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US troops on Syria border as Obama arms rebels
The Times Middle East ^ | 6/14/2013 | The Times Middle East

Posted on 06/14/2013 4:31:30 PM PDT by mykroar

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To: DoughtyOne

bump


51 posted on 06/14/2013 5:27:14 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ought-six

And by not voting for Romney, indirectly did.


52 posted on 06/14/2013 5:27:52 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: gotribe

Well at least that is a reason. I don’t agree with using it to implement this new policy, but it is a reason.

I can’t really find myself wanting to back any of these players. I’m not as big a critic of Qatar or Saudi Arabia as others are, so I wouldn’t mind them getting their pipeline, but this isn’t the way to go about it.


53 posted on 06/14/2013 5:28:48 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: GeronL

Thanks GeronL.


54 posted on 06/14/2013 5:29:24 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: mykroar; All

Am I mistaken, but I thought I heard that these “Syrian” rebels have pledged their allegiance to Al Quida???

And this adminstration is going to arm them???

I was told it is rude to call someone a dumbsh!t (i.e.: Obama), but this I believe trumps that faux paux...


55 posted on 06/14/2013 5:29:47 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I agree. There is no good reason for the US to be arming either side or even taking either side in this.


56 posted on 06/14/2013 5:31:07 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: stars & stripes forever
Can Congress call them back?

They can bitch about it. But if we get in to deep, funding will be a problem.
And I seriously doubt Obama gives a crap how many Troops get killed so long
as there's one left to hold the Umbrella so his nappy doesn't get wet.

57 posted on 06/14/2013 5:31:14 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: GeronL

I understood that. I appreciate the comments. Isn’t this one obvious? We’re with Al Qaeda on this? Seriously? Does it get more stupid than this?

I’m sure we’re equally as repulsed at this one.


58 posted on 06/14/2013 5:32:51 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: MestaMachine

NOOOOOOO.

PLEASE NO.


59 posted on 06/14/2013 5:33:47 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: DoughtyOne

I totally agree. Even Assad has more legitimacy - and not much with me - than AQ!


60 posted on 06/14/2013 5:34:34 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: stevie_d_64

There was a “former” Taliban commander that was written up a year or two ago. He was using USA SAT phones to call in NATO strikes to support the “freedom” fighters in Libya. While this commander was later killed in action IIRC, many others have taken his place to continue the fight elsewhere - Syria today, ??? tomorrow.


61 posted on 06/14/2013 5:35:02 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: mykroar

Attention Congress...


62 posted on 06/14/2013 5:35:10 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: GeronL

Someone mentioned a while back that Assad’s Syria was one of the few places in the Middle East that treated Christians decently. I hadn’t been aware of that until then. That’s interesting isn’t it.


63 posted on 06/14/2013 5:36:13 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: mykroar


64 posted on 06/14/2013 5:36:42 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: DoughtyOne

Yes it is.


65 posted on 06/14/2013 5:37:11 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: 21twelve

New York?

That’s my fear.


66 posted on 06/14/2013 5:37:13 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: mykroar

With Russia arming Bashar al-Assad, Obama’s decision to arm the rebels means he’s re-enacting the Vietnam War in the Middle East.

Yet the modern Democratic party was born out of fierce opposition to the Vietnam War during the 1960s. Obama’s good friend Bill Ayres was a 60’s anti-war radical, as were John Kerry and the Clintons.

So now the same generation of Democrats who once, when they were of draft age, so strongly opposed President Johnson for getting us into Vietnam, now, as adults who control power, strongly support Barack Obama who’s getting us into Vietnam War II in Syria.


67 posted on 06/14/2013 5:37:44 PM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: SE Mom

He will have thousands more Christian scalps for his trophy room.


68 posted on 06/14/2013 5:39:28 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Bluestocking

Those in the military enabling this sonofabitch who hates the military personnel to set them up for slaughter in the ME is the most dangerous enemy of the Republic ever to walk the carpets in DC. I can see this bastard boy smiling when the death toll reaches a set number of those who will never come home to vote against his regime. Barry Soetoro is an evil sonofabitch and should be removed, today! ... Can a U.S. Marshal arrest a poseur pretending to be eligible to dish out orders to the Military?


