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?

    Mortar and suicidal ISIS fighters against the marines. Sounds like ME war Z.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Any harm comes to those Marines and Obama should be tried as a traitor. Anyone who disagrees should be tried along side him.

    The only people being 'contained' are our Marines.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Any harm comes to those Marines and Obama should be tried as a traitor. Anyone who disagrees should be tried along side him.

    The only people being 'contained' are our Marines.
    I don't think you know what "treason" means.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    I don't think you know what "treason" means.
    The crime of betraying one's country. He's done that time and time again.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    All reports I've seen here indicate that the base and those inside aren't in any danger, particularly not the US Marines who were nowhere near the fighting that took place. Seems 25 ISIS fighters and suicide bombers, dressed as Iraqi soldiers, attempted to breach the defenses of the base and were pushed back and killed by the Iraqi forces in charge of base security. Reports also indicated that when under attack, the base called for and received cover from US Apache helicopters and armed drones but they were not needed because the Iraqi ground forces ended the assault.

    A handful of ISIS fighters attacking a well fortified base is no need for any of the suggestions in the poll and the very thought that 320 US Marines would surrender to 25 ISIS fighters is incredibly offensive, in my view.
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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


    What should the response of President Obama be?
    More selfies. Too cold for golf.

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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


    What should the response of President Obama be?
    One marine, properly supplied, is worth 100 ISIS fighters. I dont envy the enemies position if the Marines are given the option to fight.

    Obamas response should be to give the generals free reign to defend their position.

    A field commander of the Iraqi Army in Anbar province, said that "the US force equipped with light and medium weapons, supported by fighter force model" F-18 ", was able to inflict casualties against fighters of ISIS organization, and forced them to retreat from the al-Dolab area, which lies 10 kilometers from Ain al-Assad base .

    US troops have entered with its Iraqi partner, according to Colonel , Salam Nazim in line against ISIS elements and clashed with them for more than two hours, to succeed in removing them from al-Dolab area, and causing losses in their ranks, at a time American fighter jets directed several strikes focused on ISIS gatherings that silenced their heavy sources of fire. "He points out that the clashes took place between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Sunday night.
    First ground clash between ISIS and US forces in Iraq

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    More selfies.
    Too cold for golf.


    It's never too cold for golf. Golf started in Scotland.

    As a matter of fact Obama played golf yesterday.
    Last edited by shrubnose; 02-15-15 at 11:24 AM.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    It's never too cold for golf. Golf started in Scotland.
    I'm part Scotch... and part beer. But I can tell ya that the Scotch are crazy - they wear kilts and eat sheep guts. I hear they have blue balls when playing in the snow.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Ha! Jesus Christ. Send mode troops!

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