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Do you think the US should send ground troops to Iraq to fight ISIS. Why or why

  1. Luke Souders profile image82
    Luke Soudersposted 3 years ago

    Do you think the US should send ground troops to Iraq to fight ISIS. Why or why not?

  2. The Frog Prince profile image77
    The Frog Princeposted 3 years ago

    Having spent 23 years as an infantry soldier you can't keep the ground without having boots on it.

  3. SAQIB6608 profile image74
    SAQIB6608posted 3 years ago

    There are no American troops in combat with IS. It These are all air power strikes. Iraqis themselves should retaliate rather peacefully bring about an end to this brutality and whatever you call it. After all, the U.S. trained them for 10 years, and it is THEIR country that's at stake.

    1. junko profile image77
      junkoposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Never again should the US send combat troops to fight in the Middle East. There are American boots already in combat roles in Syria worn by ISSI fighters. Ideology cannot be destroyed by bullets or bombs,the ideas of a better past and it's return

  4. chef-de-jour profile image96
    chef-de-jourposted 3 years ago

    I'd rather see the Arab states doing their bit on the ground but fear that in a few months time the first signs of mission creep will become apparent. If the air strikes can be effective - destroying the resources of ISIS, the oil and gas - and hence the money - there may be a slim chance for the Iraqi army to get the job done.
    The problem will be Syria. If ISIS run for this country then the situation becomes very different.