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Iraq crisis: Armed US drones
in use to protect advisers

BBC News, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 6/27/2014 3:26:08 PM

Armed US drones are flying over Iraq to protect American military advisers on the ground, say officials. Their role is "force protection" of US assessment teams helping Iraqi security forces repel militants now running large parts of the country. They are supporting other manned and unmanned aircraft making 30-40 surveillance missions each day. The news comes as Iraq´s most influential Shia cleric called for a prime minister to be appointed soon. (Snip) The New York Times reported that they are Predator drones, equipped with Hellfire missiles, and they began flights over Baghdad on Thursday, US officials told Reuters a joint Iraq-US operations

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And, we know they were flying over Benghazi on the night that Ambassador Stevens & the three other men were murdered by White house inaction. Why were they overhead, then? These are suppose to be armed and carrying Hellfire missiles as "force protection." What could possibly go wrong with any "0bama" military decision? God, please protect our troops.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 6/27/2014 5:57:28 PM     (No. 9902611)

-Don´t worry, we got your back.
-Who´s got my back?
-Øbama, Chuck Hagel and ValJar.

He-e-e-e-e-e-lp!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: crimea river, 6/27/2014 6:00:39 PM     (No. 9902615)

Just don´t call for help at 3am.
Don´t call for help at 3pm either.
Better still, here´s a Koran and some verses to memorize.

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