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We're invovled in the Syrian conflict now

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by TBO, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. We have always been involved in the Syrian conflict. But instead of supporting someone who can be reasoned with like Assad, the government is supporting the Al-Queda backed monsters who have been forcing non-muslims out and installing sharia law.

    Good job America..

    And people wonder why the world hates our government.

    Lets replace one dictator with 10,000 would be dictators.
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013
  2. kiole


    Feb 16, 2008
    We have managed to back rebels linked to Al-Qaeda or jihadist movements in every country involved in the Arab Spring
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  3. Yep.

    The US Government, the greatest financier of terror on the face of the Earth.
  4. OGW


    Aug 23, 2004
    N.W. Lower Michigan
    kylenewman, good posts.

    I think that part of the reason we're supporting Turkey is to try to keep them somewhat in the western camp. Islamists are gaining power there and the once dominant secularists are being slowly sidelined.

  5. And even worse, now we are installing regimes and groups that meet the approval and backing of Barack Hussein Obama. This guy will leave the ME even more unstable than Gomer the Dumb.
  6. If Turkey is that concerned about it, they should be doing something about it. Doesn't Turkey have an army and air force?
  7. Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

    Jan 12, 2007
    the narrow way
    Syria's best and number one resource at present is its global juxtaposition as far as what is being panned for Iran. Why do you think Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are so important as well? (Just google a map of the entire region.)

    Anyway, free up Syria's airspace, and maybe a few of its airfields for good measure (but not necessary), and this will help open up yet another way to prosecute a sustainable attack against Iran a lot cheaper, safer, and faster than having to go around or avoid Syria while doing so.
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  8. Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

    Jan 12, 2007
    the narrow way
    No, we've been there for over two years now.
  9. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

    Jan 16, 2005
    That was not the Turkish government - that was criminals and terrorists. We even have those here.

    What the Turkish government has done is send troops to Afghanistan in support of our mission. Having a country perceived as muslim on our side is a big asset. I have worked with Turkish soldiers and I have no complaints about them. Like the U.S., they have a secular government and pretty substantial freedom, compared to others in the area and most countries with a muslim majority.
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2013
  10. Glock30Eric

    Glock30Eric .45 ACP

    Feb 3, 2011
    Southern Maryland
    Exactly! We are creating more emenies by this mission.
  11. spcwes


    Feb 22, 2005
    At least if you are labeled un-American you won't have to worry about domestic drone strikes against you.....:whistling:
  12. RussP

    RussP Super Moderator Moderator

    Jan 23, 2003
    Central Virginia
    So that's what those two batteries do? Please, tell us how that works.
  13. Because the founder of Turkey was an agnostic.

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  14. Slug71


    Mar 7, 2010
    Oregon - U.S.A
    We have a winner.
  15. Paul53

    Paul53 Geezer Boomer

    Nov 27, 2011
    During the Cuban Missile Crisis JFK traded American missile sites in Turkey (think they were called "Jupiter" missiles) away as a token to get Russian nukes out of Cuba. Maybe history is repeating itself?
  16. czsmithGT


    Jan 8, 2004
    I guess you missed the part where Turkey shelled Syrian military positions for six days in a row after a shell fired by the Syrians landed across the border in Turkey.

    If you think we should get out of NATO that is a legitimate argument but right now we are IN NATO and Turkey is a NATO ally.
  17. ChiTownPicaro


    Jul 16, 2012
    So when Bush was POTUS it was OK to get involved, but now that Obama is, we are not supposed to?
  18. Bush was a horrific president as well.

    I don't know what it will take to make people understand that the majority of the republicans and democrats are just different sides of the same coin.

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  19. Glock30Eric

    Glock30Eric .45 ACP

    Feb 3, 2011
    Southern Maryland
    Perfect comment!
  20. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

    Jan 11, 2011
    too close to philly
    don't know why you're all getting so upset.

    we got involved in libya and egypt...look how well that worked out for obozo the dumbo earred campaigner.