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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    Iraq's shiites have a choice to make: be an ally of the US or be an ally with Iran and when the country breaks up (as it will, at some point), that choice will mean quite alot.

    An Iraqi shiite unification with Iranian shiites is not far off
    The GOP should have considered that before voting to remove the one person preventing that from happening.
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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Wanna post any evidence at all?

    You haven't.
    Really goes against the grain of what you are used to seeing....thus a combination of things will come into play. Little things will add up....slowly, but surely.

    Iran has a population almost 3 times that of Iraq and their military hasn't been debilitated by a war and 10+ years of sanctions

    Iran is correct in their assessment that, we don't have the manpower or the national willpower to fight a long, protracted war against Iran.

    China stated a long time ago that they were planning on a war with the US.

    Russia and China already sell weapons to Iran and give them technology. Russia and China will support Iran because it hurts us and anything that reduces our strength, economically and militarily, and our influence, creates a vacuum that they can move in on

    China is using a lot more oil then they used to. Making friends with a major oil supplier is a good move for them, especially when it cramps our influence in a major strategic area and right now they are sucking in huge bucks selling us stuff and making our economy dependent on their industry.

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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    Really goes against the grain of what you are used to seeing....thus a combination of things will come into play. Little things will add up....slowly, but surely.

    Iran has a population almost 3 times that of Iraq and their military hasn't been debilitated by a war and 10+ years of sanctions

    Iran is correct in their assessment that, we don't have the manpower or the national willpower to fight a long, protracted war against Iran.

    China stated a long time ago that they were planning on a war with the US.

    Russia and China already sell weapons to Iran and give them technology. Russia and China will support Iran because it hurts us and anything that reduces our strength, economically and militarily, and our influence, creates a vacuum that they can move in on

    China is using a lot more oil then they used to. Making friends with a major oil supplier is a good move for them, especially when it cramps our influence in a major strategic area and right now they are sucking in huge bucks selling us stuff and making our economy dependent on their industry.
    Oh for ****s sake.

    Seriously the China thing again?

    I'm sorry if you can't get the concept of Mutually Assured Destruction through your ****ing skull then don't bother.

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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Yeah, I believe in all that crazy science talk. Loony, right?
    The faked science, you mean, sir?

    yes, believing in cooked reports, would be loony, sir. Loony, indeed.
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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The faked science, you mean, sir?

    yes, believing in cooked reports, would be loony, sir. Loony, indeed.
    Right, I forgot. All that science is faked.

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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    Right, I forgot. All that science is faked.
    Sure is. Haven't you heard about those falsified reports?
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Sure is. Haven't you heard about those falsified reports?
    This thread was started by a falsified report.
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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Oh for ****s sake.

    Seriously the China thing again?

    I'm sorry if you can't get the concept of Mutually Assured Destruction through your ****ing skull then don't bother.
    Civilizations tend to rise and fall about every 400 years. Columbus arrived here in 1492, so we're about due. Columbus is mentioned, which is interesting considering where Spain ended up 500 years later: ....Geopolitically irrelevant.

    Historically speaking, America has had its shot. China knows this and are well aware of the grave internal issues America faces.

    Truth hurts

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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Sure is. Haven't you heard about those falsified reports?
    I'm sure you mean the ones that have been found not to have been falsified by multiple bodies of investigators, but that dimwits still think were falsified?

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    Re: Sources: Obama Administration to Drop Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    Civilizations tend to rise and fall about every 400 years. Columbus arrived here in 1492, so we're about due. Columbus is mentioned, which is interesting considering where Spain ended up 500 years later: ....Geopolitically irrelevant.
    I kick the clock off at 1776, which gives us at the very least another 150 years of world dominance. This is good enough for me.

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