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PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS NO AMOUNT OF U.S. MILITARY POWER CAN HOLD IRAQ TOGETHER

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Submitted by Ameer Labeeb Hassan (United States), Jun 25, 2014 at 01:36

The situation in Iraq is a sad one. Al' Maliki is a Shiite who is not interested in an "all inclusive" government. ISIS is a militant group of Sunni's in revolt. If U.S. military power can't make a difference and ISIS reaches Baghdad Al' Maliki can fully be expected to turn to Iran for military assistance. Iran, being a State sponsor of Terrorism, is certain to: (1) Turn the situation in Iraq into a Shia-Sunni War and; (2) Turn Iraq into a safe haven for Terrorist's with severe backlash for the United States and Israel.

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A recent poll showed that 54% of Americans don't believe that President Obama is fit to lead. His naive foreign policy position with respect to the current situation in Iraq fully appears to suggest just that.

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