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Assad Gives U.S. 24 Hours to Respond to Threatening Letter
Algemeiner ^ | MAY 6, 2013 9:05 AM | Zach Pontz

Posted on 05/06/2013 7:35:24 PM PDT by robowombat

Report: Assad Gives U.S. 24 Hours to Respond to Letter Threatening Action Against Any Further Israeli Strikes

MAY 6, 2013 9:05 AM

Zach Pontz

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Monday that any further Israeli action on Syrian territory would necessitate a “declaration of war.”

The Kuwaiti newspaper Alrai reported that Assad sent a letter to Washington through Moscow to warn that any new Israeli military action would evoke an immediate response. It said Assad expected an answer from U.S. officials within 24 hours.

Sunday, Lebanon’s Al Mayadeen TV – considered close to the regime of President Assad -quoted a Syrian official as saying that the country had stationed missile batteries aimed at Israel in the aftermath of alleged Israeli air strikes on a Damascus military facility.

Earlier in the day Syrian Information Minister Omran Zoabi said that alleged Israeli air strikes against three targets on the outskirts of Damascus “open the door to all possibilities.”

The minister’s comments came after an emergency cabinet meeting organized to respond to what a Western source said was a new strike on Iranian missiles bound for Lebanon’s Hezbollah.

Meanwhile, reports indicated that Israel took steps to assuage President Assad on Monday following the air strikes around Damascus.

The Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported that Israeli officials informed Assad through diplomatic channels that it did not intend to meddle in Syria’s civil war.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 05/06/2013 7:35:24 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: robowombat

I’m your huckleberry.


2 posted on 05/06/2013 7:36:53 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: robowombat

Hey Assad, go look out that window, here comes your response.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 7:40:23 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: robowombat
Old School diplomacy calls that a Diktat, or ultimatum or "Causus Belli".

The proper response would be "Nuts" but then we have our von Bismarck's as Herr Kerry and Herr Obama.

4 posted on 05/06/2013 7:40:59 PM PDT by AU72
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To: robowombat

5 posted on 05/06/2013 7:41:53 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: robowombat

I’m guessing Obama’s response will be, “You go girl!”


6 posted on 05/06/2013 7:42:25 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: robowombat

Israel is the one you gotta look for. The US is kitty cat now.


7 posted on 05/06/2013 7:43:04 PM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: robowombat
Israel attacks Syria.

Syria calls Russia and tells them to warn the US to do something?

Maybe the US should call Russia and ask them to call China and order take out?

8 posted on 05/06/2013 7:44:07 PM PDT by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: airborne

Sounds about as sensible as the article.


9 posted on 05/06/2013 7:48:17 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Proud contributer to the Free Republic Q-2 Freepathon.)
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To: robowombat

Me...me....pick me. Let me reply.

Please....please...please. I’ll do a good job. PICK ME!


10 posted on 05/06/2013 7:48:54 PM PDT by super7man
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To: Dallas59

Obama has made the United States ‘the weak horse’ of Osama BinLaden’s dreams.


11 posted on 05/06/2013 7:48:55 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: robowombat

O is golfing could you give him 48 hrs?


12 posted on 05/06/2013 7:50:39 PM PDT by funfan
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To: robowombat

Dear Al-Assad,

FU!

Strong letter to follow!!


13 posted on 05/06/2013 7:52:45 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: airborne
Israel attacks Syria.
Syria calls Russia and tells them to warn the US to do something?
Maybe the US should call Russia and ask them to call China and order take out? LOL!
14 posted on 05/06/2013 7:55:31 PM PDT by captnemo1
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To: airborne

HA!
Sounds like a squirrely school-boy passing notes about the girl in his class!!!!

Through Moscow?!? What—are they? Preteens with an attitude????


15 posted on 05/06/2013 7:57:35 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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But if we are to be told by a foreign Power ... what we shall do, and what we shall not do, we have Independence yet to seek, and have contended hitherto for very little. letter to Alexander Hamilton, May 8, 1796


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16 posted on 05/06/2013 7:58:39 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Mortrey

In the meantime, Kerry is getting his clock cleaned by Putin.


17 posted on 05/06/2013 8:00:01 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I take threats like this seriously. If two pansy punks can shut down Boston, twenty could take down ten cities. Nuke Saudi off the planet. They have the money to buy intel to fry would-be terrorists and don.t

How is terrorizing your customers good business?


