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Danger man Trump strikes again

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BlueBelle Fri 03-Jan-20 08:33:55

Two days into the New Year and Trump sets the whole of world peace into jeopardy There will be huge repercussions

BradfordLass72 Fri 03-Jan-20 08:42:18

I shall be absolutely astonished if he accepts any blame.

Iam64 Fri 03-Jan-20 08:45:54

Its terrifying isn't it. The man is dangerous.

Curlywhirly Fri 03-Jan-20 09:08:19

Trump's ego will be the finish of him (and probably, lots of other innocent people too). Boris needs to distance himself from him and not get us involved. Truly terrifying.

Luckygirl Fri 03-Jan-20 09:13:51

It just made my heart sink when I heard the news this morning. My poor dear GC will be listening to all this dreadful stuff for all their lives I guess. It is beyond belief that Americans support this apology for a human being as their leader. sad

rosecarmel Fri 03-Jan-20 09:47:26

I imagine if and when he gathers his clan we'll know he knows something the rest of us don't know .. other than to take cover ..

MerylStreep Fri 03-Jan-20 10:17:49

They are dancing in the street in Iraq.

maddyone Fri 03-Jan-20 10:22:22

Oh my G.d, what an awful beginning to the new year. I truly hope things settle down, but I’m worried they won’t.

Smileless2012 Fri 03-Jan-20 10:35:42

It's frightening isn't it, what was he thinking, if he was thinking at all.

Urmstongran Fri 03-Jan-20 10:52:14

I think everyone should pull out of the Middle East and let them fight it out between themselves.

gmarie Fri 03-Jan-20 10:59:20

Depressed here in US. sad I don't think I've ever experienced such unremitting feelings of hopelessness, upset, and embarrassment.

ladymuck Fri 03-Jan-20 11:05:08

This will give European terrorist cells the excuse they've been waiting for. Our leaders may now have to face the consequences of their open border policy.

Urmstongran Fri 03-Jan-20 11:17:10

Word to the wise. Don't attack a U.S. embassy.

maddyone Fri 03-Jan-20 11:18:03

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ladymuck Fri 03-Jan-20 11:21:04

Yes, maddyone but the IRA were no better. They happily slaughtered their own people in favour of a 'cause'!

Urmstongran Fri 03-Jan-20 11:23:32

Although I wish it hadn't come to this, there was a timeline of aggressions from Iran against the U.S and its allies that couldnt be ignored indefinitely.

Credible intelligence of larger attacks against the U.S. being planned also had to be dealt with. Iran will always be a hotbed of terrorism and hate. Glad that one of their mastermind terrorists is no longer able to murder anyone.

maddyone Fri 03-Jan-20 11:26:02

You’re right of course Ladymuck. I have taken my DH to task sometimes on his views, but that’s what he thinks, and seriously I begin to wonder. He thinks life is cheap in the Middle East. Is he wrong?

Absolutely correct Urmstongran.

ladymuck Fri 03-Jan-20 11:28:59

You are correct, Urmstongran. It did seem as though Iran was trying to provoke the US into a confrontation. Perhaps they will use it as an excuse to attack Israel?

Urmstongran Fri 03-Jan-20 11:29:22

When Iran said there is not a thing Trump can do....well, it was a case of ‘hold my drink’.

I see Corbyn condemns it. Just now in breaking news.

JenniferEccles Fri 03-Jan-20 12:10:27

Like him or loathe him, Donald Trump has always vowed to put America first.

Was he right in this instance?
Time will tell.

I can understand the view that the volatile Middle East should be left to carry on with their senseless battles but it is not always as simple as that.

JenniferEccles Fri 03-Jan-20 12:11:39

Oh well if Corbyn condemns it...... !!

GillT57 Fri 03-Jan-20 12:21:51

A lot of the motivation for Trump's actions is to do the opposite or reverse whatever Obama did. Because Obama, supported by most of the West, slightly eased the sanctions on Iran in exchange for Iran ceasing their nuclear experimentation, then Trump had to refuse to renew the agreement and therefore incense an already unstable administration even further. This man child is dangerous, his tantrums are putting all of us at risk. The Middle East is and always has been, a very volatile region, with Muslim hating Muslim, human right violations etc., and I fear that this will make things far worse and as others have said, give ideologically driven terrorists reasons to attack all of us, 'us' being seen as representative of Trump.

Urmstongran Fri 03-Jan-20 12:26:13

Those militias would still be trying to take Mosul if the US hadn’t gutted ISIS from the air. Iran wants to play hands off each time they move a pawn across the board. Seems he US aren't playing anymore.

lavenderzen Fri 03-Jan-20 12:29:14

Shocked to hear this on the tv this morning. Agree with Ug .

lavenderzen Fri 03-Jan-20 12:33:38

Should have put the full name Urmstongran sounds a bit rude now I look at it.