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US Ambassador secretly meets with Syrian rebels
http://www.neurope.eu ^ | MAY 10, 2013 | BY ELENA RALLI

Posted on 05/10/2013 4:07:06 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45

US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford yesterday sneaked into northern Syria to meet with Syrian opposition leaders. A US official confirmed the visit and said that the meeting took place along the Turkey-Syria border and that the Ambassador did not go deep into Syria.

As the official said: ““(The meeting) was literally just across the border.” However, he refused to provide additional details for security reasons. “Obviously, this is a dangerous area so we don’t want to get into the movement of diplomatic personnel,” he said.

A Syrian activist reportedly said Ford met with a rebel leader from Aleppo who thanked him for the delivery of some food aid being provided by the US.

Ford was recalled from Syria in late 2011 following the outbreak of violence to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Since then, he has become the Obama administration’s point man on Syria and the Syrian opposition.

On Wednesday, State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell said Ford’s meetings aim to maintain relations with the Syrian opposition and “to talk with them not only about our increasing support and their needs, but also about the opportunities for a political transition.”

Kerry today formally announced an additional $100 million (€77million) in humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees.


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: israel; lebanon; robertford; russia; sourcetitlenoturl; syria; tinfoilhatbrigade; turkey; waronterror
WTF !?

This dovetails perfectly with Obama/Soetoro`s muslim caliphate foreign policy story :

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3018018/posts

1 posted on 05/10/2013 4:07:06 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45
“Obviously, this is a dangerous area so we don’t want to get into the movement of diplomatic personnel,”

"What difference does it make?"

2 posted on 05/10/2013 4:11:01 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
So Ford meets with a rebel leader from Aleppo ~ this would be, perhaps, the guy who kicked the Christians out of that city?

Why of course ~ that's who he would be

3 posted on 05/10/2013 4:15:15 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Para-Ord.45

What foreign policy objective was the Ambassador working on? What was being done that was in the National Interests of the United States?


4 posted on 05/10/2013 4:16:01 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Para-Ord.45
Clickable link
5 posted on 05/10/2013 4:18:47 PM PDT by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Those a**holes are dead-set on emplacing al-Qaida and the MB in power wherever they can.


6 posted on 05/10/2013 4:20:51 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Did he miss what happened in Tripoli and how the rescuers were told to ‘stand down’?

Must be fun working in an embassy know that if there’s trouble, Barry will be busy campaigning or working on his golf swing.


7 posted on 05/10/2013 4:21:12 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Para-Ord.45

this is a dangerous area so we don’t want to get into the movement of diplomatic personnel,” he said.

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i guess they only worry about the security of diplomats who are out doing obamas dirty work. Obama gives aide to Syrian brotherhood members but did not do a thing for the 4 dead Americans in Benghazi. I can’t say more or I’ll have to go to confession!


8 posted on 05/10/2013 4:22:16 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: mardi59

Now I know why the military took those 17 officers out of the LCF’s. These heroes were going to nuke the place from orbit and someone found out.


9 posted on 05/10/2013 4:26:17 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
thanked him for the delivery of some food aid being provided by the US

This whole stupid report had the simple political goal of claiming that the aid is FOOD.

And it's a lie.

And it's the only thing we ever get from Morocco Bomber --lies.

US aid to the rebels was MANPADS, and one day they will shock us the depths of their ingratitude, by shooting down a US airliner.

Remember and watch.

10 posted on 05/10/2013 4:30:44 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: F15Eagle
"Must be fun working in an embassy know that if there’s trouble, Barry will be busy campaigning or working on his golf swing."

That has sunk in to CIA employees and others who may be sent into harm's way on behalf of Obama. Other Governments may have also taken note that personnel they might lend to assist Obama might be in great peril in difficulties arise. Hillary unknowingly articulated a cold blooded Obama principle: Ok they died. They were expendable!

11 posted on 05/10/2013 4:31:30 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: F15Eagle

typo

“working in an embassy knowing”


12 posted on 05/10/2013 4:36:56 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Para-Ord.45

I don’t to EVER hear another Democrat say a word about the GOP “nation-building” or “interfering in another nation’s business”.

But, MUCH worse, Obama is HELPING Islamist rebels overthrow standing governments. Egypt, Libya and Syria are long-standing countries. Obama is willing to overthrow them at will and use Islamist extemists to do it.

How I*N*C*R*E*D*I*B*L*Y stupid.


13 posted on 05/10/2013 4:42:55 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Bryan24

Obama end game?

Create a muslim caliphate.

Arm it to the teeth.

The caliphate then turns all those weapons on Israel.

Obama pulls the rug out on Israel and turns his back on them.

Final solution achieved.


14 posted on 05/10/2013 4:46:33 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45

I think you’re right. The only thing stopping it is Mohammedan infighting.


15 posted on 05/10/2013 4:49:34 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Para-Ord.45

As far-getched as that would seem, it is hard to argue against. All signs point to it.


16 posted on 05/10/2013 4:52:06 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Bryan24

I bet he was packin heat!


17 posted on 05/10/2013 4:55:56 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Conserev1

Or hoping his life was worth 100mil!


18 posted on 05/10/2013 5:02:33 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: gaijin
US aid to the rebels was MANPADS, and one day they will shock us the depths of their ingratitude, by shooting down a US airliner.

Fear not, it will be reported as a "center fuel tank" explosion... not terrorism...

19 posted on 05/10/2013 5:20:31 PM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: F15Eagle

Perhaps we should ask Obama about all those damn Muslims who are part of the American experience/fabric/beginning?

Tell us all about Muslim war heroes who served in the US military Obama? Hell, I find ZERO.

Tell, us all about those Muslim signers of the Declaration of Independence?

Show us these great Muslim Americans president JACKASS.


20 posted on 05/10/2013 5:21:30 PM PDT by Lumper20 (`)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Well, why not? They’re Al Qaeda.


21 posted on 05/10/2013 5:22:30 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Enterprise
What foreign policy objective was the Ambassador working on? What was being done that was in the National Interests of the United States?

Those are, of course, the primary questions if we were operating a constitutionally directed government. But we're not, so what are the real motives?

22 posted on 05/10/2013 5:28:11 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Para-Ord.45

The Central Bank of Syria and opening up the Syrian Central Bank to buying US Treasury debt, becoming a member of BIS, opening up to control by IMF, etc., is the top priority.

Syria’s remaining national gold reserves would be turned over to the international banking system.

Puppets from international banking would be installed as the Prime Minister and Central Bank head.

The bank would be set up probably before the revolution even ends, and Western companies would come piling in to the new “open” economy.

This is what happened in Libya; there’s no reason to think that Syria would be any different.


23 posted on 05/10/2013 5:36:41 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Para-Ord.45.
US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford... the meeting took place along the Turkey-Syria border... "(The meeting) was literally just across the border." ... met with a rebel leader from Aleppo who thanked him for the delivery of some food aid being provided by the US. Ford was recalled from Syria in late 2011 ... aim to maintain relations with the Syrian opposition and "to talk with them not only about our increasing support and their needs, but also about the opportunities for a political transition."

24 posted on 05/11/2013 5:49:42 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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