Iraq Disintegrates
Iran Sending Iraq Jets, Too
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  • Andrew Allison

    Are you suggesting that the US should engage in the conflict because Russian and Iran have? Wouldn’t it make more sense to let them get on with making enemies of the jihadists. I suspect that they will live to regret declaring war on the so-called “Islamic State”.

    • S.C. Schwarz

      And after it’s all over we will have a Jihadist state in what’s left of Iraq, Syria and Jordan, and the Russian and Iranian position in the Middle East will be significantly strengthened. Nice work!

    • FriendlyGoat

      You’re implying that the Iranian leadership should be frightened of IS? Indeed they should.

      Iran has furthered the menace of Islam everywhere (yes, I know Shiite and Sunni are feuding branches), but they all play with the same basic dynamite. Now they are seeing the fuses lit right next door and may suddenly recognize some responsibility to put the lid on before their country blows up too.

  • FriendlyGoat

    If the Congress declares a war, that will be time enough for second-guessing Obama’s command decisions made or not made pursuant to it. As it is, you are complaining that Obama is not taking unilateral action with America’s military—–demanding of him something completely unconstitutional. We know you don’t like Obama, but even conservatives are supposed to whip out their pocket constitution booklets and have some kind of idea what’s written in there.

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