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Why The White House Ignored
All Those Warnings About ISIS

Daily Beast, by Eli Lake

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/6/2014 5:04:36 AM

Team Obama was told, over and over, that the Iraqi army couldn’t stop a terror group that was ready to pounce. But Washington was a prisoner to its paradox of an Iraq policy. On November 1, 2013, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki visited the White House, and made a rather stunning request. Maliki, who celebrated when the last U.S. troops left his country in 2011, asked Obama for American drone strikes on his country again; that’s how serious the threat from Sunni insurgents led by the extremist group ISIS had become. Twelve days later, Brett McGurk, a deputy assistant secretary of state


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 7/6/2014 6:47:39 AM     (No. 9912526)

When your enemy is Tea Party Americans instead of Islamofascists, it can tend to muddle your thinking just a wee little bit..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/6/2014 7:10:03 AM     (No. 9912537)

I guess ISIS/ISIL didn´t get the memo. The Won always knows best.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/6/2014 7:19:53 AM     (No. 9912545)

He´s going to get us all killed. At least, I think that´s his plan. If not, then we´re going to die because of no medical attention.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 7/6/2014 7:29:08 AM     (No. 9912556)

Lets all not kid ourselves any longer. From his Cairo speech in his first apology tour to the latest shipment of arms to Syria Obama has been clearly working to facilitate the various groups aligned with the Muslim Brotherhood.

The latest effort to send a couple billion more of our tax dollars to the same group that now comprises the ISIS "freedom fighters" who were supposedly Syrian "freedom fighters" to whom we were previously smuggling arms to from Benghazi is just one more example.

The White House did not ignore the warnings. It just pretended to ignore them to perpetuate the standard lame version of "plausible denial" we know as "Obama didn´t have a clue before he read it in the newspaper or saw it on TV.
[Proof indeed that he does watch FOX because the others do not report anything until after Obama admits he has already heard of it.]

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jglas, 7/6/2014 7:48:53 AM     (No. 9912578)

Gee, it´s almost like he wants the ISIS/Sunni/Muslim Brotherhood side to win over the Iran/Russia/Shiite nexus. Hey maybe that´s why he helped them in Libya, Egypt, Syria and now Iraq. That way the new caliphate can have a Sunni Muslim Brotherhood flavor and please his backers since school days.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stryker714, 7/6/2014 8:05:56 AM     (No. 9912598)

So we go from an Obama-initiated withdrawal from Iraq, to flying fifty(50) sorties a day by three hundred(300) personnel who are THERE, on the ground, to only to hear Ben Rhodes say Obama is still on the fence(..hasn´t.. but reserves the right..) about using military action? Go or get off the pot. What is he waiting for?! This has been a problem for weeks! Obama simply can´t fight back, especially if it means harming a Sunni fighter.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: govlawyer, 7/6/2014 8:22:13 AM     (No. 9912615)

Let´s not forget though, that our enemies have now taken to fighting amongst themselves; somehow, that´s a bad thing?

Yes, he squandered the sacrifices we´ve made, but in the end, if our enemies have stopped totally focusing on us and now desire to eliminate one another, I think we should sit back and watch the unfolding drama.

I´m sure Val Jar has the situation well in hand. [sarcasm off]

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Reply 8 - Posted by: uno, 7/6/2014 8:29:57 AM     (No. 9912623)

#3 - His buddy Bill Ayers estimated they would have to eliminate 25 million people. The way things are going it looks like there are many ways to achieve that goal!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: paral04, 7/6/2014 9:12:54 AM     (No. 9912657)

Obama is a traitor, Has always hated this country as did his mother and grandparents. He enjoys the trappings of his presidency while systematically destroying our culture, freedoms and way of life in order to turn us into an Islamic fascist state. Morons like Pelosi and Harry Reid play along for their own nefarious reasons. God help us..

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/6/2014 10:00:47 AM     (No. 9912702)

Why?...Perhaps we should look no further than the six card-carrying Muslim Brotherhood operatives currently "serving" on Mullah Barry´s White House Staff and occupying key positions in his administration:

-Arif Alikhan---Assistant Secretary Of Homeland Security For Policy Development

-Mohammed Elibiary---Member of The Homeland Security Advisory Council

-Rashad Hussain---U.S. Special Envoy to The Organization Of The Islamic Conference

-Salam al-Marayati---Co-Founder of The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

-Imam Mohamed Magid---President of The Islamic Society Of North America (ISNA)

-Eboo Patel---Member of Obama´s Advisory Council On Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships

Have a nice day.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: toddh, 7/6/2014 10:22:24 AM     (No. 9912719)

This blood is on the hands of Obama voters. It is in their name. But they are lofos, and don´t even know it´s happening. Like small dogs, they need their faces rubbed in it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: congar, 7/6/2014 11:00:31 AM     (No. 9912756)

The fall of Iraq into chaos, civil war, and the proclamation of a Caliphate isn’t something to avoid in the eyes of the present occupant of the White House but a goal.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 7/6/2014 11:22:05 AM     (No. 9912780)

Ho-hum - - where´s the surprise?

