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Old December 10th, 2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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I thought that the muslim brotherhood was associated with al-quida.

http://redflagnews.com/headlines/oba...rhood-in-egypt
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Old December 10th, 2012, 09:55 PM   #2
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I like when we sell weapons to countries. We know the exact stregnth and weaknesses of their equipment. I'm guessing we always keep them one step behind.
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I'm all for selling them fighter planes.


















packed with explosives






































That we can detonate when we wish.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 12:26 AM   #4
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Here's a link to the real article for those of you that don't want to go through Abers tin foil hat site:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/12...moil-in-cairo/
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Sending them to Egypt isn't much better.



Thinking we have 'allies' in that part of the world is foolish.
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Sweet I have a job, cuz I know those are going to get updated before they go! Go Obama!
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We build failsafes/safeguards into all high end weapon systems we sell to foreign countries.

Iraq has over 100 new M1A1 Abrams tanks. Not a single one of them poses any real threat if we had to go back into that shit hole. Same for the Saudis and everyone else we sold them to.
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Hi. We have been selling weapon delivery vehicles to the middle east for some time now. None of them have the bells and whistles ours have. Think of it as feeding them rope.
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Hi. We have been selling weapon delivery vehicles to the middle east for some time now. None of them have the bells and whistles ours have. Think of it as feeding them rope.
Yup. When we were training the Iraqis on their M1A1s we were strictly forbidden from saying a single word about our own M1A2s and their vastly superior capabilities because the Iraqis would get upset and stop learning (like children) and it would jeopardize the deal since it wasn't 100% yet.
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http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/...ntcmp=features !
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The only thing that irks me is we are donating these, if Egypt wants them they are welcome to fork over some dough.
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Yup. When we were training the Iraqis on their M1A1s we were strictly forbidden from saying a single word about our own M1A2s and their vastly superior capabilities because the Iraqis would get upset and stop learning (like children) and it would jeopardize the deal since it wasn't 100% yet.
But it is ok to talk about on a public internet forum?
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But it is ok to talk about on a public internet forum?
Yes. It is. If they really wanted to know they can simply go on Wikipedia.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 03:53 PM   #14
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But it is ok to talk about on a public internet forum?
That was then, the threat is over
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That was then, the threat is over
Since you didn't get it either.

That was three years ago while the deal was being negotiated between our governments. The location didn't afford the "underling" Iraqis internet access to do research on the tanks. If the soldiers that we were training knew they were getting second hand, inferior tanks they would've just gave up and walked away as an issue of national pride even though what they got was infinitely better than anything else they had or could've bought.

Our orders not to discuss OUR tanks capabilities came to us through the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the request of the Iraqi government.

Now that they have their tanks and are happy with them AND I'm not in the middle of the Iraqi desert training those soldiers on those tanks I can tell you anything I want about the program.

Didn't think it would require so much explaining on such an obviously simple concept.
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Didn't think it would require so much explaining on such an obviously simple concept.
It didn't require any explaining at all. Clearly you have proven over the last month that you suck at the internet and this is another expample. We "got it".
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It didn't require any explaining at all. Clearly you have proven over the last month that you suck at the internet and this is another expample. We "got it".
Didn't realize the internet was a skill that demands perfection and by both of your smart ass comments it's pretty damn obvious it required a bit more explaining for you to understand.

Thanks for pointing out that expample.
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Didn't realize the internet was a skill that demands perfection and by both of your smart ass comments it's pretty damn obvious it required a bit more explaining for you to understand.

Thanks for pointing out that expample.
I think what you are looking for is called "irony". You know, that time when people make a sarcastic comment about the irony of something you just said.

It's ok, I'll let you win this one.

You're right SS, we needed you to further explain your comment. Thank you for doing so. We now get it, because, we didn't before.
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Yup. When we were training the Iraqis on their M1A1s we were strictly forbidden from saying a single word about our own M1A2s and their vastly superior capabilities because the Iraqis would get upset and stop learning (like children) and it would jeopardize the deal since it wasn't 100% yet.
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Since you didn't get it either.

That was three years ago while the deal was being negotiated between our governments. The location didn't afford the "underling" Iraqis internet access to do research on the tanks. If the soldiers that we were training knew they were getting second hand, inferior tanks they would've just gave up and walked away as an issue of national pride even though what they got was infinitely better than anything else they had or could've bought.

Our orders not to discuss OUR tanks capabilities came to us through the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the request of the Iraqi government.

Now that they have their tanks and are happy with them AND I'm not in the middle of the Iraqi desert training those soldiers on those tanks I can tell you anything I want about the program.

Didn't think it would require so much explaining on such an obviously simple concept.
I was only messing with ya.
It would be quite obvious to sell them equipment for $$$$$ if thats what they wanted and not give them equally powerful weapons to use against us at a later time.
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