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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    I thought Al Qaeda was " on the run "
    They were never really on the run, if anything, our intervention and destabilization of the area has created an even more accomodating atmosphere for their propaganda and recruiting.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by PirateMk1 View Post
    I am not exactly sure, but I think we have not been there for a year or so. So I am pretty sure they knew we are not there whether not anything was said about the matter.
    I'm pretty sure America hasn't had troops in Iraq since early in Obama's first term. Bush signed a deal with the Iraqi government to retain troops on the ground until 2010 I believe, subject to renewal by the new administration and Obama was unable to secure a deal that would protect American troops from being subjected to Iraqi laws and so all troops left at the end of the Bush deal.
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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    What good would losing more men in a hopeless cause do? Destabilizing Iraq will rank among the biggest blunders of the 21 century. A half million Iraqi's have already been killed because of our actions.
    It was perfectly stable until we left.

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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Britain and France redrew the map of the Middle East about a hundred years ago.

    Now the some of the people who live there are redrawing it.

    Who is going to stop them?

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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Thats right they were !!

    Nothing to fear because Bin Laden's dead and GM's alive !

    I think the US should seriously consider MY middle east plan for peace

    I think they're just bored.

    What if we dropped in special forces to build a few hundred Golf Courses ( great sand traps out there ), a few Water Parks and a a few Roller coaster here and there.

    Give them something to do.
    YES !! Now that's the creative spirit in action..... 'n hey, it couldn't hurt tryin' ( before leveling the countryside ). Then we could try it in Detroit ( before leveling Detroit )...

    Yep! 24 hour entertainment, a Costco, and Walmart... oh and a Subway sandwich shop in every minaret...

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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    If this Abu group gathers much more momentum,
    we'll have to directly intervene with troops.



    Says who?

    looks like a good job for the UN to me.

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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Says who?

    looks like a good job for the UN to me.
    Psssh... the UN. About as good as tits on a bull.
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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya Pirate .....they have taken hostages in that Turk Embassy. So the Turks now have a chance to show why they should be part of NATO. Don't you think?
    there isnt a real turkish authority in this country..l believe we should stay independent and get out of nato
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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Psssh... the UN. About as good as tits on a bull.



    The good thing about letting the UN mishandle it is that gets the USA off the hook.

    Look at the great job that the UN's doing in Syria.

    I don't believe that anyone on this forum wants to go to Iraq to referee the full scale civil war that's about to happen there.

    Just like in Syria no matter which side wins it's not going to be great news for the USA.
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    Re: Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Iraq insurgents take Saddam's home town in lightning advance



    Iraq is going down fast. The US should never have pulled troops out. We should have been resolved to be there for decades, like in Germany, Japan, and South Korea.
    Yup. BHO has given away GWB's victory.
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