Does the U.S. have any allies in the Obama era?

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    And now he has publicly announced that the Syrian government has nothing to fear from him.

    You don't have to plan to send in troops. You don't have to commit to longterm opposition to tyranny. But don't freaking announce that serious action is off the table.
     
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    How many allies did we have for the invasion of Iraq?
     
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    Kurdistan
    Columbia
    and some other countries that don't mean anything
     
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    • NATO: A contingent of around 150 advisers under the separate command NATO Training Mission - Iraq-(withdrawn 12/11)
    • [​IMG] United States: 150,000 invasion 165,000 peak-(withdrawn 12/11)
    • [​IMG] United Kingdom: 46,000 invasion (withdrawn 5/11)
    • [​IMG] Australia: 2,000 invasion (withdrawn 7/09)
    • [​IMG] Romania: 730 peak (deployed 7/03-withdrawn 7/09)
    • [​IMG] El Salvador: 380 peak (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 1/09)
    • [​IMG] Estonia: 40 troops (deployed 6/05-withdrawn 1/09)
    • [​IMG] Bulgaria: 485 peak (deployed 5/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Moldova: 24 peak (deployed 9/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Albania: 240 troops (deployed 4/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Ukraine: 1,650 peak (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Denmark: 545 peak (deployed 4/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Czech Republic: 300 peak (deployed 12/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] South Korea: 3,600 peak (deployed 5/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Japan: 600 troops (deployed 1/04-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Tonga: 55 troops (deployed 7/04-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Azerbaijan: 250 peak (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Singapore: 175 offshore (deployed 12/03-withdrawn 12/08)
    • [​IMG] Bosnia and Herzegovina: 85 peak (deployed 6/05-withdrawn 11/08)
    • [​IMG] Macedonia: 77 peak (deployed 7/03-withdrawn 11/08)
    • [​IMG] Latvia: 136 peak (deployed 5/03-withdrawn 11/08)
    • [​IMG] Poland: 200 invasion—2,500 peak (withdrawn 10/08)
    • [​IMG] Kazakhstan: 29 troops (deployed 9/03-withdrawn 10/08)
    • [​IMG] Armenia: 46 troops (deployed 1/05-withdrawn 10/08)
    • [​IMG] Mongolia: 180 peak (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 09/08)
    • [​IMG] Georgia: 2,000 peak (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 8/08)

    • [​IMG] Slovakia: 110 peak (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 12/07)
    • [​IMG] Lithuania: 120 peak (deployed 6/03-withdrawn 08/07)
    • [​IMG] Italy: 3,200 peak (deployed 7/03-withdrawn 11/06)
    • [​IMG] Norway: 150 troops (deployed 7/03-withdrawn 8/06)
    • [​IMG] Hungary: 300 troops (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 3/05)
    • [​IMG] Netherlands: 1,345 troops (deployed 7/03-withdrawn 3/05)
    • [​IMG] Portugal: 128 troops (deployed 11/03-withdrawn 2/05)
    • [​IMG] New Zealand: 61 troops (deployed 9/03-withdrawn 9/04)
    • [​IMG] Thailand: 423 troops (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 8/04)
    • [​IMG] Philippines: 51 troops (deployed 7/03-withdrawn 7/04)
    • [​IMG] Honduras: 368 troops (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 5/04)
    • [​IMG] Dominican Republic: 302 troops (deployed 8/03-withdrawn 5/04)
    • [​IMG] Spain: 1,300 troops (deployed 4/03-withdrawn 4/04)
    • [​IMG] Nicaragua: 230 troops (deployed 9/03-withdrawn 2/04)
    • [​IMG] Iceland: 2 troops (deployed 5/03-withdrawal date unknown)


    Multi-National Force ? Iraq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




    Any other questions?
     
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    Hey now don't make fun of the Kurds.:mad:
     
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    That's what happens when you don't have a sound Foreign Policy ...a diplomatic strategy backed by force, leading up front instead of "from behind" ...... it's almost impossible to organize a coalition.

    The world doesn't respect weakness .... and weakness is what Obama has been showing all along.
     
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    Kenya.
     

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