Poll: What Should We Do Next In Iraq?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by BethSucks, Aug 20, 2014.

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What Should The US Do Next In Iraq?

  1. Stay out of it, let the region fight its own battles

    21 vote(s)
    26.9%
  2. Continue the present course of action, targeted missile strikes, etc

    3 vote(s)
    3.8%
  3. Increased naval/air bombardment to target a wider group of Islamic State postitions

    12 vote(s)
    15.4%
  4. Wider bombardment plus ground forces with the goal of total ISIS defeat

    6 vote(s)
    7.7%
  5. Nuke Iraq

    36 vote(s)
    46.2%
  1. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    The last couple of days have seen more threats by the Islamic State, the beheading of an American journalist and the threat to kill another. What course of action should we take?

    Stern related, doesn't matter, his show is off until the middle of September, current events that won't be current by the time the show returns are the order of the day.
     
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    I don't see an option to nuke them listed.
     
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    Air strikes to stop them moving about and special forces to take out the leaders.
     
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    Airstrikes alone will do nothing. It's like pissing on a hornet's nest.

    And if ISIS is not contained, it will continue growing like the cancer that it is.
     
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    You above all here know more about this subject matter, can we not just say fuck them over there and just stay out of conflicts like this that will never be fixed.
     
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    Fixed
     
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    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    That was my first reaction but if we do that and ISIS continues to get stronger how long until they bring the battle here and we get another 9/11
     
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    As some one who has spent quite a bit of time there, I say nuke the fucking place. Game over.
     
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    My entirely uneducated opinion is that there will always be another Al Qaeda , ISIS, etc. Nothing is going to change the lunatic fringe over there and that fringe sector is strong. And goddamn it, I'm Canadian, even these fuckin religious fuckwits probably don't have much beef with us.
     
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    Radical Islam is cancer. All those ME countries are shaky authoritarian states that could be easily overthrown by ISIS if they continue spreading. And on the other hand you have Iran that's basically running the show in southern Iraq right now and you don't want them to expand either because that will upset SA and rest of the Sunnies.

    Doing nothing will mean the spread of their poisonous ideology and skyrocketing energy prices due to systemic instability of that region.

    However, this President is too weak to do anything about it so I doubt he will order an invasion.
     
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    That would've been a good option to begin with but we are WAY TOO FAR down the rabbit's hole right now to just ignore it because ISIS's entire mission now seems retribution for what we did to them over the last 2 or so decades. I really don't see any option other than to start acting like the world super power we are supposed to be. I'm not saying Nuke it only because there is much better tech out there that can inflict the same damage without the radiation. However we all know nothing will ever change and we'll see more beheading videos and more "throwing ice cubes on a forest fire" airstrikes until we move away from oil. The petrodollar rules the intensity of any response the USA has to any ISIS situation and no matter how much we scream for change nothing will.
     
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    We should sit back and see how things go...Let the fucks fight it out and have them shake afterwards
     
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    Unfortunately there is no easy answer.
    If we keep fighting these maniacs, we'll undoubtedly kill more civilians. Thereby creating MORE of these maniacs.
    If we do nothing, these islamic crazies will see it as a victory and expand.
    If we nuke the region, then America looks like the maniacs and we infuriate the rest of the Islamic world turning otherwise peaceful Muslims radical.
     
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    Nukes are the best answer. Bomb that place into oblivion. Wait a few decades. And see if they behave. If not then bomb them again and rebuild the country into an American themed area like we did to Japan after World War II.

    Ever been to Japan? It's like a second America except they speak Japanese instead of English. But Japan has that major advantage in that there are no blacks or Mexicans.
     
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    We're not nuking anybody, so take that off the table
     
  18. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Canadian? Maybe we should include a "surrender to ISIS" option in the poll then.

    I KEED I KEED!
     
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    Exactly. The more of them we kill, the fewer of them left to attack us here.
     
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    In the meantime, Obammy is probably walking up to the 19th hole
     
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