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LincolnLover

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2011, 08:34:39 PM »
they made up the excuse to invade because it is now over?

surrender not only objective.  wqith afghanistan, idead stop terrorists staging attacks.  in iraq, no need do anyything:  iraq already contained.  that why gump administration make up excuse invade.

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2011, 07:37:25 AM »
no, they made it up at time begin invasion and occupation.  once that shot down, it became more of "we got stabiize iraq."  even now, conservatives clearly hoping iraq become less stable so can blame obama.

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2011, 03:23:47 PM »
I noticed they left a  clause to allow a small detachment of troops with the embessy and a right for the Iraqi govt to request assistance from the larger number of troops still in kuwait (or more if needed)

With talk of a pending Iraqi civil war, do you think we'll go back in to "stop the Iranian influence" and/or other reasons?

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2011, 06:07:43 PM »
it going be very controversial reenter iraq, both there and here.  hopefully u.s. never do so again unless extraordinary circumstances and several other nations participate.

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2011, 04:37:36 PM »
so, just like last time?

it going be very controversial reenter iraq, both there and here.  hopefully u.s. never do so again unless extraordinary circumstances and several other nations participate.

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2011, 06:54:43 PM »
so, just like last time?

it going be very controversial reenter iraq, both there and here.  hopefully u.s. never do so again unless extraordinary circumstances and several other nations participate.

unfortunately, too many people bought it first time.  everybody love a war;  it like super bowl with automatic weapons.   many people want believe what their government telling them truth.  they need read more history.

nah, we not reenter iraq.  we just go somewhere else:  syria, iran, north korea.  and, as ever:  "we have no choice whatsoever!"

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2011, 04:35:05 PM »
If we go to war in Iran though and it allies itself with Iraq (as it is currently attempting to do) wouldn't that be the "green light"?

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2011, 07:31:30 PM »
going war with iran be even more serious business than unusual because could set up start of next world war--although whether iran many friends remain be seen.   we need have far less saber-rattling, and it be nice if idiots like michele bachmann get her facts about iran even remotely straight. .

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2011, 07:50:53 PM »
So if Iran does block the straight as they have threatened to do, we should do what?

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Re: Was going into Afghanistan a good idea?
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2011, 08:47:34 PM »
we not need iranian oil.  in short term, get more oil elsewhere.  in long term, stop needing so much friggin' oil.

any blockade of international waters going be met with force.  julie  probably ok with that, depending on details.

and it "strait," not "straight."