Monday, October 15, 2007

Nancy Pelosi Hurts America--Again

Pelosi’s Most Dangerous Ploy
By Jed Babbin

Congressional Democrats anxious to force a withdrawal of American forces from Iraq are frustrated by their inability to muster a veto-proof majority for legislation that would establish a firm date for retreat. But what they cannot do directly they are now working hard to do indirectly.

According to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Incirlik Air Base near Adana, Turkey is the transshipment point for about 70% of all air cargo (including 33% of the fuel) going to supply US forces in Iraq. Included are about 95% of the new “MRAP” -- mine-resistant, ambush-protected -- vehicles designed to save the lives of American troops. Turkey wasn’t always this helpful. In 2003, the Turks refuse permission for the 4th Infantry Division to enter Iraq through Turkey.

Turkey’s Erdogan government has indicated that if the House of Representatives takes action on a non-binding resolution being pushed by Speaker Pelosi, Turkey might revoke our ability to use Incirlik as a waypoint for Iraq supplies.

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3 Comments:

Anonymous bobcat said...

Great contrast between what she and Rush are both doing...

8:45 AM  
Anonymous cassie said...

I think they really are trying to hurt this country.

9:50 AM  
Blogger Sonny Lykos said...

Cassie, you think so. DUH!

8:50 PM  

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