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Jan 19 - Pentagon insists US troops are ‘force of good’ in Iraq, won’t withdraw


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Jan 19 - Pentagon insists US troops are ‘force of good’ in Iraq, won’t withdraw
 

 
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The US Defense Department has claimed that its military presence makes Iraq more secure and “prosperous,” despite calls by Iraqi lawmakers for the removal of all foreign troops from the country and growing tensions with Iran.

“At this time, there are no plans by the US military to withdraw from Iraq,” a*sistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Rath Hoffman told reporters at a press briefing.

And I think it’s been obvious… that the consensus in Iraq seems to be that the United States forces there are a force for good.

The official said that the US presence in the country is “beneficial” to Iraq and “will continue to lead to increased security and prosperity for the Iraqi people.”

Despite Hoffman’s confidence, his words seem to be at odds with the Iraqi Parliament, which on January 5 passed a non-binding resolution asking caretaker Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi to cancel the request for military a*sistance from the US-led coalition.

The vote took place two days after a US drone strike k*lled Iranian senior military leader Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy chief of the Iran-backed Iraqi militias, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), when their convoy was leaving Baghdad’s airport. Soleimani was scheduled to meet PM Mahdi that day.

Iran retaliated in response to Soleimani’s death by firing several ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases that house US personnel.

US forces have remained in Iraq since 2003, when a Washington-led coalition invaded the country to topple its longtime leader Saddam Hussein. US President Donald Trump warned that American troops will not be withdrawn unless Iraq compensates for money spent on a US air base in the country, and promised sanctions if Iraq refuses to do so.

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 1 month ago '12        #2
Di Warlord 
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so...

-invade a country under false pretenses
-depose of their ruler that was on the verge of falling victim to a revolution before invasion
-set up a government and claim its democratic, but put PM's that are friendly to the west in situ
-lose 5000+ US troops in attempt to rid the country of both Sunni and Shiite rebels, that do not like US rule/the other sect ruling
-FINALLY leave after spending a trillion+ on the war
-come back to f*ght ISIS
-ISIS loses their territory (of course, because they had 70+ countries f*ghting them including Russia, Iran, Syria)
-Iraq says ok we're done here, can you leave? US is like
-US starts targeting Iranian backed f*ghters that are a part of the Iraqi military after they k*ll an American
-US then k*lls Iranian general and Iraqi general that were in Iraq with the permission of the Iraqi govt
-Iran strikes back but doesn't k*ll anyone
-Iraq says, we're not asking you again, please leave
-America says but I'm here because... shiny toaster!

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 1 month ago '15        #3
MemphisBleek 
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 Di Warlord said
so...

-invade a country under false pretenses
-depose of their ruler that was on the verge of falling victim to a revolution before invasion
-set up a government and claim its democratic, but put PM's that are friendly to the west in situ
-lose 5000+ US troops in attempt to rid the country of both Sunni and Shiite rebels, that do not like US rule/the other sect ruling
-FINALLY leave after spending a trillion+ on the war
-come back to f*ght ISIS
-ISIS loses their territory (of course, because they had 70+ countries f*ghting them including Russia, Iran, Syria)
-Iraq says ok we're done here, can you leave? US is like
-US starts targeting Iranian backed f*ghters that are a part of the Iraqi military after they k*ll an American
-US then k*lls Iranian general and Iraqi general that were in Iraq with the permission of the Iraqi govt
-Iran strikes back but doesn't k*ll anyone
-Iraq says, we're not asking you again, please leave
-America says but I'm here because... shiny toaster!

And no one marches in the streets over this. Something simple like notifying a child’s parent of an abortions creates a uproar.
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 1 month ago '06        #4
ehizzy3 
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 MemphisBleek said
And no one marches in the streets over this. Something simple like notifying a child’s parent of an abortions creates a uproar.
That’s not a simple issue

 1 month ago '07        #5
Jeet Kune Do 
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The empire never..nvm

 1 month ago '12        #6
Di Warlord 
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 MemphisBleek said
And no one marches in the streets over this. Something simple like notifying a child’s parent of an abortions creates a uproar.
idk what notifying a parent about a child having an abortion has to do with the Pentagon refusing to leave Iraq after their govt is asking them to leave...



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