Peace Takes Strength wrote: Just out of curiosity, with US drones over Syria and the US/Israeli alliance on the cusp of war with Iran, when and where will the first anti-war marches be?
Peace Takes Strength wrote:I can't wait to get my "No blood for Oil" sign out to protest against the warmonger President.
hwmnbn wrote: Let's recap..
He has ended the Iraq war.
hwmnbn wrote: He is already drawing down troops in Afghanistan.
hwmnbn wrote: By MY count, that's two major wars you guys started and were too inept to finish. He's cleaning up YOUR messes. If you had any manners, you'd send him a thank you note.
hwmnbn wrote: He got Bin Laden in two years and 4 months. You guys had seven and a half years and couldn't come close to accomplishing the mission even with all the waterboarding stupidity you pulled. Total fucking incompetence.
hwmnbn wrote: He also "regime changed" Khadaffi with ZERO American casualties.
hwmnbn wrote:My guess is the wingnuts can't stand that Obama has been way more effective in his foreign policy and war strategy than his predecessor. They still root for his failure, those unpatriotic pricks!
hwmnbn wrote:He hasn't STARTED one conflict, but he's already successfully ended three and ending the fourth. Yet you call him a warmonger. Do you see your mistake?
Peace Takes Strength wrote:
He ended the Iraq war?
Peace Takes Strength wrote: I guess that's a fair assessment if you call a unilateral withdrawal an "end".
Peace Takes Strength wrote: I would question whether his unilateral withdrawal was timed for valid national security and strategic reasons ....
Peace Takes Strength wrote: If Obama withdraws the troops and in 10 yrs Afghanistan is a thriving, stable nation with a functioning government then kudos to him.
Peace Takes Strength wrote:We've been over this before. You know nothing of military operations, special forces or intelligence and your continuing statements highlight this. The killing of Osama was the culmination of years of groundwork begun under the Bush administration.
C.I.A. Closes Unit Focused on Capture of bin Laden
WASHINGTON, July 3 — The Central Intelligence Agency has closed a unit that for a decade had the mission of hunting Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenants, intelligence officials confirmed Monday.
...Michael Scheuer, a former senior C.I.A. official who was the first head of the unit, said the move reflected a view within the agency that Mr. bin Laden was no longer the threat he once was.
Peace Takes Strength wrote:Wrong. The Europeans “regime changed” Libya. Obama abdicated the US leadership role from the beginning.
Peace Takes Strength wrote:The only foreign policy and war strategy I see, and which you’ve highlighted, is withdrawals and an abdication of leadership. It’s certainly a lot easier to run from a fight than to stay and take the punches.
Peace Takes Strength wrote:I’m missing the fourth war he’s withdrawing from. Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan. …. Syria?
Peace Takes Strength wrote:It must really bother the anti-war left to hear the rhetoric by this administration with regards to Israel and Iran. Can you imagine the vitriolic, apoplectic fits the left would have gone through if Bush had gone to AIPAC and said that he’s ‘got Israel’s back’ or he’d go to war with Iran to defend Israel. Man I could just imagine all the radical anti-war lefties building tent encampments in city parks right before their heads exploded as they screamed “no blood for oil”.
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