J Effin Kerry January 5th, 2014. talking about fighting ISIS in Fallujah.
Now, we’re going to do everything that is possible to help them, and I will not go into the details… And this is a fight that belongs to the Iraqis….
So we are not, obviously, contemplating returning. We’re not contemplating putting boots on the ground. This is their fight
They did not help the Iraqis at all militarily, I assume the help they gave was just carping, back-seat driving.
The Obama admin October 8th.
But The New York Times reported earlier that the White House is growing frustrated with Turkish inaction …
…said the U.S. needs more help on the ground.
…”You’ve got to have willing partners on the ground. You’ve got to have ground forces.”
The New York Times quoted a senior administration official who slammed the Ankara government for “dragging its feet to act to prevent a massacre less than a mile from its border.”
Everything is someone else’s fault and problem for these assholes.