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Dempsey: We Will Act if
Islamic Group Threatens US

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/24/2014 11:40:18 PM

Aboard A Military Aircraft - Gen. Martin Dempsey says he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against Islamic State militants in Syria if and when he determines they have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland or Europe. But the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he still believes the insurgent group is more a regional threat and is not plotting or planning attacks against either the U.S. or Europe. Dempsey says he believes that key allies in the region — including Jordan, Turkey and Saudi Arabia — will join the U.S. in helping to

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What is disturbing in Dempsey´s statement is that he still doesn´t see or feel the threat of the most radical Muslim terrorist organization (IS), even though it is obvious that they can blend into our "society." And, this is after they have been fighting in a real warzone and picking up the training to create havoc here at will. Dempsey needs to be replaced by a hawk now who will build up for the coming storm and integrate with what few allies 0bama has left US with his non-existent foreign policy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/24/2014 11:47:22 PM     (No. 9979517)

Martin, Martin, Martin. You silly fool. They won´t threaten They´ll just do it. Remember the World Trade Center and the Pentagon? September 11, 2001? C´mon, Martin...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 8/25/2014 12:24:16 AM     (No. 9979535)

IMHO, Dempsey is just one of the Perfumed Princes. The CYA mindset is alive and well in the Pentagon...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/25/2014 12:29:09 AM     (No. 9979538)

General Dempsey, you need to be relieved of your command. You criticized NATO for not controlling its southern border, yet you completely ignore America´s wide open southern border. You know for a fact, sir, that it is your Commander in Chief who had purposely given the stand down order on our southern border, and worse, has given orders to transport virtually all those who cross that border anywhere they ask to go within our country. And yet, you do nothing.

You are guilty of dereliction of duty, general. Resign.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/25/2014 12:34:30 AM     (No. 9979541)

And we will act if Japan ever pulls a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.

There´s nothing like waiting for a few thousand Americans to be murdered before taking any action.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/25/2014 12:35:39 AM     (No. 9979543)

Gen. Dempsey, that is not "Acting" it is reacting and it get´s people killed- your people.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/25/2014 12:53:29 AM     (No. 9979549)

In the homeland ? In Washington ?
At the border ?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 8/25/2014 1:08:55 AM     (No. 9979561)

I have no confidence in the General. What I have seen and read of him I do not like. He must have been a warrior at some point in time, but I do not know of him well enough to determine when he morphed from being a hard nose warrior into a bamster political toady.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: EQKimball, 8/25/2014 1:19:01 AM     (No. 9979566)

It depends upon what the meaning of IS is.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/25/2014 5:32:03 AM     (No. 9979608)

The left used to scoff at Bush saying we need to fight them over there so we don´t have to fight them here. Obviously that saying went right over the left´s head and they appear to want to wait until an American city is attacked before taking any action.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/25/2014 6:46:01 AM     (No. 9979646)

Dempsey can only ´recommend´.
Barry with dither and dither and dither until the bombs go off.

Count on it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: samnj, 8/25/2014 7:23:49 AM     (No. 9979677)

Will Gen. Martin Dempsey recommend the U.S. military move directly against obama if and when he determines obama has become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland?

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