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2019-09-16 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
US Senator calls on Trump to bomb Iran to ‘break the regime’s back’
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Posted by Fred 2019-09-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [555 views ]  Top
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#1 Yesssssssssch... The John McSsssssssssssschtain Memorial Bombing Sssssssssssschtrike...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-09-16 00:24||   2019-09-16 00:24|| Front Page Top

#2 Hooray! Let's start a war that literally nobody supports except them, with no defined goal and no win state.

Regime change? Because that worked so well in Iraq!
Posted by  Herb McCoy 2019-09-16 03:17||   2019-09-16 03:17|| Front Page Top

#3 Like liberals ginning up gun sales, Herb is talking me into it...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-09-16 03:21||   2019-09-16 03:21|| Front Page Top

#4 LOL
Posted by Frank G 2019-09-16 05:25||   2019-09-16 05:25|| Front Page Top

#5 Shut up Lindsey.
Posted by Uleck Spererong9442 2019-09-16 06:54||   2019-09-16 06:54|| Front Page Top

#6 If Trump and Pompeo are doing anything they are probably trying to talk Saud out of any move except maybe smoking houthies in Yemen.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-09-16 07:07||   2019-09-16 07:07|| Front Page Top

#7 No need. Keep the financial pressure on and support anti-regime groups.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-09-16 09:05||   2019-09-16 09:05|| Front Page Top

#8 Foreign attacks are one way countries get their people to rally around the flag. Lindsey should look at how even the left was all patriotic in the aftermath of 9/11 and factor that into our plans. Removing the regime is delicate work.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-09-16 09:38||   2019-09-16 09:38|| Front Page Top

#9 Over at ZeroHedge it's 100% houthi love. Sick bastards...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-09-16 09:58||   2019-09-16 09:58|| Front Page Top

#10 Reading the headline, I said to myself, that must be Sen. Lindsey Graham since Bolton is not a senator and got fired and McCain has not risen from the dead. The article confirmed it.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-09-16 09:58||   2019-09-16 09:58|| Front Page Top

#11 Luckily Trump doesn't have to drop bombs to keep Lindsey in the fold.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-09-16 10:04||   2019-09-16 10:04|| Front Page Top

#12 Wonder how many nukes the Soddies have purchased from the Paks.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-09-16 10:35||   2019-09-16 10:35|| Front Page Top

#13 How many OAV's have the Indians bought from Israel.
Posted by Clyde Dribble8052 2019-09-16 10:59||   2019-09-16 10:59|| Front Page Top

#14 
A reminder that this is not an OpSec secure site, Dron66046. Are you comfortable with the ISI, etc. knowing actual numbers? If yes, go ahead and repost.

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Posted by Dron66046 2019-09-16 11:21||   2019-09-16 11:21|| Front Page Top

#15 Trump just has to drop polaroids to keep Lindsey in the fold...
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-09-16 11:40||   2019-09-16 11:40|| Front Page Top

#16 This would be stupid. The Saudis and their neighbors should be the ones considering war, not the US! Whatever happened to countries fighting their own wars rather than running crying to the US?
Posted by Vernal Hatrick 2019-09-16 13:51||   2019-09-16 13:51|| Front Page Top

#17 Saudi Arabia (or any other Arab principality except, maybe, Egypt) is not a country - it's coalition of tribes with a flag.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-16 13:59||   2019-09-16 13:59|| Front Page Top

#18 Vernal Hatrick, while I agree with the sentiment close to 100% the US has had a policy of fighting the wars on our allies behalf for a long time and our allies have built up their militaries taking that policy into account (and abusing the policy to not build their militaries) and the US has looked the other way until recently.

I believe Trump is asking the Saudi's to take the lead. Saudi Silence so far is telling.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-09-16 14:36||   2019-09-16 14:36|| Front Page Top

#19 Ruprecht, unfortunately I can't disagree with you. It is just frustrating to watch. I can at least understand why foreign countries want us to do their work for them, but I cannot understand why some American politicians are so eager to oblige.
Posted by Vernal Hatrick 2019-09-16 14:58||   2019-09-16 14:58|| Front Page Top

#20 I prefer a seige. Blockade all ports for now. Shoot down all drones, hellis, flying prayer rugs, etc..
Posted by Varmint Splat1454 2019-09-16 15:06||   2019-09-16 15:06|| Front Page Top

#21 I believe Trump is asking the Saudi's to take the lead.

Can't start negotiating a deal before the other side expresses an interest in what you got.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-16 15:06||   2019-09-16 15:06|| Front Page Top

#22 I think Trump doesn't want to go around to our allies hat in hand and ask them to support a war that is their business and not ours, the way we did for the last few wars in the region. You want war Saudi Arabia you build the coalition, you make the pitch to the UN, then come to the US.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-09-16 16:19||   2019-09-16 16:19|| Front Page Top

#23 Punish. Keep pressuring, but avoid war.

Make the mullahs pay a price - and make it as PERSONAL as possible.

Almost certainly, their biggest pain point now is their private economic situation: keep squeezing them personally. Exhaust their ill-gotten fortunes
Posted by Lex 2019-09-16 21:43||   2019-09-16 21:43|| Front Page Top

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