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Malcolm Nance Crashes Trump’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ Party By Declaring Airstrikes A Failure
Topic Started: Apr 16 2018, 09:28 AM (119 Views)
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Malcolm Nance Crashes Trump’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ Party By Declaring Airstrikes A Failure; https://www.politicususa.com/2018/04/14/mission-accomplished-trump.html

"Counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance crashed Donald Trump’s “Mission Accomplished” party on Saturday morning, explaining how ineffective Friday’s Syrian airstrikes were.

In an interview with Joy Reid, Nance said the bombings were likely just for show more than anything else.

“There is no strategy,” the counterterrorism expert said, blasting Trump. “We did nothing to present a threat to the regime itself.”

Real Americans Are Standing Up To Speak Truth To Power And reveal The Folly That Is Trump!

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Malcolm Nance? Anther socialist puppet who thinks he's an expert? How silly, the sources some people reference are laughable.

Let's get back to important issues like the Trump Russian Collusion Delusion....
"No. No he won't. We'll stop it."
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> In an interview with Joy Reid

:shakeshead:
MEEK AND MILD
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Apr 16 2018, 09:31 AM
Malcolm Nance? Anther socialist puppet who thinks he's an expert? How silly, the sources some people reference are laughable.

Let's get back to important issues like the Trump Russian Collusion Delusion....
Hope this clears up you delusions:

Trump’s Syria strike was meant to project strength. It did the opposite. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-syria-strike-was-meant-to-project-strength-it-did-the-opposite/2018/04/15/f9e37fa6-40b8-11e8-8569-26fda6b404c7_story.html

"In 2013, after Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad crossed President Barack Obama’s red line and used chemical weapons on innocent civilians, a U.S. official told the Los Angeles Times that Obama’s retaliatory strike would likely be “just muscular enough not to get mocked” but not so devastating that it would elicit a response from Iran and Russia. In the end, Obama backed away from even such a small, feckless strike.

On Friday, Trump carried one out.

Trump deserves credit for acting (now twice) when Obama wouldn’t. He also deserves credit for getting U.S. allies to join us when Obama couldn’t. But let’s be clear: Friday night’s strikes were “just muscular enough not to get mocked.” As a result, they did more damage to the United States’ credibility on the world stage than they did to the Assad regime."
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Trump deserves credit for acting (now twice) when Obama wouldn’t. He also deserves credit for getting U.S. allies to join us when Obama couldn’t

Your cherry picking is interesting.

I would have liked to have seen him go after Assad personally like Reagan did in Operation El Dorado Canyon... it sent a message, and of course, you might take him out
That which can be asserted without evidence; can be dismissed without evidence- Christopher Hitchens
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jake58
Apr 16 2018, 10:15 AM
Trump deserves credit for acting (now twice) when Obama wouldn’t. He also deserves credit for getting U.S. allies to join us when Obama couldn’t

Your cherry picking is interesting.

I would have liked to have seen him go after Assad personally like Reagan did in Operation El Dorado Canyon... it sent a message, and of course, you might take him out
Stephen Hayes of the uber-conservative Weekly Standard, among others on Fox News right now are, oddly enough, supporting the concept that Trump is clueless on Syria and doesn't have a strategy.

Odd but that's the same thing that many, on both sides of the political spectrum, said about Bush in Iraq, which turned out to be true.

Instead they keep pointing to the failings of Obama while refusing to admit that whatever mistakes Obama made, he couldn't have made them if Bush and the NeoCons had fu#ked up in the first place!
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Apr 16 2018, 09:36 AM
> In an interview with Joy Reid

:shakeshead:
‘Mission Accomplished!’ But What Is the Mission in Syria? https://nyti.ms/2IR84he

"On the morning after, President Trump declared success. The surgical strike against chemical weapons facilities in Syria had been executed perfectly, he said on Saturday. “Mission Accomplished!” he wrote on Twitter.

That’s a phrase presidents and politicians have studiously avoided since President George W. Bush’s ill-fated aircraft carrier visit prematurely declaring success in the Iraq war. But aside from the curious choice of words, it raised the essential question regarding Syria going beyond the one-time strike: What exactly is the mission?

...Others argued that the strike was a waste that accomplished little and, in the process, exceeded the president’s authority as commander in chief since he did not obtain authorization from Congress first....By most accounts, the strike essentially left in place the status quo on the ground. It did little if anything to weaken Mr. Assad beyond any chemical weapons stores it destroyed, leaving him to continue waging war on his own people through conventional means. It did nothing to exact the “big price” Mr. Trump promised to impose on Russia and Iran for enabling Mr. Assad’s chemical attacks.

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Apr 16 2018, 09:31 AM
Malcolm Nance? Anther socialist puppet who thinks he's an expert? How silly, the sources some people reference are laughable.

Let's get back to important issues like the Trump Russian Collusion Delusion....
"This president is not in command of himself. He’s obsessed with his own problems. He seethes with rage and resentment for all the world to view—and those emotions are visibly distorting his decision-making." @DavidFrum on a president unfit to command https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/04/unfit-to-command/558074/

"With the president in an agitated state, preoccupied with his legal troubles, this is no time for war."
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