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Why isn't America declaring war on ISIS or any country for that matter?

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  • 3 years ago
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    ISIS isn't a country (typically a country only declares war on another country, but I suppose in a place where wars are waged against drugs and other non-living entities anything goes with war declarations).

    America is giving money, weapons and training to various groups fighting ISIS, they just don't want to get dragged into yet another never ending conflict. It's a no-win situation.

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  • Rhonda
    Lv 5
    3 years ago

    for the last 8 years it was 'cause the president was a muzzie sympathizer...

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  • 3 years ago

    huh?

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  • Anonymous
    3 years ago

    islamo terrorism compels 3 kind on actions,stopping their financial support,using IT techniques,interdictions of money in transit,cars they use,

    border and entry security on airlines

    and using small units of military to raidem at 11pm, 3am or after prayers at mealtimes

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  • 3 years ago

    ISIS is not a country. In the legal world, countries declare war on other countries; not terrorist groups.

    This is of course why the "detainees" not POWs at Guantanamo are not prisoners of war. Our allies did not declare war on the Taliban who was the enemy. And because they are not POWs they do not fall under the protection of the Geneva Convention on how POWs are handled.

    So we get waterboarding.

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  • Anonymous
    3 years ago

    Never had a war since 12/07/1941

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  • Dave
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Because that's exactly wat these extremists want. The 'holy war' as they term it . West vs islam. So we cant give them wat they want .

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  • jimmy
    Lv 7
    3 years ago

    ISIS isn't a country, and what country would you like them to declare war on? Maybe you can sign up and go to war.

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  • 3 years ago

    According to the news, the U.S. has fired on ISIS members.

    The big problem is innocent citizens get killed too.

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  • 3 years ago

    Cause were run by a bunch of *******

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