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White House: U.S. To Give Syria Rebels Military Aid After Chemical Attacks
Yahoo News ^ | 13 June 2013 | Olivier Knox and Rachel Rose Hartman

Posted on 06/13/2013 3:37:49 PM PDT by edpc

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To: Irenic

The difference between Iraq and Syria.

Iraq was/is a war that we could/did win and the populace was more interested in a sectarian state that with a US presence will happen.

Syria can’t be won with US troops on the ground. The populace wants a more radical Islamic state and arming the rebels will create a power vacuum for the Muslim Brotherhood.


101 posted on 06/13/2013 4:46:57 PM PDT by Zeneta (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.)
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To: austinaero

We won’t “take Syria out”. We’ll just replace one America hating regime with a terrorist supporting, America hating regime.


102 posted on 06/13/2013 4:47:56 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: UCANSEE2
The Dark Knight - "Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efHCdKb5UWc

Obama, who is an Antichrist, WANTS to watch the world burn with the fires of terrorist Islam. He is siding with the very people who destroyed the Twin Towers, slit the British army man's throat and who want to kill Americans and destroy America. Obama is nothing short of EVIL and everyone of the American politicians who support his actions in Syria are EVIL as well.

War is coming, it is inevitable but the good news is that the Lord Jesus Christ is coming back and when He does, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords will destroy ALL of His enemies and will rule in righteousness for a thousand years with a "Rod of Iron."

103 posted on 06/13/2013 4:48:00 PM PDT by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton

Like I said many times: Al Qaedas never had it so good under the Kenyan, and I still call BS on OBLs “death”. To date we’ve seen not ONE shred of proof that effer is dead.


104 posted on 06/13/2013 4:48:25 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: edpc

Yep, should there be any question in anybody’s mind that “O” is an Islamist your questions should be answered. “We will not negotiate with Terrorists”, however, it seems that it is just fine to provide Military support to rebels who have stated that they are alqaeda and alqaeda has been at war with the US and has killed our Soldiers and Citizens for years. Now if that is not TREASON WTF is? Now this POS wants our Military to fight for alqaeda? If anyone thinks that alqaeda is fighting Assad for a free state, they are beyond stupid!!!!


105 posted on 06/13/2013 4:50:37 PM PDT by thegrump
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To: cripplecreek

Very good point. Obama is arming Egyptians and the ruling Egyptian Brotherhood with weapons of war and will put in a no-fly zone to protect them. Yet, one of their high power operatives was just caught on live microphone discussing war with the US and Israel. So who is Obama working for ? Not us and not US service personal.


106 posted on 06/13/2013 4:50:44 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: My Favorite Headache

And the Regime is on the side of the people who murdered 3000 of our Brothers and Sisters on September 11, 2001.........


107 posted on 06/13/2013 4:55:14 PM PDT by Shady (The Truth will set us free....WE KNOW THE TRUTH!)
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To: edpc

Gotta distract the people from the scandals


108 posted on 06/13/2013 4:55:29 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: edpc

Didn’t they roast Reagan just a few years ago for providing weapons to the Taliban?


109 posted on 06/13/2013 4:57:20 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Publius
...then it would follow logically that the Truthers were right these past 12 years: 9/11 was an inside job in which one faction in the government attacked another faction.

The truthers were fed the disinfo line. Basically the What Really Happened .com line. The actual truth and facts are that certain government employees ignored or covered up facts that would have revealed the plotters. What the employees motives were was immaterial to what they did. Remember the leftist idiots were running around at the time chiming, Bush was Selected not Elected. So government workers had issues. And the truth is, our government could have and should have prevented the attack. They failed us miserably. IMHO.

Basically 911 was the precusor for the Boston Bombing. And the Boston Bombing showed once again that the US government cannot protect us from Terrorist. We will have to do that ourselves.

110 posted on 06/13/2013 4:58:14 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: My Favorite Headache

It also says the admin is considering resettling thousands of Syrians to the US.


