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Iraqi forces need help to regain territory,
says US military chief Martin Dempsey

Agence France-Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/3/2014 8:31:54 PM

The US military’s top officer says Iraqi forces have shored up their defences against Sunni militants but would be hard-pressed to regain territory without outside help. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said American advisers were still evaluating the state of the Iraqi army, and he suggested US military action was not imminent. General Dempsey told a news conference that Iraqi forces were not yet in a position to stage a major counteroffensive after being driven back by Sunni extremists in recent weeks. US military advisers in the capital found that Iraqi security forces are “stiffening,

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Pretty unfounded words when other reporting claims that the Iraqis are running away from potential battles with ISIS. 0bama, has again put our troops in the area at high risk with his dithering over the importance of their oilfields to US.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/3/2014 8:37:54 PM     (No. 9910253)

Why in the world would Stinky do anything which would disrupt the establishment of The Caliphate?

He´s on their side - - and doing everything he can to help them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 7/3/2014 8:41:35 PM     (No. 9910259)

They´re getting help from Russia and Iran. They´ve launched airstrikes. It´s not a problem that force or money can fix any longer. It´s a political/religious war that will only end in disaster for the region.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/3/2014 8:47:38 PM     (No. 9910264)

I can´t see doing anything to help a pro-Iranian Iraqi president. Kill the terrorists, maybe, but we don´t have a side here.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wsdiego, 7/3/2014 9:06:46 PM     (No. 9910273)

What should one more American die for?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/3/2014 9:56:12 PM     (No. 9910320)

Americans need to take back our country and border. US first.

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