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Obama Rejects Kurdsí Plea For Help Against Isis
Powerline ^ | 07/25/2014 | BY PAUL MIRENGOFF I

Posted on 07/27/2014 5:59:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

President Obama famously failed to act when warned that ISIS was preparing to mount an offensive in Western Iraq. This left ISIS free to conquer, with virtually no resistance, city after city in the defense of which American soldiers have shed blood.

Now Obama is receiving new warnings, this time from the Kurds in Northern Iraq. In fact, according to the Washington Post, the Kurds are “pleading for U.S. military aid.”

Unlike the Iraqi government, the Kurds possess a viable military that is prepared to fight ISIS. Indeed, they are fighting ISIS, and fairly effectively.

However, the Kurds now have a 650 mile border to defend, thanks to the abandonment of the area by Iraq’s military forces. Thus, the Kurdish forces are stretched extremely thin.

The Kurds should be receiving a share of the weapons the U.S. is supplying to the Iraqi government. But that, of course, isn’t happening. Mansour Barzani, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s intelligence and security chief, told the Post that Baghdad hasn’t provided “a single bullet.”

Meanwhile, says the Post, the ISIS forces attacking the Kurds have seized weapons worth hundreds of millions of dollars from retreating Iraqi soldiers. In effect, Baghdad is supplying ISIS while providing the Kurds with nothing.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: agenda; democrats; iraq; isis; kurdistan; kurds; obama
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1 posted on 07/27/2014 5:59:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

By his deeds ye shall know him...

Alas Babylon, thy day of retribution comes nigh...


2 posted on 07/27/2014 6:03:05 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s a Muslim. That’s where his sympathies lie, and the more Muslim (i.e., the more radical) the better. That explains a lot of his decisions: ISIS rather than the Kurds; Morsi rather than Al-Sisi; the Turkey/Qatar peace proposals which favor Hamas much more than the Egyptian ones; the endless Muslim outreach (infiltration, really) to appoint Muslims to positions of power in the US government.

And, he’s not just a Muslim. He’s a Marxist. He’s an LGBT fanboi (or maybe that’s just an Alinsky technique to get votes), and an obvious anti-white racist to boot.

The only things he seems to like about Western culture are golf, basketball, and hobnobbing with Hollywood stars.


3 posted on 07/27/2014 6:04:17 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SeekAndFind

The Taliban is in the White House.


4 posted on 07/27/2014 6:05:39 AM PDT by Chaguito
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To: Chaguito

We are a country without a leader. My heart cries for America and her allies.


5 posted on 07/27/2014 6:07:36 AM PDT by pollywog ( " O thou who changest not....ABIDE with me")
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama wants the bad guys to win. They are Muslim BH aren’t they?


6 posted on 07/27/2014 6:08:17 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: SeekAndFind
The Kurds are advocates of partitioning.

Its been a problem all along but now that the pipeline thru Turkey is in operation, the Kurds can get their oil onto the world market and keep all the money.

And this is one of the reasons that the Iraqi Sunnis are willing join with ISIS.

7 posted on 07/27/2014 6:10:35 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: The Working Man

Hey! Who would want to retribute ME?


8 posted on 07/27/2014 6:11:21 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: SeekAndFind

The Kurds- the folks who bought TV and print ads to thank the U.S. for freeing them from Saddam Hussein, the ones worth helping.


9 posted on 07/27/2014 6:11:34 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: SeekAndFind

No surprise, Odunga refused to Drone ISIS when they were concentrated shortly after crossing into Iraq despite Iraqi Gov. request. I’m guessing Odunga doesn’t want to appear to be a double crosser after supplying ISIS to take on Assad. This clown would screw up holding an Ace and Jack in a game of 21, he would call it 11 and double down.


10 posted on 07/27/2014 6:12:09 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Obama is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.


11 posted on 07/27/2014 6:12:54 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: SeekAndFind

Probably just a coincidence.

12 posted on 07/27/2014 6:13:18 AM PDT by McGruff (We can't even secure our border never mind Ukraine's.)
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Sickening.


13 posted on 07/27/2014 6:15:01 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: SeekAndFind

.....”Obama failed to act”......

He left his office long time ago....(was he ever there in the first place?)


14 posted on 07/27/2014 6:15:34 AM PDT by caww
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Nothing will change until the people get together and stop it.


15 posted on 07/27/2014 6:16:04 AM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: SeekAndFind

they think Barack gives a damn about Christians or freedom?


16 posted on 07/27/2014 6:16:18 AM PDT by armydawg505
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To: pollywog

Nero fiddled while Rome burned...Obama does while the world burns.


17 posted on 07/27/2014 6:17:00 AM PDT by caww
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To: SeekAndFind
The TURD won't help our friends the Kurds.
Figures.
That is why we call him ZERO.
18 posted on 07/27/2014 6:17:23 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Everything Is Broken- - - - RL Burnside.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, he is a marxist/moose-slum so it should not surprise anyone with a brain cell.


19 posted on 07/27/2014 6:22:13 AM PDT by newfreep (at)
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To: Alas Babylon!

LOL

From the book, Alas Babylon.

A favorite of mine as a kid. It made me do a lot of thinking about the world around me.


20 posted on 07/27/2014 6:27:42 AM PDT by The Working Man
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