Pentagon settles on codename for operation against ISIS, will unveil soon!/skymanhill/status/521767142665240576

At least we can hope for a good name: Pentagon to release secret codename of anti-ISIS operation

— Malcolm JGE Murray (@malcmur) October 14, 2014

The United States’ campaign against ISIS takes a major step forward this week as the Pentagon prepares to reveal the codename for the operation, which has been settled on at last, according to CNN.

There IS now a secret codename for the operation against #ISIS Pentagon getting ready to unveil later this week.@julianbarnes @DefenseBaron

— Barbara Starr (@barbarastarrcnn) October 13, 2014

@barbarastarrcnn @julianbarnes @DefenseBaron This isn't an Apple unveiling event. Why wait? … Nevermind, idk why I ask anymore

— Ire (@Its_Ire) October 13, 2014

So many questions remain.

@barbarastarrcnn @CraigMWhitlock @julianbarnes @DefenseBaron Are they going to have O announce it like he wanted one, when we know he d/n?

— Laura McGinnis (@Txsleuth) October 13, 2014

@barbarastarrcnn @julianbarnes @DefenseBaron whats the rush? the community organizer, empty suit should golf more while #isis takes Baghdad

— Scott M Dixon (@ScottMDixon22) October 13, 2014

@APDiploWriter @ghoshworld If they tell us, won't they have to kill us, since it's secret?

— Sherry String (@CompaqSstring3) October 14, 2014

Messaging in DoD's secret anti-ISIL campaign codename will be interesting — will signal whether WH wants this to big a big deal or keep low

— philewing (@philewing) October 14, 2014

Who wants to guess what the codename will be?

Guess the codename competition: go! "Pentagon to release secret codename of anti-IS operation"

— Andrew Stroehlein (@astroehlein) October 14, 2014

@barbarastarrcnn @julianbarnes @DefenseBaron What is it? Operation Lose

— Patricia (@DogMyers) October 13, 2014

@DefenseBaron @kristina_wong @barbarastarrcnn @julianbarnes Operation slow start, Operation kinda sorta or Operation get me thru till 2017

— JP (@AgenerationXer) October 14, 2014

Operation Oops I Did It Again? “@barbarastarrcnn:There IS a secret codename for op against #ISIS Pentagon gettin ready to unveil this week”

— Live From Karachi (@WajSKhan) October 13, 2014

@barbarastarrcnn @julianbarnes I vote for the Operation Formerly Known As Prince. #OFKAP

— Kevin Baron (@DefenseBaron) October 13, 2014

My suggestions for secret code name for ISIL op: Operation Cross Your Fingers Operation Hope and Pray Operation Stall Til Election Day

— emptywheel (@emptywheel) October 13, 2014

@GregJaffe Operation Caliph-ornication. I sponsored a contest a couple of months ago. That was the overwhelming winner.

— Doctrine Man (@Doctrine_Man) October 14, 2014

@GregJaffe And the secret name is: #bushsfault !

— Capt. Marlow (@Captain_Marlow) October 14, 2014

@GregJaffe @lrozen Didn't we already decide on Operation Repo?

— Léon ElsjanofWipper (@LeonEoW) October 14, 2014

@GregJaffe @lrozen operation 'Give us more time to think of a name'

— Christopher Amhoff (@camhoff20) October 14, 2014

@APDiploWriter @mletterle @ghoshworld Operation Anti-Workplace Violence

— Chad Myers (@chadmyers) October 14, 2014

@APDiploWriter @ghoshworld Anti-#ISIS code name – “Deafening Silence”

— IR_1008 (@IR_1008) October 14, 2014

@APDiploWriter @ghoshworld Operation Hot Mother

— James Kennedy (@JamesKennedyDC) October 14, 2014

@APDiploWriter @ghoshworld Operation Here We Go Again

— Mike Kaev (@MikeKaev) October 14, 2014

@astroehlein Operation: Honey Badger

— James Denselow (@jamesdenselow) October 14, 2014

@astroehlein Operation: Quagmire

— Mirza Hota (@MirzaHota) October 14, 2014

@iRSSNews @CNN I was hoping for the "Tenth Crusade" myself.

— Sarcastic Texan (@TexanSarcastic) October 13, 2014

Part of the holdup, apparently, is making sure the name is “PC” is several languages.

@iRSSNews @act4america @CNN "military has made sure the name is acceptable in languages other than English so it does not cause offense when

— Michael Nunez (@mickeynu477) October 13, 2014

@iRSSNews @act4america @CNN translated." My, have we totally gone wimpy in this country.

— Michael Nunez (@mickeynu477) October 13, 2014

@iRSSNews @act4america @CNN They're spending more time on the name of the op than they are developing a cohesive [read: winning] strategy.

— Michael Nunez (@mickeynu477) October 13, 2014

"Pentagon to release secret codename of anti-ISIS operation" Why congress has 12% approval. Call it anything you want, dammit. Do something!

— Bruce H. Wolk (@BruceHWolk) October 14, 2014


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