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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Correct, nothing is really a sure thing until it happens, but I believe that this is going to happen.

    It should have happened a long time ago.
    That's what they said at Versailles.

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by Paleocon View Post
    That's what they said at Versailles.



    And that worked out great for the arms manufacturers, didn't it?

    There's always some sunshine behind every cloud.

    Look how many people that put to work.

    We'll talk about the people that it put in their graves later.

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    And that worked out great for the arms manufacturers, didn't it?

    There's always some sunshine behind every cloud.
    It didn't work out well for everyone else.

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by Paleocon View Post
    It didn't work out well for everyone else.



    That's the breaks, when some people gain, others usually lose.

    It will all balance out eventually.






    "What goes around, comes around."

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    That's the breaks, when some people gain, others usually lose.

    It will all balance out eventually.






    "What goes around, comes around."
    Perhaps we should stop it from going around in the first place.

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Iraqi Kurds have taken over two northern oilfields amid a growing dispute with the government in Baghdad.

    Kurdish peshmerga forces are said to have seized control of production facilities at Bai Hassan and Kirkuk

    Read more here: BBC News - Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north




    It may not happen next week, but I predict that eventually the Kurds in Iraq will secede from Iraq and create an independent Kurdistan nation.

    I see little chance that Iraq will be able to stop this from happening.

    Who would fight for Iraq to stop this from happening?

    The Kurdish peshmerga has already shown that it is able and willing to fight to protect the Kurdish people and their territory..

    They won't back down.

    Iraq has a serious problem and the USA won't be able to solve it for them.
    The "spill over effect" that Russia and China correctly warned about three years ago.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Nick View Post
    The Kurds have always been peaceful and I'm glad they're taking their share........ The Kurds just want to be left alone.

    IMO, I would drop the Kurds weapons, food, medicine and anything they need.
    Wine and hookers even.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by radioman View Post
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't Joe Biden opine that Iraq should be divided into three different zones?
    He was mocked by many.
    I agreed with Joe at the time and the Kurds seem to have taken Biden seriously.
    Good for them.
    He was only mocked because he let the cat out of the bag too early. US foreign policy doesn't just happen!
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by Paleocon View Post
    Perhaps we should stop it from going around in the first place.
    y



    Unfortunately this endless cycle started a long time ago and it will continue until the end of time.

    What's going on in Iraq and the Gaza Strip is an example of this phenomenon.

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    Re: Iraq conflict: Kurds seize two oilfields in north

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    y



    Unfortunately this endless cycle started a long time ago and it will continue until the end of time.

    What's going on in Iraq and the Gaza Strip is an example of this phenomenon.
    It can however be stalled. The Congress of Vienna manages to prevent another general European war from occurring for nearly 100 years. Perhaps we should follow their methods.

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