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2011-10-15 Iraq
US drops keeping troops in Iraq
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Posted by tipper 2011-10-15 17:41|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6489 views ]  Top

#1 Good. More point to teaching calculus to dogs.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2011-10-15 19:37||   2011-10-15 19:37|| Front Page Top

#2 Sadly this was probably made by Obama more in mind with getting votes than bringing home troops.
Posted by Charles 2011-10-15 20:04||   2011-10-15 20:04|| Front Page Top

#3 As per TOPIX/WORLD NEWS , the US deems Al-Qaeda + Iran-controled proxy MilTerr Groups as the biggest present + post-withdrawal threat to Iraq's domestic security while Iraq per se has repor formally rejected a Turkish proposal to deploy Iraqi troops at the borders to deter or contain the Kurdish Rebels.

As things stand, US Advisors remaining in Iraq will have to contend wid

> Kurdish Rebels, espec as influenced by the TURKEY-VS-IRAN COMPETITION FOR REGIONAL DOMINANCE.
> Al-Qaeda = Affiliates + Sub-Groups.
> PRO-IRAN MILTERR GROUPS, controlled or autonomous.

Is it just me or is anyone else getting the feeling the US-NATO/Allied may have to go back into IRAQ during a de facto US-IRAN MIL CONFLICT?

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* WAFF > IRAQ WILL NOT SEND TROOPS TO THE BORDERS FOR THE SAKE OF TURKEY.

* SAME > TURKISH EX-DIPLOMAT [ex-Diplom, MP Sukru Elekdag]: IRAN IS UNLIKELY TO JOIN A TURKISH-ISRAELI WAR.

ARTIC > ELEKDAG = DE FACTO WAR BETWEEN TURKEY + ISRAEL IS UNLIKELY + IRRATIONAL; ISRAEL ONLY HAS SLIGHT ADVANTAGE OER TURKEY IN COMBAT TECHS + CONVENTIONAL CAPABILITIES; MUSLIM IRAN UNLIKELY TO SWITCH FROM STRATEGIC DEFENSIVE + ALLY WID MUSLIM TURKEY UNLESS ATTACKED BY THE US-ISRAEL.

Even iff attacked by the US andor Israel, Iran may not ally wid Turkey due to fear of US mil dominance + Israeli-specific nuclear attack - ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, TURKEY LIKELY TO STAND ALL ALONE AGZ ISRAEL.

Posted by JosephMendiola 2011-10-15 23:59||   2011-10-15 23:59|| Front Page Top

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