Skip to comments.Obama Rejects Kurdsí Plea For Help Against Isis
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 Iraqs 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, isnt happening. Mansour Barzani, the Kurdistan Regional Governments intelligence and security chief, told the Post that Baghdad hasnt 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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By his deeds ye shall know him...
Alas Babylon, thy day of retribution comes nigh...
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.
The Taliban is in the White House.
We are a country without a leader. My heart cries for America and her allies.
Obama wants the bad guys to win. They are Muslim BH aren’t they?
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.
Hey! Who would want to retribute ME?
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.
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.
Obama is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Probably just a coincidence.
.....”Obama failed to act”......
He left his office long time ago....(was he ever there in the first place?)
Nothing will change until the people get together and stop it.
they think Barack gives a damn about Christians or freedom?
Nero fiddled while Rome burned...Obama does while the world burns.
Well, he is a marxist/moose-slum so it should not surprise anyone with a brain cell.
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.
Thank you, America.
Barack told them, “So Sunni me.”
The Kurds should be appealing to Russia for help with ISIS.
Obama is not a clown...He is doing exactly what he has wanted for some time...To effectively end the USA as we know it...
This ?man? knows exactly what he’s doing....
I support the Kurds
We have a great opportunity using US airpower and Kurdish fighters to deal a huge defeat to al Qaeda, yet Obama acts as if this is a merely tactical matter of no greater consequence to him than how many Christians end up dead in Iraq. It’s shameful and stunning. The level of fatuousness of this man is nearly equal to his hubris.
The lamentations of the Kurdish women sound sweet in Obama’s ears.
Is it fatuous if he's chosen a side and it's not the side of the Kurds? If he's just stupid then he has an excuse, but what if it's calculated?
The Kurdish people, or Kurds (Kurdish: کورد, Kurd), are an ethnic group in Middle East, mostly inhabiting a region known as Kurdistan, which includes adjacent parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
They are an Iranian people and speak the Kurdish languages, which are members of the Iranian branch of Indo-European languages.
The Kurds number about 30 million, the majority living in West Asia, with significant Kurdish diaspora communities in the cities of western Turkey, in Armenia, Georgia, Israel, Azerbaijan, Russia, Lebanon and, in recent decades, some European countries and the United States.
The Kurds have had partial autonomy in Iraqi Kurdistan since 1991. Nationalist movements in the other Kurdish-populated countries (Turkey, Syria, Iran) push for Kurdish regional autonomy or the creation of a sovereign state.
Nearly three fifths of the Kurds, almost all Kurmanji-speakers, are today at least nominally Sunni Muslims of Shafiite rite. There are also some followers of mainstream Shiitem Islam among the Kurds, particularly in and around the cities of Kirmashan, to Hamadan and Bijar in southern and eastern Kurdistan and the Khurasan. These Shiite Kurds number around half a million.
THEIR loyalty SURE won't be to any "infidels" like us Christians. Why would it be?
The Kurds are ignored to appease Turkey in a desperate attempt to keep the soon-to-be radicalized Muslim nation in NATO. Things are getting very dicey as the hits keep coming faster and faster. The whole world is in upheaval, and many assumptions are coming unglued.
If you want to know who the “good guys” are in the middle east, pay attention to the group to which obama extends help. The “good guy” are the other group.
He is the enemy in our camp. There was a time when there was a special way to deal with the enemy once discovered..................
“Hes a Muslim. “
You know, at one time, I thought that people who believed this were nuts and kooks.
I now apologize to those people.
Nah He will grant them refugee status.
Only thing you left out is that he hates America.
Obama will always stand on the side of Satan.
Kurds may be the only friends that our Christian brothers and sisters in Iraq have.
He’s already said he was going to stand with his muzzy bros.
“Kurds may be the only friends that our Christian brothers and sisters in Iraq have.”
Which is why obama wont help them. I hope the kurds can hold out until after this november. And november of 2016.
Republicans should make this a major issue in the upcoming elections, but I doubt that the GOP dares to associate themselves with Christianity the way Obama dares to connect himself with Islam.
After all, there is this PC opinion that Islam is a ROP but Christianity should not be discussed for fear of offending the ROP and our liberals.
We should help the Kurds!
Nevermind that Bush 41 was working with the UN in the Kuwaiti matter. B41 gets blamed for that, however unwarranted. If B43 could’ve stabilized Iraq, the Kurds would’ve been far better off. But that was hopeless given these subhumans.
Yep. Say what you will about Putin, he doesn't abandon his allies.