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Kerry issues warning after Syria bombs Iraq
AP ^ | 06/25/2014 | SAMEER N. YACOUB and LARA JAKES

Posted on 06/25/2014 10:32:08 AM PDT by Cementjungle

BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on Wednesday against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten sectarian divisions, as reports surfaced that Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran flew surveillance drones over the neighboring country.

American officials said the strikes appeared to be the work of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. They said the target was the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a Sunni extremist group

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Syria
KEYWORDS: iraq; isis; kerry; syria
So... Kerry is upset about other countries trying to hurt the terrorist ISIS group????
1 posted on 06/25/2014 10:32:08 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle

Kerry, you are centuries late.


2 posted on 06/25/2014 10:34:29 AM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: Cementjungle

Iraq is starting to resemble Serbia exactly 100 years ago today.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 10:35:22 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Cementjungle
so...Kerry is upset about other countries trying to hurt the terrorist ISIS group????

These are strange times, indeed.

4 posted on 06/25/2014 10:36:43 AM PDT by grania
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To: Cementjungle
Syria ask, Are You Serious?


5 posted on 06/25/2014 10:37:27 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Cementjungle

Bet there skurred now.


6 posted on 06/25/2014 10:37:28 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Cementjungle

Did you ever think you would EVER see the day where Iran and Syria is less radically Muslim than the USA?


7 posted on 06/25/2014 10:38:37 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Cementjungle

Watch out Syria. A new Red Line has been drawn.


8 posted on 06/25/2014 10:40:50 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: Cementjungle

Hope they got some chechen warriors who traveled there.
Good hunting to them.


9 posted on 06/25/2014 10:40:50 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
He's calling this attack on ISIS "An attack on Iraq". Does that mean he considers Iraq belonging to ISIS?

I know Obama supported ISIS in Syria... so I guess he wants them to win in Iraq too. Wonderful.

10 posted on 06/25/2014 10:41:36 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle

Maybe he’s worried that bombing Syria will increase global warming.


11 posted on 06/25/2014 10:42:19 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cementjungle

Assad is just trying to keep wmds out of his country. lol


12 posted on 06/25/2014 10:42:53 AM PDT by Citizen Zed ("Freedom costs a buck o five" - Gary Johnston, TAWP)
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To: Cicero

Or maybe ISIS is pro-LGBT


13 posted on 06/25/2014 10:44:07 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Cicero

Well at least they’re heading east. They will be dropping any ordnance in the precious Mediterranean.


14 posted on 06/25/2014 10:45:24 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: Cementjungle

Maybe he thinks Assad is acting like Jenjis Kahn..................


15 posted on 06/25/2014 10:45:53 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,743 threads and 84,837 replies.)
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To: Cementjungle

What he’s doing is already considering ISIS the victors and new rulers of Iraq, but no surprise there-this is what happens when we have blatant hardcore traitors in the highest levels of government.


16 posted on 06/25/2014 10:46:35 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Cementjungle

Syria is attacking the terrorists we armed that are now attacking Iraq. I am just trying to keep up.


17 posted on 06/25/2014 10:48:12 AM PDT by boycott
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That’s what it sounds like. Since Obama failed to score an ISIS victory in Syria, he’s going to push for one in Iraq... which should make it possible for them to try again in Syria later.


18 posted on 06/25/2014 10:51:18 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle

It’s simple: We’re in with ISIS if they’re in Syria, trying to overthrow Assad. But we’re against them in Iraq, where they’re trying to establish a caliphate. But we’re for them if our enemy Assad bombs them. See?


19 posted on 06/25/2014 10:51:31 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: Cementjungle
"The whole world is festering with unhappy souls..."

Kingston Trio-Merry Minuet

20 posted on 06/25/2014 10:52:56 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "For those who have fought for it, Life bears a savor the protected will never know")
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To: Cementjungle

Kerry thinks he’s President just in case some haven’t noted. International leaders understand this all to ell IMO and therefore string Kerry along as they are and do....so far he’s accomplished nothing at all but a repeat of failed attempts in the past.


21 posted on 06/25/2014 10:54:05 AM PDT by caww
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To: Cementjungle
This makes complete sense. We armed and trained ISIS to get rid of Assad. So, Assad is fighting back regardless of whether ISIS is in Iraq or Syria. We would do the same.

Kerry (Obama) wants Iraq to serve as a staging ground for ISIS to attack Syria and, eventually, Jordan so there will be a real caliphate across the Middle East.

Once Syria, Jordan and Iraq are jihadi-controlled, they will go after the Big Kahuna - Saudi Arabia. Then, we can launch World War 3 against the terrible, murderous caliphate that we ourselves created. Eisenhower told us to beware of the military-industrial complex that thrives on constant war. Yet, we blindly stumble after anyone telling us that we must protect American interests.

Really? How American are those interests?

22 posted on 06/25/2014 10:54:28 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("Don't be afraid. Just believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: firebrand

Almost, firebrand.....it’s “we SAY we’re against them in Iraq”. Obama’s not actually against ISIS.


23 posted on 06/25/2014 10:55:43 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: boycott
Syria is attacking the terrorists we armed that are now attacking Iraq. I am just trying to keep up.

Who's on First?

24 posted on 06/25/2014 10:56:05 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "For those who have fought for it, Life bears a savor the protected will never know")
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To: Cementjungle

Kerry and Obama are in a real pickle here.

This is the “moderate groups” that Obama was almost willing to go to war with Russia over supporting in September, now they have gone rogue.

Not that Obama really cares, since it matches his worldview, but they were supposed to be attacking Israel, not Iraq.

It’s bad imagery for the administration, and that is ALL they care about.


