UPDATE (July 1, 2014):
Yesterday, June 30, Obama said in War Powers Resolution to Congress that he’s sending another 300 U.S.troops into Iraq, citing increased concerns about the rapidly deteriorating security situation as Islamic fighters continue to make gains. The additional force consists of additional security forces, rotary-wing aircraft, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support.
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It’s déjà vu all over again.
Three years after U. S. troops withdrew from Iraq, finally ending America’s war and occupation (2003-2011) of that benighted country, our soldiers will be sent there again.
This evening, June 16, 2014, after a weekend of golfing and political fundraising in California, President Lucifer declared, in a letter to Congress, that U.S. ground troops “equipped for combat” are being sent to Iraq.
The troops’ “only purpose” is to protect US personnel and the US Embassy in Baghdad from the ISIS militants — and not join in the fierce fighting raging outside the Iraqi capital.
Blah. Blah. Blah.
ISIS or the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is an extremist Sunni jihadist group that aspires to create a caliphate — a theocratic pan-Islamic state — in the New Levant of Iraq, Syria, southern Turkey, Cyprus, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Israel. (See “ISIS:…
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