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Iran Retaliates - Hits US Air Bases in Iraq with More Than a Dozen Ballistic Missiles

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Deckard, Jan 7, 2020.

  1. Deckard

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    Breaking news. This is a predictable response by Iran to the targeted assassination of their government’s top general. One could compare it to the hypothetical deliberate killing of General Mattis back when he was Defense Secretary while on a visit to Iraq. How would we have reacted to that? So it begins.

    I thought this deserved it’s own thread.
     
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    We're still nothing more than monkeys.
     
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    Bet Trump's reaching for the gasoline as we speak.

     
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    RIP Persepolis. It's safe to say de-escalation is off the table now. =(
     
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    The Pentagon found some balls and said they wouldn't strike "cultural sites," that it would be a war crime. Mr trump backed down. Everything else, of course, is on the table, and we have a madman who can't keep his mouth shut "running things." We also have a weak Secretary of State and even weaker Secretary of Defense who won't stand up to the fool. The lunatics are running the asylum.
     
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    Trump is a child so if course he will retaliate, and it's just going to get worse and worse.

    God help us.
     
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    MSNBC is saying that Iran is showing great restraint. Why do I watch this channel so much?
     
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    Oh good to know that Trump didn't triple down on cultural sites/war crimes!
     
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    Those of you who voted for TRUMP, this is the kind of result you get. You don't put an idiot into the Whitehouse - let's hope and pray this calms down, we don't need US lives put at risk because the Orange IDIOT has an ego problem.

    I can tell you that NONE of my boys will ever fight for anything Trump starts - we should send ****ING Trump there with a gun and put him on the border and let him fight.......

    So pissed off that we have a moron in the Whitehouse......This is what happens.....DAMNIT !

    DD
     
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    This is a ****ing nightmare. There's a good chance it's all going to come crashing down and I'm not even happy that it's probably going to take Trump with it. I mean **** that guy to hell but a miserable pointless mideastern war that kills thousands or milliions and snuffs out the last spark of us credibility is not worth it.
     
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    Iran has launched a second wave of missiles
     
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    Iranian media is saying they have killed 30 Americans
     
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    If nobody dies = I think things can be tempered

    If Iranian strike kills coalition service members = yikes
     
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    It's frightening just how unprepared we are for this. Any word that we had Patriot missile batteries at those bases, or Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system's, which we helped develop and finance? I haven't heard that we have anything like that protecting our people in Iraq, something the Fool in Chief would have thought of ahead of time had he a modicum of intelligence.

    Our bases in Iraq, the country that was the scene of the targeted killing of arguably Iran's 2nd most powerful government official, a truly vicious bastard I certainly have no sympathy for, a fellow that deserved it, were the obvious places to hit in retaliation. There were reasons both Republican and Democratic previous administrations hadn't killed him already. We are seeing the reasons now and in the days, and possibly the weeks to come.
     
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    If Iran is right that they’ve killed 30 Americans this is going to hell
     
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    Trump is insane, but what is Iran trying to do. They are playing with a mad man. They are basically going to get themselves bombed back into the stoneage.
     
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    Those were large explosions.
     
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    Pentagon denying the reports of US casualties
     
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