18 posted on 05/06/2013 8:00:47 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: robowombat

If Ozone orders any action buy U.S. forces it will be a Wag-The-Dog to counter Wed. hearings and nothing else!


19 posted on 05/06/2013 8:01:02 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: robowombat

Not a major story on Google or Bing.

Seems this should be front and center. Isn’t this a way of getting pulled into ww3?


20 posted on 05/06/2013 8:13:51 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: robowombat

“Make me day.”


21 posted on 05/06/2013 8:30:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: robowombat

Uh-oh! Now we’re scared!


22 posted on 05/06/2013 8:31:26 PM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare--now a Marine Mom)
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To: ElkGroveDan

I’d bet it would be more like, “shut up over there, I’m trying to putt!”


23 posted on 05/06/2013 8:39:43 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: robowombat

As we learned from the Usama bin Ladin operation and Benghazi, like Tolkien’s ‘Ents’ (tree shepherds), pResid ENT 0bama needs at least 100 days—minimum—to, for example, determine whether Merry and Pippin are in fact Hobbits.


24 posted on 05/06/2013 8:52:04 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: funfan

This note and its 48 hour deadline in a joke. Obama can’t make up his mind on what shorts to wear in such a short amount of time. The plans for attacks on Israel are in the works as we speak. Look to see dawn of Thursday as the launch date. Syria uses this to get support—even the rebels will back him in a war with the Joos.


25 posted on 05/06/2013 9:52:29 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: robowombat

What’s next from this wuss, “Don’t call my bluff”?

Guy is as bad as Obama.


26 posted on 05/06/2013 10:05:08 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: SaxxonWoods

Someone said on another thread, what will suddenly happen in the next 24-48 hours to blow Benghazi hearings off the news. Well this might be it!


27 posted on 05/06/2013 10:07:35 PM PDT by MarineMom613 (RIP Sandra Sue, my fur baby 12/31/1999 ~ 7/2/2010 - See you on the other side!)
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To: Dallas59

pussycat vs LION OF JUDAH guess who wins


28 posted on 05/06/2013 10:11:07 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Beowulf9

not that they CARE about bible prophecy... but on the other hand this is almost a garden variety skirmish as far as Israel is concerned...


29 posted on 05/06/2013 10:12:02 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You just know Obama is not sleeping tonight.

OMG! Waddlewedoo? Somebodycomeup with a plan!

I’ve got early tee time tomorrow, this damned
shit is throwing me off my game.


30 posted on 05/06/2013 10:25:55 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: robowombat

And a sternly worded letter, none the less


31 posted on 05/06/2013 10:30:11 PM PDT by Moose Burger
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To: robowombat

President Assad, “You’re not the only one that can draw a totally meaningless red line in the sand.”


32 posted on 05/06/2013 11:27:59 PM PDT by BushCountry (What does it matter now!!)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Obama would love Syria to attack Israel the best of both worlds for him
He gets to enjoy it and can say he had nothing to do with it.
Obama is frightening


33 posted on 05/06/2013 11:28:40 PM PDT by funfan
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To: txhurl

Duh! It raises the price of oil and keeps it there.


34 posted on 05/06/2013 11:31:29 PM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Tastes like Heaven, Burns like Hell! Mmmmmm. What is it?)
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To: robowombat

“Doesn’t Assad know when I’m with Reggie having ‘body’ time, I’m not to be bothered?”


35 posted on 05/07/2013 2:15:34 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: robowombat

“Doesn’t Assad know when I’m with Reggie having ‘body’ time, I’m not to be bothered?”


36 posted on 05/07/2013 2:15:45 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: robowombat

Why is Syria demanding a reply from the US?

The US should NOT become involved in the Syria civil war, regardless of what that ass McCain continues to say.

It’s none of our business.

The US Gov’t. needs to spend more time dealing with internal problems in this country than apologizing to other countries for being a free nation and working to change other countries from their natural courses.


37 posted on 05/07/2013 2:19:25 AM PDT by octex
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To: robowombat
Assad Gives U.S. 24 Hours to Respond to Threatening Letter

What did Assad do? Threaten the obama regime he'll bring unbridled capitalism to the USA?

38 posted on 05/07/2013 4:13:29 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: robowombat

Cue the picture of Obozo bowing in 3 . 2 . 1 !


39 posted on 05/07/2013 8:16:06 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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