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In reversal, Obama says he will boost US military support in Iraq
Stars and Stripes ^ | Nov 2, 2013 | By Paul Richter

Posted on 11/02/2013 1:39:51 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar

Edited on 11/02/2013 3:13:07 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Facing a deadly resurgence of al-Qaida in Iraq, President Barack Obama signaled Friday that he will begin increasing U.S. military support for Baghdad after five years of reducing it.

The new U.S. plan represents a remarkable shift for Obama, whose administration trumpeted the 2011 withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Iraq as a major achievement and has since shifted its attention to other regional challenges, such as Syria, Egypt and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaida; bho44; bhodod; bhogwot; defensespending; iraq; military; oif; usmilitary
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To: matt1234

I hope the human shields go back there.


41 posted on 11/02/2013 6:15:38 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Spirochete

Wrong masters.. if you want to say he’s on the side of Shiites from Iran that’s one thing, but he wouldn’t be on the side of the Saudi’s if he’s going back into Iraq and he’s been on the wrong side of the Saudi’s with his backing down in Syria too.


42 posted on 11/02/2013 7:07:51 PM PDT by Almondjoy
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To: GreyFriar

This looks like another way to bleed the U.S. military.


43 posted on 11/02/2013 7:19:41 PM PDT by zot
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To: Jet Jaguar

He was against it, before he was for it?


44 posted on 11/02/2013 8:14:09 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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45 posted on 11/02/2013 8:22:17 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Spirochete

He’s a dingleberry on Abdullah’s .......


46 posted on 11/02/2013 8:28:06 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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In reversal, Obama says he will boost US military support in Iraq

"Here we go again."

Thanks, Jet Jaguar and Nachum.

47 posted on 11/02/2013 8:29:08 PM PDT by LucyT (If you're NOT paranoid, you don’t know what’s going on.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

What reversal? He’s always up for an endeavor that’s got something in it for him. Somewhere, somehow he’ll benefit from it. He cut a deal with Maliki. Remember, Iraq is where billions of dollars were “disappeared”. What opportunist could pass that up?


48 posted on 11/02/2013 8:31:24 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Jet Jaguar
Sun Tzu the boy ain't...
49 posted on 11/02/2013 8:40:36 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Jet Jaguar

When one president gets a declaration of war from congress, how long is the declaration valid? When is the war officially over? Does a later president need a new declaration?


50 posted on 11/02/2013 9:33:41 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: USMCPOP

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51 posted on 11/02/2013 10:17:06 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: VerySadAmerican; LucyT
That is a good question. Perhaps he should request Congress to consider it.

After all, he deemed the Iraqi security forces competent to handle the job.

52 posted on 11/02/2013 10:45:03 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

What is Obama going to do? Send a military jeep over here?


53 posted on 11/03/2013 2:58:44 AM PST by Netz
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To: Jet Jaguar

Since he has quadrupled the American Warrior casualties with his ROEs in Afghanistan, he probably sees an opportunity to inflict further damage and erosion of morale.


54 posted on 11/03/2013 3:24:27 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Jet Jaguar

——aaannnnndd he’s going to get that new money from where? A Republican House? Being a whiny snivelling wanna be about Iraq in the first place is really gonna get him some attention this time? yup! I betcha! Maliki spent his best years hiding in Iran, heaping krap on US and now he wants what?


55 posted on 11/03/2013 11:55:18 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Cementjungle

gayness? they’re learning. They’re learning. Don’t most of them wear dresses? Sister marrying is a great start. It’s too bad we can’t separate the ones who want a better life from the ones who yearn for the 12th century. Let allah sort them out.


56 posted on 11/03/2013 12:01:07 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I don’t think that this has anything to do with Iraq. Iraq is just an excuse to base more troops in the middle east for another bigger mission. Iran? Syria?


57 posted on 11/03/2013 5:41:17 PM PST by frickin_frackin
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To: Jet Jaguar
I thought we had left Iraq.

So Obama is starting another third Iraq war?

I guess now we can say Obama lied, people died.

The problem is there are so many Obama lies, we will have a hard time choosing just one.

58 posted on 11/03/2013 5:49:05 PM PST by rdcbn
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To: Jet Jaguar

This makes me worry greatly for you, and all our military, Cyber Son!
*HUG*


59 posted on 11/04/2013 6:38:02 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

Agreed...

(((HUGZ)))

Backatcha!


60 posted on 11/04/2013 6:41:47 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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