Did Obama commit treason against the United States?

WHILE campaigning in public for a speedy withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, Sen. Barack Obama has tried in private to persuade Iraqi leaders to delay an agreement on a draw-down of the American military presence.

According to Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Obama made his demand for delay a key theme of his discussions with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad in July.

"He asked why we were not prepared to delay an agreement until after the US elections and the formation of a new administration in Washington," Zebari said in an interview.

Obama insisted that Congress should be involved in negotiations on the status of US troops - and that it was in the interests of both sides not to have an agreement negotiated by the Bush administration in its "state of weakness and political confusion."

"However, as an Iraqi, I prefer to have a security agreement that regulates the activities of foreign troops, rather than keeping the matter open." Zebari says.

Though Obama claims the US presence is "illegal," he suddenly remembered that Americans troops were in Iraq within the legal framework of a UN mandate. His advice was that, rather than reach an accord with the "weakened Bush administration," Iraq should seek an extension of the UN mandate.

While in Iraq, Obama also tried to persuade the US commanders, including Gen. David Petraeus, to suggest a "realistic withdrawal date." They declined.

Obama has made many contradictory statements with regard to Iraq. His latest position is that US combat troops should be out by 2010. Yet his effort to delay an agreement would make that withdrawal deadline impossible to meet.

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  • CM
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
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    Just one more example of the media press letting something of massive importance slide because it is Obama. I wish for once the media (a liberal media) would out him for the shallow, self serving imp that he is. If they did this, there would still be a lot of people who worship him, but a lot of people on the fence would realize what the man really is. Thank you for your info!

  • 4 years ago

    Maybe it would be more appropriate to ask: Is Obama still committing treason against the United States?...After he is gone, there will remain zillions of damages committed by him that will need disposing of (or) review!! Egad....Obama Care...what a travesty!! The greatest Republic ever to exist....

    led by a clueless foreigner for all purposes!! Think not? He came to this country initially as a foreign exchange student...Oh yes, he was allegedly born in Hawaii after its statehood, but in a hospital that did not yet exist (per se) as indicated on the birth certificate??? Check out the date that hospital was first licensed to accept patients and comply with federal law! Which came first, his birth OR that particular date the hospital could accept his admission and still comply with hospital regulations!! Well, Duh!!

    Treason??.....he also cheated the Foreign Exchange Student Program.....if I am correct!! And God only knows where all he has crossed that line!!

    It is sort of ironic that the last American to be executed for treason was one Private Slovic stationed in France in 1945 and who left his unit out of fear of combat.....nothing quite so self-serving!! He merely did not wish to die and leave his recent wife and child back home alone. BUT, most assuredly he died to be made an example of in the waning days of WW II...AND, those who condemned him are now gone. To meet their maker??

    Sincerely, I doubt it!! That was most definitely a case

    of wanton murder!! And certainly not our finest hour as Chistian Americans! May God forgive us for that travesty!!

  • 1 decade ago

    The Iraq War, is an ongoing military campaign which began on March 20, 2003 with the United States-led invasion of Iraq by a multinational coalition composed of United States and United Kingdom troops supported by smaller contingents from Australia, Denmark, Poland, and other nations. Prior to the war, U.S. officials argued that Iraq's possession and pursuit of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) posed an imminent threat to security. This military intelligence was supported by the U.K., Russia and Germany gave intelligence assistance but neither confirmed the claims of WMD in Iraq. The intelligence concerning WMD was criticized and weapons inspectors found no evidence of WMD. After the invasion, the Iraq Survey Group concluded that Iraq had ended its WMD programs in 1991 and had no active programs at the time of the invasion. No U.N. mandate for INVASION !

  • 1 decade ago

    Let me think on this a moment.. Americans kept Saddam Hussein for over twenty years with the very corrupt oil for food program, which during this time we sold weapons and biological agents to his military, at the same time we funding the taliban in Afghanistan to fight a guerrilla war on the rough and very vulnerable edge of the former soviet union. We didn't purchase our weapons back because they wanted three times thier real value, It was during this time that American trained Ben Laden himself! It was these actions by the U.S. that not only trained but left the talibans with the training camps and weapons as we gloated over the success of our campain. The 2000 election was the closest America has ever seen as a political coup, evidence points directly to purposely compromised voting records done in Florida and Texas, by our friends and allies at the dept of justice, not really a huge coincidence that these two states have a couple of the largest electoral votes in the country. It is not without a great burden of sadness that i admit that our government was an accomplice in what can only be viewed truthfully as an act of genocide on the Iraqi citizenry, we had reports from every major country and even a few our alleged enemies, that we were to be under attack on this day, but instead of at the very least watching with open minds and strength we moved our entire military presence over to the the northern part of the U.S. to play war games with the canadians. This day is known as 9-11-2001. I don't think that Obama has had anything to do with the current treason that is going on in the U.S. nor do i think that a delay would impact Iraq to the degree it has been suggested. To allow the Current administration to continue it's genocide againt an univolved populice is truley diabolical, but to leave it to them to sign thier oil deals before leaving office is unacceptable. There was no taliban pressence in Iraq at the time of these terrorist attacks, and the propaganda war that has been one of the largest deceptions ever constructed, is a masterful piece of theater of which it may be impossible in the end to defend or excuse. we went there with one purpose "greed" we bombed innocent civilians with phosphorous bombs hot enough to burn right through the bodies of those it came in contact with. We snippered women and children as they swan across the river with white bags above thier heads, and suppended not only the constitution of the U.S. but terrorized and commited acts of cruelty rarely seen since the dark ages, not only againt the taliban and Iraqi people but against our own citizendry, even Hitler didn't go as far!

    Source(s): book: uncensored 2004-2007 over 200 phd's from all accredited professions look at, monitor, and release, information that is kept out of mainstream media. Also take a look at a documentary unpresidented a slicing autopsy of the Bush administrations move into power, documentary iraq for sale a brutal truth that isn't for the faint of heart
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  • 4 years ago

    You left out this part, how convenient. "There is probably "a sprinkling of extremists to perhaps include al Qaeda" in Libya among the rebels, "but no one should think the opposition is being led by al Qaeda or one of its affiliates," the official said. Al Qaeda has had a presence in North Africa for years. It "wouldn't be surprising if small numbers -- a handful"-- of extremists or al Qaeda are in Libya." Now the right will be saying...WATCH IT WILL HAPPEN...that the Pentagon said the rebels are being LEAD by Al Qaeda. Even though that is the exact opposite of what is said.

  • Ken B
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    I wouldn't go so far as to accuse him of treason just yet. I do think that a Justice Dept. investigation is certainly warranted however. If he did this, it is illegal and should be punished. I guess it would be up to the investigating body to determine treason though.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    There's 30 lawyers in Alaska right now investigating why a trooper was fired after tasering a 10-year old boy (what is it about Dems and helpless children / infants?)

    How many lawyers you think we can get on this?

    Source(s): John Kerry's windsail
  • 1 decade ago

    No. In fact, Obama had told the Iraqis that they should not rush through Bush's "Strategic Framework Agreement" governing the future of US forces until after President George W. Bush leaves office.

    In other words, if they go ahead with this "agreement," the withdrawal would be under the terms of the Bush administration rather than the new administration.

  • 1 decade ago

    It should be investigate as well as the Iran/Contra affair was investigated.

    He put our country at risk and should serve time if he has committed a felony. There is no reason he should not have to follow the law like the rest of us.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It amazes me how America has given this inexperienced dangerous man

    so much importance in our country ...it's like letting a foolish, mischievous child loose behind the wheel of a moving automobile!

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