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US Politics & Gov't

Lessons Never Learned-From Vietnam to Iraq | The Nation- Tom Hayden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime, abuse, americans, propaganda, lies, iraq, war, military, media, politics, obama, dishonesty, elections, ethics, constitution, congress )

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Because our leaders didn't listen, or listened too late, the end came in Vietnam as a total catastrophe. It's not too late to avoid a repeat in Syria I am joining many peace groups around America in expressing opposition to the escalation of the Iraq War
Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

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Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Attack U.S. Troops In Iraq (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, war, violence, military, troops, terrorism, government, politics, media )

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The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
Katrina Vanden Heuvel - Obama Reneges On His Foreign-Policy Promises - The Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, military, propaganda, lies, iraq, ethics, abuse, dishonesty, elections, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, congress, media )

- 14 hours ago -
Pres. Obama's commitment to go into Iraq and Syria to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State, the brutal terrorist group that vows to carve a "caliphate" out of Iraq and Syria, should be seen for what it is: a capitulation to bellicose folly
WP David Ignatius: U.S. Boots Are Already On The Ground Against The Islamic State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, constitution, democrats, economy, dishonesty, crime, ethics, government, obama, military, media, lies, iraq, republicans, war, usa, propaganda )

- 15 hours ago -
Here's a national-security riddle: How can President Obama provide limited military support on the ground to help "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State without formally violating his pledge not to send U.S. combat troops? The answer may lie i

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