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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    So we stay there forever? No. I think not.

    So you DO want us to stay there forever.

    Policies and Strategies don't fix crazy. The Middle East isn't ready to live without strife. We can't fix that with policies and strategies and keeping a military presence there for 30+ years isn't "fixing" anything.

    Nah. Its better to waste all of our resources, lives, and money to the point where the government goes bankrupt. All for...... "stability".

    I don't care, stay there a decade or a century. The moment we walk out those crazy ****ers are going to tear each other apart. And with the way the ROE is these days, they are going to tear each other apart while we watch.
    If not us (US) than a consistent UN force that would serve the same purpose...the purpose we've served in Europe since WWII.
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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    A series of successful terrorist attacks in this country would do irreparable harm.
    Perhaps, but the question would always be "just who ACTUALLY perpetrated the attacks?"

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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    So we stay there forever? No. I think not.
    Staying there forever was never listed as an option.
    So you DO want us to stay there forever.
    What would give you this idea? Are the only options to leave immediately or stay forever?
    Policies and Strategies don't fix crazy. The Middle East isn't ready to live without strife. We can't fix that with policies and strategies and keeping a military presence there for 30+ years isn't "fixing" anything.
    You're the first one I know of who suggested 30 years or forever. Where do you come up with these numbers?
    Nah. Its better to waste all of our resources, lives, and money to the point where the government goes bankrupt. All for...... "stability".
    All the lives and resources were wasted and now you have 'instability'. You actually prefer this option?
    I don't care, stay there a decade or a century. The moment we walk out those crazy ****ers are going to tear each other apart. And with the way the ROE is these days, they are going to tear each other apart while we watch.
    I can't debate your feelings.

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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    LOL Now all they need is planes....and pilots. You do know we will shoot them down in a heartbeat, right?
    Why can't they fly domestic, as they did on 9/11?

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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    Perhaps, but the question would always be "just who ACTUALLY perpetrated the attacks?"
    That question is usually answered pretty quickly.
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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

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    Why can't they fly domestic, as they did on 9/11?
    Because they don't know how to land.
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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    Less of a threat. At least the NVA had its people behind them, and it had some level of industrial capacity. These guys are just a well organized gang of thieves who majorly scored a bunch of US equipment and weapons.

    But having been there, North Vietnam was no threat at all to the US. All they wanted was to get the nasty invader out of their country. I consider that a reasonable wish.

    These guys don't even have a navy or an air force, and Chuck Hegal is saying they are a threat. They can't even cross the frigging ocean.
    They can't huh?
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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    All the lives and resources were wasted and now you have 'instability'. You actually prefer this option?
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    Yes. Yes I do.

    Iraq needs to know its time to sink or swim.

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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    If not us (US) than a consistent UN force that would serve the same purpose...the purpose we've served in Europe since WWII.
    Oh that. Which I also disagree with.

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    Re: U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria

    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    Oh that. Which I also disagree with.
    You can disagree with it all you want, but we ended 1000 years of constant warfare in Western Europe.
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