111 posted on 06/13/2013 4:58:25 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

The imposter got mad about klintoon nailing him as a wuss.


112 posted on 06/13/2013 4:58:37 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: edpc

I trust that Jordan and Turkey realize that any no fly zone enforced from their territory makes them fair game to attacks by Syrian allies. If Obama plays this right, he can get the Jordanian government overthrown, as well as cause more terrorism in Turkey. Obama continues his march through the Middle Eastern and North African states spreading death and destruction as he goes.


113 posted on 06/13/2013 5:00:45 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: SisterK
How does Nobama know which muslims to side with? Destabilization. The name of the game is destabilization.

Well, he may think destabilization is good, though I suspect someone will win in Syria, likely Assad/Hizbollah/Iran/Shia. Dare I suggest his personal contact with Islam was likely Sunni, the majority in Indonesia as well as Kenya, so if you pick a side, go with pop and step pop.

114 posted on 06/13/2013 5:01:43 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: hal ogen

No, the terrorists are freedom fighters, and American people are terrorists. You need to get that straight!


115 posted on 06/13/2013 5:03:03 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Mahamood Ahmamurdererjiad is loving this!


116 posted on 06/13/2013 5:03:56 PM PDT by Shady (The Truth will set us free....WE KNOW THE TRUTH!)
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To: edpc

“Just providing arms is not enough,” McCain said.

I absolutely hate Obama’s guts...yet I am so darn thankful that McCain has never been, is not now, and never will be living in our White House.

How long before Obama will claim that he has personally destroyed Iran’s WMD?


117 posted on 06/13/2013 5:05:33 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: edpc

We will go 2 war on behalf of the very AQ who received the WMD of the dictator that Bush deposed...?

WOW...!


118 posted on 06/13/2013 5:05:40 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: austinaero
Sad. How does Dear Leader know which muslims to side with?

That's what took so long. He needed to be certain the Syrian rebels were the most anti-civilization side before he could support them.

119 posted on 06/13/2013 5:06:50 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: bgill

That is correct. Obama didn’t hear the US was going to arm AlQaeda until this afternoon when he read it on the internetz. /sarc


120 posted on 06/13/2013 5:06:59 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: driftdiver

I saw that. It is estimated that 1.6 million refugees from Syria will be assimilated into other countries. Hey, these may be the same people that killed a young boy recently for what they considered a blasphemy of the Prophet. Good times....


121 posted on 06/13/2013 5:07:04 PM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: edpc

Probably not aircraft, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see the S300 tested if we provide an air cap, unlikely. Our President hasn’t gotten beyond baseball caps. But the USSR, sorry Russians, may well see an opportunity for payback. Hizbollah is well entrenched in our hemisphere, in Mexico, and the US. You can find multiple Congressional reports if you really want to read through them. I’m sure they mean us no harm.


122 posted on 06/13/2013 5:09:32 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: edpc

So, the regime has decided to go public on its decision to replace Iran’s cats-paw with rebels who are killing Christians.

Great.


123 posted on 06/13/2013 5:10:27 PM PDT by marron
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To: wk4bush2004
The thing is, Obama is so gung-ho about Syria, yet he did NOTHING when Khamenei/Ahmadinejad pulled a Tiananmen Square after the rigged election back in 2009 and slaughtered tons of people.

The people slaughtered were pro-freedom/pro-west.

It was a clear choice to do nothing when hard-core terrorist supporting and funding anti-western civilization islamist radicals were the ones doing the slaughtering.

The political winds weren't blowing in an ugly direction against those muslims...

124 posted on 06/13/2013 5:11:34 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: RS_Rider

You nailed it.


125 posted on 06/13/2013 5:12:52 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: AllAmericanGirl44
When they say that innocents suffer under fools, I fully understand it now.

"When the elephants struggle, the grass suffers" ~ African (Kenyan?) proverb.

126 posted on 06/13/2013 5:15:16 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Uncle Miltie
Dear Leader sides with the Sunni terrorists (al qaeda) who are killing Christians. Duh.

