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 Posted: Fri Jan 20th, 2017 10:58 pm
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DaNkinator wrote: BlueThunder wrote: Great speech! It was refreshing to see a president name the enemy by name.
It's also refreshing to see a president make decisions without being influenced by lobbyists.

Turns out that the CIA had told both Bush and Obama not to call them by name because it's used as a recruiting tool.  They listened.

But hey, what does the CIA know, right?

Eh, it projects weakness. I don't think the strategy worked seeing that terrorism has been on the rise.