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Bush owns going in to Iraq.
Obama owns losing it. - See more at: www.abovetopsecret.com...
originally posted by: BobAthome
a reply to: Mamatus
so this then, was ok?
i quote u ,,"We should have stayed the hell out of Iraq",, there was no choice.
originally posted by: InvisibleOwl
Playing devil's advocate here: Berghdal was a soldier ... no SOLDIER left behind.
Those in Iraq are private contractors. Why should "Obama" rescue them? They knew what they could be facing in an unstable country. Their company should be getting them out.
originally posted by: Destinyone
a reply to: SevenThunders
I fully expect with the way things are going. Instead of tax refunds next year, we'll all be getting a prayer rug instead.
For Obama to just abandon them, is appalling and should make any American's blood boil.
Balad Air Force Base has been under attack since Wednesday, when ISIS rebels seized the nearby town of Tikrit, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein.
The attacking ISIS forces approached the base in trucks Wednesday and called through loudspeakers for all private security forces and Iraqi special military to leave immediately or die.
The U.S. private contractors in touch with WND reported that after hearing the broadcast, the private security forces and the Iraqi military defending the base dropped their weapons and ran.
The American contractors collected the weapons left behind and were able to hold off further immediate advances.
However when it comes to ordinary American citizens fulfilling their contracts in Iraq, forget it.
Obama actually denied them air cover and it was left to the Iraqi air force to help.
Moreover he has helped fund and arm ISIS
originally posted by: Irishhaf
17 years in the USAF, active duty and a full time reservist... watching this train wreck unfold is galling... you don't abandon American citizens...