...unexpectedly...

127 posted on 06/13/2013 5:16:20 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: SisterK
How does Nobama know which muslims to side with?
Destabilization. The name of the game is destabilization.

Sing it, Sister!

128 posted on 06/13/2013 5:17:21 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: justa-hairyape
And what is their excuse gonna be when WW III begins ? There will be millions dead.

It will be merely millions only if the world is very lucky.

My over/under is at 2.5 billion.

Direct actions, losses due to collapse of infrastructure and trade (disease, famine, exposure) just might double that number.

129 posted on 06/13/2013 5:21:40 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: edpc

But the “rebels” used chemical weapons first.
They used Chlorine gas.


130 posted on 06/13/2013 5:22:14 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: SJackson
Pure conjecture on my part, but it wouldn't surprise me if the Russians started doing "excercises" with aircraft and SAMs in the area around Tartus. Also wouldn't surprise me if, as part of these drills, they conducted "painting" classes that have nothing to do with art.
131 posted on 06/13/2013 5:22:55 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: Yossarian

There is little doubt that those Chem weps were the Iraqi WMD moved into Syria at the start of the war but there won’t be any calls to find out where Syria got those from because it destroys the RATS talking points....

The Repubs should be out forcefully vindicating Bush which will result in the Liberals deserting Obama.


132 posted on 06/13/2013 5:22:59 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Remember America "The FIsh Rots From the Head Down")
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To: edpc
2 - How many Hezbollah sleeper cells there are within our borders.

yeah.

Imagine 100,000 muslim jihadis here on H-1B, L-1, refugee and expired student visas working in power plants, fertilizer factories, refineries, chemical manufacturers, hospitals, utilities, dams, pharmaceutical formulators, web hub server farms, municipal water supply facilities, sewage treatment plants, meat packing and food processing plants, driving HazMat trucks...

Remember when the Vietcong took over Huế? They were able to round up every government official, march them all off into the jungle and kill every last one of them in one single night.

They knew exactly where they lived, who they visited, where they shopped and where they ate dinner, and when.

How you ask?

The cabbies had been providing the Vietcong daily reports on their every move for years in advance.

Soooo, where do most of the cabbies in your berg come from? In Washington DC, it's Somalia...

Just because we've forgotten the lessons of Huế and the lessons of the Sepoy Rebellion's "The Perfect Day" doesn't mean our enemies have.

Wiki seems mute on The Perfect Day. That information used to be readily available there. Now it's barely mentioned.

133 posted on 06/13/2013 5:25:13 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: edpc

They’ve chosen their side, so why wouldn’t they. Demonstrate the potential costs, not to suggest Putin could stand down The One. Not sure we had a role at the beginning, but we passed. At this point, it appears to be over. In Syria, and likely for Lebanon. While I don’t think an intervention is appropriate at this late date, if Barry is thinking about it, it needs to be substantial, we need to win.


134 posted on 06/13/2013 5:28:31 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: austinaero
That reminds me, if we take Syria out (which we won’t),,can we take out Yemen as well? I mean since we’re in the area.

Nahh. Saudi Arabia is in the way, we'd have to take them out to get to Yemen.

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*oh* nevermind...

135 posted on 06/13/2013 5:29:12 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: gaijin

Descent into madness


136 posted on 06/13/2013 5:36:29 PM PDT by littleharbour ("All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. ~ James Madison)
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To: edpc
Are these the psychopaths that are murdering Christians by the thousands everywhere they show up? We backed the greater of two evils in Egypt.Ditto in Libya.Is Osama Obama going for the Trifecta here? Of course the mass slaughter of Christians wouldn't cause Osama Obama or his pals to lose a second of sleep.
137 posted on 06/13/2013 5:37:22 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: null and void
They knew exactly where they lived, who they visited, where they shopped and where they ate dinner, and when. How you ask? The cabbies had been providing the Vietcong daily reports on their every move for years in advance. Soooo, where do most of the cabbies in your berg come from? In Washington DC, it's Somalia...

forget about the Somalis. For one thing, we're going to import 10,000 Syrians. Hizbollah will fill their quota of 5 to 10 percent with some really solid, peaceful good English speakers.

