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OBAMA FIRES ANOTHER TOP GENERAL !! For Asking Sr. Obama officials : "Then what?" regarding Iran
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 28232375:MV8yMTE2NzE3XzM1Njk1ODEzXzUwMDJCOUQz] <<<'Clean sweep': Bush replaces top general in Middle East who opposed troop surge RAW STORY Published: Thursday January 4, 2007 Print This Email This Print page sponsored by Velvet Revolution. In what appears to be a military shakeup surrounding Iraq, President Bush has replaced both the top US general in the Middle East and the top general in Iraq, ABC NEWS is reporting on air. Admiral William J. Fallon will replace Gen. John Abizaid, US commander in the Middle East, who announced his retirement in December and was expected to leave the post in March. Abizaid was a critic of Bush's efforts to add more troops to Iraq, but the circumstances of his early departure are unclear. .... David Petraeus will replace General George Casey, commander of US forces in Iraq. Casey originally opposed the President's plan to add troops in Iraq, arguing it could delay "the development of Iraqi security forces and increase anger at the United States in the Arab world.">>> http://www.rawstory.com/news/2006/Bush_replaces_top_general_in_Middle_0104.html [/quote]
It now appears likely that Gen. Mattis, a Marine Corps legend, will leave his post as head of America’s most important combatant command in March, several months earlier than planned. Ricks continues:
“Why the hurry? Pentagon insiders say that he rubbed civilian officials the wrong way — not because he went all “mad dog,” which is his public image, and the view at the White House, but rather because he pushed the civilians so hard on considering the second- and third-order consequences of military action against Iran. Some of those questions apparently were uncomfortable. Like, what do you do with Iran once the nuclear issue is resolved and it remains a foe? What do you do if Iran then develops conventional capabilities that could make it hazardous for U.S. Navy ships to operate in the Persian Gulf? He kept saying, “And then what?
link to freebeacon.com
This is yet another top General let go by Obama & company: First it was Gen. David McKiernan in 2009 -- the first time a war time commander had been removed since the Truman era. Now this latest one is number 5 of top leaders.
It is almost as if you would think that if the top Brass does not agree with Obama they end up fired or have their name dragged through the mud. I must need coffee though and haven't seen the big picture, Obama wouldn't do something so emperor like and put the nation in the hands of incompetent people ...
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