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originally posted by: dantanna
a reply to: Fools
damn, i just went to rhodes wiki. he started debeers diamonds, but that was funded by the r0thschilds. and then some guy named 0ppenheimer.
'they' seem to have a lot of control in the world, over the very expensive industries.
and yeah, all the wars are fought for them.
originally posted by: highvein
originally posted by: Fools
originally posted by: LurkinNoMore
a reply to: Fools
Swing and a miss.
But hey, if thinking I'm "DNC" makes you sleep better for disagreeing with you or not liking some of Trumps decisions go for it.
I mean, I don't see you ever calling out the swath of pro-Trump accounts each day, including the prominent ones brazenly posting from Russia with Russian memes
I have been around here quite some time. I would say that I "know" the personalities here that are pro-Trump pretty well and I can say with much confidence that most of them were never really "toe the line" political people. You have been here for a very short time (posting) and pretty much all you do is post negative crap about Trump. It seems to be your mission.
And he's gone. lol
goes on to talk about bush the first /regan doing it
U.S. geopolitical engagement with the Kurds began in earnest in the mid-1970s. The Americans and Israelis had brokered a deal with the Shah of Iran to permit the establishment of a large autonomous Kurdish enclave in Northern Iraq, which could help antagonize Saddam Hussein’s regime in Baghdad. (The Kurds had already rebelled against Iraq several times in the 1960s, conflicts that left tens of thousands dead and made refugees of hundreds of thousands more.) But, as The New Yorker’s Dexter Filkins has noted, the Shah and Hussein struck a peace deal in 1975, and the new Kurdish stronghold was ultimately left unprotected. The Iraqi army immediately sent the Kurds to ground. This tragedy, Filkins wrote, left an indelible mark: The name of Henry Kissinger—who as Gerald Ford’s secretary of state and national security advisor oversaw the U.S.’s disengagement—“is known, and reviled, by nearly every Kurd.” The Kurds’ de facto leader later wrote an unnerving lament to Ford’s successor, President Jimmy Carter: “I could have prevented this calamity which befell my people,” he said, “had I not fully believed in the promise of America.”
obama pulled out too but his red line was suposed to protect the kurds
The US launched missile attacks on southern Iraq yesterday to punish Baghdad for Saddam's armoured attacks in Kurdistan. But Mr Barzani said that the missile attack was "just part of President Bill Clinton's election campaign". Looking tense and tired after a weekend in which his forces collaborated with Baghdad to capture the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Arbil, Mr Barzani said his faction had become impatient with empty US promises to assist Kurdish autonomy. "We are angry with America. For two years the Americans have been playing with us," he told a news conference at his hilltop headquarters at Salahuddin, just outside Arbil.
ive said it before in pretty much every thread on the kurds here they are like a beaten dog hoping this time the master stops hitting them and locking them out in the cold . but i guess we wait to see what turky does over this and the new pending sanctions to turkey over this
Kurds Welcome U.S. Help in Iraq, But Remember History of Betrayal
think this makes the 3rd headline today that changed within hours
The U.S. is not removing its forces from Syria in the face of a Turkish incursion, said the official, speaking on the condition of anonymity. Rather, the president ordered roughly 50 special operations troops in northern Syria to relocate to a different part of the country after he learned that Turkey has planned an offensive against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria. The official said that offensive had not yet begun.
originally posted by: RalagaNarHallas
a reply to: thedigirati
think its more into the cried wolf territory ,least the taxes thing happened then was overruled by a different judge but its getting redicluous at this point with all the retractions that have happened in the past 3 years
The U.S. Supreme Court tossed out a lower court ruling that would have required Ohio’s congressional voting map to be redrawn to be less favorable to Republicans. The move is part of the fallout from the high court’s decision in June insulating partisan gerrymanders from constitutional challenges. A three-judge panel had thrown out a GOP-drawn Ohio map under which Republicans have won 12 of the 16 congressional seats in each of the last four elections.
sucks for the kurds though but part for the course on us foreign policy regarding them since the 1970s . i think they deserve a state but no way the Turks allow that and with the Turks being a NATO ally kind of sadly sums up why it has not been allowed to happen for over 30 years
In his later remarks, Trump asserted that American troops in Syria are not performing useful work. They are, he said, “not fighting.” They are “just there,” he said. Among the first to move were about 30 U.S. troops from two outposts who would be in the immediate area of a Turkish invasion. It’s unclear whether others among the roughly 1,000 U.S. forces in northeastern Syria would be moved, but officials said there was no plan for any to leave Syria entirely.
originally posted by: Extorris
a reply to: RalagaNarHallas
That Link story is very muddy with an unofficial source and if it was correct it would mean that Trump is lying to everyone, Erdogan, the US, everyone and it is dangerous to say Troops have been withdrawn and then not do it, that is how US soldiers get bombed.
The WH needs to be clear on what they are doing or have done.