For another, who needs cabbies, the government has our phone calls, emails, charge receipts. You may pay cash, but that data will be far more efficient than the cabbies. Not discounting the risk, but were I in charge, I'd do the "perfect day" in France or the UK. Build momentum. Start here, it will be bloody, and they'll lose.

138 posted on 06/13/2013 5:38:14 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: SJackson

What makes you so certain that it won’t be the same day in every infested country?


139 posted on 06/13/2013 5:40:26 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

Nothing, that would make sense. I suspect we could resist here, without government, so I’d aim at the Euros, but I don’t claim to understand the jihadist mindset. A strong unanswered blow here would be worth a decade of publicity, and engender fear, the intent, across the globe.


140 posted on 06/13/2013 5:47:18 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Not yet... the lamestream media isn’t talking up impeachment.


141 posted on 06/13/2013 5:52:51 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: edpc

Well, this should take all the abuse of power scandals off the front page,,,,,oh wait, they never were there.


142 posted on 06/13/2013 5:52:53 PM PDT by Old Yeller (You can't spell Stanley Ann without S-A-T-A-N)
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To: My Favorite Headache

“This is DELICIOUS!!!!!!! Rabid Progressives who LOATHED BUSH for being a war monger...hahahhaha...welcome to YOUR IRAQ. Let’s see...100,000 killed in Syria so far. 450,000 were murdered in Iraq if not more and they had chemical weapons used on them as well. SOOOOOOOOOOOOO this one is justified now? Yep....Obama has just become everything they said Bush was.”

Those “progressives” don’t see it that way. The TV Told them that McCain/Palin, and Romney were “Unqualified, and that whatever Obama does, it would still be better than what they would do.


143 posted on 06/13/2013 5:55:58 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: SJackson

“if Barry is thinking about it, it needs to be substantial, we need to win”

Nothing worth winning since the “prize” is another victory for Al Quaeda/Muslim Brotherhood.


144 posted on 06/13/2013 5:57:21 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Truth29

I trust that Jordan and Turkey realize that any no fly zone enforced from their territory makes them fair game to attacks by Syrian allies. If Obama plays this right, he can get the Jordanian government overthrown, as well as cause more terrorism in Turkey. Obama continues his march through the Middle Eastern and North African states spreading death and destruction as he goes.


This needs to be repeated again. Jordan is already in an untenable position and Obama has been played like a drum. One by one the radical Jihadists have taken control and the next target is clearly Syria. Next up will be Jordan. I think Turkey will be more difficult, but the Jihadists are doing just fine at the ballot box.

Obama’s legacy will be far more damaging than Carter’s. This is insanity and we need to stay the hell out of it.

Who would have imagined even 4 years ago that we would be fighting on the side of AQ.


145 posted on 06/13/2013 5:57:57 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: edpc

LBJ had his ‘Nam

Obama his own jam

May cooler heads prevail

but don’t count on it.


146 posted on 06/13/2013 6:11:43 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: cripplecreek

At least we’ll know what weapons will be used to kill us.

cheap knockoffs
Made in China


147 posted on 06/13/2013 6:12:31 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: Publius
That's a disturbing thought.

Too disturbing for many people to accept. A lot of people may accept that we are arming Al-CIA-duh, blaming it on Obama being a "secret Muslim"(even though Britain, France, the Corporate Media, the GOP, the military and the intelligence agencies are totally behind him). 9/11 being an Inside Job however is a much more bitter pill to swallow.

148 posted on 06/13/2013 6:14:05 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto
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To: edpc
America is now on its KNEES before an Impostor without Documentation
and the terrorists who did THIS:


149 posted on 06/13/2013 6:16:24 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: BlatherNaut

Don’t disagree, that’s why we should stay out. No potential pro-American winner.


150 posted on 06/13/2013 6:17:47 PM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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