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2019-10-07 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Donald Trump Now Threatens Turkey on Twitter
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Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-07 15:22|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [433 views ]  Top
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#1 I, in my great and unmatched wisdom,

You sure this isn't a fake?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-07 16:24||   2019-10-07 16:24|| Front Page Top

#2 Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who is normally a close Trump ally, said he would introduce bipartisan legislation to sanction Turkey if it invades Syria and suspend it from NATO if it attacks the Kurdish-led forces.

Lindsey late to the party once again. NATO expulsion should have taken place LONG ago.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-07 16:27||   2019-10-07 16:27|| Front Page Top

#3 Yupp, Grom. I re-checked. He's a funny guy.

Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-07 16:52||   2019-10-07 16:52|| Front Page Top

#4 Havens preserve us - the only normal POTUS since Reagan ...
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-07 16:56||   2019-10-07 16:56|| Front Page Top

#5 Maybe since Teddy.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-07 17:02||   2019-10-07 17:02|| Front Page Top

#6 Well, he's certainly the best one can hope for in these times. I would rather that he learned the dynamics and nuances of violence, besides his characteristic 'magnate's tough love dealing'. I think a second term will bring that out.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-07 17:15||   2019-10-07 17:15|| Front Page Top

#7 Yea, but "in my great and unmatched wisdom".
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-07 17:24||   2019-10-07 17:24|| Front Page Top

#8 So, it's like a joke to him. A display of power ? Aah... maybe we read too much into it. After all, he's just bound to be as daft as the best of us at times. What matters is, the Americans cannot afford to be seen as weak at this juncture no matter what people like 'erb think.

I agree they're not world cops, but to the islamist they're Moby Dick. Which is why the caliphates and Al quaedas do not waste time with others. They know with the US defeated once, the muslims of the world shall suddenly have new impetus in their respective zones. Every islamist faction and terror group gains double the recruits and ten times the morale when America is seen losing. Even if it's just optics.

The Pakis may be going round the world begging right now, but their public is celebrating 'the rout of the US forces at the hands of talibaners.'

If the Turks march into north Syria, the surviving Daesh licking their wounds will feel safer. The prisoners will go free and it will rise worse than last time.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-07 17:39||   2019-10-07 17:39|| Front Page Top

#9 Ah get it: unmatched wisdom --> supreme wisdom --> Hagia Sophia
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-07 17:59||   2019-10-07 17:59|| Front Page Top

#10 that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom, consider to be off limits

He's just messing with his domestic enemies heads and trying to piss them off.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-10-07 19:20||   2019-10-07 19:20|| Front Page Top

#11 yep
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-07 19:29||   2019-10-07 19:29|| Front Page Top

#12 unmatched wisdom --> supreme wisdom --> Hagia Sophia

Could be. Goodness knows, the man has travelled round the world a bit.

But probably he is just having fun pointing the laser pointer to see who’ll chase the light.

...Or both. No reason why it couldn’t be both — I don’t think he’s said anything like this before, and it’s snicker-worthy both ways.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-10-07 21:10||   2019-10-07 21:10|| Front Page Top

#13 Erdy is drunk. Real drunk. And he is trying to start a fight. We want the world to know, that if he starts a fight, we won't get involved. We might even hold him down for you.

Very clear, very concise.
Posted by swksvolFF 2019-10-07 21:40||   2019-10-07 21:40|| Front Page Top

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