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World War III?
American Thinker, by Fay Voshell

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Posted By:DW626, 8/4/2013 6:17:57 AM

Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard and regular commentator at Fox news, has said the closing of U.S. embassies in 21 countries is a sign of weakness on the part of the U.S. and suggests capitulation to al-Qaeda. He may be partly right, but chances are that the closing of the embassies auger something far more ominous. The shutdowns may be a sign of an increased conflagration in the Middle East and Northern Africa. We may be looking at the onset of World War III.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 8/4/2013 6:41:03 AM     (No. 9457403)

I dunno, it seems to me that the 1945-1989 Cold War would have to be counted as WWIII. What we are dealing with now, with the Muslim threat, is WWIV.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bubby, 8/4/2013 7:08:44 AM     (No. 9457418)

Seems to me WW III started on 2/26/93 with the bombing of the World Trade Center north tower. But we ignored it. We were attacked again on 9-11 and we seem to have forgotten that as well as evidenced by all the cuts to our military. Perhaps we will realize we are war with billions of radical Islamists with the next large destructive attack but I doubt it. The Democrats, msm, liberals, progressives and the communists in this country have more in common with radical Islam than the Tea Party. To them when we are attacked it is our fault.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 8/4/2013 7:14:32 AM     (No. 9457422)

WWIII ONLY if it is needed by obama and the dems, NOT for the protection of the USA, its people or its interests. Maybe for the further advances of the muslim brotherhood and al qaeda, the entities we seem to be supporting.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 8/4/2013 7:23:34 AM     (No. 9457427)

I´m waiting for the return of the common capture and sale of slaves in Muslim countries. After all, it´s just diversity.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nonsense, 8/4/2013 7:45:04 AM     (No. 9457457)

I think #3 is onto something. This administration, if they are successful, will start WWIII and expect us to fight on the side of the M. Brotherhood. Sounds unbelievable doesn´t it, yet listen to the "tone" coming from this administration.

Mrs. Cass Sunstein, Samantha Power, is now in place to begin to whine and demand that we intervene in Syria, another scheme to involve us in a prelude to WWIII. She with blood on her hands cannot wait to immerse us in more bloody conflicts.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 8/4/2013 7:47:52 AM     (No. 9457460)

This is what happens when you lead from behind or follow from in front

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Reply 7 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/4/2013 7:52:14 AM     (No. 9457465)

Powers is another Muslim fanatic supporter.
She and her husband are aiding the enemy- they are the Enemy.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Crosscut, 8/4/2013 8:02:52 AM     (No. 9457482)

The Obama administration has been a total failure from beginning to end, both domestic and foreign. The Democrat Party and the Media should be ashamed for putting this inept and incompetent fraud in the Oval Office. The damage may be irreparable.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/4/2013 8:04:43 AM     (No. 9457483)

WWIII in the present is taking an unusual form.

As the Saudis have just discovered, once we have energy independence for ourselves we have no interest in their security ~ so, how close are we to energy independence?

Fracking is bringing in the oil all over the place ~ vast quantities of it, but more so, it´s bringing in a series of hydrocarbon liquids we´ve only before encountered as incidental liquids or gases.

There are degrees of energy independence ~ we don´t need full independence to just cut those guys loose to kill each other.

So, when does it arrive, or has it already arrived?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 8/4/2013 8:07:12 AM     (No. 9457487)

We are at war with Islam, despite all the disclaimers from this White House and the previous. Are there some good Moslems? Yes, of course. But they do not actively support the United States. BushII had it right when he proclaimed that if you´re not with us, you´re against us.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Melody, 8/4/2013 8:12:03 AM     (No. 9457496)

This scenario is already laid out for us in the Bible. We are in the end times prophesied in God´s Holy Word.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pindarjr, 8/4/2013 8:18:39 AM     (No. 9457513)

That "Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu... could have already made the decision to strike Iran´s nuclear facilities is a real possibility, but Voshell´s supposition that Netanyahu may have already informed Obama what Israel intends to do and when and where is demonstrably false. Netanyahu knows that, were he foolish enough to warn Obama about a preemptive strike on Iran, the very next day´s front page of NYT would be spouting full details of Israel´s battle plans.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: uno, 8/4/2013 8:43:30 AM     (No. 9457566)

