“BOOTS ON THE GROUND” ALL OVER THE PLACE …
While U.S. president Barack Obama quietly sends hundreds of additional American soldiers to Iraq as “advisors,” the nation’s top military official opened the door to these military personnel participating in combat operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Yup … not even three years after the withdrawal of America’s combat forces in Iraq, we’re about to go back. Because the $6 trillion and thousands of lives we poured into the desert sands clearly hasn’t done the trick.
“If we reach the point where I believe our advisers should accompany Iraqi troops on attacks against specific (ISIS) targets, I will recommend that to the president,” chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Martin Dempsey told the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.
Great … what could possibly go wrong, right? Right?
In addition to Iraq, the Obama administration is also pushing for military intervention against ISIS in Syria … even though less than six months ago they were arming ISIS-affiliated jihadists battling against the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
And again … none of this is happening with congressional authorization, although “Republicans” and Democrats alike in Washington, D.C. appear to be completely swept up by the new war fever as their reelections draw nigh.
And the mainstream media – desperate for a ratings bump – is touting the war with all the subtlety of a Compton pimp.
Where will all this end?
A country that’s more even bankrupt … and less safe … than it is today.