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Panetta: US sends forces to Jordan
yahoo.com ^ | 10/10/12 | LOLITA C. BALDOR and PAULINE JELINEK

Posted on 10/10/2012 9:35:25 AM PDT by ColdOne

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States has sent military troops to the Jordan-Syria border to bolster that country's military capabilities in the event that violence escalates along its border with Syria, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday.

Speaking at a NATO conference of defense ministers in Brussels, Panetta said the U.S. has been working with Jordan to monitor chemical and biological weapons sites in Syria and also to help Jordan deal with refugees pouring over the border from Syria. The troops are also building a headquarters for themselves.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bhomiddleeast; biologicalweapons; chemicalweapons; jordan; muslimbrotherhood; panetta; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 10/10/2012 9:35:30 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

I hope they let our troops have live ammo.


2 posted on 10/10/2012 9:37:40 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: ColdOne

I guess this can only mean one thing. The chemical weapons are on the move...


3 posted on 10/10/2012 9:37:51 AM PDT by refermech
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To: ColdOne
This will be a fun one for Biden to explain tomorrow.

Has anyone told the moderator yet? I have a hunch most of her questions will be about Sesame Street.

4 posted on 10/10/2012 9:43:30 AM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: NormsRevenge

It looks to me that 0bama is setting up an October surprise.


5 posted on 10/10/2012 9:44:01 AM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: ColdOne
"The troops are also building a headquarters for themselves."

Didn't Reagan try this back in the 80's about 60 miles down the road? As I recall it turned out badly.

6 posted on 10/10/2012 9:46:14 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment
"Has anyone told the moderator yet? I have a hunch most of her questions will be about Sesame Street. "

Since Obama attended her wedding, she should have sold all those wedding gifts she got and donated the money to Bambi's campaign. Sure the gifts are old and broken, but I'm sure there are plenty of Obamabots out there who'd buy them.

7 posted on 10/10/2012 9:46:34 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: ColdOne

Probably not well supported if they get into anything.


8 posted on 10/10/2012 9:47:30 AM PDT by AU72
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To: ColdOne

OK, Well, The King is the next target of ‘Arab Spring’; Muslim Brotherhood / Al Qaeda to depose.

Whos side will these troops will be told be on when push comes to shove? The King, who has been a pretty good friend to the USA, or 0bama’s brothers in the MB?


9 posted on 10/10/2012 9:49:10 AM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: mass55th
"... Since Obama attended her wedding, she should have sold all those wedding gifts she got and donated the money to Bambi's campaign. Sure the gifts are old and broken, but I'm sure there are plenty of Obamabots out there who'd buy them.

They're not broken. Just a bit scuffed up, but they'll run fine with new 'D' batteries.

10 posted on 10/10/2012 9:49:10 AM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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To: ColdOne

Wasn’t this supposed to be a secret??? Will they be armed with bean bags???


11 posted on 10/10/2012 9:49:51 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment
Has anyone told the moderator yet?

I am sure OblameA told her at the wedding.

12 posted on 10/10/2012 9:50:48 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: ColdOne

Well isn’t that special?

Will the Enemamedia tell the world WHERE those weapons came from? NOOOO but I will - IRAQ


13 posted on 10/10/2012 9:52:08 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: The KG9 Kid

LOL!!


14 posted on 10/10/2012 9:54:23 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: ColdOne

Poor guys. It would be terrible to be them. Pawns in a political game played by fools.

This is a bad idea. It is a setup for trouble.

If they get in trouble they will get no help at all from either the Jordanians or the Syrians.


15 posted on 10/10/2012 9:59:04 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: ColdOne

Looks like the largest muzzie nation now has Israel surrounded.


16 posted on 10/10/2012 9:59:49 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: refermech

And they have Iraqi unit markings on them...


17 posted on 10/10/2012 10:01:42 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: ColdOne

OBAMA IS A WAR-MONGER!


18 posted on 10/10/2012 10:05:23 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: ColdOne

Anybody watching cspan Issa hearings? May be cut off unpredictably if HOR resumes, but this would make a thread of its own.


19 posted on 10/10/2012 10:12:37 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: donhunt

Gulf War I style ?


20 posted on 10/10/2012 10:13:34 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: NormsRevenge
From the NYT article that this story conveniently left out

The task force, which has been led by a senior American officer, is based at a Jordanian military training center built into an old rock quarry north of Amman.

They got ammo , they just are fish in a Barrel now .....

21 posted on 10/10/2012 10:16:35 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: ColdOne

Congress came back to vote on this?


22 posted on 10/10/2012 10:17:39 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: ColdOne

‘THERE, comrades! THAT’S how I want to see you doing it. Watch me again. I’m thirty-nine and I’ve had four children. Now look.’ She bent over again. ‘You see MY knees aren’t bent. You can all do it if you want to,’ she added as she straightened herself up. ‘Anyone under forty-five is perfectly capable of touching his toes. We don’t all have the privilege of fighting in the front line, but at least we can all keep fit. Remember our boys on the Malabar front! And the sailors in the Floating Fortresses! Just think what THEY have to put up with. Now try again. That’s better, comrade, that’s MUCH better,’ she added encouragingly as Winston, with a violent lunge, succeeded in touching his toes with knees unbent, for the first time in several years.


23 posted on 10/10/2012 10:25:20 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: donhunt

I’m guessing it will be timed so that he can duck the next two debates claiming it’s a national emergency requiring his close attention.


24 posted on 10/10/2012 10:28:22 AM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: epluribus_2

Yup, not very convenient for the “one”


25 posted on 10/10/2012 10:47:54 AM PDT by refermech
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To: NormsRevenge

they will have live ammo just won’t be authorized to use it.


26 posted on 10/10/2012 10:49:45 AM PDT by sniper63 (If Obama pats himself on the back anymore, his shoulder will dislocate.....)
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To: ColdOne

I sure hope this Arab spring thing gets done uncoiling someday.


27 posted on 10/10/2012 10:53:19 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: ColdOne

We must escalate!


28 posted on 10/10/2012 10:55:19 AM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: ColdOne

The US didn’t send them. The Obama administration did. Conress has been been stripped - raped, if you will - of it’s Constitutional authority once again with no protest whatsoever.


29 posted on 10/10/2012 11:21:53 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: onedoug
The US didn’t send them. The Obama administration did. Conress has been been stripped - raped, if you will - of it’s Constitutional authority once again with no protest whatsoever.

Autocracy. It's the new "normal".

30 posted on 10/10/2012 11:25:05 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: Sequoyah101

They will perform to the best of their ability when called upon.

But I wonder when he is going to inform Congress?


31 posted on 10/10/2012 1:23:40 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (MIf you are a white conservative, you MUST be a racist. ;-))
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks ColdOne. Zero’s fundraising includes illegal overseas donations; Zero’s Fast and Furious policy continues to result in the murders of US citizens and law enforcement, not to mention Mexican nationals; Zero’s singlehandedly dismantled the US economy; Zero’s responsible for the murder of a US ambassador and destruction of the embassy; Zero’s talked tough about Iran and Syria, and done nothing; Zero’s systematically abandoned the US’ allies while favoring Islamofascist despotates; and now US troops will be ideally positioned to watch the overthrow of another US-friendly regime while doing nothing about it.


32 posted on 10/10/2012 7:59:15 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: TADSLOS

The congress is just another bump in the road.


33 posted on 10/11/2012 4:15:03 AM PDT by Texas resident (Let's elect an American this time.)
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