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The US Dept Of Clowns Part 2, The Department Of Excuses & PR For The Pentagon War Machine.


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For background and part 1 see the link below for the U.S. Department Of Clowns, including some classic foot in mouth moments from John Kirby & Jen Psaki http://dwahts.blogspot.co.za/2016/01/the-us-department-of-clowns.html. Of course, not much has changed because The US State Department continues to function as a PR Machine for the Pentagon.  This apologist department seems to have little function in the public eye concerning matters of State, and is more and more of an excuse generating unit.

A great assesment from RPI http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/peace-and-prosperity/2016/april/25/state-department-jokesman-obama-never-said-no-boots-on-ground-in-syria/

State Dept flatly Rejects claims Obama said "No boots on the ground in Syria"


But riddle me this, how do we reconcile John Kirby's flat out denials with his president?  The whole thing is just an enigma, wrapped in a mystery....

"Again, I repeat: We’re not considering any open-ended commitment. We’re not considering any boots-on-the-ground approach."
-Obama at a press conference at the White House with Baltic leaders on
"And in no event are we considering any kind of military action that would involve boots on the ground; that would involve a long-term campaign."
-Obama in remarks with the presidents of Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia at the White House
"Now, after careful deliberation, I have decided that the United States should take military action against Syrian regime targets.  This would not be an open-ended intervention. We would not put boots on the ground."
-Obama in a statement on Syria at the White House
"What we’re talking about is not an open-ended intervention.  This would not be another Iraq or Afghanistan.  There would be no American boots on the ground."
-Obama in his weekly address
"This will not be Iraq or Afghanistan. There will be no American boots on the ground — period."
-National Security Advisor Susan Rice
"I will not put American boots on the ground in Syria."
-Obama in a televised national address from the White House
 More recently, in 2014, Obama talked less about "no boots on the ground" and more about those hypothetical troops not having a "combat" mission or be actually fighting — a distinction the White House keyed on Friday.
"With respect to the situation on the ground in Syria, we will not be placing U.S. ground troops to try to control the areas that are part of the conflict inside of Syria."
-Obama in remarks at a NATO conference
"I want the American people to understand how this effort will be different from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It will not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign soil."
-Obama in his plan to destroy the Islamic State
"The president has ruled out the option of deploying American boots on the ground in Iraq and in Syria in a combat role."
-Earnest in a press briefing
"I won’t commit our troops to fighting another ground war in Iraq, or in Syria."
-Obama in his weekly address
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