69 posted on 06/14/2013 5:43:22 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: RginTN

They are too busy to be bothered by this stuff...


70 posted on 06/14/2013 5:44:18 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: MestaMachine

Bill Clinton simply CANNOT keep his mouth shut. He called O a wuss and within 36 hours we’re arming the damned ENEMY.


71 posted on 06/14/2013 5:44:45 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: mykroar

and as this news came out he put out a no name guy to tell the world while he meets with cross dressers and homosexuals in our house which is closed to us and paid by us


72 posted on 06/14/2013 5:45:17 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: mykroar

300 Marines. How many died in Lebanon under Reagan?


73 posted on 06/14/2013 5:49:17 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Sacajaweau

Yep, and few are following events in Jordan.


74 posted on 06/14/2013 5:50:31 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: MestaMachine
Check out this article. Possible arms link to Benghazi.

Syria's Rebels Already Have Advanced Missiles. But How Did They Get There?

75 posted on 06/14/2013 5:50:53 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: mykroar
I heard Colonel David Hunt today on a radio show. He is extremely pessimistic. And he voted for Obama in 2008.
76 posted on 06/14/2013 5:53:01 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Sacajaweau

I agree. With the Ruskies Assad wins. So what?? He and his old man have been there for forty years. He wants no part of a tiff with the Israelis and the Ruskies would never support that. As for Hezbollah, if they want a go at the IDF that’s their funeral, and the Iranians will discover that Assad has little use for a bunch of 12th century mullahs, He and his family like the good life. There is ABSOLUTELY NO REASION to get involved here. Half the time I think it’s McCain’s doing because he feels as many Americans as possible should suffer like he did.


77 posted on 06/14/2013 6:02:10 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: mykroar

I hope Assad crushes the “rebels” just to make Hussein look like the fool he is....


78 posted on 06/14/2013 6:02:24 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: All

So, U.S. troops on one side of Syria (and Israel), USSR troops possibly going to the Golan, lots of other crazies. Oh sorry, USSR broke up, the new USSR that Putin runs.

Pat, I’d like to solve ...

A R M A G _ D D O _


79 posted on 06/14/2013 6:05:12 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell (It wasn't this cold before global warming)
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To: mykroar

Congress needs to step in and require authorization.

Our troops are being used in a civil war horribly.


80 posted on 06/14/2013 6:06:50 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: magua

Operation Eager Lion,,,a multi national military exercise in Jordan,,,,is this what we are seeing or are we seeing the escalation of US involvement in Syria...

WE NEED TO FIND OUT!


81 posted on 06/14/2013 6:11:32 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: HollyB

Our troops are being sent into a meat grinder to divert attention from the criminal bastard int he White House and his criminal regime. Three brigades are in the most peril since the Gulf War II events which Jerry Rivers tried to help the enemy to give him stature as a supposed war correspondent.


82 posted on 06/14/2013 6:14:25 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

STOP!!!!!!!

PEOPLE,,,,,IT’S POSSIBLE JUST A WAR GAMES EXERCISE THAT HAS BEEN PLANNED,,STOP
TAKE A BREATH
LET’S FIND OUT THE FACTS
COME ON!


83 posted on 06/14/2013 6:16:21 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: stevie_d_64

They are too busy to be bothered by this stuff...


Stop the War coalition? Haven’t seen them since Bush!


84 posted on 06/14/2013 6:26:23 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: austinaero

Wsr games? There are no. Games going on. O talked about red lines


85 posted on 06/14/2013 6:27:57 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: RginTN

As Janeane Garofalo would put it, “It just isn’t hip to protest Obama’s wars.”


86 posted on 06/14/2013 6:28:14 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: austinaero

Which just happened to be preceded by sending additional US aircraft to provide greater air cover for Jordon. Since when do you need greater air cover for war games ?


87 posted on 06/14/2013 6:36:43 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: austinaero

Riiight. Your president wouldn’t wag the flea bitten dog! Your president wouldn’t get all drugged up and piss away forty Americans in Benghazi. Riiight, just a war game, with insane moose slime factions on all sides and Russia egging them on to use Russian assets to embarrass America of little barry bastard boy. Just an exercise, riiiigth.


