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Report: Gen. Mattis Forced Out of CENTCOM for Questioning Obama's Advisers
Breitbart ^ | 1/21/13 | AWR Haekins

Posted on 01/21/2013 7:18:42 PM PST by Nachum

Reports indicate that Marine General James Mattis is being forced out of CENTCOM for questioning certain aspects of the Obama administration's Middle East policy.

In particular, it appears his questions surrounding the U.S. response to Iran's nuclear ambitions drew the ire of civilian military and security advisers.

These civilians were apparently upset by the way Mattis pushed them to "consider second and third-order consequences of military action against Iran." Nor did they appreciate the way he pushed them to think long term and consider what the U.S. will do if Iran develops non-nuclear weapons that can be used to keep U.S. ships out of the Persian Gulf.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: advisers; austin; bhodod; brookingsinstitute; centcom; foreignpolicy; iran; jamesmattis; jarrett; lloydaustin; maddog; mattis; mepolicy; military; militarypurge; obamamilitary; obamasucks; persiangulf; podesta; questioning
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To: 444Flyer

Do we know any more about these men?


41 posted on 01/22/2013 12:28:27 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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Wonder if the new General’s a ‘yes’ man.


42 posted on 01/22/2013 12:35:11 PM PST by 444Flyer
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Obuma is purging the Generals in his true Stalin Naziesque style. Mattis has a loyal following amongst the active duty Marines not to mention the Retired and Reserve Corps.

Mad Dog stands in the way of O’s agenda to disarm and silence the people, O knows Marines will follow Mattis and not O’s orders.

We need Mattis in our posse!

43 posted on 01/22/2013 7:58:09 PM PST by Saoirise (Free Larry Hutchins - USMC)
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See #39.


44 posted on 01/22/2013 8:09:58 PM PST by 444Flyer
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Yep, saw that. Gen Austin’s career looks good on paper, but Mattis has the allegiance of his Marines.

I was watching Braveheart on TV tonight and I will leave you with a quote that I thought fitting-

…men don’t follow titles, they follow courage

45 posted on 01/22/2013 8:35:39 PM PST by Saoirise (Free Larry Hutchins - USMC)
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I have a very healthy amount of cynicism for anyone Obama picks!

John Kerry anyone!?

46 posted on 01/22/2013 8:39:05 PM PST by 444Flyer
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