Omar Bongo wrote:How's this fit your narrative?
"A former senior defense official familiar with prior operations in Yemen said Saturday’s raid and the potential for expanded operations were “overdue.”
“We really struggled with getting the [Obama] White House comfortable with getting boots on the ground in Yemen,” the former official said, like others speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. “Since the new administration has come in, the approvals [at the Pentagon] appear to have gone up.”
Barely two weeks in...anyone think this will make this tough guy who got 5 draft deferments a little less impulsive with his new toys?
While I am somewhat hawkish, I'm kind of concerned about that also. This is one area where listening to opposing viewpoints is absolutely in the nations interest.broman wrote:by broman » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:12 pm
Trumps advisors are mostly ex-military and hawks. Where is the cautious opinion coming from?
Bick wrote:C'mon guys...this operation was approved by Obama, but postponed until the next moonless night.
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