88 posted on 06/14/2013 6:39:29 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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Congress needs to step in and require authorization.

That's what I was thinking. With all of the NSA files, they may not say a peep. Then what?

89 posted on 06/14/2013 6:42:24 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: MHGinTN

From ZeroHedge (Tyler Durden

“Well, isn’t that convenient? At the moment when the Obama administration is feeling more heat then ever before, it starts another war. Suddenly everyone in the mainstream media is talking all about Syria and not about the IRS scandal, Benghazi, NSA snooping or any of the other political scandals that have popped up in recent weeks. As if on cue, Obama made headlines all over the globe on Thursday by claiming that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against the rebels “multiple times”, and that the U.S. was now ready to do more to assist the rebels. As far as the Obama administration is concerned, there is no such thing as a coincidence. The timing of this announcement regarding Syria was not an accident.”

.

Tweet.


90 posted on 06/14/2013 6:49:22 PM PDT by bunster
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To: mykroar

It’s all OK. At least really important stuff like Kim Kardashian having her baby hasn’t happened yet. I’m sure all of the low-information voters know we’re on the right side in this fight. CAUTION: I realize there is no “right” side. We should just keep our nose out of this.


91 posted on 06/14/2013 7:02:17 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: dfwgator; himno hero

Aww, c’mon! Not without pay. OTOH, the money isn’t going in the US treasury, is it? I wonder whose off-shore bank accounts are being lined.

HF


92 posted on 06/14/2013 7:02:54 PM PDT by holden (Alter or abolish it yet?)
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To: holden

It sure isn’t going to end up in Israel’s.

Guaranteed the arms will via all of Obama’s proxies, MB, Alquaeda etc etc.

Once they cook Israel, then its Europe and then America.

FUBO


93 posted on 06/14/2013 7:08:52 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: DuncanWaring
...whoever’s on the other end of The Won’s BlackBerry (and what those messages have contained)

Now there's a set of Snowden leaks that would be worth a million times their weight in gold!

HF

94 posted on 06/14/2013 7:10:52 PM PDT by holden (Alter or abolish it yet?)
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To: jjotto

yeah ... but timing is everything ... zero ought to not try to piss-off putin ...


95 posted on 06/14/2013 7:12:42 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Piss upon Obama, and his False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: mykroar





IT NOT UNLEGAL IFFEN I DO'S IT

96 posted on 06/14/2013 7:12:44 PM PDT by devolve (----- ----- ----- it not unlegal iffen I do*s it ----- ----- -----)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

This is the third annual Eager Lion. Before that is was Infinite Moonlight.


97 posted on 06/14/2013 7:15:21 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: holden

That brings up a good point, how does the NSA’s snooping program filter out the banned from snooping individuals ? At what point in the process is it ignored or deleted ? My guess is they collect everything, but only allow normal access to the non-banned active files. And even that would be difficult to filter out completely. They are not allowed to spy on mosques, but they can spy on people calling the mosque ? They must have it all. Every stinking data communication.


98 posted on 06/14/2013 7:17:13 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Patton@Bastogne
yeah ... but timing is everything ... zero ought to not try to piss-off putin ...

He wants Putin to call his bluff. That will force Russia to land S-300 systems. BTW - The Syrians have all been trained on the system. It will be operational by Syrians within 1-2 hours of landing via aircraft. This of course will force the Israelis to strike the newly arrived mobile S-300 systems. Now my guess is Emperor Zero does not have the capability to plan much further ahead then that. What comes next will probably only be known to the surviving historians.

99 posted on 06/14/2013 7:24:16 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: mykroar

Obama thinks he’s winning the “new” Muslim caliphate by beating the vestiges of the old British Empire won from the fall of Ottoman Empire.

Obama, who has run covert gun running from Libya to Syria, to using the pretext of chemical weapons to bring it all out in the open. Also he’s trying to provide cover for Obama/Hillary Benghazi-gate.


100 posted on 06/14/2013 7:26:00 PM PDT by Red Steel
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