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Similar article appeared today in the Independent / UK :

 

Trump's attempts to rally allies against Iran falls flat with UK official who says there's no threat

 

Intelligence and military officials in Europe as well as in the United States said that over the past year, most aggressive moves have originated not in Tehran, but in Washington - where John Bolton, the national security adviser, has prodded President Donald Trump into backing Iran into a corner.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-iran-threat-uk-official-public-d...

 

Whatever story is being pushed by Pompeo and Bolton, the Europeans are not buying it, and nor were the Iraqi officials impressed by Pompeo's surprise visit to Baghdad. If the allies believe it is manufactured information, as the article states, then it probably will not sit well with Congress either. Fool me once . . . fool me twice?

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If it wasn't for the poor soldiers that will die in a war with Iran, I would say, call the WH and see if they start bombing Iran.
The stupidity of something like this, is only in the mind of a narcissistic individual that really doesn't care about anything but himself.'
Apparently he thinks that he can start a war, without Congress and  simply by telling the Military to go and fight is all that he needs.

 This time hoping that those military families understand that they are in the hand of a very autocratic individual and their sons, daughters  will be the ones that will pay the price of this man's folly.

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any potential war with Iran would make the war in Iraq look like a walk in the park. I hope the current administration realizes this, but I won't hold my breath. Bolton is a war monger.
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The White House builds a path to war with Iran

 

At a meeting with journalists in New York last month, Iran’s top diplomat offered a mnemonic for what he saw afflicting his nation.

 

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif decried the “four Bs," a group of men who, in Zarif’s view, were perfidiously steering the United States toward war with Iran.

 

These were Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, United Arab Emirates crown prince and de facto ruler Mohamed bin Zayed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and White House national security adviser John Bolton.

 

The first two, Sunni Arab royals, see Iran as a regional nemesis; the latter two have made no secret of their hostility to diplomacy with Tehran and their desire, instead, for regime change there.

 

On Monday, the New York Times reported that acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan last week presented an updated military plan that included the possible deployment of 120,000 U.S. troops in the Middle East, which could theoretically form the logistical springboard for a ground invasion of Iran. Shanahan did so on the apparent request of Bolton, who not long before issued a video of himself announcing the arrival of a U.S. carrier group in the region in response to supposed new threats from Iran and its militant proxies in Iraq, Yemen and elsewhere.

 

“The high-level review of the Pentagon’s plans was presented during a meeting about broader Iran policy,” noted the Times. “It was held days after what the Trump administration described, without evidence, as new intelligence indicating that Iran was mobilizing proxy groups in Iraq and Syria to attack American forces.”

 

Source - https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/05/15/white-house-builds-path-war-with-iran/?utm_term=.bb4...

 

 

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It does appear that no one is getting the briefings that they normally would. The only briefing being given is by bolton to trump...where is bolton getting his info?

Haven’t we seen this act before by bolton? How much of this is misinformation and untrue motives. 

And then our European allies do not believe intelligence reports from pompeo

and bolton!

Bad plan and lies...do we really want to relive Iraq?

 

trump is incompetent 

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@KidBoy2 wrote:


The headline from the link..."State Department orders nonemergency personnel to leave Iraq posts"

How did Mick come up with this headline? ... "Trump Starts War"

The Same Way I Came Up With The Same HEADLINE about Bush - when Bolton and Cheney - Israel & Saudi Arabia Started Making Up Lies About WMD in Iraq and Iraq was responsible for 911

 

My Headline proved True Then - I'm Confident - it's True Now

 

There is ABSOLUTELY no Provocation From Iran - Every American Ally Around the World Confirms That - this announcement to Scare Americans at home and in Iraq is part of the same MO that Bolton & Company used in Iraq

 

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration draws up war plans against Iran over what it says are threats to American troops and interests, a senior British military official told reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday that he saw no increased risk from Iran or allied militias in Iraq or Syria.

 

Source - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/world/middleeast/trump-iran-threats.html?action=click&module=Top%...

 

BTW - You Forgot to Include the Other HEADLINE from the other Link

 

Israel, Saudi Arabia and Trump aides want confrontation with Iran.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran

 

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration draws up war plans against Iran over what it says are threats to American troops and interests, a senior British military official told reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday that he saw no increased risk from Iran or allied militias in Iraq or Syria.

 

Source - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/world/middleeast/trump-iran-threats.html?action=click&module=Top%...

 

 

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The headline from the link..."State Department orders nonemergency personnel to leave Iraq posts"

How did Mick come up with this headline? ... "Trump Starts War"
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Pelosi is also seeking a broader congressional briefing on Iran but so far that has not been confirmed since she first put in the request eight days ago, according to a Democratic source.

 

“We still do not have that scheduled. They still haven’t given us a schedule,” Pelosi said, noting administration officials told her they couldn’t assemble a full member briefing “that fast.”

 

“That is on top of four months asking them for the classified briefing on North Korea," Pelosi added. "So, again, in many ways they are trying to deter us from having our role.”

 

Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 House Democrat, said on Wednesday, "This is a serious situation and we want to make sure we’re not getting ahead of ourselves."

Senators are also pushing for a wider briefing that isn’t just limited to congressional leaders.

 

“We need to have a classified briefing” for all senators, said Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, the top Democrat on the Armed Services Committee. “There’s concern of the rhetoric on both sides.

 

We have to know what’s going on. And we don’t know.”

 

Some senators heard from intelligence community about Iran and other topics on Wednesday morning. Most said they needed a lot more information.

 

“I don’t know the urgency” of the situation, said GOP Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas. “I think there’s a lot more to be known before decisions are made.”

 

Source - https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/15/us-iran-war-congress-leaders-1325374

 

 

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