posted on Dec, 11 2015 @ 10:16 PM
a reply to: paxnatus
Goodness. Do you keep up with politics at all? Obama wanted ending wars in the ME to be his legacy. (well, that and universal healthcare). He set
dates to bring the troops home. He's still being criticized for pulling troops from Iraq from what many believe was prematurely. He pulled many
troops from Afghanistan. We've not had troops on the ground for that reason. We've made essentially only airstrikes over Syria for the same
He's leading us into WWIII? I really can come off only insulting you, and I don't mean to, but honestly, you dont' really know anything much about
what's going on, or at best, you're very much mistaken.
You start a thread like you've had some kind of epiphany about how we should not fight ISIL because it's what they want, and Obama has been saying
that since he took office, so I don't know what to tell you. Do some research, or if you are still here in the morning Ill post some links for you.
I'll be happy too.
I too have been preaching to get out of the ME for years, but now we see that policy is simply not working. They are advancing instead of declining.
Staying away is making things worse now.
All I can tell them is it's what they've wanted, and it doesn't look like it's going to take much longer until they get what they've asked for. The
U.S. shouldn't lead it, and it will have to be an international effort, including the Gulf States, if it is to succeed. But we've got to get rid of
Ignoring them and simply arming countries who can or won't fight, such as Iraq and Afghanistan has failed.