This is where the Obamboozler & DemocRats have taken a once great and powerful nation capable of feeding the world and defending freedom. A nation that endeavored to serve its people, bring peace, liberty and justice for all as one nation under God for which there was NO NEED for any so-called “fundamental transformation”. We have thrown unity and common sense out the court-room window and are wrought with division and distrust both domestically and internationally thanks to degreed, gullible, White guilt-ridden, Birkenstock-wearing, bottled-water-drinking, oh-so-smart Politically Correct, Xanax-disabled, spineless, liberal lemmings, millions of dumbed-down, barely aware, self-absorbed, media-influenced, celebrity-obsessed, Food-Stamp wielding, Escalade driving, Kool-Aid drinking, entitlement rich, busted-ass, Federal free-loaders and and two times stupid Obama-voting, free-stuff grabbing Lo Fo Honey Boo Boo union slugs who have saddled us with the most corrupt, divisive administration in American history

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/4/2013 8:48:21 AM     (No. 9457576)

Re the several mentions of Samantha Power above: please see the June 2013 piece by Melanie Phillips for incisive insight, "Samantha Power and the UN are a perfect match":


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Reply 15 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/4/2013 8:48:25 AM     (No. 9457577)

What #13 said- squared.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: John Moses Browning, 8/4/2013 8:51:35 AM     (No. 9457583)

#13, I like your thinking.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: BruisedOrange, 8/4/2013 8:53:23 AM     (No. 9457588)

Winston Churchill said, “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”

I sent this article to a Chinese student I tutored in World History as an example of that quote. If I was teaching, I´d save this article to use in class.

Also, students of Biblical Eschatology will recognize the significance of a Russian-Iranian hegemony. If events begin to fall that way, and you are offended by Bible quoting posters... be prepared to gag and magag.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: callofduty, 8/4/2013 8:54:40 AM     (No. 9457592)

What #13 said.. IN ALL CAPS!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 8/4/2013 9:05:29 AM     (No. 9457610)

Fay Voshelle would have a point if we weredealing withserious people, which we are not. The Clintons invented "wagging thedog".

Closing your embassies is a sign of impending war,as Voshell indicates. But Clinton/obama see these signs as only tools with which to fool the people in the cheap seats.

"phony scandals" comment/actual scandal revelations were getting to hot for the Won, so we are over-reacting to Al Qaeda, same as he over-reacted to the sequester, same as.... its all a floor show.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/4/2013 10:15:31 AM     (No. 9457711)

#10 Very true.
There were good Germans who didn´t side with the Nazis but we had to bomb all of Germany to win.
The same with the muslims you can be all in with the fanatics or get out. You can´t be a little bit pregnant.
You either with us or against us. This administration is sleeping with the enemy.
We are unprotected and on our own.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: fayebeck, 8/4/2013 10:49:24 AM     (No. 9457774)

I´m confused. After Benghazi we were told that the French and Brits were smart when they closed their embassies and removed their diplomats from Libya. Now we are wimps for doing same. Personally I would Nuke the entire region and be done with it. Repeat every year for a century.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/4/2013 11:39:40 AM     (No. 9457841)

It always seemed to me that this pursuit of peace through democracy was a squandering of opportunity and treasure. War is a fact of life only to be overcome by God not man. Only military strength and absolute victory wins a reprieve from its horror. It will come now or later, but it will come.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Rael, 8/4/2013 12:14:22 PM     (No. 9457901)

WWIII was the cold war.
we are in WWIV, which is against islam, that the followers of islam have declared against the rest of the world.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: jglas, 8/4/2013 1:13:09 PM     (No. 9457985)

Obama is going to be remembered as the enabler of the new Caliphate and the father of WWIII. That is if he can escape being labeled the most inept president in history or just plain ignorant (he probably will escape those labels since, judging from the amount of effort it required to achieve them, these seem to be intended consequences, not unintended).

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