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View Poll Results: Was killing Soleimani the right move?
Yes, it was the right move 59 55.14%
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      01-07-2020, 01:21 PM   #1
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Was killing Qasem Soleimani the right move?

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Are you trying to wind them up? My two cents is yes/probably. None of us was present in the briefings that occurred nor are we privy to the intelligence that was relied upon. I have to believe that the decision was sound based on intel, facts and risk assessment. Having said that, I suspect there are many out there who will disagree. Some based on their view of the world politics right now and others on their out and out hatred of Trump.
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Are you trying to wind them up? My two cents is yes/probably. None of us was present in the briefings that occurred nor are we privy to the intelligence that was relied upon. I have to believe that the decision was sound based on intel, facts and risk assessment. Having said that, I suspect there are many out there who will disagree. Some based on their view of the world politics right now and others on their out and out hatred of Trump.
Just a poll...
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Too early to tell. I will await developments before I form an opinion. Seems like quite an escalation at the moment. The background into the decision to do it will be interesting.
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a whole nation is pissed off with chanting Death to America....
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Am I glad Soleimani is dead? Yes, absolutely.

Was this the right time/place/method for taking him out? That very much remains to be seen.

I didn't vote because there is no appropriate option.
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Am I glad Soleimani is dead? Yes, absolutely.

Was this the right time/place/method for taking him out? That very much remains to be seen.

I didn't vote because there is no appropriate option.
Agreed. If he was killing innocent people especially Americans, then yes absolutely. The issue like anything else will be the fallout (if any) to follow.
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Why does the phrase "Archduke Ferdinand" keep popping up in my head?

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Too early to tell. I will await developments before I form an opinion. Seems like quite an escalation at the moment. The background into the decision to do it will be interesting.
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when Saddam was capture, it was more of celebration and his statue was brought down by his own people..but its been the opposite with Soleimani. a different reaction where people are protesting his death.

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a whole nation is pissed off with chanting Death to America....
i dont know
BFD. Iran has been chanting the same shit and burning the American flag since November 1979. I've been hearing this crap for 40 years. Snooze fest. The take away here for the Surpreme Leader is we took out his chief terrorist general in a car on a road outside of Baghdad with a frickin' drone.

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Better late than never

If oboma had done it he'd be praised a righteous hero by the left but he didn’t and his successor did and we know what we get from them, it’s no surprise and so blatantly transparent and should be ignored.
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Today IS a good day to (make terrorists) die.

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I'm certain you are both familiar with that quote, Captain Blood and UncleWede .
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Today IS a good day to (make terrorists) die.

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I'm certain you are both familiar with that quote, Captain Blood and UncleWede .
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Iran has been pounding their chests and using others to fight their proxies with our allies for years. Was it a good thing, yes. Is it going to escalate short term, yes. Will it be clean, no. However, it had to be done. Trump really does have a red line and the world knows it. This is the most important deterrent and yes, in the long run - the world is a bit safer...
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Series Conflation Foul!!!
I'm fluent in Star Trek, Star Wars, BSG, middle earth, known space, and many other popular book, TV, and movie series. Not quite 6 million forms of sentient comunication, but I will tell you what the sith writing says.
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I'm fluent in Star Trek, Star Wars, BSG, middle earth, known space, and many other popular book, TV, and movie series. Not quite 6 million forms of sentient comunication, but I will tell you what the sith writing says.
Ahh but are you familiar in Farscape and Earth Final Conflict? These are the gateway to Master Status.
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Iran has been pounding their chests and using others to fight their proxies with our allies for years. Was it a good thing, yes. Is it going to escalate short term, yes. Will it be clean, no. However, it had to be done. Trump really does have a red line and the world knows it. This is the most important deterrent and yes, in the long run - the world is a bit safer...
This.

The movable Red Line thing was utter stupidity and unbelievably dangerous.
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Ahh but are you familiar in Farscape and Earth Final Conflict? These are the gateway to Master Status.
They are not........and you forgot Dune and the Honorverse.
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