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Obama sells Hellfire:
White House hopes to send
4K missiles to Iraq for ISIL fight

Washington Times, by Douglas Ernst

Original Article

Posted By:EagleEye, 7/2/2014 1:35:54 PM

The Obama administration is hoping that 4,000 Hellfire missiles might turn the tide in Iraq as the Middle Eastern nation takes on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Officials were told by the State Department last week that the Obama administration is trying to complete the sale with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s Shiite-led government. Members of the Senate and House foreign relations committees will conduct a review of the planned sale. The process can take up to 40 days, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday. “As a matter of policy, we decline to comment on cases that have not been formally notified to Congress,”

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The way that 0bama´s own puppethead LSM is reporting the "successes" of ISIL, who´s hands do you think these Hellfire missiles might eventually end up in? And, then used to down a landing passenger aircraft by a suicide attack at an airport? Congress, say NO to any of our weapons systems in Iraq.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 7/2/2014 1:38:53 PM     (No. 9908578)

We need them - the mooselims do not.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/2/2014 1:53:04 PM     (No. 9908601)

There he goes - arming terrorists AGAIN.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 7/2/2014 2:11:47 PM     (No. 9908621)

What OP said!!

And, remember Duh Won´s own words on which side he´d come down on when the political winds blow ill.

Any one remember sending scrap steel to Japan during the 30´s? Hello?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: melanie, 7/2/2014 2:32:02 PM     (No. 9908634)

Oh swell. Of course we are sure none of these will fall into ISIS hands. International air travelers, beware.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/2/2014 2:55:11 PM     (No. 9908668)

1) Congress hasn´t been notified yet, but Obama is already bragging about his strategy
2) Does Iraq have an air force still?
3) Iran has drones copied from a US drone that went astray

What could possibly go wrong? s/o

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Butch, 7/2/2014 3:17:33 PM     (No. 9908691)

After throwing away a victory in Iraq (which George W. Bush´s administration had pacified after tremendous sacrifices), Obama now blames the disaster that is the Middle East on his predecessor. Now that it´s gotten so bad that Obama can´t blame the situation away, he deigns to send missiles to the Iraqi government so they can take care of the problem that he alone created. Just press a button and - Poof! - those mean old terrorists go away, just like that!

This stunt reminds me of Bill Clinton, the Cruise missile, and the aspirin factory. Feckless and delusional.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: watashiyo, 7/2/2014 3:31:53 PM     (No. 9908710)

ISIL anxiously awaits its delivery. It´ll be like taking candy away from a kid.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/2/2014 4:38:04 PM     (No. 9908764)

Or, is he sending those to ISIS/ISIL?????
That is the question.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Griller1, 7/2/2014 4:51:17 PM     (No. 9908777)

So what happens when those missiles are used on our only true ally in the Middle East? He´s in all likelihood shipping them over so that they can be stolen and then turned on the Israelis.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grumpy Yee, 7/2/2014 6:27:26 PM     (No. 9908858)

4k missiles sent to help al quieda fire them back on the US after the get hi-jacked on their way to Iraq. Smart move arm the enemy isn´t too smart.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: peebster, 7/2/2014 6:36:02 PM     (No. 9908862)

..e ´over-under´ on how many of said missiles end up with ISIS is 1650. I´ll take the ´over´.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: harper, 7/2/2014 9:20:12 PM     (No. 9908988)

Bad news for Hillary. With all the Hellfires soon passing rapidly from Iraq to ISIS/Iran/China/Russia we´ll soon be flooded with copies, maybe even for sale on Ebay. AND NOT ONE PENNY IN HILLARY´S COFFERS.

I guess BO really does hate the Klintoons.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/3/2014 12:36:16 AM     (No. 9909150)

#4, it won´t be just international travelers who will have to beware.

Plenty of planes take off from coastal airports that are vulnerable to a terrorist in a boat.

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