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    Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    'WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in an urgent attempt to help the government in Baghdad slow the nation's rampant Sunni insurgency, U.S. officials said Monday.

    While President Barack Obama has explicitly ruled out putting U.S. troops into direct combat in Iraq, the plan under consideration suggests he would be willing to send Americans into a collapsing security situation for training and other purposes.

    Three U.S. officials familiar with ongoing discussions said the potential of sending special forces to Iraq is high on a list of military options that are being considered.'

    Obama considers special forces to help in Iraq


    So...first no troops to Iraq...and now some troops to Iraq.

    So much for Obama's word.

    But I am quite sure liberals will make excuses for him...again.


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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    I'd bet a dollar to a doughnut that those special are forces are going in to protect OUR people.

    But you're right. This is how it all begins, over and over again.

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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    Obama not sending troops to Iraq. OBAMA BAD!
    Obama sending troops to Iraq. OBAMA BAD!
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    Obama not sending troops to Iraq. OBAMA BAD!
    Obama sending troops to Iraq. OBAMA BAD!
    yup. He really screwed up his handling of things eh? I don't feel bad for him in the slightest. He made his bed.
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    These are the same guys the US funded in Syria who are called "freedom fighters" and "rebels," mind you
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    I see this as a Sunni vs.Shia regional war that has been going on for a very long time. Which group of anti-US Muslim extremists are we, via our POTUS, choosing to back now?
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    Obama not sending troops to Iraq. OBAMA BAD!
    Obama sending troops to Iraq. OBAMA BAD!
    Bush's old war in Iraq, that Obama "won", was for BAD!

    Obama's new war in Iraq, which may never end, is for GOOD!

    Does that sound better to you?
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    yup. He really screwed up his handling of things eh? I don't feel bad for him in the slightest. He made his bed.
    YEEEAAAARRRRGGGGHHH!! Obamawtfomgbbq BENGHAZZZZIIIIIII! Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi

    ^ All of this makes more sense than what you wrote.
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    Damn, this dude is stupid! He could have shored up the Iraqi Army with air support, but no, he wants to put SF units on the ground that will be outnumbered and unsupported.
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    Re: Obama considers special forces to help in iraq

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    YEEEAAAARRRRGGGGHHH!! Obamawtfomgbbq BENGHAZZZZIIIIIII! Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi

    ^ All of this makes more sense than what you wrote.
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