Skip to comments.Former Head of Marine Corps: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doesn't Have a Snowball's Chance in Hell
Posted on 09/22/2014 9:50:23 AM PDT by Kaslin
As President Obama continues to openly state U.S. ground troops on Iraq to combat terror army ISIS are not an option, a number of top military commanders have openly criticized or questioned his strategy, both in the press and in congressional testimony. Now we can add former head of the Marine Corps, General James Conway, to a long and growing list.
Speaking at the Maverick PAC Conference in Washington D.C. last week, Conway didn't hold back or mince words about how he views current strategy against ISIS. The Daily Caller has the story:
I dont think the presidents plan has a snowballs chance in hell of succeeding, retired Marine General James Conway, who served as the 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps during the end of the Bush administration and the beginning of the Obama administration, said at the Maverick PAC Conference in Washington, D.C. Friday, according to a source in attendance.
Conway joins Generals James Mattis, General Loyd Austin, General Ray Odierno, General Thomas McInerney, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey in questioning how the United States plans to move forward as military leaders become increasingly at odds with the President over strategy. Many have said arming Syrian rebels is not enough and could lead to arming enemies of the United States.
Because he does not want it to succeed. These are his guys, and he’s getting his cut of that $6,000,000 a day for enabling them.
Well, duh. Obama’s plan is to help ISIS, not destroy it until it’s time for the real WW3.
His strategy is to do minimal damage to ISIS while looking like he is doing something.
This should be stunning news.
But the Dems already have their spin worked out. They point to military leaders who have been fired or forced to resign and then say that of course military leaders want to go to war. it is what they do.
What BS. Every professional military leader has always spoken out that war should be the LAST resort but when it is necessary you should go all out.
I still think that Obama wants to be Secy General of the UN. He’s trying to polish hiss anti-war image as much as possible and also stay on the good side of our enemies. He is well qualified since he is from a developing country and is corrupt to the core.
Ain’t that the 100% unvarnished truth? But you’ll never catch them describing it that way.
It’s NOT SUPPOSED TO SUCCEED.
It is only a PR stunt, designed to make him look ‘tough’ and placate his cowardly lion base....................
0bama knows that much. He doesn’t want to defeat “IS”. They’re his friends.
The only way to take down ISIS or whatever they’re calling the Islamic extremists is to take down its leadership.
Who is leading ISIS? 0bama and his puppet masters.
“His strategy is to do minimal damage to ISIS while looking like he is doing something.”
A third element is that by not finishing them off, the savages left alive will only have their resolve strengthened, to spread and come back to fight another day
Aw come on! What does a former Marine General know about war? It’s not like he ever made it to community organizer, or Jr. Senator bravely voting present. Yep, that Barry obama, he’s a regular George Patton...
Bibi knows the truth, and so do Generals Conway, Mattis, Austin, Odierno, McInerney. I suspect that even Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey is finally catching on.
It appears that ISIS, by its actions, is outing Obama, inadvertently or not.
This is not the time to be going in. All those Generals say it isn’t going to work means a lot of dead people.
Once again, we have a Democrat president, who thinks he can run a war, better than those that have been trained and experienced in the business.
(Do you remember how Lyndon Baines Johnson micromanaged the Vietnam War?)
"Death to the Great Satan".
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