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'Afghan quagmire
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Iran rejects UN
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'Afghan quagmire negates US-Iran war'
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58. very poor- self eventual damaging- excuse

Fishel Katz - usa (11/18/2009 22:00)

57. #54 No. Gagmire would be joking. Quakmire is a bunch of stranded ducks.
Oscarmire, too much acting - (11/18/2009 21:42)

56. This is not 1945

bannister - USA (11/18/2009 21:31)

55. The terrorist attack against the US was because "we are decant, infidels".
B H - USA (11/18/2009 20:36)

54. Guagmire?? You're joking right

Bob - (11/18/2009 19:57)

53. No, Obama's weak spine negates US-Iran war.

Art Vandeley - united socialist states of america (11/18/2009 19:54)

52. BS
V e s ` - Europe (11/18/2009 19:25)
51. #42
R o s s - Canada (11/18/2009 19:00)

50. Troops aren't needed in Afghanistan or Iraq, create a no fly zone, concentrate on Iran!
C.J.M. - U.S.A. (11/18/2009 19:00)

49. #45
R o s s - Canada (11/18/2009 18:58)

48. Bannister, you are either an agent provocateur,

Raul Rojas - USA (11/18/2009 18:46)

47. 8 Bannister - Al Qaeda in America

D A V I D K A P L A N - United States (11/18/2009 17:54)

46. India can handle Pakistan

Jason - Atlanta, GA - (11/18/2009 17:50)

45. 19 What this has to do with Israel

bannister - USA (11/18/2009 17:22)

44. I agree #42

Chantel Cyr - (11/18/2009 16:54)


JKF - Canada (11/18/2009 16:19)

42. Time for Israel to fight its own wars and time for Israel to be independent of US
financial aid and charity
insan mukmin - Malaysia (11/18/2009 15:37)

41. So America is too broke to defeat A Q, and to bogged down not defeating them to help
prevent another holocaust
benyitzchak - usa (11/18/2009 15:25)

40. Obama Is A Drain On America's Resources

Alan - USA (11/18/2009 14:47)

39. Doom and Gloom, CIA what did this guy do write the NIE report on how Iran stopped its
nuke program?
r - (11/18/2009 14:40)

38. Israel, can you

John Profit - (11/18/2009 14:31)

37. US tied up? No problem!

Michael A. Shoemaker - USA (11/18/2009 14:31)

36. No we can't. How the mighty have fallen.

j - (11/18/2009 14:23)

35. Run Away, Bruce.

Fred - Israel (11/18/2009 14:22)

34. If
R o s s - Canada (11/18/2009 14:19)

33. With
R o s s - Canada (11/18/2009 14:14)

32. #25
R o s s - Canada (11/18/2009 14:10)

31. The question of sending more troops will define Obama's first term in office
Albrecht Klein - Germany (11/18/2009 13:27)

30. Well, a community organizer isn't expert at war or strategy

Petra - USA (11/18/2009 13:08)

29. Get the population on side!

Jon_Boy - (11/18/2009 13:05)



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