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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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The Won, vs. the U.S. Military
1 posted on 01/21/2013 7:18:48 PM PST by Nachum
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The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 01/21/2013 7:19:46 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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Someday, the military is going to get tired of this kind of thing...just saying.


3 posted on 01/21/2013 7:23:02 PM PST by Clarence
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4 posted on 01/21/2013 7:24:11 PM PST by narses
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Bump


5 posted on 01/21/2013 7:24:18 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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6 posted on 01/21/2013 7:24:53 PM PST by narses
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Truman vs MacArthur

Normally, I like the fact that our civilian government controls the military. Today, I have the opposite feeling. Especially with the nearby thread (which I do not know is trustworthy) that indicates Obama is only accepting candidates for high-level promotions if they say that they are willing to fire on Americans.

Scary times.


7 posted on 01/21/2013 7:25:12 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Nachum
Whenever I read stories like this.

I just can't shake the feeling that Ubama's military meetings go alot like this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pR5q0ajW8Ko


8 posted on 01/21/2013 7:25:48 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Nachum

Maybe Mattis got his bet down on the Preakness too soon...


9 posted on 01/21/2013 7:26:27 PM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Clarence

Didn’t happen under Stalin’s purges.


10 posted on 01/21/2013 7:28:02 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Nachum

Why do I need to be able to defend myself?

Because Obama keeps firing all of the military commanders who disagree with him!

What happens when “all” of them “agree”?


11 posted on 01/21/2013 7:29:18 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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The sooner the better. I’m tired of waiting.


12 posted on 01/21/2013 7:29:56 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Nachum

And by the sheer number of US generals that have fallen over the past two years or so (including McChrystal) , I would say “the won” is winning.


13 posted on 01/21/2013 7:30:40 PM PST by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Nachum

Why worry about little things like long-term goals and objectives? What could possible go wrong? Obama has promised peace in our times. /s


14 posted on 01/21/2013 7:32:22 PM PST by teacherwoes ("I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.")
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To: Clarence

Yeah, sure.


15 posted on 01/21/2013 7:32:44 PM PST by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Nachum

Wish someone would dare to ask him about Libya.


16 posted on 01/21/2013 7:37:39 PM PST by Faith
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Because Obama keeps firing all of the military commanders who disagree with him!

What happens when “all” of them “agree”?

Game>set> match. The Sodomites have won and America is lost.

17 posted on 01/21/2013 7:40:04 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: Nachum

No contest, so far.

Now, we read the military is forced to undergo sensitivity training, and also Buddhist like meditation training, out of Georgetown no less, for lowering stress and increasing recovery from battle trauma & fatigue, and hopefully decreasing suicide.

We don’t really know what all is going on in our military right now, nor being done *to* our military.


18 posted on 01/21/2013 7:45:01 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Nachum
He refused to pledge to fire upon US civilians when the time comes.
19 posted on 01/21/2013 7:45:05 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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"Take me to the Brig. I want to see the "real Marines".~Major General Chesty Puller, USMC
20 posted on 01/21/2013 7:45:11 PM PST by 444Flyer
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