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On the Subject of Last Helicopters
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 6/13/2014 3:28:17 PM

Contractors are being flown out Iraq, according to the Washington Post, to remove them from the line of advance of ISIS. The al-Qaeda affiliate is well known for its practice of decapitating captives, a practice which prompted a warning from Ayman Zawahiri. According to the Economist, Zawahiri felt the habit of posting such atrocities on video was giving al-Qaeda a bad name. (Snip) If the embassy is evacuated, it will leave what is perhaps one of the most lavish and expensive diplomatic facility in history in the hands of al-Qaeda. It contains what is probably a huge intelligence facility. “The

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As Wretchard states, as bad as this strategic challenge is, it´s not The Big One. If ISIS rolls over Baghdad, we´ll have to destroy, utterly, our gilded $750M embassy. Use your imagination what might happen if Iranian, Pakistani, or North Korean nuclear weapons find their way across America´s southern border or into outer space two hundred-fifty miles above Chicago. And if The Big One happens within the next two and a half years, we´ll still be governed by the same pathetic losers who make our policy today.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: qr4j, 6/13/2014 3:40:14 PM     (No. 9884856)

If al-Qaeda captures this diplomatic palace -- and it shouldn´t surprise us if it does -- this needs to be hung round the political necks of every last Democrat in Congress and anyone who has ever worked for Obama´s cabinet. And it should put Obama in a political -- not literal, of course -- graveyard.

I said "should" . . . not "will" . . . Obama´s and Hillary´s utter failure in handling Iraq is exceedingly sad for America. It is even more sad for the Iraqis who were given a chance at freedom by a decent, albeit imperfect, George W. Bush.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 6/13/2014 4:11:18 PM     (No. 9884887)

Good grief!!! Did Obama think that playing nice-nice would appease Islamic extremists so they could safely build an edifice to shame the Parthenon? Why on earth would anyone who reads the newspapers think they could put a huge sensitive intelligence section in this embassy? Why is there so much equipment and PAPER to destroy? Why wasn´t the data saved in data banks in the US, leaving no trace in that embassy? Why weren´t documents sent out in diplomatic bags on each flight to DC so they could safely be destroyed?

You don´t need a Harvard degree to figure that out!

I agree with the writer--nuke the damn thing, otherwise we´ll wake up one day to find ISIS soldiers sitting in all the expensive chairs and using the beautiful pool (bound to be a gorgeous swimming pool in that thing) we bought. Remember how our troops waltzed around Saddam´s palaces? Well, get ready for a rerun if this monstrous, idiotic pile of marble or granite or whatever isn´t turned into dust.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ramona, 6/13/2014 4:41:48 PM     (No. 9884927)

Or maybe John Kerry can simply hand over the keys in a show of good will… I can truly say that even this would not surprise me now.

Beyond sickening. My heart goes out to our brave soldiers who are watching their sacrifice spit on by this phony narcissist. I haven´t the words for this traitorous creep.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 6/13/2014 4:50:12 PM     (No. 9884942)

Obama was heard telling ISIS that he would be willing to talk to their leadership, without any preconditions, until they´re all blue in the face?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/13/2014 5:10:36 PM     (No. 9884967)

ISIS are Obama brothers. Obama considers this a muslim outreach.

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