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Obama’s worst Iraq option:
Don’t play into Iran’s hands

New York Post, by Benny Avni

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/17/2014 5:06:18 AM

As seems the rule in the Obama era, America has few good choices for handling the Iraqi mess, but subcontracting the solution to Iran, as the Obama administration is evidently contemplating, is probably the worst. President Obama & Co. know the situation calls for some US action, but, typically, are taking their time weighing all options. By the time they finally decide, it may be too late. Last week swarming jihadi fighters captured large swaths of Iraq in a well-planned offensive, making mincemeat of Iraq’s army and ransacking its US-supplied arms in the process (not to mention more than $1 billion in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 6/17/2014 5:18:38 AM     (No. 9888915)

Where is that fantastic poker player now?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Otheym, 6/17/2014 6:53:14 AM     (No. 9888989)

let´s state the obvious, he´s already hand in hand with Iran....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 6/17/2014 8:02:12 AM     (No. 9889082)

All the time and money the saudis poured into developing their own potus.....to have him turn out to be a tool, used against them, by iran, must be infuriating. Wonder how the iranians got him away from the saudis?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GO3, 6/17/2014 8:13:54 AM     (No. 9889101)

Honestly, Iranian influence and the Qods Force have been active in Iraq shortly after the US occupation started in 2003, and was ignored by the military command. Obama has just transformed looking the other way into full scale retreat and bargaining with the mullahs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40, 6/17/2014 9:05:17 AM     (No. 9889161)

This whole nasty business has been planned and brought about by the Mullahs and the Evil Jarrett. ´Playing´ into Iran´s hands is not only an option but the only outcome. Get real!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lil dotty, 6/17/2014 11:16:09 AM     (No. 9889360)

Why does that infamous painting come to mind? You know, the dogs sitting around the card table playing poker? We they playing for bones, extra bacon, or more potty breaks?


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