Which one of us hasn´t know for years that Stinky is on THEIR side?

Please tell us something we don´t already know.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: strike3, 7/6/2014 12:21:54 PM     (No. 9912843)

#4 nails it. The White House supports the terrorists and they have been the instigator and weapons supplier in every major disturbance in the ME. The only thing that´s working in our favor is that those animals can´t exist without fighting each other over their religious disagreements.

Both Bush 41 and Bush 43 should have used the same strategy, bomb the stuffing out of Mecca, Baghdad and all of their major cities and let the dogs fight over the scraps. Guaranteed there would not have been another 9/11 or any other terrorist act for a long time.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: DaleWyckoff, 7/6/2014 12:22:31 PM     (No. 9912846)

Repeat after me: Bush won the war, Obama lost the peace. Repeat if often and everywhere.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ohiolad, 7/6/2014 12:31:23 PM     (No. 9912853)

Perhaps people should stop acting so naive about the WH role in this. The WH was not caught by surprise by this - they have funded and armed Al Qaeda and its ISIS off-shoot all along. This was all planned.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LeftCoast, 7/6/2014 1:05:23 PM     (No. 9912893)

Don´t forget most of all...the release of the #1 hunted man in the world with a $10 million bounty on his head was aided by Obama.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 7/6/2014 2:36:09 PM     (No. 9912971)

I will not accept ineptitude as an excuse...this is pure evil at work.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Libertygal, 7/6/2014 2:59:12 PM     (No. 9912982)

I had to give a like to almost every post in this story. Why? Because almost every one of them is right.

Ineptitude is what they want you to think, but furthest from the truth. Obama is much smarter than some want to give him credit for. If you give him credit for being smart, you will understand that this was intentional, therefore well planned, and a multi-pronged approach by Obama for the exact outcome we see unfolding right now.

Why he will not act? He would be killing his own. The few that are willing to see, and admit the hurtful truth that Obama is a Sunni muslim, and fomented, aided, and abetted the entire thing, are the ones that get the full picture. Take nearly every post here as truth. It is, and was fully orchestrated for this outcome. We are all simply along for the ride, because of the willfully blind. Those who intentionally turned a blind eye to Obama because of political correctness are directly to blame, along with a complicit, lap dog media.

The lofo´s only voted for him because they were uninformed. We can only take responsibility for that, because we knew what the media was doing, and allowed it. That means, and meant, and still means, it is up to us, to inform.

Do your part. Educate a lofo, so maybe something like this will never happen again.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/6/2014 3:30:38 PM     (No. 9913015)

Going into Iraq was great strategy. Dubya gave our Muslim enemies a permanent problem. This was a good thing because S. Hussein gave the Baluchi terrorists such as Khalid Sheik Mohammed (who is still alive and well in Guantanamo) new passports when he controlled Kuwait. Iraqi embassies organized critical al-Quaida organizational meetings in Malasia, and funded who knows how much anti-American terrorism. Hussein was a threat and now Iraq is the gift that keeps on giving. Let the Shia and Sunni fight it out.

The Saudi Arabians cannot be too happy with Caliph Ibrahim just over the border. The Islamic state will turn to Damascus next, but after that the control of Medina and Mecca seems an excellent move for the new Caliph of all Muslims.

Saudi Arabia has a great Air Force we trained so if there is any bombing to be made in the Middle East let them do it (or the Israelis). Turkey is also profiting from the war in Syria so let Sunni Turks also go in.

Perhaps B. Hussein O. is a visionary and foresaw the Arab bloodbath in his speech in Cairo and killing of Gaddafi. s/

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Reply 21 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 7/6/2014 7:24:47 PM     (No. 9913215)

Maliki wanted us gone, we went.

The way it should have gone is, if Maliki wanted us gone, then Maliki should have went, we got a new leader who would sign the status of forces agreement and let us keep 10,000 troops (plus 15,000 contractors) in Iraq, and then none of this ever would have happened.

But neither Maliki nor Obambi are even minimally competent, and the upshot is likely to be just as ugly as can be.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: MirJoy, 7/7/2014 10:09:52 AM     (No. 9913657)

#10 - There is something terribly wrong going on, and no one seems to know what to do about it.

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