Skip to comments.The Case for Killing Qassim Suleimani. The strike was justified and legally sound.
Posted on 01/10/2020 8:54:15 AM PST by karpov
Last week, our military and intelligence services brought justice to Qassim Suleimani, Irans terror mastermind. President Trump ordered General Suleimanis killing after months of attacks on Americans by Irans proxy forces in Iraq. These attacks culminated in a rocket strike that killed an American and wounded others, then the attempted storming of our embassy in Baghdad. The first attack crossed the red line drawn by the president last summer that if Iran harmed an American, it would face severe consequences. The president meant what he said, as Mr. Suleimani learned the hard way.
Mr. Suleimanis killing was justified, legal and strategically sound. But the presidents critics swarmed as usual. After the embassy attack, a Democratic senator declared that the president had rendered America impotent. Some Democrats then pivoted after the Suleimani strike, calling him reckless and dangerous. Those are the words of Senator Elizabeth Warren, who also described Mr. Suleimani the leader of a State Department-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization plotting to kill American troops as a senior foreign military official. Senator Bernie Sanders likened Americas killing of a terrorist on the battlefield to Vladimir Putins assassination of Russian political dissidents.
Some Democrats seem to feel a strange regret for the killing of a monster who specialized in killing Americans. The linguist his proxies killed on Dec. 27, Nawres Hamid, was merely his last victim out of more than 600 in Iraq since 2003. His forces have instigated attacks against our troops in Afghanistan. He plotted a (foiled) bombing in Washington, D.C., and attempted attacks on the soil of our European allies. He armed the terrorist group Hezbollah in Lebanon with rockets to pummel the Jewish state of Israel.
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I took a double-take on the source, until I saw the author was Tom Cotton. 8>)
New York Times ^ | January 10, 2020 | Tom Cotton I'm hearing pigs fly over NYC, and I live in California.
A voice of sanity in a sea of mental illness and hatred.
They never had a moral compass to break down at all. They have just decided to expose that fact for the few remaining who have overlooked this fact. Delivering a live baby, to keep it comfortable, while doctor & mother make a decision to kill it, should have been enough, but I guess some still need to be convinced that they are morally bankrupt to begin with.
Just let it sink in that this article has to be written. And the underlying reason for this article is because the Left in this Country have sold out America and are more interested in getting Donald Trump, or any Republican, rather than rejoicing in doing good by ridding the world of this evil.
We all know, the theme of Democrats has been to sympathize with Iran rather than to rejoice with America. The Democrat Party is truly despicable.
Comments at the NYT site are about 99.9% in disagreement with the article. It’ll probably get pulled.
An op ed. Nothing more.
At least they published it.
Tom Cotton was the only Senator to not vote for the Corker bill which stood the Constitution on its head and enabled the Kenyanesian Usurper to get his “deal”.
He’s always been the real deal, unlike Lee & Paul. 8>)
He blowed up real good!
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