Skip to comments.Kerry refuses to rule out U.S. ground troops in Syria, then backtracks
Posted on 09/03/2013 1:22:06 PM PDT by Perdogg
Secretary of State John F. Kerry refused Tuesday to rule out putting U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, saying the president needs to retain the ability to send in forces in very select circumstances as the Obama administration officially began to make its case for retaliatory military strikes on the Assad regime.
Testifying to the Senate, Mr. Kerry accused critics of armchair isolationism and said there are risks to acting, but that the risks of inaction are even worse. But asked whether President Obama would accept an authorization from Congress that specifically banned putting U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, the secretary balked.
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nothing new for J’FN K..FLIP FLOP
When asked if he were a human being...skerry balked.
If we decide to attack Syria (and I have not heard a compelling reason why we should...) then we absolutely should not limit ourselves as to what options are available.
right, I agree. If it is a “moral imperative” then why limit yourself.
Now it will lead to WW3.
WTF is with this crowd of 1/2 ass politicians we are blessed with? May God help us if in 2014 we are once again saddled with these a$$hats. I am so glad that I have retired and can say whatever the Hell I want to and not worry about the results of client based reprucssions.
He was for boots on the ground before he was against them...
Shades of Vietnam...
This doesn’t mean anything...all of the Clown’s promises come with an expiry date.
God help us. These idiots are about to start WW3.
Kerry wouldn’t be acting like this if only he’d gone to Vietnam.
This is the guy who was so incensed at the USA being involved in a foreign war that he heaved his own medals(some questionable) over the WH fence. He is a real shyster.
Kerry just said during hearing that Al Qaeda is NOT the Opposition we are helping and it’s not true about the rumors.
Boots on the ground in Syria is SEARED into his memory..
The hearings are on Fox...is Kerry trying to grow a beard????
Does he want to be like Uncle Si Robertson?
I hope Hagel testifies in his purple shirt and Miami Vice jacket. He is one cool dude -
Any effort to diminish the war-making ability of Assad WHILE keeping the WMDs intact means that the Obama Administration favors putting WMDs in the hands of Al Qaeda.
It’s that simple.
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