25 posted on 06/25/2014 10:57:19 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Cementjungle

“American officials said the strikes appeared to be the work of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government”

well D’OH!

Unless these strategerist idiot State Department spokespersons and the Media think that al Qaeda/ISIL has an air force


26 posted on 06/25/2014 10:57:59 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: silverleaf

Well, you never know!

They are so damn smart in this administration. Just ask them!


27 posted on 06/25/2014 11:03:17 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: boycott
If Syrian and Iran get their act together they'll be putting together a pincer move on the ISIL/Baathist alliance, and our advisors/spec op forces (who BTW have been denied danger pay for this craphole deployment) will be stuck in the middle

meanwhile Kerry was up in Erbil trying to get the Kurds to back a political alliance with the Baathist/sunnis who used the gas them, to counter Maliki and the Shia majority and overthrow the ELECTED parliament

We live in strange times

28 posted on 06/25/2014 11:04:30 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Cementjungle

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations...
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Sounds like he believe his new plastic ‘manly’ jaw will frighten these animals.


29 posted on 06/25/2014 11:04:45 AM PDT by RetSignman (MODERATE Islamist are not as extreme, they stop cutting just before the jugular vein.)
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To: kcvl

and I used to think the clintonites were ignorant dips


30 posted on 06/25/2014 11:06:07 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Cementjungle

Kerry? didn’t he serve in Vietnam collected purple hearts also I think.


31 posted on 06/25/2014 11:13:32 AM PDT by bikerman (Bowe Bergdahl is a traitor not a hero and should be hung.)
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To: silverleaf

We do live in strange times. If Syria and Iran want to do as you suggested, there is nothing we will do about it but talk about more thin red lines.


32 posted on 06/25/2014 11:14:37 AM PDT by boycott
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To: bikerman

Yes, he’s one of the bravest war heroes this country has ever seen.


33 posted on 06/25/2014 11:14:39 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: silverleaf

They are, but these are even more so!


34 posted on 06/25/2014 11:24:03 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Cementjungle

John Kerry is a life-size bobble head of John Kerry.


35 posted on 06/25/2014 11:33:49 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: kcvl

“We will cut off your Ketchup! Did you
Know I was in Vietnam?”


36 posted on 06/25/2014 11:34:43 AM PDT by DocJhn
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To: Cementjungle
Kerry issues warning after Syria bombs Iraq

Ooooo! What's next? Will they censure them.....or maybe even..... (GASP!).......... a #HASHTAG!

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Gawd, these idiots make me sick!

37 posted on 06/25/2014 11:41:08 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: MamaTexan

#SaveOurISIS


38 posted on 06/25/2014 11:44:07 AM PDT by McGruff (What if we bombed our own citizens?)
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To: Cementjungle

There is no doubt whatsoever, not one shred of doubt that Obama and his administration are composed of traitors, they are enemies of the United states. The problem is the RINO party and the Democrat party are doing nothing about it. The Democrats were bamboozled by this creep and they don’t want to admit it, and the RINOs are even more pathetic, they don’t want to be called racist and every other thing that makes them hide under their desk. Meanwhile everyday that passes this guy does more and more damage to this country, damage that Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and ISIS only wish they could do. What has he done since he took office? He’s helped radical Muslims take over Egypt, Libya, helped them kill a US Ambassador, Navy Seals, Seal team 6 after he sent them on a bogus mission to kill a bogus Osama Bin-Laden, freed 5 of the top Taliban commanders for a traitor who he is treating as a hero, and now not only is he allowing ISIS to take over Iraq, he is also HELPING THEM! We 2.5 more YEARS of this clown, how much longer are both parties going to wait? We have the ENEMY in the oval office! How much more evidence do they freakin’ need? I truly believe if Al-Qaeda set off an atomic bomb in New York city and they had Obama on HD video personally handing Al-Qaeda the bomb, they STILL wouldn’t impeach his ass!


39 posted on 06/25/2014 11:58:10 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Cementjungle

Don’t know how the sectarian divisions could get anymore “heightened”.


40 posted on 06/25/2014 12:04:10 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: SeaHawkFan
Don’t know how the sectarian divisions could get anymore “heightened”.

If there's a way to achieve that, I'm sure we'll find it.

41 posted on 06/25/2014 12:05:51 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: TexasCajun
Uhhhhhhh Lurch photo: Lurch AddamsFamily2.jpg
42 posted on 06/25/2014 12:31:03 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Cementjungle

43 posted on 06/25/2014 12:32:59 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Cementjungle

Syria has ISIS caught out with it’s lines of supply stretched out. Chance to cut their forces in half.


44 posted on 06/25/2014 12:35:36 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

FYJK


45 posted on 06/25/2014 1:52:41 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: cincinnati65
Almost, firebrand.....it’s “we SAY we’re against them in Iraq”. Obama’s not actually against ISIS.

Agree. He wants the caliphate. Maybe he thinks he will be the caliph.

46 posted on 06/25/2014 4:13:47 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: Cementjungle; xzins

Kerry is totally worthless, and the rest of the world knows that.

Go to this article posted by xzins . Then, read it, to see how noone in the middle East is listening to the worthless liar, Kerry.

John Kerry ignored by everyone as Iraq dissolves
Red State ^ | 25 Jun 14 | Streiff
Posted on 6/25/2014 5:58:47 PM by xzins

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3172392/posts


47 posted on 06/26/2014 8:11:40 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Grampa Dave

Thanks for the ping, Grampa Dave


48 posted on 06/26/2014 8:15:07 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Keep posting the good articles and your observations.


49 posted on 06/26/2014 9:59:39 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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