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To fight the Islamic State,
Kurdish and Iraqi forces need
expedited aid

Washington Post, by Zalmay Khalilzad

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Posted By:tisHimself, 8/6/2014 11:47:12 AM

During the past few days, the extremist group known as the Islamic State has made significant advances. After consolidating its gains since the fall of Mosul and other Sunni areas, the group sought to move toward Baghdad. For now, that advance has been blocked by Shiite militias, what remains of the Iraqi forces and assistance from Iran and the United States. It is evident, however, that the Islamic State has amassed enough manpower and resources to move against the Kurdish region. Its recent attempt to take over the Mosul dam as well as its seizure of the city of Sinjar

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 8/6/2014 11:58:35 AM     (No. 9955341)

It seems Iran could send in the Republican Guard and finish the Iran/Iraq War.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/6/2014 12:08:08 PM     (No. 9955361)

Last week Obama denied aid to the Kurds - because the request had to come through the government of Iraq.

Now that they joined forces - let´s see what excuse he´ll use.

Obama rejects Kurds’ plea for help against ISIS

Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, the Obama administration has rejected Kurdish pleas for arms with which to fight ISIS. Its rationale is that assistance must come through the central government.

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2014/07/obama-rejects-kurds-plea-for-help-against-isis.php

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/6/2014 12:16:40 PM     (No. 9955375)

Then go get the cash from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Quatar, UAE, or whoever and wherever. Then give us a call.

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