France delivering arms to the Iraq Kurds

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France delivering arms to the Iraq Kurds

 UK/France and USA seem to be in the middle of a rescue style mission for the Yazidis. Thoughts ?

www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28770519

Iraq crisis: France to deliver arms to Iraqi Kurds

France will supply arms to Iraq's Kurds "in the coming hours", French President Francois Hollande has announced.

France has received approval from authorities in Baghdad for the decision, French media reports say.

Kurdish forces are fighting militants from the Islamic State (IS) group. Thousands of members of the Yazidi sect have fled the IS advance.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says an international plan is being drawn up to rescue the stranded Yazidis.

He says the UK will play a role in the mission, the details of which "are now being put in place".

A statement from Mr Hollande's office said the arms would be supplied "in response to the urgent need expressed by the regional authorities in Kurdistan".

"For several days, France has had the necessary measures in place to support the operational capabilities of the forces fighting IS," the statement said.

"The catastrophic situation faced by the population of Iraqi Kurdistan means the international community must step up its mobilisation," it went on.

The US has also reportedly begun supplying weapons to the Kurdish forces, known as the Peshmerga. Earlier, the US announced it had sent 130 more military advisers to the Kurdish region.

The marines and special operations forces will assess the humanitarian situation and will not be engaged in combat, a US defence official said.

The US has been carrying out air strikes against IS fighters in northern Iraq.

The political leader of Iraq's Kurds, Massoud Barzani, had on Sunday appealed for international military aid to help defeat the Islamist militants.

The United Nations has said that tens of thousands of civilians, including members of the Yazidi sect, are trapped on Mount Sinjar by IS fighters and need "life-saving assistance".

The US, Britain and France have been delivering humanitarian aid to the Yazidis trapped in the north.

 

 

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Go Kurds! 

Go Kurds!

 


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Russia should hit them with

Russia should hit them with sanctions.

oops

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Vastet wrote:Russia should

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Russia should hit them with sanctions. oops

Russia should send all of its hot babes in to the area they want to over throw rather than armies.


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digitalbeachbum wrote:Vastet

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Vastet wrote:
Russia should hit them with sanctions. oops

Russia should send all of its hot babes in to the area they want to over throw rather than armies.


oh please. russian women got nothing on czechs and slovaks, and they age badly.

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iwbiek wrote:digitalbeachbum

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digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
Russia should hit them with sanctions. oops

Russia should send all of its hot babes in to the area they want to over throw rather than armies.

oh please. russian women got nothing on czechs and slovaks, and they age badly.

I dated a russian ex-pat for awhile. She was a bit older than me but still damn hot. The only problem was that she's batshit crazy; great for the sex terrible for the relationship. Of anyone I have ever dated, she was the most likely to kill me. 

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Beyond Saving wrote:iwbiek

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iwbiek wrote:
digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
Russia should hit them with sanctions. oops

Russia should send all of its hot babes in to the area they want to over throw rather than armies.

oh please. russian women got nothing on czechs and slovaks, and they age badly.

I dated a russian ex-pat for awhile. She was a bit older than me but still damn hot. The only problem was that she's batshit crazy; great for the sex terrible for the relationship. Of anyone I have ever dated, she was the most likely to kill me. 




russian women have a tendency to get fat in middle age, something that rarely happens with czech, slovak, or polish women. and yes, russians in general are insane. i love russian history and literature, i studied the language all through high school, but i've never much liked a single russian i've ever met--and many i've downright despised--and i have no interest in visiting russia whatsoever.

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
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Beyond Saving wrote:iwbiek

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iwbiek wrote:
digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
Russia should hit them with sanctions. oops

Russia should send all of its hot babes in to the area they want to over throw rather than armies.

oh please. russian women got nothing on czechs and slovaks, and they age badly.

I dated a russian ex-pat for awhile. She was a bit older than me but still damn hot. The only problem was that she's batshit crazy; great for the sex terrible for the relationship. Of anyone I have ever dated, she was the most likely to kill me. 

I had a friend who married a russian woman and had one child. He told me that she was totally bat shit crazy.

 


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iwbiek wrote:digitalbeachbum

iwbiek wrote:
digitalbeachbum wrote:

Vastet wrote:
Russia should hit them with sanctions. oops

Russia should send all of its hot babes in to the area they want to over throw rather than armies.

oh please. russian women got nothing on czechs and slovaks, and they age badly.

Then send all the hot czech and slovak woman.


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digitalbeachbum wrote:Go

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Go Kurds!

 

I agree! Kick some ISIS ASS!

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Go Kurds!

 

I agree! Kick some ISIS ASS!

 I can not help but find it comical that a misogynistic group such as ISIS is using the name of an Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Power, Magic, Fertility and Queen of All the Goddesses in Egypt as their name sake. 

Perhaps I should send them a letter explaining how the Goddess Isis saved all of Egypt from Ra by tricking him into giving her his secret words of power ? I am sure that this group would be more than happy to listen to this. 

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I doubt the god Isis has or

I doubt the god Isis has or had anything to do with anything. It's the names of Iraq and Syria that caused the acronym. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria = ISIS.

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Vastet wrote:I doubt the god

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I doubt the god Isis has or had anything to do with anything. It's the names of Iraq and Syria that caused the acronym. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria = ISIS.

I was just being sarcastic of course Smiling

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Vastet wrote:I doubt the god

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I doubt the god Isis has or had anything to do with anything. It's the names of Iraq and Syria that caused the acronym. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria = ISIS.

 

You are right, I do not think it has anything to do with Egyptian polytheism. But it is ironic comming from a group that hates anyone that doesn't suck Allah's dick. "Bow to Allah our name is ISIS".

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harleysportster wrote:Vastet

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Vastet wrote:
I doubt the god Isis has or had anything to do with anything. It's the names of Iraq and Syria that caused the acronym. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria = ISIS.

I was just being sarcastic of course Smiling

I thought you might be, but Brian's constant stream of absolute and irredeemable stupidity has me being a bit more combative recently. My apologies.

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Great line...

 

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Of anyone I have ever dated, she was the most likely to kill me. 

 

 

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ProzacDeathWish wrote:LMAO!

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LMAO! Funny even if it isn't a precise comparison.


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yeah, a pine or birch log

yeah, a pine or birch log that size i could easily handle; oak or ash, well...


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Rofl that pic

Rofl that pic

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iwbiek wrote:yeah, a pine or

iwbiek wrote:
yeah, a pine or birch log that size i could easily handle; oak or ash, well...

or balsa