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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by stan1990 View Post
    They can't stay forever, do they?
    Why not? US troops have been in Germany since the end of WWII. In South Korea since the pause in major hostilities.


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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue Valley View Post
    Why not? US troops have been in Germany since the end of WWII. In South Korea since the pause in major hostilities.
    They will be leaving one day or another. Their presence in Japan isn't very popular. You can't have a foreign military presence in your country exempt from the local judicial system.

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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fledermaus View Post
    Killing ISIS = vacation?
    Uninvited by the sovereign government of the Syrian republic

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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fledermaus View Post
    WTF are you babbling about?
    Your brain is much smaller to understand

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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by stan1990 View Post
    Uninvited by the sovereign government of the Syrian republic
    So, no. Killing ISIS isn't a vacation.
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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by stan1990 View Post
    The point is that you went there uninvited by the government of the Syrian Arab Republic. You violated the sovereignty of an independent country member in the UN. The government of that country was busy dealing with your proxy foot soldiers. Now, they have all the time available. They were kind and patient, but now it's time to go back home. Your troops' vacation in Syria is over.
    The Assad regime was about as “kind and patient” as Milosevic’s Serbs were.

    “Sovereignty”’s importance ends the minute you start machine gunning your own people.

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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerace117 View Post
    The Assad regime was about as “kind and patient” as Milosevic’s Serbs were.

    “Sovereignty”’s importance ends the minute you start machine gunning your own people.
    The government didn't start the gunning

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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fledermaus View Post
    So, no. Killing ISIS isn't a vacation.
    What???!!!

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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by stan1990 View Post
    What???!!!
    You claimed the Americans that were killing ISIS were on vacation.
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    Re: What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fledermaus View Post
    You claimed the Americans that were killing ISIS were on vacation.
    Were did i say that?

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