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Nah, a real Cowboy would have already taken action.It appears Obama lacks the courage and conviction to be effective in the sandbox.

Although it is entirely possible that his side is winning, so there would be no need for action.

6 posted on 06/23/2014 3:09:27 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Looks like a scene from brokeback mountian.


7 posted on 06/23/2014 3:10:18 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So how is he going to avoid hitting the “moderate” ISIS terrorists?


8 posted on 06/23/2014 3:10:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

He’s liable to strike Baghdad.


9 posted on 06/23/2014 3:12:47 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas

At this point I wouldn’t be surprised to see him launch a strike on Amman Jordan.


10 posted on 06/23/2014 3:14:39 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas

The gay ranchero?


11 posted on 06/23/2014 3:16:04 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Kinda make your skin crawl.


12 posted on 06/23/2014 3:27:14 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas

I saw a former Gulf Oil Head say that if Iraq goes bad gas prices could go over $5.00 Gallon soon.


13 posted on 06/23/2014 3:37:49 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: scooby321

As the US gets more domestically sufficient, and the Chinese become the big customer of the middle east, the whole picture may change dramatically.


14 posted on 06/23/2014 3:39:36 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Didn't you say ISIS was a princess?


15 posted on 06/23/2014 3:47:56 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Melowese Richardson - Democrat Vote Fraud Expert)
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To: scooby321

It’s already creeping up pretty quickly.


16 posted on 06/23/2014 4:00:51 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

All hat and no cattle


17 posted on 06/23/2014 5:00:36 PM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
nah...a real cowboy would have already taken action

Who in their right mind would announce ahead of time what they might do to ISIS? This is the group that butchered its way through a huge portion of Iraq before the DC crowd even knew they existed.

18 posted on 06/23/2014 5:05:25 PM PDT by grania
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To: DeepInTheHeartOfTexas

Bad guys wore black hats right?


19 posted on 06/23/2014 8:32:13 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: scooby321

Not because Iraq produces any oil to speak of, but because shipping blockades are possible.


20 posted on 06/23/2014 8:33:25 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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