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I'm not as confident as you. The way this all happened without any forethought or planning almost guarantees something is going to go wrong.
According to a recent report by the Simson Center, since the Cold War, some 50 US tactical nuclear weapons have been stationed at Turkey’s Incirlik air base, approximately 100 kilometres from the Syrian border.
During the failed coup in Turkey in July, Incirlik’s power was cut, and the Turkish government prohibited US aircraft from flying in or out. Eventually, the base commander was arrested and implicated in the coup. Whether the US could have maintained control of the weapons in the event of a protracted civil conflict in Turkey is an unanswerable question, the report says.
Another source told euractiv.com that the US-Turkey relations had deteriorated so much following the coup that Washington no longer trusted Ankara to host the weapons. The American weapons are being moved to the Deveselu air base in Romania, the source said.
Sadly, lots of Democrat and Republican politicians think we should too!
originally posted by: Zanti Misfit
originally posted by: Liquesence
a reply to: RazorV66
Pelosi is a 3rd rate politician.
Define a 1st rate politician.
A First Degree Career Scumbag Politician . How Long has Fancy Nancy been in Congress NOW > ? .......Hmm..........
originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: carewemust
The kurds weren't fighting isis for us.
The usa did not go and fight isis for the kurds.
Both sides were already fighting isis.
There were two parties with similar goals that needed each other.
They became allies and promised each other things in return for this mutual help.
Is it right to abandon those promises now that our mutual goal has been completed?
The sheer fact that 354 voted to oppose the president tells us that 354 out of 435 is an ENORMOUS majority, and they speak for the people that elected them.