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Years ago, I noticed that in US public discourse, it's normal for all sides to be wrong.

Take Trump's decision to not retaliate against Iran for shooting down a reconnaissance drone.

youtube.com/watch?v=-c0jMsspE7

Tucker Carlson is wrong.

Every time we've used limited military force against Iran, they haven't responded.

So a series of air strikes would not have led to war.

Also, the aircraft were not in the air when Trump decided to not retaliate.

He never gave permission for the strikes to be carried out.

CNN's Samantha Vinograd is wrong.

Again, Trump did not make a decision and then change his mind.

He called together his national-security group, got a casualty estimate, and decided that it wasn't necessary to kill 150 Iranians at this point.

Apparently I am the only person on earth--besides Trump, Putin, and the people involved--who knows that Trump inflicted the worst military defeat on Russian in the entire history of the United States.

On February 7, 2018, near Deir Ezzor, Syria, we completed destroyed a Russian assault battalion called a Mobile Detachment Combat Group.

@ThomasWic

To be included are we who followed you. Yours was the best ever analysis of what happened.

After the third warning, the order was given by the commander, not the boss;

Annihilate them!

Thn they did. ~40 guys on the ground directed a 100% casualty infliction on the Russian soldiers disguised as Mercs.

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@RonOgletree @ThomasWic If I could ask, is that the only time on record that US forces have come to blows directly with Russians/Soviets?

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