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Mon Oct 7, 2019, 10:55 PM

Ted Cruz: DISGRACEFUL to Let Turkish Military Slaughter Americas Kurdish Allies

On Sunday night, after a phone call between President Trump and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the White House announced that the small number of U.S. forces in northern Syria would be withdrawn ahead of a Turkish invasion of the area, which is currently controlled by America’s Kurdish allies. The White House press secretary also said that “Turkey will now be responsible for all ISIS fighters in the area captured over the past two years.”


Less than two weeks ago, at a September 26 press conference, Trump said that America would “not forget” our Kurdish allies who had died fighting ISIS. “Tens of thousands of Kurds died fighting ISIS. They died for us and with us and for themselves,” President Trump said. “They’re great people and we have not forgotten.”



Many congressional Republicans condemned President Trump’s decision as a betrayal of our Kurdish allies that could allow ISIS to come roaring back.


“It would also be DISGRACEFUL if we sat idly by while Turkey slaughters the Kurds, as public reports suggest that Turkish leader Erdogan explicitly told President Trump he intends to do. Kurds risked their lives—for many years—to fight alongside us,” Texas Republican senator Ted Cruz wrote on Twitter. “Our enemies and rivals (Iran, Russia, etc.) don’t abandon their allies; if we want allies to stand with America in the future, we shouldn’t either. Honorable nations stand by their friends.”

“If I didn’t see Donald Trump’s name on the tweet, I thought it would be Obama’s rationale for getting out of Iraq,” South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham said on Fox & Friends on Monday morning. “The biggest lie being told by the administration is ISIS is defeated…. This is going to lead to ISIS’ reemergence. Nothing better for ISIS than to create a conflict between the Kurds and Turkey.”


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Reply Ted Cruz: DISGRACEFUL to Let Turkish Military Slaughter Americas Kurdish Allies (Original post)
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Response to wonderwarthog (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 12:13 AM

1. Where does ISIS get its ammo and money to pay its fighters?

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Response to Badsamm (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 02:34 AM

2. Iran

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Response to wonderwarthog (Original post)

Tue Oct 8, 2019, 10:40 AM

3. Well then lets load troops up there!

26 soldiers is not a force changer!

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Tue Oct 8, 2019, 12:18 PM

4. No blood for oil! Nt

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