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Unexpectedly: ISIS leader flees to
Syria where U.S. insists he will be safe

Hot Air, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/15/2014 4:40:10 PM

No one could have seen this coming. In early August, President Barack Obama revealed that he had approved targeted airstrikes on ISIS targets in Iraq. The strikes were aimed at both halting the Islamic State’s advance on cities like Erbil and Baghdad, where American diplomatic and military assets were stationed, and to relieve the pressure on Iraqi minority groups targeted by ISIS for extermination or displacement. Some military analysts noted, however, that the president will be unable to achieve the objective of eliminating the ISIS threat, rather than simply disrupting the group’s operational tempo, unless he expanded the theater of operations

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What do I care if this waste of breath will be "safe in Syria"?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/15/2014 4:53:04 PM     (No. 9967513)

If you have a pack of wolves rampaging the country side killing and leaving game, live stock, etc, you don´t leave them a place of shelter. You hunt them down and exterminate them. This in fact doesn´t require boots on the ground and can be done effectively with drones. The wolves in the above reference is simply a reference to the nature of wolves, which is to kill pretty much for the sake of killing, not to eat.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: OhMy, 8/15/2014 7:23:39 PM     (No. 9967634)

This "leader" dishes out death but he wants to be safe himself. What has the US got to do with assuring his safety? Did Obama assure him there would be no airstrikes where he is hiding? Obama is a supporter of these barbarians and tried to help with the "red line" in Syria.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/15/2014 7:50:03 PM     (No. 9967658)

IF this administration had wanted to
defeat ISIS, instead of just play "War"...

AND IF our intelligence were worth a d**n...

This clown and a 30 Humvee convoy would not have made it from Mosul to Syria (approx. 60 miles) without being pummeled.

Once again, the Great Satan is slicked. These warriors cannot take us seriously,

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/15/2014 10:20:17 PM     (No. 9967761)

An inevitable consequence when a dithering weasel is Commander-in-Chief.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 8/16/2014 1:37:54 AM     (No. 9967811)

Obama has loaded up the Black House with Muslim sympathizers and agents. He has gutted the military leadership and our military in general. He is obviously a Muslim sympathizer himself. No wonder he threw away all our accomplishments in Iraq and allowed the subhuman ISIS scourge to butcher innocent Christians in Iraq while he enjoys endless vacations and golfing on our dime.

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