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    I'm quite amused that the RW really don't want to talk about Donald's plan to invade Iraq to destroy Isis.    Gee wasn't it those same people who cheered on the orange orangutan when he said that he wanted Iraqi Oil and was going to bomb the S*it out of Isis?     Here is the great opportunity - well except that he will have to invade a country that is no threat to the US....but then again he has unilaterally already banned millions of people from the US that are also no threat.  

 

    Reminder:  it is your tax $$$ that is going to pay for this misadventure.     

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@gordyfl wrote:

Arab Youth Survey...

 

 A very dated survey....

 

Here's data more relevant.

 

YOUNG IRAQIS OVERWHELMINGLY CONSIDER U.S. THEIR ENEMY, POLL SAYS

 

 

 

 



"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in Washington DC, January 21, 2017.
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Roughly 53 percent of those living in parts of Syria controlled by opposition forces and 92 percent living within Islamic State group territory say they are opposed to the U.S.-led air campaign, according to a new survey conducted by ORB International. In Iraq, 44 percent support the campaign while 56 percent oppose it.

 

The firm spoke with 1,365 Syrians in July throughout the country and 1,234 Iraqis, including those in regions controlled by the central government, by rebel forces, and by extremist networks like the Islamic State group or the al-Qaida affiliate Jabhat al Nusrah.

 

Indeed, a staggering 82 percent of Syrians believe that the U.S. created the Islamic State group, the results show.

That number is highest in government-controlled areas of Syria where 86 percent of people agree, but also in opposition-controlled areas and regions controlled by the Kurds, where 83 percent and 81 percent agree, respectively.
Even in Islamic State group-controlled regions, 62 percent believe this to be true.

 

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015-12-18/poll-majority-of-syrians-iraqis-dont-support-obamas-a...

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Arab Youth Survey...

 

 

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Iraqi lawmakers call for ban on Americans after Trump order
MUHANAD AL-SALEH and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA,Associated Press 1 hour 22 minutes ago 

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's lawmakers on Monday backed a "reciprocity measure" that would bar Americans from entering Iraq in retaliation for President Donald Trump's banning of Iraqis and citizens of six other majority-Muslim countries from traveling to the United States.
But though the deputy parliament speaker said the Iraqi vote is non-binding for the government, it will likely strain Baghdad's relations with Washington amid joint efforts to quash the Islamic State group and retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from the extremists.
Iraq has been a long-time U.S. ally and Iraqi forces, aided by a U.S.-led coalition, are just over three months into the fight against IS in Mosul, the largest military operation in Iraqi history since 2003.
Lawmakers Kamil al-Ghrairi and Mohammed Saadoun told The Associated Press that the decision was passed by a majority vote in favor but could not offer specific numbers. No further details were available on the wording of the parliament decision.
Deputy Parliament Speaker Sheik Humam Hamoudi described the lawmakers' decision as a "recommendation" and called on the U.S. Congress to "pressure the American administration to reconsider" Trump's order — at least when it comes to Iraqis.
Iraq's Foreign Ministry also denounced Trump's order, releasing a statement on Monday saying it "regrets such a decision against ... an ally and a strategic partner of the United States."

"It is a surprise that Iraq is covered under this order because it is not among the countries that export terrorists," the statement added. "The Iraqi community inside the U.S. enjoys a good reputation and its members have not been involved in any terrorist acts."
The ministry also described Trump's decision as "wrong" and called for the new U.S. president to reconsider it.
A copy of the Iraqi parliament's decision obtained by the AP did not say when the reciprocity ban would be enacted or who it would affect — American military personnel, non-government and aid workers, oil companies and or all other Americans doing business in Iraq.
Even if the government in Baghdad were to take up the parliament's call and implement the ban on Americans entering Iraq, it is not certain that the semi-autonomous northern Iraqi Kurdish region — which has equally strong tie with Washington — would abide by it.
"We have seen the reports of the Parliament vote and are reviewing its details," the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad told the AP in a written statement. "We refer you to the Government of Iraq for further clarification."


Well there go my travel plans. I was kinda looking forward to someday down the road visiting those countries. I think it was  number 10,638 on my bucket list. 

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's lawmakers on Monday backed a "reciprocity measure" that would bar Americans from entering Iraq in retaliation for President Donald Trump's banning of Iraqis and citizens of six other majority-Muslim countries from traveling to the United States.

I don't know of a single person who gives a flip if they can go or not to Iraq (or Iran, or Somalia, or....).

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   The real question or problem that will confront Donald is how can he go to destroy Isis in Iraq?   He will have to invade a country to do that.    The only country that would benefit from a US invasion is Russia   and possible the Saudi's / UAE, etc.  

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The way we are being perceived abroad is very problematic.  We "need" to be able to work together well with the leaders of majority-Muslim countries if we have any hope of getting rid of ISIS.  Alienating them and making them angry is not effective. 

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