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2019-10-29 Terror Networks
Trump: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number one replacement has been terminated by American troops.
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#1 Next time wait for the inauguration party and get get the whole lot.
Posted by European Conservative 2019-10-29 12:52||   2019-10-29 12:52|| Front Page Top

#2 Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.
Posted by Spot 2019-10-29 13:32||   2019-10-29 13:32|| Front Page Top

#3 Whack a mole is the new ME strategy? Good for Syria and Iraq but will it work against Iran or Turkey?
Posted by jpal 2019-10-29 13:37||   2019-10-29 13:37|| Front Page Top

#4 Now they've gotta wonder who the mole is.
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-29 13:38||   2019-10-29 13:38|| Front Page Top

#5 A Turk.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-29 13:42||   2019-10-29 13:42|| Front Page Top

#6 I thought there was a bunch of intelligence found at the site. But, in this case, "next in line' - a mole seems more likely
Posted by Bobby 2019-10-29 15:05||   2019-10-29 15:05|| Front Page Top

#7 Trump: You're poor excuse for a NATO partner and a worthless POS and I hope the Russians kick your ass.

Erdoğan: NO, NO, no wait Mr. President. I have something for you (General Antonalopolis - fetch me the imagery). Yes, here it is! Here it is! Can we discuss the sanctions now? Can we ?
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-29 16:13||   2019-10-29 16:13|| Front Page Top

#8 I still say our little spat with Turkey is a PR stunt. Make our enemies feel they can get warm and cozy with Erdogan, while he just rats them out.
Posted by bbrewer126  2019-10-29 17:54||   2019-10-29 17:54|| Front Page Top

#9 Even if NOT a mole. Hint at it. Hilarity and torture ensues
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-29 19:11||   2019-10-29 19:11|| Front Page Top

#10 Herb along to just say you can't murder your enemies out of existence?

Sorry Herb...
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-10-29 19:48||   2019-10-29 19:48|| Front Page Top

#11 LOL talking about me again when I'm not here.

But since you brought it up, the enemy's center of gravity is not in leaders. It's in the grievance that they have with us: we're killing their people. Take away their grievance and you win the war.

Of course, this presumes you WANT to win the war, which the globalists in DC assuredly do not want to do. They want it to continue. It is highly profitable and provides endless excuses to meddle. All ruinously expensive, and all paid for by us, the American taxpayer.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-29 19:55||   2019-10-29 19:55|| Front Page Top

#12 I would also like to mention it's good you used the term "murder". Murder is an unlawful killing of a human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human with malice aforethought.

Seeing as most people here dehumanize Afghani goatherders as not human, it's nice to see an implicit acceptance of them as human, as well as a recognition that what you're supporting is a crime. Baby steps, I suppose.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-29 19:59||   2019-10-29 19:59|| Front Page Top

#13 Members of the islamic death cult are not human. They might be people but they aren't human. And even if we left, they'd still attack us because it's what their cult demands. I suspect the only real cure is to remove the hosts.
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-10-29 20:17||   2019-10-29 20:17|| Front Page Top

#14 How many millions of Nazis were killed during the prosecution of World War II? How many civilians who may or may not have been Nazis?*

Defeating an aggressively expansionist totalitarian society is necessarily costly in terms of lives as well as materiel, because do not easily give up vicious ideas, once adopted. Only once enough are killed to demonstrate to all but the most obtuse that this idea is a Darwinian loser for a society that hold it, will it be given up. The alternative, as we’ve seen, is a long, drawn out engagement in the shadows to drain the economy of the losing side, as we did to the Soviet Union.

The population of Iraq is about 38 million. That of Syria is about 18.5 million. That of the Ummah, we are told, is about one billion. A quick, hard war should kill 2-3%, or a out 1.5 million in the region.

Or we could do the economic thing, starting by crashing the price of the oil that props up their societies. But that will take a generation, and all the meantime economic refugees will be bringing the ideas with them to Europe and beyond.

* I looked it up. According to Wikipedia:

An estimated total of 70–85 million people perished, which was about 3% of the 1940 world population (est. 2.3 billion).

Deaths directly caused by the war (including military and civilians killed) are estimated at 50–56 million people, while there were an additional estimated 19 to 28 million deaths from war-related disease and famine.

Civilian deaths totaled 50-55 million. Military deaths from all causes totaled 21–25 million, including deaths in captivity of about 5 million prisoners of war.

More than half of the total number of casualties are accounted for by the dead of the Republic of China and of the Soviet Union. The government of the Russian Federation in the 1990s published an estimate of USSR losses at 26.6 million,[3][4] including 8 to 9 million due to famine and disease.

Posted by trailing wife 2019-10-29 22:39||   2019-10-29 22:39|| Front Page Top

#15 People will always have grievances. But it's the leaders who lead them to war and murder.
Posted by European Conservative 2019-10-29 22:59||   2019-10-29 22:59|| Front Page Top

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