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Posted on 07/18/2014 11:26:24 AM PDT by Steelfish
Obama: Downing of Malaysia flight 'wake-up call' on Ukraine conflict
By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
In his first extended remarks on the fiery crash of a Malaysian airliner, President Obama confirmed Friday that at least one U.S. citizen was killed in a global tragedy he said should serve as wake-up call to end the conflict in Ukraine.
The president said Quinn Schansman, a Dutch and U.S. dual citizen, was traveling on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which left Amsterdam Thursday and ended in a field near Ukraine's eastern border with Russia. Schansman was one of 298 people killed when a missile struck the aircraft.
We don't have time for propaganda. We don't have time for games. We need to know exactly what happened.
"Their deaths are an outrage of unspeakable proportions," the president said.
In a preliminary assessment, U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that a missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine brought down the passenger jet.
"A surface-to-air missile was fired, and that's what brought the jet down, Obama said in remarks made at the White House. That shot was taken in a territory controlled by the Russian separatists.
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So, you were asleep at the wheel. We thought so.
When do we get the “wake up call” for the Obama fiasco that is going on along our southern border?!
WE were already wide awake.
He went to bed during benghazi.
He did happy shout outs after Fort Hood.
When will Obama admit that Mitt Romney was right when he said Russia was our #1 geopolitical enemy?
Some of us have been awake for quite a while over this you joke of a President.
Funny... the snoozer-in-chief has determined this “possible tragedy” as a “wake up call”.
The “comatose” president talking about a “wake-up” call.
Wait a minute didn't he say something about flexibility to somebody before the last election? Hmmmm.
NEVER FORGET HER SUCCESSES