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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby SethBullock » 16 May 2019, 12:27

... but at least Hillary would use "not rude" words as our young people died for nothing. Yay! :clap
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby Sprintcyclist » 16 May 2019, 13:33

SethBullock wrote:
johnsmith wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:I think the idiot in the White House wants war with Iran!

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/2019/05/15/middle-east-sabotage-deployment/



he can't ... seth says he's anti war


I don't think Trump is in favor of wars of choice.

I think Trump will not hesitate to defend the country, but I don't think he believes in being the world's policeman, and I don't think he likes wars of choice.

Had Hillary been elected, by now we'd be in a shooting war with Russia in Syria.


Yes, trump has pulled US troops out of war zones
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby Dax » 16 May 2019, 17:51

Name a country that the Rump has pulled all the troops out of since he become president and then look at this and other places you will find he has done nothing of the sort, just bragged about it, which is nothing new he brags all the time, then does nothing or the opposite.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-s ... irst-24502
"Less than two months into his presidency, Trump ordered hundreds more troops into Syria to assist the SDF in its battle against ISIS, especially in Raqqa. Almost immediately U.S.-NATO ally Turkey protested the effort, Syria condemned the intrusion into their country, and Russia cautioned against it."
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby johnsmith » 16 May 2019, 19:14

SethBullock wrote:
johnsmith wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:I think the idiot in the White House wants war with Iran!

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/2019/05/15/middle-east-sabotage-deployment/



he can't ... seth says he's anti war


I don't think Trump is in favor of wars of choice.

I think Trump will not hesitate to defend the country, but I don't think he believes in being the world's policeman, and I don't think he likes wars of choice.

Had Hillary been elected, by now we'd be in a shooting war with Russia in Syria.



sorry Seth, but that's rubbish. Iran is not a threat to the USA .... nor is it likely to be any time soon
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby SethBullock » 17 May 2019, 00:29

Dax wrote:Name a country that the Rump has pulled all the troops out of since he become president and then look at this and other places you will find he has done nothing of the sort, just bragged about it, which is nothing new he brags all the time, then does nothing or the opposite.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-s ... irst-24502
"Less than two months into his presidency, Trump ordered hundreds more troops into Syria to assist the SDF in its battle against ISIS, especially in Raqqa. Almost immediately U.S.-NATO ally Turkey protested the effort, Syria condemned the intrusion into their country, and Russia cautioned against it."


The war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria was already underway when Trump took office. He told the American people that he would defeat ISIS before he was elected, and he did it. For obvious reasons, this was was necessary. He has stated that he wants to withdraw from Syria. An impediment to that withdrawal is the question of the Syrian Kurds. Do we abandon them and leave them to the Syrian government, Russia, and Turkey?

The U.S. is presently in negotiations with the taliban in an effort to find a peaceful solution to Afghanistan. I do not believe those negotiations will be successful, but at least they are trying. Drone strikes against taliban and AQ targets in Pakistan have trailed off to zero in 2019. There have been only 12 since Trump took office. By contrast, there were around 400 such strikes during the Obama administration.

He has not engaged us in any new wars, nor does he seem eager to.
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby SethBullock » 17 May 2019, 00:50

johnsmith wrote:
SethBullock wrote:
johnsmith wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:I think the idiot in the White House wants war with Iran!

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/2019/05/15/middle-east-sabotage-deployment/



he can't ... seth says he's anti war


I don't think Trump is in favor of wars of choice.

I think Trump will not hesitate to defend the country, but I don't think he believes in being the world's policeman, and I don't think he likes wars of choice.

Had Hillary been elected, by now we'd be in a shooting war with Russia in Syria.



sorry Seth, but that's rubbish. Iran is not a threat to the USA .... nor is it likely to be any time soon


No, Iran is not a threat to the U.S. in the sense of being able to take us on directly or to somehow threaten the homeland in a conventional manner. I agree with that.

We do not know at this time what the intelligence community turned up recently that ratcheted up tension, but I sense that the crisis (whatever it was) has past.
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby johnsmith » 17 May 2019, 17:10

SethBullock wrote:We do not know at this time what the intelligence community turned up recently that ratcheted up tension, but I sense that the crisis (whatever it was) has past.


More WMD's perhaps? :grn :grn
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Re: Trump says enough is enough

Postby Dax » 17 May 2019, 17:43

This article gives the real truth, https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 12911.html

"The Trump administration is reportedly considering a plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East if Iran attacks US forces or accelerates its work on nuclear weapons."
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