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

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  • Have those Marines surrender to ISIS forces

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

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  • Send reinforcements and stand their ground

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Thread: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

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    Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    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?

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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?
    It depends on how much he wants to keep our people out of direct combat.

    Of course we are not privy to the real assessments, so a lot of this is theoretical. If the base is in real danger of being overrun in the near future, we need to get these guys out and to a place where they have a reasonable expectation of safety.

    If they are simply close to danger, but no reasonable expectation the base is under threat of being overrun, then proceed with the mission with contingencies in place.

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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?
    Throw himself on his sword.

    Uups! I had forgotten about Biden.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    This is serious s*** and a Custer style massacre could be in the making. Obama needs to either get in or get out, this halfway half ass war on ISIS is a recipe for disaster.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    I'd like to know who voted anonymously that the Marines should surrender.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

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    It would not surprise me that Obama deliberately threw our forces in "harms way" as a pretext for war.

    Remove them. They don't belong there.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    That's despicable.

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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?
    What should the president do?

    Like a good little lamb, Obama needs to shut the **** up and step back and let people who are vested in our military efforts and know a thing or two about it make decisions. The less he does, the better. He's a spineless fish of a dickweed who spites our men in uniform and never considers that maybe making decisions about military tactics is above his paygrade.

    Give him a camera - let him take some more selfies and just get the **** out of the way if he's not going to be impeached like he should be.
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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by ironhorse View Post
    This is serious s*** and a Custer style massacre could be in the making. Obama needs to either get in or get out, this halfway half ass war on ISIS is a recipe for disaster.
    Don't worry BO peeps Admiral Kirby said that ISIS doesn't know how to target with the mortars. So all should be okay. Plus there is support from the Iraqis in Baghdad. There they are like a good 60k strong. So ISIS can't really trap our people.

    Team BO has it all worked out.....this is the JV Team remember.

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    Re: Marines being surrounded in Iraq?

    Pentagon unfolds details of ISIS attack on Ein al-Asad airbase - Iraqi News
    For his part, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said that the US forces had pushed autopilot drones and Apache helicopters to help, and that was when the clashes came to an end.
    I don't think it was captured..US Air has been making huge differences in battles in Anbar

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