View Poll Results: What should President do about Marines surrounded at Al-Asad Air Base?

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  • Order those US Marine flee like in Yemen

    78 19.90%
  • Have those Marines surrender to ISIS forces

    78 19.90%
  • Have those Marines stay and fight it out on their own

    78 19.90%
  • Send reinforcements and stand their ground

    79 20.15%
  • Send reinforcements and attack ISIS

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Thread: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    320 Marines at the massive al-Asad Air Base are being surrounded by ISIS fighters, ISIS having essentially overrun the neighorboring city of al-Baghdadi and the al-Baghdadi district.

    There have numerous suicide runs at the base which also has been hit with mortars.

    BREAKING: Reports Claim ISIS Just Captured al-Asad Air Base Where 300 U.S. Marines Could Be Trapped (UPDATED) | LibertyNEWS.com

    ISIS Fighters Reportedly Seize Parts Of Iraqi Town, Threatening U.S. Marine Base


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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    Yes I know that.
    Do you support carpet bombing of towns/cities that are controlled by ISIL?
    I support attacking the enrmy.
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    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    There's a mindset that says that any number of civilian casualties is acceptable if it keeps an American troop out of danger. You hear that attitude expressed wherever something offensive is being considered- "If one teenager's life is saved..." "If one accident is prevented..." "If one terrorist is caught..." "If one child is protected from bullying..." "If one soldier is kept out of harms way...", well, anything is justifiable.
    Civilian casualties would be diminished if ISIS wasn't using them as human shields. That a war crime.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I support attacking the enrmy.
    I asked a clear question on carpet bombing- will you answer it or not?
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    Hillary is the only defense I or anyone else needs.
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    The damage to the black community from all this will be devastating.Not only on public perception and reputation, but cops simply won't want to police these neighborhoods anymore.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Civilian casualties would be diminished if ISIS wasn't using them as human shields. That a war crime.
    Yes it is. Is it also permission?
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    I asked a clear question on carpet bombing- will you answer it or not?
    No, you're posting flame bait, because your desperate. I've already answered the question and you have proven that collateral damage is legal.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    The Iraqis are pushing to far and to fast.
    No way insurgents should be able to mass around a major base of operations such as this.
    I have my doubts as well. I would imagine if they get too close they will either be wiped out by airstrikes or they will turn the Devil Dogs loose. Either way I don't see ISIS coming out on top.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    Yes it is. Is it also permission?
    It is, if there's an enemy target to be destroyed.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dirt Racer View Post
    I have my doubts as well. I would imagine if they get too close they will either be wiped out by airstrikes or they will turn the Devil Dogs loose. Either way I don't see ISIS coming out on top.
    A long war and the ****ty part of street by street is yet to come.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Then it would seem your answer would be no reinforcements are necessary as those 320 Marines equate to 32,000 ISIS fighters.
    Properly supplied. A marine without his rifle is only equal to five enemies.

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